Some of the major factors driving the growth of global smart fabric market include a boost in the wearable electronics industry and miniaturization of electronics. In the recent times, with the advent of smart gadgets, there has been a growing demand for more sophisticated and smarter gadgets. Noticeably, there has been a rapid growth of low-cost smart wireless sensor networks, which has been driving the market, lucratively. E-commerce distribution channels are expected to open up growth opportunities, during and after the forecast period. Conversely, fluctuating raw material prices and high product costs are expected to hamper the market growth during the forecast period. Also, lack of proper regulations and exhaustive standards are further restraining the growth of the smart fabrics market.
The global smart fabric market is segmented by function (sensing, energy harvesting, luminescence & aesthetics, thermo-electricity, and others), product type (passive smart, active smart, and ultra-smart), end-user (military and protection, architecture, healthcare, sports and fitness, fashion and entertainment, automotive, and others), and by region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa and Latin America)
The report also considers key trends that would impact the industry and profiles of leading companies in the market, some of which include -
The report describes a detailed study of the Porter's five forces analysis of the market. All the five major factors in these markets have been quantified using the internal key parameters governing each of them. The report also covers the market landscape of top players, along with key growth strategies, geographical footprint, and competition analysis.
This Report Offers:
Market definition for smart fabrics, along with identification of key drivers and restraints for the market.
Market analysis for the global smart fabrics market, with region specific assessments and competition analysis on a global and regional scale.
Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenario, rising prospective opportunities and identification of key companies which can influence the market on a global and regional scale.
Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their strategic initiatives and market share.
Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the smart fabrics market on both global and regional scales.
A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.
1.1 Study Deliverables
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Study Assumptions
2. Research Methodology
3. Executive Summary
4. Market Dynamics & Trends
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.2.1 Miniaturization of Electronic Components
4.2.2 Increasing demand for Wearable Electronics
4.2.3 Rapid Growth of Low-Cost Smart Wireless Sensor Networks
4.3 Market Restraints
4.3.1 Slow Penetration Rate in developing countries
4.3.2 High costs of implementation
4.4 Market Opportunities
4.5 Industry value chain analysis
4.6 Industry attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Model
4.6.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.6.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
4.6.3 Threat from new entrants
4.6.4 Threat from substitute Product types
4.6.5 Competition rivalry within the industry
5. Technology Overview
6. Global Smart Fabric Market segmentation by Type of product
6.1 Passive Smart Textiles
6.2 Active Smart Textiles
6.3 Ultra Smart Textiles
7. Global Smart Fabric Market segmentation by Function
7.2 Energy Harvesting
7.3 Luminescence & Aesthetics
8. Global Smart Fabric Market segmentation by Components
8.1 Metal Cabling
8.2 Textile Cabling
8.3 Ink & Encapsulation
8.4 Smart Polymers
8.5 Conductive Adhesives
9. Global Smart Fabric Market segmentation by End User
9.2 Fashion and Entertainment
9.3 Sports and Fitness
9.6 Military and Protection
10. Global Smart Fabric - Market segmentation by Geography
10.1 North America
10.4 Latin America
10.5 Middle East & Africa (MEA)
11. Key Vendor Profiles
11.1 AIQ Smart Clothing Inc.
11.2 E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
11.3 Google, Inc.
11.4 Clothing Plus Ltd.
11.5 Gentherm Incorporated
11.6 Interactive Wear AG
11.7 Outlast Technologies LLC
11.8 Schoeller Technologies AG.
11.9 Sensoria, Inc.
11.10 Textronics, Inc.
11.11 Intelligent Textiles Limited
12. Investor Outlook
12.1 Investment Scenario
12.2 Recent Mergers & Acquisitions
13. Future of Smart Fabric Market