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Nike Files Patent for a Wearable “Treadmill” that Makes Putting on Shoes Easier

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Nike has a plan to replace the tried-and-true shoehorn. While the sneaker giant’s recent innovations dabble in augmented reality, social media messaging and 3-D textile printing, Nike’s latest patent for footwear takes on the simple task of putting on shoes. According to a patent filed in May, Nike is working on footwear that includes a…

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