Lechal makes ordinary footwear smarter by giving it navigation and fitness tracking capabilities. The buckles are attached to each shoe and are connected to the Lechal app via Bluetooth.
The buckles utilize haptic technology to direct you to your destination. Each piece vibrates according to the direction you should take as detailed on the map. The mobile app will still work and give you correct directions even when if it’s not connected online.
The Lechal footwear buckles also act as fitness trackers, measuring the calories you’ve burned through walking. It can also count the number of steps you’ve made and measure the distance you’ve traversed. Fitness data can by synced with popular fitness apps like Apple Health or Google Fit.
The device can last up to 15 days from just a single charge.