Mobile robot factory stitches sandals on demand
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The Uneek sandal from Keen Footwear broke the mould when it was released in 2015, as it is constructed with a single cord that weaves through the sole. It looks unique and instantly found a market with people looking for something comfortable but with an original style. Two years on and Keen are innovating again, and have created what they're calling 'the world's smallest shoe factory', which is a 15x5-foot box containing two robotic arms (named Uneekbots) and the rest of the tools needed to make a Uneek sandal. As you can see from the video below, the two arms…
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