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Nike designer says self-lacing ‘Back to the Future’ shoes will arrive in 2015

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Feb
2014

The fictional Nike Air Mag sneakers from Back to the Future Part II became a reality in 2011, when Nike auctioned off 1,500 pairs to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation. The shoes featured a glowing LED panel, an electroluminescent Nike logo, and a battery that kept them lighted for five hours between charges. There was just one problem — they didnt lace themselves automatically the way they did in the movie.

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