Adapting to the portable electronics revolution


Dublin, October 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “The global market for electronic textiles (E-textiles) and smart clothing” report was added to offer.

The emergence of electronic textiles and smart textiles adapting to the revolution we are witnessing in wearable electronics.

The development of high value-added products such as smart fabrics and clothing, wearable medical and consumer devices, and protective textiles has grown rapidly over the past decade. Recent advances in stimuli-sensitive surfaces and interfaces, sensors and actuators, flexible electronics, nanocoatings and conductive nanomaterials have led to the development of a new generation of intelligent and adaptive electronic fibers, yarns and fabrics for a application in electronic textiles.

Advances in the process capability of free-form printing circuits allow electronic systems to be assembled directly onto textile articles. This type of technology, electronic textiles, will compete with existing wearable devices that have dominated the market (smartwatches and fitness trackers), as a more discreet alternative to health and physiology monitoring. Electronic textiles integrate interdisciplinary studies such as textiles, nano / microtechnologies, computer systems and communication and information technologies.

Smart textiles, also known as smart textiles, smart clothing, and smart clothing, can be described as materials capable of sensing and responding to environmental conditions or stimuli based on thermal, mechanical, electrical, magnetic or other bases. They can be divided into two broad categories i) active smart textiles and ii) passive. Passive smart textiles can change their situation based on environmental stimuli while active smart textiles are equipped with sensors and actuators capable of detecting multiple signals from the environment and then giving a meaningful response.

The content of the report includes:

  • Market drivers and trends for electronic textiles (E-textiles) and smart clothing.

  • Analysis of materials and components.

  • Applications and markets, including smart clothing, heated clothing, sports and fitness, smart footwear, military, medicine and health, workplace monitoring, wearable advertising, and power sources for electronic textiles.

  • Global market size by market, forecast to 2027.

  • 79 company profiles including BioSerenity SAS, Clim8, Chronolife, Conductive Transfers, Descente Ltd., Devan Chemicals and more.

Main topics covered:

1. Summary
1.1 The evolution of electronics
1.1.1 The wearable revolution
1.1.2 Wearable market leaders
1.1.3 Flexible, Stretch, Thin and Large Area Form Factors
1.1.4 Evolution of E-Textiles
1.1.5 From rigid to flexible and stretchable
1.1.6 Organic and printed electronics
1.1.7 New conductive materials
1.1.8 Future growth
1.1.9 Nanotechnology as a market driver for electronic textiles and smart textiles
1.1.10 Growth in remote health monitoring and diagnostics
1.1.11 Thermal management (heated clothing)
1.1.12 Antimicrobial Textiles Market Growth
1.1.13 Need to improve the properties of fabrics or textile materials

2 Research methodology

3 The global market for electronic textiles (E-Textiles) and smart clothing
3.1 Market drivers
3.2 Materials and components
3.2.1 Conductor and stretchable wires
3.2.2 Conductive polymers PDMS PEDOT: PSS
3.2.3 Conductive coatings
3.2.4 Conductive inks
3.2.5 Nanomaterials Nanocoatings in smart textiles Graphene Nanofibers Carbon nanotubes E-textiles Antistatic textiles Flame retardant coatings Phase change materials Temperature-controlled fabrics
3.3 Applications, markets and products
3.3.1 Smart clothing products
3.3.2 Temperature monitoring and regulation
3.3.3 Electronic stretch fabrics
3.3.4 Sport and fitness
3.3.5 Smart shoes
3.3.6 Military / Defense
3.3.7 Medical and health care Biometric monitoring ECG sensors
3.3.8 Industrial and workplace surveillance
3.3.9 Flexible and portable advertising display
3.3.10 Feeding electronic textiles Batteries Supercapacitors Energy recovery Photovoltaic solar textiles Energy recovery nanogenerators TENG PENG Radiofrequency (RF) energy recovery
3.4 Global market size
3.5 Market challenges

4 company profiles

5 references

Companies mentioned

  • BioSerenity SAS

  • Chronovie

  • Clim8

  • Driver transfers

  • Descent Ltd.

  • Devan chemicals

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