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Moonwalkers AI-Controlled Electric Shoes

Easy walking, with electric motorized shoes? Now, that's power walking!

Moonwalkers™ are the revolutionary electric shoes that are designed to provide a unique and effortless walking experience. With these shoes, you can walk at the speed of a run without any extra effort, making it possible to cover more distance and reach your destination in a shorter time.

The key feature of these shoes is the adaptive A.I. drivetrain that allows you to control the speed by your own pace. This means that you can walk faster or slower depending on your needs, making it a perfect mobility device for people who want to get around efficiently while enjoying the experience of walking.

Unlike traditional electric mobility devices, Moonwalkers™ do not require a remote controller. Instead, the shoes are designed to be hands-free, allowing you to use your arms for other activities while you walk. This feature makes Moonwalkers™ ideal for people who want to multitask or for those who have limited mobility in their upper body.

(Via ElectricShoes.)

Hugo Gernsback loved the idea of powered roller skates. In the advanced world of his 1911 novel Ralph 124c 41 +, everyone loved them. And no wonder; just take a look at the lovely young woman and the dashing young man in an original illustration reproduced below.

...Ralph bade Alice sit down on a chair in the vestibule. He pressed a nearby button twice and a servant brought two pairs of what appeared to be roller-skates.

In reality they were Tele-motor-coasters. They were made of alomagnesium and each weighed only about one and a half pounds. Each had three small, rubber-covered wheels, one in front and two in the rear. Between the wheels was a small electric motor - about the size of a lemon; this motor could only be operated by high frequency currents and, despite its small size, could deliver about one-quarter horsepower...
(Read more about tele-motor-coasters)

Here's a graphic image by Frank R. Paul from the publication of the novel in Amazing Stories Quarterly (1929).

Readers will no doubt enjoy both the concept and the great artwork illustrating the tractor boots from Magician of Dream Valley, by Raymond Z. Gallun, published by Astounding Science Fiction in 1938.


(Tractor Boots from 'Magician of Dream Valley' by Raymond Z. Gallun)

Tense with nerve strain. Jack hurried as much as he could. Once on the valley floor, he set his tractor boots to top speed. Thus he rushed forward...

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