Global Smart Textiles Market, By Product (Passive Smart, Active Smart, Ultra-Smart), Function (Sensing, Energy Harvesting, Luminescence and Aesthetics, Thermo-Electricity, Others), End Users (Military and Protection, Architecture, Healthcare, Sports and Fitness, Fashion and Entertainment, Automotive, Others) - Industry Trends and Forecast to 2030.
Smart Textiles Market Analysis and Size
Smart textiles and interactive fabrics have gained immense popularity for personal health management due to the integration of energy sources, sensors/ actuators, and communication utilized for personal applications such as protection/safety, healthcare, and emergency. Smart textiles, also known as e-textiles, are fabrics integrated with digital components such as sensors, microcontrollers, and conductive fibers. These textiles can sense, react, and adapt to environmental conditions or stimuli from mechanical, thermal, or chemical sources. Unlike traditional fabrics, smart textiles offer interactive functionalities and can communicate data. They are increasingly being used in various sectors including healthcare, sports, military, and fashion. In healthcare, they can monitor vital signs and alert medical professionals. In sports, they can track performance metric
Global smart textiles market was valued at USD 2.80 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach USD 24.84 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 31.3% during the forecast period of 2023-2030. “Sports and Fitness” accounts for the largest end users segment in the respective market owing to the high use in sophisticated electronics devices including fitness watches and belts. In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include in-depth expert analysis, geographically represented company-wise production and capacity, network layouts of distributors and partners, detailed and updated price trend analysis and deficit analysis of supply chain and demand.
Smart Textiles Market Scope and Segmentation
2023 to 2030
2021 (Customizable to 2015 - 2020)
Revenue in USD Billion, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
Product (Passive Smart, Active Smart, Ultra-Smart), Function (Sensing, Energy Harvesting, Luminescence and Aesthetics, Thermo-Electricity, Others), End Users (Military and Protection, Architecture, Healthcare, Sports and Fitness, Fashion and Entertainment, Automotive, Others)
U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America, Germany, Italy, U.K., France, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe, Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of the Middle East and Africa
Market Players Covered
AiQ Smart Clothing (Taiwan), Clothing Plus Ltd. (U.K.), DuPont (U.S.), Google (U.S.), GENTHERM (U.S.), Interactive Wear (Germany), schoeller Switzerland (Switzerland), Sensoria (U.S.), Textronics (U.S.), Company Check Ltd (U.K.), International Fashion Machines (U.S.), Vista Medical (U.S.), Nike, Inc (U.S.), O'NEILL (U.S.), Wearable Technologies Limited (U.K.), Thermosoft International Corporation (U.S.), Fibretronics Sales (Pty) Ltd (South Africa), Peratech Holdco Limited (U.K.), Bonfiglioli (Italy), APEX MILLS (U.S.), and H.B. Fuller Company (U.S.)
A textile is defined as an object which is made by weaving of threads or yarns into a fabric originally made of natural animal or plant-based fibers. With the rise in technological advancement, these started being manufactured in laboratories resulting in stronger and more versatile output products. Now, thin fibers run through your smartphone and relay data can be woven into cloth textiles due to the digital communications. Smart textiles refer to cloth which consists of modern computer-based technology woven into it.
Global Smart Textiles Market Dynamics
- Increase in Broadband Enabled Devices
The increase in the adoption of the semiconductors for the broadband enabled devices and broadband applications acts as one of the major factors driving the smart textiles market. The surge in demand for the consumer electronics devices along with the expansion of wearable electronics industry drives the market further.
- Technological Advancements
The continuous technological advancements in the smart textiles along with lower power consumption accelerate the market growth. The surge in the popularity of the technology owing to its characteristics such as added convenience, increased productivity, and better reliability and quality positively impact the market.
- Internet of Things (IoT)
The rise in the applications of the Internet of Things (IoT) including smart homes, smart cities, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, and Industrial IoT (IIoT), among various others further influence the growth of the market.
Additionally, rapid urbanization, change in lifestyle, the surge in investments and increased consumer spending positively impact the global smart textiles market.
- Development of Flexible Electronics and Emergence of Hybrid Application
Furthermore, development of flexible electronics and emergence of hybrid application and multi-featured mobile devices extend profitable opportunities to the market players in the forecast period of 2023 to 2030. The rise in applications of product in the wearables will further expand the market.
- High Production Cost
High production cost owing to requirement of high-end materials and lack of standards and regulations are expected to obstruct market growth. Also, the rise in concerns associated with thermal consideration and product protection and technical difficulties associated with integration of electronics and textiles are projected to challenge the global smart textiles market in the forecast period of 2023 to 2030.
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- In July 2021, DuPont acquired Laird Performance Materials. Laird Performance Materials is a known company engaged in offering thermal management solutions and high-performance electromagnetic shielding
- In February 2021, DuPont acquired Tex Tech’s Core Matrix Technology. The acquisition aims to expand company’s already robust portfolio of life protection solutions. This will allow lightweight ballistic and most flexible solutions to meet new standards of National Institute of Justice (NIJ) for improved durability
Global Smart Textiles Market Scope
The global smart textiles market is segmented on the basis of product, function and end users. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meager growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
- Passive Smart
- Active Smart
- Energy Harvesting
- Luminescence and Aesthetics
- Military and Protection
- Sports and Fitness
- Fashion and Entertainment
Global Smart Textiles Market Region Analysis/Insights
The global smart textiles market is analyzed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, product, function, and end users.
The countries covered in the global smart textiles market report are U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, the Rest of South America, Germany, Italy, U.K., France, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe, Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of the Middle East and Africa.
North America dominates the global smart textiles market due to the rise in demand for the product from the consumer electronics and medical sectors, and technological advancements within the region.
Asia-Pacific (APAC) is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period of 2023 to 2030 because of the high prevalence of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, and the emergence of new innovative products in the region. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and the challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, the impact of domestic tariffs, and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the region data.
Competitive Landscape and Global Smart Textiles Market Share Analysis
The global smart textiles market competitive landscape provides details of competitors. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, and application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus related to the global smart textiles market.
Some of the major players operating in the global smart textiles market are:
- AiQ Smart Clothing (Taiwan)
- Clothing Plus Ltd. (U.K.)
- DuPont (U.S.)
- Google (U.S.)
- GENTHERM (U.S.)
- Interactive Wear (Germany)
- schoeller Switzerland (Switzerland)
- Sensoria (U.S.)
- Textronics (U.S.)
- Company Check Ltd (U.K.)
- International Fashion Machines (U.S.)
- Vista Medical (U.S.)
- Nike, Inc (U.S.)
- O'NEILL (U.S.)
- Wearable Technologies Limited (U.K.)
- Thermosoft International Corporation (U.S.)
- Fibretronics Sales (Pty) Ltd (South Africa)
- Peratech Holdco Limited (U.K.)
- Bonfiglioli (Italy)
- APEX MILLS (U.S.)
- H.B. Fuller Company (U.S.)