The global E-textiles and smart clothing market accounted for US $ 1,725.2 Mn in 2020 with a considerable CAGR of 32.3% during the forecast period of 2021 to 2028.
Electronic textiles (E-textiles) combine electronics and textiles to create "smart" textiles for end-user industries. E-textiles are fabrics that can be embedded with digital components such as a battery and a light, as well as microcomputers and electronics. These fabrics have been created with new technologies that add value to the wearer. Electronic textile webbings are widely used to transmit data, power, and as an input device.
|Market||E-Textiles And Smart Clothing Market|
|Analysis Period||2017 - 2028|
|Forecast Data||2021 - 2028|
|Segments Covered||By Product Type, By Textile Type, By End-User Industry and By Geography|
|Regional Scope||North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa|
|Key Companies Profiled||AiQ Smart Clothing, Athos, Carre Technologies, Sensoria, Clothing Plus, Cityzen Sciences, Vulpes Electronics, DuPont, Wearable X, Applycon, Toray Industries, Myontec, Myzone, Siren, Owlet, and Others.|
||Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Competitive Analysis, Player Profiling, Regulation Analysis|
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Smart Clothes may hold the key to the future of healthcare
Smart clothing is seen as a way to revolutionize healthcare practice, and it is hoped that widespread use of health monitor or aid in treatment will reduce reliance on expensive equipment and a heavily burdened healthcare system. Furthermore, with the continued rise of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, etc; ageing populations and an increase in the number of surgeries performed in key healthcare markets such as Europe and the United States, e-textile developments are on the rise to make use of emerging electronics. Smart clothing has been shown in some clinical trials to protect against infectious disease, help sense the state of the wearer's health, and aid in the prevention, treatment, and management of health.
The global e-textiles and smart clothing market is segmented based on product type, textile type, connectivity, end-user industry and regions. By product type, the market classified as upper wear, lower wear, innerwear and others. By textile type, the market is categorized into active smart, passive smart and ultra-smart. By end-user industry, the market segmented by military & defense, fashion & entertainment, healthcare, sports & fitness, mining and others.
Market By Product Type
Based on product type, the upper wear segment contributed to the major market shares in 2020, due to the growing demand of upper wear, such as smart shirts, jackets and vests in end-use industry. Smart shirts & jackets not only look good but could also help people prevent for many health related problems such as heart failure, manage diabetes level, provide relax their muscles and improve the overall quality of life. In recent, Goggle and Levi Strauss & co. have teamed up to produce a high-tech jacket.
Market By Textile Type
Based on textile type, the active smart textile hold the largest market shares in 2020. Due to the wide range of capabilities and adapt and change functionality in response to the external environment are increasing demand of active smart clothing in market. Phase change materials, shape memory materials, and heat sensitive dyes are active smart textile applications.
Market By End-User Industry
Based on the end-user industry, the sport and fitness segment held the largest market shares in 2020. The need to avoid sport injuries and improve the overall performance of athletes by ensuring the simple traceability of navigation data and reducing the risk of accident is driving the market. Moreover, the rising demand for monitoring body activities through sensors is expected to grow the demand for smart clothing market in sport and fitness segment over the forecast years.
E-Textiles & Smart Clothing Market Regional Overview
Middle East & Africa
North America region acquired the maximum market shares in 2020. People across the region are being encouraged to invest in smart clothes as part of their change to a healthier lifestyle by boosting knowledge of health and fitness, and also due to more purchasing power. Furthermore, the presence of numerous players in the region has fueled growth in the region. In recent, Under Armour, an American sportswear company, just released Tom Brady-endorsed athlete sleepwear. Under Armour also released an upgrade to its UA Record smartphone app to go along with the sleepwear. A new sleep recovery system connects to a UA Band, a smartphone, or a sleep tracking device to measure sleep, analyze sleep quality, and function as a coach to improve sleep habits.
A rising number of partnerships in the global E-textiles & smart clothing industry are expected to introduce more fashionable, comfortable, and functional products, broadening outreach of prominent players.
Some major players covered in the smart clothing market are AiQ Smart Clothing, Athos, Carre Technologies, Sensoria, Clothing Plus, Cityzen Sciences, Vulpes Electronics, DuPont, Wearable X, Applycon, Toray Industries, Myontec, Myzone, Siren, Owlet, and Others.
The estimated value of global E-Textiles & Smart Clothing market in 2020 was accounted to be US $ 1,725.2 Mn.
The projected CAGR of E-Textiles & Smart Clothing during the analysis period of 2021 to 2028 is 32.3%.
The prominent players of the global E-Textiles & Smart Clothing market involve AiQ Smart Clothing, Athos, Carre Technologies, Sensoria, Clothing Plus, Cityzen Sciences, Vulpes Electronics, DuPont, Wearable X, Applycon, Toray Industries, Myontec, Myzone, Siren, Owlet and Others.
North America held the dominating share for E-Textiles & Smart Clothing during the analysis period of 2021 to 2028
Asia pacific region exhibited fastest growing CAGR for E-Textiles & Smart Clothing during the analysis period of 2021 to 2028
Growing adoption of smart clothing in fashion industry and rising adoption in healthcare and military are the prominent factors that fuel the growth of global E-Textiles & Smart Clothing market
Based on Product Type, Upper Wear segment held the maximum share for E-Textiles & Smart Clothing market in 2020