With the initial concept created by The New Balance Innovation Design Studio, the FuelCell Echo Triple is ‘based on the growing focus of forefoot technology,’ with the 990 originally chosen to harken back to a strong yet classic form. The heel has similar cushioning but is ten percent lighter. This new footwear technology is made and assembled in the US.
The connection between 3D printing and footwear—along with many other types of fashion—is not only functional but fascinating as everybody from the general user to the athlete to fashionistas may find something to wear. And of course, as innovations like futuristic running shoes, high heels, ballet shoes, and even martial arts shoes emerge, this is still only the beginning of what many refer to as the new industrial revolution.
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