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NIKE hypervenon phantom transforms colour when worn

20 May 2015

Shoe.

Nike have created a shoe from heat-activated material, which transforms to reveal a vibrant orange pattern as the boots are worn. Shortly after the wearer removes the boots from their feet they return to all black. 

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  • Characteristics of technological outcomes: Use this and other examples to describe examples of technological outcomes with different 
physical natures that have similar functional natures (level 3).
  • Technological products: Use this and other examples to describe the properties of materials used in particular products that can be measured subjectively (level 3).

 

 

 

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Keywords: colour-changing, shoes, nike, characteristics of technological outcomes, technological products

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