"Besides its aesthetic contribution to the fashion scene (for including functional lighting), it addresses the added value of Safety for the runners."[Source]
"The computer keyboard shoes displayed above have just won the top prize in the sports category at the 6th Hong Kong Footwear Design Contest."[Source]
High-Tech North Face Endurus XCR Boa ShoesGizmodo demonstrates The North Face's Endurus XCR Boa trail running shoes, which sports a "lacing system that lets you tie your shoes by turning a special knob, dialing in an even and reproducible tightness that can't come loose."
...relatively light at about 16 ounces each, and they're made of waterproof Gore-Tex which is breathable but keeps those feet dry[Source]
Powered ShoesDeveloped by Hiroo Iwata, Hiroshi Tomioka and Hiroaki Yano (University of Tsukuba), these "Powered Shoes"" are "mounted on top of a set of three motorized rollers" and "connected by cable to a computer on the user's back."
The fun doesn't end there. The computer is also connected to a virtual reality helmet worn by the participant. So little to no room is needed to truly experience a virtual reality world where you can walk around anywhere[Source]