Shoe wear-out sensor, body-bar sensing system, unitless activity assessment and associated methods

  • US 7,911,339 B2
  • Filed: 10/18/2006
  • Issued: 03/22/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/18/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A shoe wear out sensor, comprising:

  • at least one detector for sensing a physical metric that changes as a shoe wears out;

    a processor configured to;

    process the physical metric, over time, wherein the physical metric is incremented during use of the shoe; and

    compare the incremented physical metric to a threshold to determine if the shoe is worn out; and

    an alarm for informing a user of the shoe when a sole of the shoe is worn out.

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