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E-textiles

Capability to produce selective plating onto stretchable fabrics

Capability to produce selective plating onto stretchable fabrics

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
May 29, 2019
Graphene incorporated into fabric for washable, wearable power source

Graphene incorporated into fabric for washable, wearable power source

The devices could be used for flexible circuits, healthcare monitoring, energy conversion, and other applications.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 21, 2019
Fusible and printable elastomer sensors for e-textiles

Fusible and printable elastomer sensors for e-textiles

Integrating sensoric functions into textiles or elastomers is way more difficult than equipping machines because it requires movable or extensible sensors.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 20, 2019
Washable, wearable battery-like devices woven directly into clothes

Washable, wearable battery-like devices woven directly into clothes

Washable, wearable 'batteries': based on cheap, safe and environmentally-friendly inks and woven directly into fabrics, have been developed.\r\n\r\n
Wearable Technology Insights
May 3, 2019
3D printer threads electronic fibers onto fabrics

3D printer threads electronic fibers onto fabrics

The potential for wearable electronics goes far beyond smart watches, but our current options for battery packs and circuit boards don't make for the most comfortable E-socks. One solution, being developed is to simply print flexible fibers on to transitional textiles or clothes.
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
May 21, 2019
Fusible and printable elastomer sensors for e-textiles

Fusible and printable elastomer sensors for e-textiles

Integrating sensoric functions into textiles or elastomers is way more difficult than equipping machines because it requires movable or extensible sensors.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 3, 2019
3D printer threads electronic fibers onto fabrics

3D printer threads electronic fibers onto fabrics

The potential for wearable electronics goes far beyond smart watches, but our current options for battery packs and circuit boards don't make for the most comfortable E-socks. One solution, being developed is to simply print flexible fibers on to transitional textiles or clothes.
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