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E-textiles

Nylon as a building block for transparent electronic devices?

Nylon as a building block for transparent electronic devices?

Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 13, 2019
Clothing lets users turn on electronics while turning away bacteria

Clothing lets users turn on electronics while turning away bacteria

A new addition to your wardrobe may soon help you turn on the lights and music - while also keeping you fresh, dry, fashionable, clean and safe from the latest virus that's going around.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 24, 2019
Black plastics could create renewable energy

Black plastics could create renewable energy

Research has found how plastics commonly found in food packaging can be recycled to create new materials like wires for electricity - and could help to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the future.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 16, 2019
Design considerations for electronic textiles

Design considerations for electronic textiles

Commercial efforts around electronic textiles have been prominent for at least 25 years, starting with early patents and then early products throughout the 1990s. IDTechEx's latest research report in the area "E-Textiles 2019-2029: Technologies, Markets and Players", looks at how e-textile products have changed over time, both in terms of the hardware and the more general business model.
External Company Press Release
Capability to produce selective plating onto stretchable fabrics

Capability to produce selective plating onto stretchable fabrics

Statex and Laird Performance Materials have announced a joint and new capability which creates selective plating and high electrical conductivity onto both sides of stretchable fabrics. Potential uses will range from components found in consumer/professional wearable products to medical devices to military/aerospace and automotive critical systems.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 3, 2019
Forecasting market growth in electronic textiles

Forecasting market growth in electronic textiles

The new version of the IDTechEx report "E-textiles 2019-2029: Technologies, Markets and Players" includes brand new data about e-textiles revenue. The main forecast in the report focuses on specific product revenue across different sectors (including biometric monitoring, heating, lighting and other e-textiles), but for the first time, this report includes additional historic data and short term estimates for the total revenues of companies working in the space.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 2, 2019
Stretching electronics: the form factor innovation driving new market

Stretching electronics: the form factor innovation driving new market

IDTechEx focuses on many different emerging technologies, many of which are related to the development of new form factors in electronics.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 6, 2019
Fabrics poised to become the new software

Fabrics poised to become the new software

In the summer of 2018, a team led by MIT researchers reported in the journal Nature that they had successfully embedded electronic devices into fibers that could be used in fabrics or composite products like clothing, airplane wings, or even wound dressings.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 31, 2019
New Report Forecasts E-Textiles will Reach Over $2 Billion by 2029

New Report Forecasts E-Textiles will Reach Over $2 Billion by 2029

IDTechEx have released the latest edition of the most comprehensive report on the e-textiles industry. "E-Textiles 2019-2029: Technologies, Markets and Players" compiles over 6 years of work. There are over 200 companies in the database supporting the report, and IDTechEx analysts have conducted primary research on over 100 companies in order to collate the data and contents for the report itself.\r\n\r\n
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Report from MedTech Forum, Paris 15-16 May 2019

Report from MedTech Forum, Paris 15-16 May 2019

The MedTech Forum 2019 took place on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th May 2019 in Paris, France. It was preceded on Tuesday 14th May 2019 by the fifth annual Start-Up Innovantes du Dispositif Medical event, which enables French MedTech start-ups to showcase their technology. This report was compiled by IDTechEx analysts Ivan De Backer and James Hayward who both attended the events.\r\n
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 13, 2019
Clothing lets users turn on electronics while turning away bacteria

Clothing lets users turn on electronics while turning away bacteria

A new addition to your wardrobe may soon help you turn on the lights and music - while also keeping you fresh, dry, fashionable, clean and safe from the latest virus that's going around.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 16, 2019
Design considerations for electronic textiles

Design considerations for electronic textiles

Commercial efforts around electronic textiles have been prominent for at least 25 years, starting with early patents and then early products throughout the 1990s. IDTechEx's latest research report in the area "E-Textiles 2019-2029: Technologies, Markets and Players", looks at how e-textile products have changed over time, both in terms of the hardware and the more general business model.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 3, 2019
Forecasting market growth in electronic textiles

Forecasting market growth in electronic textiles

The new version of the IDTechEx report "E-textiles 2019-2029: Technologies, Markets and Players" includes brand new data about e-textiles revenue. The main forecast in the report focuses on specific product revenue across different sectors (including biometric monitoring, heating, lighting and other e-textiles), but for the first time, this report includes additional historic data and short term estimates for the total revenues of companies working in the space.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 6, 2019
Fabrics poised to become the new software

Fabrics poised to become the new software

In the summer of 2018, a team led by MIT researchers reported in the journal Nature that they had successfully embedded electronic devices into fibers that could be used in fabrics or composite products like clothing, airplane wings, or even wound dressings.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Report from MedTech Forum, Paris 15-16 May 2019

Report from MedTech Forum, Paris 15-16 May 2019

The MedTech Forum 2019 took place on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th May 2019 in Paris, France. It was preceded on Tuesday 14th May 2019 by the fifth annual Start-Up Innovantes du Dispositif Medical event, which enables French MedTech start-ups to showcase their technology. This report was compiled by IDTechEx analysts Ivan De Backer and James Hayward who both attended the events.\r\n
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 24, 2019
Black plastics could create renewable energy

Black plastics could create renewable energy

Research has found how plastics commonly found in food packaging can be recycled to create new materials like wires for electricity - and could help to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the future.
External Company Press Release
Capability to produce selective plating onto stretchable fabrics

Capability to produce selective plating onto stretchable fabrics

Statex and Laird Performance Materials have announced a joint and new capability which creates selective plating and high electrical conductivity onto both sides of stretchable fabrics. Potential uses will range from components found in consumer/professional wearable products to medical devices to military/aerospace and automotive critical systems.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 2, 2019
Stretching electronics: the form factor innovation driving new market

Stretching electronics: the form factor innovation driving new market

IDTechEx focuses on many different emerging technologies, many of which are related to the development of new form factors in electronics.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 31, 2019
New Report Forecasts E-Textiles will Reach Over $2 Billion by 2029

New Report Forecasts E-Textiles will Reach Over $2 Billion by 2029

IDTechEx have released the latest edition of the most comprehensive report on the e-textiles industry. "E-Textiles 2019-2029: Technologies, Markets and Players" compiles over 6 years of work. There are over 200 companies in the database supporting the report, and IDTechEx analysts have conducted primary research on over 100 companies in order to collate the data and contents for the report itself.\r\n\r\n
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