1. Market Research
  2. > Materials
  3. > Textile Manufacturing Market Trends
  4. > Global Smart Fabrics and Interactive Textiles Market

Global Smart Fabrics and Interactive Textiles Market

  • September 2014
  • -
  • Global Industry Analysts
  • -
  • 151 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Smart Fabrics and Interactive Textiles in US$ Million by the following Application Segments: Consumer Products, Military, Transportation, Biomedical, Industrial, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 69 companies including many key and niche players such as -

E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
Exmovere Holdings, Inc.
Intelligent Clothing Ltd.
Interactive Wear AG
International Fashion Machines, Inc.

Table Of Contents

Global Smart Fabrics and Interactive Textiles Market



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
A Nascent Yet High Potential Market II-2
Growth Drivers and Inhibitors II-5
Growth Drivers II-5
Growth Inhibitors II-5
Smart Fabrics and Interactive Textiles Market - Resilient
Against Periods of Economic Slowdown II-5
Bright Prospects Ahead II-6
Industry Structure and Competitive Scenario II-7
Tiered Structure II-7
Performance Clothing Players II-8
Performance Clothing in Healthcare Monitoring II-8
Smart Fabric Makers II-8
Textile Component Makers II-8
Electronics OEMs and Components Manufacturers II-8
System Integrators II-9
Research Institutes II-9
Design and Consultancy II-9

2. MARKET TRENDS AND GROWTH DRIVERS II-10
Industry Evolves from Passive to Active to Ultra Smart Textiles II-10
Microencapsulation and Nanotechnologies: Harbingers of Future
Growth II-10
Wearable Electronics Offer Significant Growth Potential II-11
Multidisciplinary Approach to a Complex RandD Structure II-12
Commercial Success Continues to be Elusive II-12
Actuation and Response Applications Determine Market for SFITs II-13
Technology Developments Spearhead Growth II-13
A Look into Key Technology Developments/ Innovations in the
Smart Textiles Market II-14
Product Innovations Offer Growth Impetus II-17
Micro System Components in Clothing - The Latest Innovation
in Smart Clothing Development II-18
Stretchable Electronics for Monitoring Heart Rate in Apparel
- Innovation Reaches a New Level II-18
Public Funding for Smart Textiles RandD II-19
Emerging End-Use Applications Drive Market Growth II-19
Military - A Lucrative End-Use Sector II-20
Increased RandD Activities in Smart Textiles for Military
Applications II-20
Medical Applications - A Major Growth Area II-21
Smart Textile Applications in Healthcare Industry II-23
Growth Drivers in a Nutshell II-23
Smart Clothing Gains Acceptance in Neonatal Monitoring II-24
Wearable Biomedical Sensors - A Potential Market Segment II-24
Smart Sutures II-24
Vivometrics Life Shirt Monitoring System II-25
Smart Socks Grow in Demand II-25
Telemonitoring for the Aging Population: Opportunities for
Smart Textiles Market II-25
Aging Population: Opportunity for Telemonitoring II-26
Table 1: Elderly Population (60+ Years) as a Percentage of
the Total Population (2012 and 2050) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-27

Table 2: Global Aging Population by Age Group: 1975-2050
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28
Smart Fabrics Drive their Way into Automobiles II-28
Sports and Fitness - A Significant Revenue Contributor II-29
Improving Performance of Athletes in Professional Sports II-30
Growing Use in the Fashion Industry Drives Smart Textiles Market II-30
Demand for Smart Textiles in Space Application Grows II-31
Energy Producing Textiles Offer High Growth Potential II-32

3. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW II-33
Background II-33
What are Smart Fabrics and Interactive Textiles? II-33
An Introduction II-34
Insulation II-35
Fashion II-35
Classification II-35
Products II-35
Applications II-36
End-Uses II-36
Definitions II-36
Functions II-36
Textile Sensors II-36
Data Processing II-37
Textile Actuators II-37
Storage Capacity II-37
Communication II-37
Properties II-38
Types of Smart Textiles II-38
Shape Memory Materials II-38
Overview II-38
Shape Memory Alloys II-39
Product Profile II-39
Types of Shape Memory Alloys II-39
Cuprous-Zinc Shape Memory Alloys II-39
Nitinol II-39
Shape Memory Polymers II-40
Product Profile and Types II-40
DiAPLEX II-40
Encapsulated Bi-Gels II-40
Bi-Material Film Laminates II-41
Polyurethane films II-41
Chromic Materials II-41
Product Profile and Types II-41
Conductive Materials II-42
Product Profile and Types II-42
Phase Change Materials II-43
Product Profile II-43
Applications II-44
Table 3: Select Phase Change Materials and their Properties
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44
Thermal Effects II-45
Factors Influencing Thermal Effects II-45
Microencapsulated PCM II-45

4. SMART FABRICS AND INTERACTIVE TEXTILES PRODUCTS II-46
Overview II-46
Major Sectors II-46
Performance Apparel II-46
Fabric Switches II-47
ThermoTec Textile Heating System II-47
Wearable Technology II-47
Protective and Traditional Work Wear II-47
Monitoring and Health Care II-48
Toys II-48
Nano-Fabrics II-48

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-49
Ohmatex and Danfoss PolyPower Ink a Pact II-49
Eleksen to Sell Patent Portfolio and Intellectual Property Assets II-49
Tecnalia Develops Smart Textile Material II-49
Nottingham Trent University Scientists Produce Advanced
Prototype Garment II-49
Vimal Unveils Enhanced Smart Fabric II-49
Lear Launches New Line-Up of Automotive Leather and Fabric II-49
CuteCircuit Launches Ready-to-Wear Versions II-49
Schoeller Textil Takes Over Christian Eschler II-49

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-50
E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company (USA) II-50
Exmovere Holdings, Inc. (USA) II-50
Intelligent Clothing Ltd. (UK) II-50
Interactive Wear AG (Germany) II-50
International Fashion Machines, Inc. (USA) II-51
Kimberly-Clark Health Care (USA) II-51
Marktek Inc. (USA) II-51
Milliken and Company (USA) II-51
Noble Biomaterials, Inc. II-52
Outlast Technologies LLC II-52
QinetiQ North America (USA) II-52
Royal Philips Electronics N.V. (The Netherlands) II-53
Schoeller Textiles AG (Switzerland) II-53
Smartex s.r.l (Italy) II-53
Textronics, Inc. (USA) II-53

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-54
Table 4: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Smart Fabrics and Interactive Textiles by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 5: World Historic Review for Smart Fabrics and
Interactive Textiles by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Smart Fabrics and
Interactive Textiles by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific
and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Smart Fabrics and Interactive Textiles by End-Use Application -
Consumer Products, Military, Transportation, Biomedical,
Industrial and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 8: World Historic Review for Smart Fabrics and
Interactive Textiles by End-Use Application - Consumer
Products, Military, Transportation, Biomedical, Industrial and
Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Smart Fabrics and
Interactive Textiles by End-Use Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Products, Military,
Transportation, Biomedical, Industrial and Other Markets for
the Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-59


III. MARKET

1. UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Market Overview III-1
Strategic Corporate Development III-1
Select Players III-2
B.Market Analytics III-5
Table 10: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Smart Fabrics and Interactive Textiles Market Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 11: US Historic Review for Smart Fabrics and
Interactive Textiles Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

2. CANADA III-7
A.Market Analysis III-7
Market Overview III-7
B.Market Analytics III-7
Table 12: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Smart Fabrics and Interactive Textiles Market Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 13: Canadian Historic Review for Smart Fabrics and
Interactive Textiles Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

3. EUROPE III-9
A.Market Analysis III-9
Current and Future Analysis III-9
Research Initiatives in the EU III-9
Research Projects Undertaken by the European Commission
towards Development of Smart - Interactive Fabrics III-10
The WEALTHY Project III-11
MyHeart Project III-11
Context Project III-11
The Stella Project III-11
The Ofseth Project III-11
The Mermoth Project III-12
The Biotex Project III-12
The PROeTex Project III-12
PASTA (Platform for Advanced Smart Textile Applications) III-12
E-Tex: The Pre-Standard Project III-13
SUSTA-SMART: Focusing on Standardization for Smart Textiles III-13
An Insight into the UK Smart Textiles Market III-13
Strategic Corporate Developments III-14
Select Players III-15
B.Market Analytics III-17
Table 14: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Smart Fabrics and Interactive Textiles Market Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 15: European Historic Review for Smart Fabrics and
Interactive Textiles Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

4. ASIA-PACIFIC III-19
A.Market Analysis III-19
Current and Future Analysis III-19
Growing Demand from Sports and Fitness Sector Drives Market
Growth in India III-19
Strategic Corporate Development III-19
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 16: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Smart Fabrics and Interactive Textiles Market
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 17: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Smart Fabrics and
Interactive Textiles Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

5. REST OF WORLD III-22
Market Analysis III-22
Table 18: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Smart Fabrics and Interactive Textiles Market
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 19: Rest of World Historic Review for Smart Fabrics
and Interactive Textiles Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 69 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 70)

The United States (21)
Japan (1)
Europe (40)
- France (5)
- Germany (5)
- The United Kingdom (16)
- Italy (1)
- Spain (2)
- Rest of Europe (11)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (6)
Middle East (2)

View This Report »

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 24 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 10,000 trusted sources
24/7 Customer Support

Talk to Ahmad

+1 718 618 4302

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers
Smart Textiles Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

Smart Textiles Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

  • $ 4 700
  • Industry report
  • May 2016
  • by Grand View Research

The global market for smart textiles is expected to exceed USD 1,500 million by 2020. Increasing adoption of smart textiles across numerous end-use industries is expected to be the key driving force fo ...

Global Smart Fabrics Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2015- 2020)

Global Smart Fabrics Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2015- 2020)

  • $ 3 850
  • Industry report
  • August 2016
  • by Mordor Intelligence LLP

The advent of technology has changed the way we do and perceive household things. The internet of things has made everything connected. Smart fabrics are a prominent part of this technological transformation ...

Global Smart Fabrics and Textiles Industry 2016 Market Research Report

Global Smart Fabrics and Textiles Industry 2016 Market Research Report

  • $ 2 850
  • Industry report
  • June 2016
  • by 9Dimen Research

2016 Global Smart Fabrics and Textiles Industry Report is a professional and in-depth research report on the world's major regional market conditions of the Smart Fabrics and Textiles industry, focusing ...


ref:plp2014

Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2016. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.