DUBLIN, Mar. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Smart Textiles and Wearables: Markets, Applications and Technologies" report to their offering.
Smart Textiles and Wearables: Markets, Applications and Technologies examines the markets for textile based wearable technologies, the companies producing them and the enabling technologies. This is creating a 4th industrial revolution for the textiles and fashion industry worth over $130 billion by 2025.
Advances in fields such as nanotechnology, organic electronics (also known as plastic electronics) and conducting polymers are creating a range of textile-based technologies with the ability to sense and react to the world around them. This includes monitoring biometric data such as heart rate, the environmental factors such as temperature and The presence of toxic gases producing real time feedback in the form of electrical stimuli, haptic feedback or changes in color.
The rise of textile wearables also represents a significant opportunity for manufacturers of the advanced materials used in their manufacture. Toray, Panasonic, Covestro, DuPont and Toyobo are already supplying the necessary materials, while researchers are creating sensing and energy storage technologies, from flexible batteries to graphene supercapacitors which will power tomorrows wearables. The report details the latest advances and their applications.
- How to Use This Report
- Wearable Technologies and the 4th Industrial Revolution
- The Evolution of Wearable Technologies
- Defining Smart Textiles
- Factors Affecting The Adoption of Smart Textiles for Wearables
- Key Technologies
- AdvanPro Limited
- Alink Co., Ltd
- Analog Devices
- BAE Systems
- BeBop Sensors
- Bischoff Textil AG,
- Bonar Technical Fabrics NV,
- Borgstena Group
- Creative Materials
- (80+ More)
For more information about this report visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2tssmx/smart_textiles
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