Footwear manufacturing company Nike says its Bot Initiated Longevity Lab (BILL) deep cleans and repairs sneakers.
After loading a shoe, the system produces a three-dimensional digital model that ascertains which parts most need cleaning with brushes, while shoppers can choose patches of recyclable polyester to fix tears.
BILL is undergoing a trial run at Nike Town London in the U.K., where customers can use it at no charge.
Nike NXT's Noah Murphy-Reinhertz said, "People will go to great lengths to care for their favorite shoes. Repairing a product is a way to extend our memory with a product. We see BILL as a tool for being able to do that."
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