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Photos: Get your (sneaker's) motor running

The running shoe's embedded motor is powered by a tiny Sanyo battery about the size of a watch battery. Developers originally plucked motors from for their early designs.

Adidas-Salomon

By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...