Apple patents smart shoes | UX-UI-Wearable-Tech for Enhanced Human | Scoop.it

A newly granted Apple patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on last Tuesday describes a system through which your clothing could talk to your iPhone to help it create tailored workouts that know you better than you know yourself.

 

While many companies are looking at wearable computing in the form of smart watches or glasses-based heads-up interfaces (Apple included), there seems to be a background current at Apple devoted to more subtle and invisible incarnations of on-body tech. As with any patents, there’s no guarantee we’ll ever see these inventions ship, but wearable computing is bound to be a growing concern for any major consumer electronics maker in the next few years.