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NEW REPORT: Wearables, Smart Textiles & Nanotechnologies - Applications, Technologies & Markets

The market for wearables using smart textiles is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 132% between 2016 and 2022 representing a $70 billion market.

6th June 2016

Innovation in Textiles
 |  United Kingdom

Protective, Sports/​Outdoor, Medical/Hygiene, Transport/​Aerospace, Clothing/​Footwear, Interiors, Industrial

The past few years have seen the introduction of a number of wearable technologies, from fitness trackers to “smart watches” but with the increasing use of smart textiles, wearables are set to become ‘disappearables’ as the devices merge with textiles, according to a new report from Cientifica - 'Wearables, Smart Textiles and Nanotechnologies: Applications, Technologies and Markets'.

The Global Textile Market in 2022The textile industry will experience a growing demand for high-tech materials driven largely by both technical textiles and the increasing integration of smart textiles to create wearable devices based on sensors.  This will enable the transition of the wearable market away from one dominated by discrete hardware based on MEMS accelerometers and smartphones. Unlike today’s ‘wearables’ tomorrow’s devices will be fully integrated into the the garment through the use of conductive fibres, multilayer 3D printed structures and two dimensional materials such as graphene.

This represents significant opportunities for both existing smart textiles companies and new entrants to create and grow niche markets in sectors currently dominated by hardware manufacturers such Apple and Samsung.

Wearables, Smart Textiles and Nanotechnologies: Applications, Technologies and MarketsThe market for wearables using smart textiles is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 132% between 2016 and 2022 representing a $70 billion market. Largely driven by the use of nanotechnologies, this sector has the potential to be one of the largest end users of nano and two dimensional materials such as graphene, with wearable devices accounting for over half the demand by 2022.

“Wearables, Smart Textiles and Nanotechnologies: Applications, Technologies and Markets”, a new report from Cientifica, looks at the technologies involved from antibacterial silver nanoparticles to electrospun graphene fibers, the companies applying them, and the impact on sectors including wearables, apparel, home, military, technical, and medical textiles.

This report is based on an extensive research study of the smart textile market backed with over a decade of experience in identifying, predicting and sizing markets for nanotechnologies and smart textiles. Detailed market figures are given from 2016-2022, along with an analysis of the key opportunities, and illustrated with 120 figures and 15 tables.      

Table of Contents      

Executive Summary  

  • Why Wearable Technologies Need More than Silicon + Software  
  • The Solution Is in Your Closet
  • The Shift To Higher Value Textiles    
  • Nanomaterials Add Functionality and Value

Introduction   

  • Objectives of the Report       
  • World Textiles and Clothing  
  • Overview of Nanotechnology Applications in the EU Textile Industry         
  • Overview of Nanotechnology Applications in the US Textile Industry         
  • Overview of Nanotechnology Applications in the Chinese Textile Industry 
  • Overview of Nanotechnology Applications in the Indian Textile Industry    
  • Overview of Nanotechnology Applications in the Japanese Textile Industry           
  • Overview of Nanotechnology Applications in the Korean Textile Industry  
  • Textiles in the Rest of the World      
  • Macro and Micro Value Chain of Textiles Industry   
  • Common Textiles Industry Classifications    
  • End Markets and Value Chain Actors

Why Textiles Adopt Nanotechnologies        

  • Nanotechnology in Textiles   
  • Examples of Nanotechnology in Textiles      
  • Nanotechnology in Some Textile-related Categories           
  • Technical & Smart Textiles   
  • Multifunctional Textiles        
  • High Performance Textiles    
  • Smart/Intelligent Textiles     
  • Nanotechnology Hype

Current Applications of Nanotechnology in Textile Production       

  • Nanotechnology in Fibers and Yarns 
  • Nano-Structured Composite Fibers   
  • Nanotechnology in Textile Finishing, Dyeing and Coating    
  • Nanotechnology In Textile Printing   
  • Green Technology—Nanotechnology In Textile Production Energy Saving  

Electronic Textiles and Wearables   

  • Nanotechnology in Electronic Textiles          
  • Concept          
  • Markets and Impacts 
  • Conductive Materials 
  • Carbon Nanotube Composite Conductive Fibers       
  • Carbon Nanotube Yarns         
  • Nano-Treatment for Conductive Fiber/Sensors        
  • Textile-Based Wearable Electronics 
  • Conductive Coatings On Fibers For Electronic Textiles         
  • Stretchable  Electronics         
  • Memory-Storing Fiber           
  • Transistor Cotton for Smart Clothing
  • Embedding Transparent, Flexible Graphene Electrodes Into Fibers
  • Organic Electronic Fibers      
  • 'Temperature Regulating Smart Fabric'       
  • Digital System Built Directly on a Fiber        
  • Sensors          
  • Shirt Button Sensors  
  • An integrated textile heart monitoring solution       
  • OmSignal’s  Smart Bra          
  • Printed sensors to track movement  
  • Textile Gas Sensors   
  • Smart Seats To Curtail Fatigued Driving.      
  • Wireless Brain and Heart Monitors  
  • Chain Mail Fabric for Smart Textiles
  • Graphene-Based Woven Fabric        
  • Anti-Counterfeiting and Drug Delivery Nanofiber     
  • Batteries and Energy Storage
  • Flexible Batteries      
  • Cable Batteries          
  • Flexible Supercapacitors       
  • Energy Harvesting Textiles    
  • Light Emitting Textiles          
  • Data Transmission     
  • Future and Challenges of Electronic Textiles and Wearables          
  • Market Forecast        

Smart Textiles, Nanotechnology and Apparel          

  • Nano-Antibacterial Clothing Textiles
  • Nanosilver Safety Concerns   
  • UV/Sun/Radiation Protective
  • Hassle-free Clothing: Stain/Oil/Water Repellence, Anti-Static, Anti-Wrinkle        
  • Anti-Fade       
  • Comfort Issues: Perspiration Control, Moisture Management         
  • Creative Appearance and Scent for High Street Fashions    
  • Nanobarcodes for Clothing Combats Counterfeiting
  • High Strength, Abrasion-Resistant Fabric Using Carbon Nanotube 
  • Nanotechnology For Home Laundry  
  • Current Adopters of Nanotechnology in Clothing/Apparel Textiles 
  • Products and Markets
  • Market Forecast

Nanotechnology in Home Textiles   

  • Summary of Nanotechnology Applications in Home Textiles          
  • Current Applications of Nanotechnology in Home Textiles  
  • Current Adopters of Nanotechnology in Home Textiles       
  • Products and Markets
  • Costs and Benefits     
  • Market Forecast        
  • Nanotechnology Applications in Military/Defence Textiles 
  • Summary of Nanotechnology Applications in Military/Defence Textiles    
  • Military Textiles         
  • Current Applications of Nanotechnology in Military/Defence Textiles        
  • Current Adopters of Nanotechnology in Military/Defence Textiles 
  • Light Weight, Multifunctional Nanostructured Fibers and Materials          
  • Costs and Benefits     
  • Market Forecast        

Nanotechnology Applications in Medical Textiles   

  • Summary of Nanotechnology Applications in Medical Textiles       
  • Current Applications of Nanotechnology in Medical Textiles           
  • Current Adopters of Nanotechnology in Medical Textiles    
  • Products and Markets
  • Costs and Benefits     
  • Market Forecast        

Nanotechnology Applications in Sports/Outdoor Textiles   

  • Summary of Nanotechnology Applications in Sports/Outdoor Textiles       
  • Current Applications of Nanotechnology in Sports/Outdoor Textiles          
  • Current Adopters of Nanotechnology in Sports/Outdoor Textiles    
  • Products and Markets
  • Costs and Benefits     
  • Market Forecast        

Nanotechnology Applications in Technical Textiles 

  • Summary of Nanotechnology Applications in Technical and smart textiles
  • Current Applications of Nanotechnology in Technical Textiles        
  • Current Adopters of Nanotechnology in Technical and smart textiles         
  • Products and Markets
  • Costs and Benefits     
  • Market Forecast        

APPENDIX I: Companies/Research Institutes Applying Nanotechnologies to the Textile Industry

  • Companies Working on Nanofiber Applications       
  • Companies Working on Nanofabric Applications     
  • Companies Working on Nano Finishing, Coating, Dyeing and Printing Applications           
  • Companies Working on Green Nanotechnology In Textile Production Energy Saving Applications
  • Companies Working on E-textile Applications          
  • Companies Working on Nano Applications in Clothing/Apparel Textiles                
  • Companies Working on Nano Applications in Home Textiles          
  • Companies Working on Nano Applications in Sports/Outdoor Textile        
  • Companies Working on Nano Applications in Military/Defence Textiles    
  • Companies Working on Nano Applications in Technical Textiles     

APPENDIX II: Selected Company Profiles     

APPENDIX III: Companies Mentioned in This Report

Adidas

AdvanPro Limited

Advanced Nano Products, Inc.

AiQ Smart Clothing Inc.

Alexium

Algebra

Alphabet

Alltracel Pharmaceuticals

Andeson Bio-tech Co

Applied DNA Sciences

Applied EM

ARC Outdoors

ARC Technologies

Arc’teryx,

Asahi Kasei

Avelana

Balton Sp. Z.o.o

BASF

Beijing ChamGo Nano-Tech Co

Belt Tech

BigSky Technologies LLC

Bluestar

Bonar Technical Fabrics AG

Brooks Bros., USA

Bruck Textiles

Burlington Industries, Inc., USA

Canada Goose,

Cardinal Health

CC-NanoChem, Germany

Chamchuree

Chonbang, Co. Ltd.

Ciba Specialty Chemicals

Clariant

Clothing+

Cocona Fabric

Cook Medical

CTT Group

Cyanine Technologies srl

Daniel Hechter,

Degussa

Delta Galil Industries Ltd

Denizli Basma ve Boya Sanayii a.s. (DEBA),

Donaldson

Dow Corning

Duke University, USA

DuPont

DuPont Speciality Chemicals

Duro Textiles

Eddie Bauer

Eleksen

Element 47

Elmarco

ELMARCO s.r.o.

EMPA

Energenics

Evonik

Exlan Co., Ltd

Fibretronic Limited

Firstbeat

Formosa Taffeta

Forster Rohner AG

Foster Miller

Fountain Set (Holdings) Limited

Fuji Electric

G3i Technology Innovations

Gap

Greenyarn

Haojey Co

Henry Lloyd,

Hills Inc

Hugo Boss

Hyosung

Industrial Nanotech, Inc

Innotech Textile Co. Ltd

Intel

International Flavours and Fragrances

J-Teck

J2LFA Co. Ltd

Jabil

JR Nanotech

Kanebo

Kao Corp.

Kao Corp. Japan

Kennedy & Violich Architecture

King’s Metal Fiber Technologies

Kolon, Korea

Kolorgen Ltd

Konarka Technologies Inc

KVA Matx

Land’s End, Inc.

Lea Lea Group

Lee Jeans

Levi Straus

LG Chem

Liberec

Lindstrand Technologies

LL Bean

Lockheed Martin Corp

Louis Vuitton

Mammut

Marks & Spencer

MC10

Misfit Wearables

Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi

Nano Phase Technologies Corporation (NTC)

Nano-Group Holdings Ltd

Nano-Tex, USA

NanoChem

Nanocid Pars Nano Nasb

Nanocomp Technologies Inc

Nanocyl

NanoHorizons

Nanophase

Nanoscience Technologies Incorporated

NanoSonic Inc.,

Nanyan Textiles

nCoat, Inc

New Balance

Nike

Nordstrom

NovaThera

Nucryst Pharmaceuticals

NuMetrex

Old Navy

Ohmatex

OM Signal

Oxonica

Paul Stuart

Peerless Plastics & Coatings Ltd

Peter Brehm

PGA

Philips Lighting

Piedmont Chemical Industries, Inc

Pikeur

Polo Ralph Lauren

Polar Elektro

Protex

Quest International

Radiation Shield Technologies, Inc.,

Reebock

Reliable

Roudière

Samsung

Schoeller Textiles AG

Sefar AG

Sensing Tex, S.L.

Shanghai Hengjia Textile Company

Simmons

Simms

Soane Labs

Sony

SparkFun

Sphelar Power Corp.

Suunto

Suzutora

Takeda Chemical Industries

Teijin Fibres Ltd

Texnology Nano Textile (China), Ltd.

Tex-Ray

Textronics

The North Face

Thomson Research Associates Inc

Toray Industries, Inc

Toyobo, Ltd.

Trangoworld

TRG/Victorinox

U-Right International Holdings Limited

United Textile Mills

VDS Weaving NV

W.L. Gore

Wacker

WEEL Technologies

Westaim Corporation

Wibur Ross

XS Labs

Zephyr Technology Limited

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