words // Brandon Richard
Touted as the soccer boot with a brain, adidas is set to release the new adiZero F50 powered by adidas miCoach. Already one of the fastest cleats on the pitch, the F50 is now also the smartest. The implementation of interactive miCoach technology has transformed the F50 into the ultimate digital training tool by letting you track and upload performance data including speed, max speed, number of sprints, distance, distance at high intensity levels and time.
Housed within the outsole unit is a cavity that secures the miCoach Speed Cell, which captures 360° movement and measures key performance metrics including speed, average speed (recorded every second), maximum speed (recorded every five seconds), number of sprints, distance, distance at high intensity levels, steps and stride rates. On-board memory stores your measurements during games and/or training for up to seven hours before wirelessly transmitting the data to your tablet, PC or MAC. The information can be shared with your friends through social networking and can even be integrated into the upcoming adidas miCoach football video game.
adidas Vice President of Global Football, Markus Baumann said “We have been working to develop a boot with a brain for some time and what we have produced will revolutionize the football industry. What makes the boot unique is that for the first time you will be able to compare yourself to some of the best players in the world”.
The adidas soccer cleats feature other key adidas technology, such as SprintWeb, SprintSkin, SprintFrame and a new stud layout that offers the perfect balance between lightweight and stability. At just 5.8 ounces, the boot is also the lightest in its class.
Look for the adidas adiZero F50 Powered by miCoach boot in High Energy/Electricty/White and Black/Warning/Electricity at Eastbay this month.