The Future of Footwear Testing

In 2019 Heeluxe gave a presentation at the Footwear Innovation Summits in Los Angeles, USA, and Donguan, China, titled The Future of Footwear Testing. 100s of people were in the audience for both presentations and the feedback was overwhelmingly positive. The Heeluxe team put in weeks of work to make certain that the visuals were…

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Runners World Taps Heeluxe For Shoe Fit Article

Fit is the #1 problem customers complain about in their shoes and the world famous Runners World Magazine used the expertise of Dr Gray and the Heeluxe team on a new article about getting the best fitting running shoes. We’re always happy to share the knowledge we’ve gained over the last 5 years of sensor-based…

Heeluxe is The Future of Footwear Testing

Footwear Innovation Summit 2019 Featuring HEELUXE!

FMNii and their Footwear Innovation Summits (FIS) have given Heeluxe a venue to share our experience and knowledge with a wide variety of footwear industry innovators from all over the globe. In 2019, Dr Gray was not only selected as a presenter for the event but also as the Host of the Los Angeles,USA, and…

Heeluxe Completes Record Number of Studies in 2018

Heeluxe is passionate about creating better shoes for everyone in the world. We work on this mission by completing research studies in 2 weeks or less and making sure these research reports are valuable to the footwear brands that request them. In 2018 we set out to work with more footwear brands, increase the number…

Heeluxe featured at Footwear Innovation Summit

On October 2, 2018, Heeluxe will be featured at the Footwear Innovation Summit at the Hotel Indigo in Los Angeles. This event features well know speakers in the footwear industry with topics ranging from 3D Printing and Design to Machine Learning. Dr Geoffrey Alan Gray, DPT, from Heeluxe will present on new testing that helps…

Dr Gray Featured in Running Insight magazine

A recent article by Jonathan Beverly in RunningInsight magazine dove into the topic of flexibility of running shoes and featured quotes from Heeluxe founder Dr Geoffrey Alan Gray. This article provides insight into the trend of stiffer running shoes that was started by the Nike Vaporfly 4%. In addition to the comments from Dr. Gray,…

Ecco Launches 3D Printed Footwear Validated @ Heeluxe

Over 3 years ago Ecco began a project with Heeluxe to bring customized 3D printed shoes to market. This ambitious project was expected to take much longer than Heeluxe’s 2 week standard. We loved the innovative spirit of the Ecco team and were happy to join them on this journey. Moreover, we have a firm…

UCSB and Heeluxe partner to develop new shoe technologies

UCSB is known worldwide for their exceptional engineering program. Heeluxe and UCSB have now partnered under the Capstone program to create new footwear technologies and footwear testing machines. Heeluxe began working with the Capstone program in 2016 as students were working on a novel invention to help prevent trip and fall injuries for people with…

Dr Gray featured in new book YOUR BEST STRIDE

Famous running journalist, Jonathan Beverly, release his new book today: YOUR BEST STRIDE. This book dispels the myths about running and running technique and focuses on what we know from research and years of experience. Readers of this book will find the “who’s who” of running shoe science including: Benno Nigg, Simon Bartold, Craig Payne,…

New Sensor Sock for Shoe Fit Measurements ANYWHERE!

The team at Heeluxe is working hard on making major upgrades our proprietary Shoe Fit Measurement sensors. One development that we are working on is developing a sock with sensors embedded in it that will make getting on-body shoe fit measurements as easy as putting on a sock and turning on an app. We are…