Technology Convergence Transforming E-textiles

Technology Convergence Transforming E-textiles

With advancement in Internet of Things (IoT) applications, there is an increased demand for technologies for remote monitoring of vital body parameters and surrounding environment. E-textiles are emerging as a major IoT application trend providing increased safety, communication, and location tracking capability for users.

E-textiles involve integrating electronics with fabrics to provide safety and physiological awareness to users through active mechanism and communication capabilities. In the short term, E-textiles are poised to impact transportation, military and defense, and healthcare industries. The demand for E-textile solutions is poised to increase in manufacturing and entertainment industries in the medium term.

The study assesses key innovation areas, applications, and market segmentation, and growth strategies for E-textiles.
Some of the key questions addressed in the research service are highlighted below:

• What are the key drivers and challenges in the E-textiles industry?
• What are the key applications of E-textiles?
• What are the key functionalities of E-textiles?
• What are key growth strategies for E-textile stakeholders?


  • Executive Summary
    • Research Scope
    • Research Methodology
    • Research Methodology Explained
    • Summary of Key Findings
  • Technology Overview
    • E-textiles: An Overview of Next-gen Wearable Technology
    • Growing Market Demand - A Key Driver for Advancements in E-textiles
    • Mass-Production Glitches Hindering Wide-Scale Adoption of E-textiles
  • Innovations in E-textiles
    • Basic Functionalities of Intelligent Textiles
    • Sensor Innovations in E-textiles
    • Actuator Innovations in E-textiles
    • Innovations for Energy Management of E-textiles
    • Innovations Enabling Efficient Communication Systems for E-textiles
  • Application Diversity and Growth Opportunities for E-textiles
    • Application Diversity of Smart Textiles
    • Market Segmentation of E-textiles
    • Breakthrough E-textile Innovations Witnessing Funding Opportunities to Develop Products
    • Forming Partnerships a Key Strategy to Develop Products
    • What is the Road Ahead for E-textile Industry?
  • Key Patents
    • E-textile Key Patents
  • Industry Contacts
    • Key Industry Contacts

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