Joe Doucet, the designer from New York has come up with a new creative fitness prototype, Flexweave Gloves, for Reebok’s “Woven Into The Future” project, using the brand’s Flexweave material.
The smart gloves help runners to find their ways thanks to GPS technology and LED lights. Runners can connect their gloves with their smart phones via Bluetooth. After they input their address on the map-based app, lights guides them along their journey.
For example, when the runner needs to turn right, the light on the right hand flashes on to point the way.
Joe Doucet shared:
The strength, flexibility and multi-surface durability of Flexweave led me to the idea of a smart running glove with a sleek, stylish silhouette. My inspiration was to capture the unique qualities of the Flexweave technology through something advantageous to an active lifestyle.
James Woolard, Reebok’s Global Marketing Director said:
Flexweave is going to a major part of the Reebok DNA moving forward. With this creative and imaginative project, we’ve achieved exactly what we set out to do; demonstrate through collaborations in other fields what Flexweave can truly achieve when put to the ultimate test.
The first Flexweave running trainers will be released in February. Runners better to watch themselves till next month!