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Smart Fabrics

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Smart Fabrics in US$ Million. The global market is analyzed by the following Application Segments: Fitness & Sports, Transportation, Defense/ Government, Infrastructure, 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 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-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 73 companies including many key and niche players such as -

AiQ Smart Clothing, Inc.
Clothing Plus Ltd.
E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
EXO2
Globe Manufacturing Company, LLC

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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Smart Fabrics: When Technology Meets Textile!
Intelligent and Interactive Fabrics to Transform Textile Industry
Smart Fabrics – A Nascent Yet High Growth Market
Growth Drivers
Market Restraints
Expanding Applications Bode Well for Smart Fabrics Market
Developed Markets Hold Ground in the Smart Fabrics Market
Challenges Confronting Smart Fabrics Market
Integration of Sensors into Garments – A Major Challenge Confronting Smart Fabric Makers
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
2. MARKET TRENDS AND GROWTH DRIVERS
Industry Evolves from Passive to Active to Ultra-Smart Textiles
Smart Textiles to Drive the Next Wave of Growth in Wearables Market
Table 1: Global Sales of Wearable Devices for the Years 2015-2017 (In Million Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2: Global Wearable Device Market (2016E): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales by Type of Device - Bluetooth Headset, Chest Strap, Head-Mounted Display, Smart Garment, Smartwatch, Sports Watch, Wristband and Others (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
Growth Drivers in a Nutshell
Smart Clothing Gains Acceptance in Neonatal Monitoring
Wearable Biomedical Sensors – A Potential Market Segment
Smart Sutures
Vivometrics Life Shirt Monitoring System
Smart Socks Grow in Demand
Telemonitoring for the Elderly: Opportunities for Smart Textiles Market
Aging Population: Opportunity for Telemonitoring
Table 3: 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 4: Elderly Population (60+ Years) as a Percentage of Total Population (2015 & 2050) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5: World 65+ Population (2030 & 2050): Percentage Share Breakdown of Population by Region - Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, North America, and Oceania (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6: Life Expectancy at Age 60 and 80 Years - (2010-2015), (2020-2025) & (2045-2050) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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
Growing Use in the Fashion Industry Drives Smart Textiles Market
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
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
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
Japanese Researchers Develop Conductive Inks for Creating Smart Fabrics
Researchers at University of Wisconsin-Madison Develop Solar Textiles
Cornell University Researchers Employ Nanotech in Cotton Fibers
Kansai University and Teijin Create Piezoelectric Fabrics
Korean Researchers Developed Innovative Fabric to Generate Static Electricity
Tracky—Smart Sportswear from ProjectPOLE
A Look into Research Initiatives in the Smart Textiles Market in the Recent Past
3. 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 7: Select Phase Change Materials and their Properties (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Thermal Effects
Factors Influencing Thermal Effects
Microencapsulated PCM
4. 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
5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS
Asiatic Fiber Launches iQmax Branded Smart Textiles
ThermalTech Develops 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
Nike Launches AeroReact Smart Fabric Technology
Outlast Technologies Introduces New PCM Acrylic Fiber
Marucci Sports Launches New Smart Fabric for Diagnosing Head Injuries
Jabil Circuit and Clothing+ Launch Peak+ Smart Garment Solution
Sensoria Unveils Integrated Wearable System for Runners
Microsoft Develops Smart Scarf
BeBop Sensors Unveils BeBop Wearable Smart Fabric Sensor
DuPont Launches Stretchable Electronic Ink Materials for Smart Clothing
Vimal Unveils Enhanced Smart Fabric
Lear Launches New Line-Up of Automotive Leather and Fabric
6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
BAE Systems and ITL Partner for Connected Clothing
DuPont and Dow Chemical to Merge Operations
Cintas Teams Up with Google for Smart Workwear Project
Toray and NTT Partner for Commercializing Sensor Technology in Smart Clothing
Jabil Circuit Acquires Clothing+
Google and Levi Straus Partner for Smart Clothes Manufacturing
Tamicare to Mass Produce 3D Printed Smart Textiles
Ohmatex and Danfoss PolyPower Ink a Pact
Eleksen to Sell Patent Portfolio and Intellectual Property Assets
Tecnalia Develops Smart Textile Material
Nottingham Trent University Scientists Produce Advanced Prototype Garment
7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
AiQ Smart Clothing, Inc. (Taiwan)
Clothing Plus Ltd. (Finland)
E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company (US)
EXO2 (US)
Globe Manufacturing Company, LLC (US)
Intelligent Clothing Ltd. (UK)
Interactive Wear AG (Germany)
International Fashion Machines, Inc. (US)
Marktek, Inc. (US)
Milliken & Company (US)
Noble Biomaterials, Inc. (US)
Ohmatex ApS (Denmark)
Outlast Technologies LLC (US)
Schoeller Textiles AG (Switzerland)
Sensoria, Inc. (US)
Smartex s.r.l (Italy)
Textronics, Inc. (US)
Toray Industries, Inc. (Japan)
Vivonoetics (US)
8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 8: 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 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9: 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 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10: 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 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Fabrics by End-Use Application - Fitness & Sports, Transportation, Defense/Government, Infrastructure, Healthcare and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12: World Historic Review for Smart Fabrics by End-Use Application - Fitness & Sports, Transportation, Defense/Government, Infrastructure, Healthcare and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13: World 14-Year Perspective for Smart Fabrics by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Fitness & Sports, Transportation, Defense/Government, Infrastructure, Healthcare and Others Markets for the Years 2009, 2016 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
III. MARKET
1. THE UNITED STATES
A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
Smart Fabrics: Merging Traditional Textiles with Advanced Technology
US 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
Table 14: Consumer Awareness about Smart Fabrics - Percentage of Consumers Aware about Smart Fabrics for Clothing by Type of Smart Fabric (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Product Innovations/Introductions
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
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 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: US Historic Review for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
2. CANADA
A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
Product Launch
B. Market Analytics
Table 17: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2015 through 2022)
Table 18: Canadian Historic Review for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
3. EUROPE
A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Research Initiatives in the EU
Research Projects Undertaken by the European Commission towards Development of Smart & Interactive Fabrics
The WEALTHY Project
MyHeart Project
Context 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: Focusing on Standardization for Smart Textiles
An Insight into the UK Smart Textiles Market
Product Innovations/Introductions
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
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 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20: European Historic Review for Smart Fabrics Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4. ASIA-PACIFIC
A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
India: Growing Demand from Sports & Fitness Sector to Drives Market Growth
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
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 2015 through 2022 (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 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5. REST OF WORLD
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
B. Market Analytics
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 2015 through 2022 (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 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Total Companies Profiled: 73 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 74)
The United States (26)
Japan (2)
Europe (36)
- France (4)
- Germany (5)
- The United Kingdom (11)
- Italy (2)
- Spain (2)
- Rest of Europe (12)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (8)
Middle East (2)

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