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Research and Markets: Global Smart Textiles Market Report – Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts 2016-2023

December 29, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Smart Textiles Markets 2016-2023” report to their offering.

This report identifies the opportunities emerging from commercialization of smart textiles. These include textiles that are fabricated from smart materials or utilize sensing devices that are seamlessly integrated into the textile.

The smart textile sector has taken off in the past few years, driven by the keen interest in the Internet-of-things (IoT) and enabled by the latest smart materials and powerful sensing devices. This report provides market coverage of the potential for emerging textile products where the textile is rapidly becoming the sensor.

The report also discusses how the latest generation of smart materials is expanding the market for advanced textiles. While the focus of this report is on the opportunity for smart textiles, it also discusses how the sensor industry can benefit from the latest trends in smart textiles and also how the supply chain for smart textiles is evolving.

Applications and Markets:

  • Health and Fitness: Sportswear, health monitoring, and clinical applications
  • Military and Security: Uniforms for soldiers and firefighters
  • Fashion: Functional clothing for the masses
  • Non-clothing applications: Solar cells, automotive, and more

Smart Textile: Materials, Manufacturing and Components:

  • Electrically conductive yarns and threads
  • Conductive polymers
  • Shape memory materials
  • Color-changing materials
  • Phase-changing materials
  • Self-cleaning and antimicrobial materials
  • Nanomaterials

Companies Mentioned:

  • Adidas
  • AiQ
  • BASF
  • BeBop
  • Bekaert
  • Bodi Trak
  • Carre
  • Chromat
  • Cisalfa
  • Clariant
  • Clothing+
  • Diffus
  • Dow Chemical
  • Nike
  • Nolla
  • NTT
  • Ohmatex
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Ralph Lauren
  • TE Connectivity
  • Under Armour
  • Viavi
  • VTT

Report Structure:

Executive Summary

Chapter One: Introduction

Chapter Two: Materials and Technology Advances in Smart Textiles

Chapter Three: Applications for Smart Textiles

Chapter Four: Eight-Year Forecasts for Materials and Sensors in Smart Textiles

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