The day may come when kids don't ask their parents if they can watch more TV--they ask their shoes.
Gillian Swan, a 22-year-old student at London's Brunel University School of Design, has created a children's insole aimed at kick-starting a healthier, more active lifestyle. The product, embedded with sensors and dubbed "Square-eyes," records the number of daily steps taken, then transmits the tally to a base station using a radio signal.
The station, which is connected to the television, calculates the TV time the child has earned and displays it on an LCD screen. Once … Read more