Auto-lacing shoes are here, finally. And pretty well right on schedule. Thirty years after Back to the Future II sold the world on the concept in a fictional 2015, a startup called Powerlace in St Hubert, Canada has created a shoe that’s claimed will pave the way for a paradigm shift in the shoe industry. The company’s system uses a pressure plate in the heel to tighten shoes and a level at the lower rear end to release them, with an adjustment puller near the tongue… Continue Reading Powerlace creates "paradigm shifting" auto-lacing shoe
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