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. 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.
Largely driven by the use of nanotechnologies, this sector will 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. Products utilizing two dimensional materials such as graphene inks will be integral to the growth of wearables, representing a multi-billion dollar opportunity by 2022.
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 Markets 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.
Key Topics Covered:
Current Applications of Nanotechnology in Textile Production
Electronic Textiles and Wearables
Smart Textiles, Nanotechnology and Apparel
Nanotechnology in Home Textiles
Nanotechnology Applications in Military/Defence Textiles
Nanotechnology Applications in Medical Textiles
Nanotechnology Applications in Sports/Outdoor Textiles
Nanotechnology Applications in Technical Textiles
APPENDIX I: Companies/Research Institutes Applying Nanotechnologies to the Textile Industry
APPENDIX II: Selected Company Profiles
APPENDIX III: Companies Mentioned in This Report
Companies Mentioned - Partial List
- 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 - Kanebo Spinning Corp - 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 Strauus - LG Chem - Liberec - Lindstrand Technologies - LLBean - 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 Medical AG - 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