Your foot is unlike anyone else's, so why wear a shoe meant for anyone and everyone? That appears to be the question driving the new partnership between footwear technology company Sols and women's athletic shoe brand Rykä. Moving forward, Rykä will offer shoes that integrate Sols' 3D-printed orthotics, which are created using the MAPP3D customization platform.
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