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  1. data to design concept midsoles

    a selection of some of the midsole concepts we designed

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  3. generation process

  4. cutting through a midsole

  5. Running data visualization

    underfoot pressure data from a midfoot strike runner

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  9. video: Generating a New Balance 3D-printed midsole from pressure data

    Unlike traditional midsoles, these are not a uniform foam but a structure that can be adapted to different runners. We have design…

  10. Team New Balance Athlete Brenda Martinez Wear Tests the New Balance 3D Printed Performance Running Shoe

    photo courtesy of New Balance

  11. Hyphae midsole concept

    Another set of prototypes looked at growing more loosely interconnected structures based on our Hyphae system.

  12. equipotential midsole concept

    One series of experiments explored generating directional structures for the midsole that follow the gradient of the pressure data…

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    photo courtesy of New Balance

  14. equipotential midsole concept

    photo courtesy of New Balance

  15. new balance shoes with 3D-printed midsoles

    photo courtesy of New Balance

  16. Flexible 3D Printed Midsole from New Balance

    photo courtesy of New Balance

  17. Data midsoles

    The midsole on the left is generated from the underfoot pressure data of a person who runs with a midfoot strike and the right mid…

  18. equipotential midsole concept

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  21. Hyphae midsole concept