Do you have a great love for running? If you have answered in the affirmative, then do take note that with some 25 million runners in America alone, over half that number are said to suffer some type of injury within this year itself. Since the adage “prevention is better than cure” makes a whole lot of sense, what would happen if someone had invented a new kind of sock that was capable of informing you should you run in an incorrect manner, and would hurt yourself eventually? Sounds like science fiction, but the real deal is pretty much in the bag already thanks to the new wearable technology known as Sensoria Socks (patent-pending).
The Sensoria Socks will not only be able to track steps, speed and distance, but it does far more by keeping tabs on weight distribution on the foot as you stand, walk, and run. It is smart enough to identify injury-prone running styles, where it will then rely on a simple app to coach the runner in order to reduce those tendencies. Runners are also able to use the app to benchmark and analyze performance, and whenever one picks up an injury or disease, the Sensoria is also capable of tracking patient adherence and offloading data. Expect the Sensoria Socks to be commercially available sometime in the third quarter of this year.