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IRL: Nike’s Back To The Future Auto-Lacing Shoe

by Dan Koelsch

In Real Life (IRL) is a new feature in which we highlight real world things that are directly inspired by (or strikingly resemble things from) the movies. You may remember when we told you about the DIY auto-lacing shoes that were inspired by Back To The Future II (aka “power laces”). Now it looks like the big guns are looking to try it themselves, as Nike has filed a patent for just such a thing. Take a look at the patent and sketches after the break.




Source: Engadget



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