September 21, 2012 1:18
In east London, near popular with local hipsters Hoxton Square, on display shoes, boasting not only visually appealing, but also of particular practical value — they indicate the direction and distance to the owner to the house.
Shoes to help find a home owner, wherever he may be, are on display KK Outlet. KK Outlet — the agency that has its own showroom in London and specializes in original products, including the combination of clothing and technology.
Aptly dubbed the phrase No Place Like Home Shoes («Shoes There's no place like home"), derived from the famous children's story, the shoes will help the owner to return home, if he had been in an unfamiliar area.
Left shoe is equipped with indicator light, reminiscent of a compass (it helps to navigate in space.) Right shoe "decorated" light line, which reflects the distance a person from the destination on the basis of hot / cold.
"The idea to produce such shoes came to me while attending a recent project on the use of technology in everyday life — Global Footprint, — says designer Dominic Wilcox (Dominic Wilcox). — I thought of the character of children's book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" — orphan Dorothy, who received the shoes, returning her home. "
According to the creator of unusual shoes in his creation, there is no magic — in shoes built GPS-navigator, which can be connected to a PC or laptop via a USB port and enter the coordinates of the destination (and also charges the battery.)