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|Title: ||Customized shoe and insole, method and apparatus for determining shape of a foot and for making a shoe or insole|
|Authors: ||Goonetilleke, Ravindra S.|
Witana, Channa P.
Weerasinghe, Thilina W.
|Keywords: ||Midfoot shape|
|Issue Date: ||21-Dec-2010 |
|Citation: ||US Patent 7,854,071 B2, 2010|
|Abstract: ||A method and kit of parts for measuring the comfortable shape of a foot for a person. The kit comprises front and rear platforms of adjustable height and a supporting surface for accommodating the plantar surface of a foot extending between said platforms. The aforementioned components can be adjusted to various settings with a view to determining a comfortable plantar foot shape. The foot shape can then be captured by scanning with an optical or mechanical probe or scanner. A method of making a customized shoe and shoe last on basis of the captured foot shape is also disclosed.|
|Rights: ||This patent is also available at HKUST Technology Transfer Center Patent Search at <http://patentsearch.ttc.ust.hk/ListPatentsDetail.asp?id=1010>|
|Appears in Collections:||IELM Patents|
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