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Smart Fabrics

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Smart Fabrics
Published: August 1, 2018 Content info: 219 Pages
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Smart Fabrics in US$ Million by the following Application Segments: Fitness & Sports, Transportation, Defense/Government, Commercial/Industrial, Healthcare, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-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 71 companies including many key and niche players such as -

AiQ Smart Clothing, Inc.
Clothing+
DowDuPont, Inc.
EXO2
Globe Manufacturing Company, LLC
Hexoskin

Table of Contents
Product Code: MCP-1663

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • Smart Fabrics: When Technology Meets Textile!
  • Smart Fabrics - A Nascent Yet High Growth Market
  • Growth Drivers and Market Restraints - In a Nutshell
  • R&D Initiatives, Technology Innovations and Material Advancements: Playing a Critical Role in Expansion of Smart Fabrics Market
  • Promising Future Ahead for the Smart Textiles Market
  • Expanding Applications Bode Well for Smart Fabrics Market
  • Smart T-Shirts & Jackets: Promising Segments in Smart Fabrics Market
  • Developed Markets Hold Ground in Smart Fabrics Market, Developing Economies Positioned for Long-term Growth
    • Table 1: Global Smart Textiles Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Production Volume by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • High Cost, Compatibility & Power Supply Issues, and Privacy Concerns: Major Concerns to Address for the Smart Fabrics Market
  • Integration of Sensors into Garments - A Major Challenge for Smart Fabric Makers

3. GROWTH DRIVERS, MARKET TRENDS & ISSUES

  • Industry Evolves from Passive to Active to Ultra-Smart Textiles
  • Smart Clothing Transforming the Wearable Technology Products Market
    • Table 2: Global Wearable Device Market by Device Type: Sales in Million Units for Bluetooth Headset, Body-worn Camera, Head-Mounted Display, Smartwatch, Sports Watch, Wristband, and Other Fitness Monitors for the Years 2017 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Smart Fabrics-the Next Big Wave of Wearables
  • Microencapsulation & Nanotechnology: Harbingers of Future Growth
  • Military - A Lucrative End-Use Sector
  • Increased R&D Initiatives in Smart Textiles for Military Applications
  • Healthcare - The Fastest Growing Application Market for Smart Textiles
  • Smart Textile Applications in Healthcare Industry
    • Table 3: Global Medical Smart Textiles Market by Region (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Smart Clothing Gains Acceptance in Neonatal Monitoring
  • Wearable Biomedical Sensors - A Potential Market Segment
  • Smart Sutures
  • Smart Socks Grow in Demand
  • A Glance at Few Startups in the Smart Medical Textiles Market
  • Telemonitoring for the Elderly: Opportunities for Smart Textiles Market
  • Aging Population: Opportunity for Telemonitoring
    • Table 4: Global Aging Population in Select Regions/Countries: Population of 60+ Individuals in '000s and as a Percentage of Total Population for 2015 & 2050 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 5: Elderly Population (60+ Years) as a Percentage of Total Population (2015 & 2050) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: Life Expectancy at Age 60 and 80 Years - (2010-2015), (2020-2025) & (2045-2050) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: Life Expectancy at Birth in Years of People in Select Countries for 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Smart Fabrics for Transportation Market: The Major End-Use Segment
  • Smart Fabrics Drive their Way into Automobiles
  • Sports & Fitness - A Significant Revenue Contributor
  • Smart Inner Wear & Socks - Unique Wearables for Sports & Fitness Market
  • New Smart Wearables for Ensure Better Workouts
  • Improving Performance of Athletes in Professional Sports
  • Smart Clothing with Thermal Changes
  • Growing Use in the Fashion Industry Drives Smart Textiles Market
  • An Insight into Select Smart Fashion Brands
  • Ambient Computing Key to Fashion Technology
  • Demand for Smart Textiles in Space Application Grows
  • Energy-Producing Textiles Offer High Growth Potential
  • Smart Workwear - Addressing Needs of Employees in Hazardous Environments
  • Light Conducting Fibers Hold Enormous Potential
  • Self-Cleaning Textiles: The Focus of Innovations in Smart Fabrics Market
  • RMIT University Researchers Develop Self-Cleaning Nano-Enhanced Textiles
  • Smart Fabric Designs: Focus on Simplifying Interactions
  • Actuation and Response Applications Determine Market for SFITs
  • Product Innovations Stimulate Growth in Smart Fabrics Market
  • A Review of Select Product Developments in the Smart Fabric Market
    • Micro System Components in Clothing
    • Mercury Jacket - A Self-Heating Smart Jacket that Responds to Temperature Changes
    • Xenoma's Smart Garments for Dementia Patients
    • Smart Threads to Send Messages and Change Color
    • Smart T-Shirts and Sports Bras from Sensoria
    • Worldline and SGS Develop Wearlumb
    • Under Armour's Smart Shoes and Sleepwear
    • L.L. Bean's Develops Smart Boots and Jackets
    • SUPA Creates Smart Sports Bras
    • Wearable X Develops Nadi X Yoga Pants
    • Stretchable Electronics for Monitoring Heart Rate in Apparel
    • BeBop Develops Smart Fabric Sensors for Car Seats
    • Nano Dimension Successfully Tests 3D Printing of Conductive Traces onto Fabric
    • VTT Develops Self-Adjusting Technology for Smart Clothing
    • ComfTech Develops Newmoon Smart Garments with Wearable Monitoring System for Newborns
    • Nanobionic Develops Smart Clothing to Reduce Impact of Disease-Causing Free Radicals
    • Levi's and Google Team Up for Smart Jacket for Urban Cyclists
    • UK Developers Design Xelflex Smart Fabric
    • Google Develops Smart Fabric under Project Jacquard
  • A Look at Other Recent Launches/Developments in the Smart Fabric Market
  • Rigorous R&D Investments Spearhead Growth
  • Multidisciplinary Approach to a Complex R&D Structure
  • Public Funding for Smart Textiles R&D
  • A Review of Select Smart Fabric Research Initiatives
    • E-Textiles for Easy Control of Smart Appliances
    • Allen School Researchers Develop New Smart Fabric for Storing Data
    • Ohio State University Researchers Develop E-Threads
    • Stanford University Develops Fabric to Cool Down Body
    • University of Colorado Researchers Develop Film for Smart Fabrics
    • EPFL Researchers Develop Smart Fabrics with Diagnostic Abilities
    • Exosuit Fabric for Aiding People with Different Disabilities
    • Researchers Develop E-Textiles to Manage Home Appliances
    • Fabrics with Thermoelectric Generators
    • Researchers Develop Passcode Embedded Clothes
    • Changing Color of Fabrics Using Smartphones
    • Micromanaging User's Movement through Motion-Sensing Clothes
    • Researchers Use OLEDs in Apparel
    • Researchers Develop Self-Charging Smart Clothes
    • Scientists Develop Smart Threads
    • MIT and DoD to Conduct Research on Smart Fabrics
    • Researchers Develop Hybrid Power Textile
    • Researcher Develops Zephlinear Material with Potential Use in Smart Textile
    • Researchers Develop Smart Fabric to Reduce Body Temperature
    • Researchers Develop Ebb Color-changing Smart Threads
    • Australian Researchers Develop New Stimuli-Responding Smart Textile
    • Actuating Fibers: Potential Use in Thermally- Responsive Smart Clothing
    • Researchers Study Potential Role of Smart Fabrics in Psychotextiles

4. SMART FABRICS - AN INTRODUCTION

  • Background
  • What are Smart Fabrics?
  • An Introduction
  • Insulation
  • Fashion
  • Classification
  • Products
  • Applications
  • End-Uses
  • Definitions
  • Functions
  • Textile Sensors
  • Data Processing
  • Textile Actuators
  • Storage Capacity
  • Communication
  • Properties
  • Types of Smart Textiles
  • Shape Memory Materials
    • Overview
    • Shape Memory Alloys
      • Product Profile
      • Types of Shape Memory Alloys
      • Cuprous-Zinc Shape Memory Alloys
      • Nitinol
    • Shape Memory Polymers
      • Product Profile and Types
      • DiAPLEX
      • Encapsulated Bi-Gels
      • Bi-Material Film Laminates
      • Polyurethane films
  • Chromic Materials
    • Product Profile and Types
  • Conductive Materials
    • Product Profile and Types
  • Phase Change Materials
    • Product Profile
  • Applications
    • Table 8: Select Phase Change Materials and their Properties (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Thermal Effects
  • Factors Influencing Thermal Effects
  • Microencapsulated PCM

5. SMART FABRICS AND INTERACTIVE TEXTILE PRODUCTS

  • Overview
  • Major Sectors
  • Performance Apparel
    • Fabric Switches
    • ThermoTec Textile Heating System
  • Wearable Technology
  • Protective and Traditional Workwear
  • Monitoring and Health Care
  • Toys
  • Nano-Fabrics

6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

  • Smart Fabrics: Industry Structure
  • Performance Clothing Players
    • Performance Clothing in Healthcare Monitoring
    • Smart Fabric Manufacturers
  • Textile Component Makers
  • Electronics OEMs and Components Manufacturers
  • System Integrators
  • Research Institutions
  • Design and Consultancy
  • 6.1 Focus on Select Players
  • AiQ Smart Clothing, Inc. (Taiwan)
  • Clothing+ (Finland)
  • DowDuPont, Inc. (USA)
  • EXO2 (USA)
  • Globe Manufacturing Company, LLC (USA)
  • Hexoskin (Canada)
  • Intelligent Clothing Ltd. (UK)
  • Interactive Wear AG (Germany)
  • International Fashion Machines, Inc. (USA)
  • Marktek, Inc. (USA)
  • Milliken & Company (USA)
  • Noble Biomaterials, Inc. (USA)
  • Ohmatex ApS (Denmark)
  • Outlast Technologies LLC (USA)
  • Schoeller Textiles AG (Switzerland)
  • Sensoria, Inc. (USA)
  • Smartex s.r.l (Italy)
  • Toray Industries, Inc. (Japan)
  • 6.2 Product Innovations/Introductions
  • Xenoma to Launch Smart Pajamas for Dementia Patients
  • VivoSense Unveils VivoSense(r) 3.2 Wearable Sensor Analysis Platform
  • Myant Introduces SKIIN Smart Clothing Platform
  • Hexoskin Introduces Hexoskin Smart Garments
  • Tommy Hilfiger Launches Smart Chip-Embedded Clothing Range
  • DuPont Unveils Stretchable Electronic Inks and Films for Smart Clothing
  • Umbra Announces Launch of New Smart Fabric
  • DuPont Introduces DuPont(tm) Intexar(tm) Smart Clothing Technology
  • Asiatic Fiber Launches iQmax Branded Smart Textiles
  • ThermalTech Unveils Solar-Powered Smart Fabric
  • Fraunhofer Unveils Smart Printed Sensor Material for Textiles
  • Calzedonia Develops Smart Yarn-based Denim Jeans Collection
  • Gunze and NEC Develop Smart Underwear
  • OMsignal Unveils OMbra with Biometrics Tracking Capability
  • 6.3 Recent Industry Activity
  • MSA Safety Acquires Globe Manufacturing
  • AFFOA and MIT Collaborate to Establish High-tech Fabrics Facility for e-Textiles
  • Noble Biomaterials and Bemis Associates Develop Conductive Advanced Material for Smart Apparel
  • Sensoria and MYZONE Partner for Smart Garments
  • BAE Systems Partners with Intelligent Textiles for Broadsword Spine
  • Cintas Teams Up with Google for Smart Workwear Project
  • Toray and NTT Partner for Commercializing Sensor Technology in Smart Clothing

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Fabrics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 10: World Historic Review for Smart Fabrics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: World 14-Year Perspective for Smart Fabrics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan) and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Fabrics by End-Use Application - Fitness & Sports, Transportation, Defense/Government, Commercial/Industrial, Healthcare and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 13: World Historic Review for Smart Fabrics by End-Use Application - Fitness & Sports, Transportation, Defense/Government, Commercial/Industrial, Healthcare and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: World 14-Year Perspective for Smart Fabrics by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Fitness & Sports, Transportation, Defense/Government, Commercial/Industrial, Healthcare and Others Markets for the Years 2011, 2018 & 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8. REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

  • 8.1 The United States
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Smart Fabrics: Merging Traditional Textiles with Advanced Technology
    • US DoD Invests in the Development of Next-Generation Smart Textiles
    • Smart Fabrics for Making Soldiers' Uniforms
    • Low Consumer Awareness about Smart Fabric Technology Impedes Market Growth
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 15: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: US Historic Review for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 8.2 Canada
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 17: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 18: Canadian Historic Review for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 8.3 Europe
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Research Initiatives in the EU: A Glance at Select Projects
      • The WEALTHY Project
      • MyHeart Project
      • The Stella Project
      • The Ofseth Project
      • The Mermoth Project
      • The Biotex Project
      • The PROeTex Project
      • PASTA (Platform for Advanced Smart Textile Applications)
      • E-Tex: The Pre-Standard Project
      • SUSTA-SMART: Standardization for Smart Textiles
    • Focus on Select Regional Markets
      • The United Kingdom
      • Germany
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 19: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: European Historic Review for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 8.4 Asia-Pacific (Including Japan)
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current & Future Analysis
    • Japan: Textile Makers Focus on Commercializing Smart Clothing Products
    • India: Growing Demand from Sports & Fitness Sector to Drive Market Growth
    • China: A Nascent Market
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 21: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 22: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 8.5 Rest of World
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 23: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: Rest of World Historic Review for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

9. COMPANY PROFILES

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