Nike’s patented laces

Basic shoe-tying knot

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Nike have filed a patent for self-lacing shoes.

The shoe comes with a set of straps that can switch the shoe mode from loosened to tightened and vice versa.

The fastening of the shoe will be propelled by a motor that spools and unspools a wire that fits the shoe.

The motor , in all likelihood, will be powered by an on-board USB battery.

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