Smart Textile Market 2020

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180,000 yen ($1,416.54)
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360,000 yen ($2,833.08)
(excluding consumption tax)
540,000 yen ($4,249.63)
(excluding consumption tax)
* Equivalent value in US$ (Today's rate : $1= 127.07 yen , 2022/05/27 Japan)

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smart textile

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smart textile makers

Research Content:

I   Future Perspectives of Smart Textile Market

  • Smart Textile Market Expected to Accelerate Growth in 2025
  • In addition to demand for smart textile in the manufacturing industry for safety management, demand in Medical and Healthcare is likely to fully grow.
  • Business models in the smart textile market are expected to bipolarize into pursuance of manufacturing or development as platformers.

II   Trends of Demand for Smart Textile Market

  1. Sports
  • Japan Sports Agency has been encouraging building of sports open innovation platform
  • Expectation toward wearable IoT products has been rising
  • Development of clothing that can measure not only heart rate, but also muscular activities is in progress
  • The ability to acquire whole-body data may generate new demand
  1. Construction, Manufacturing, and Transportation
  • The number of deaths caused by heat strokes in 2019 decreased from the previous year but has been on the rise in the past several years even for those stayed indoor
  • Awareness of the risks of working in the heat as well as the services to keep the health conditions has been increasing
  • Sensor devices have becoming multi-functional
  • Demand for the sleepiness-detect services for drivers is rising but slow growth for such demand to be met in smart textiles
  1. Healthcare
  • Aiming to reduce medical expenses, using ICT for preventing illness and for health making has become more important
  • Companies trying to create a healthy and safe workplace have been increasing
  • Support services using smart textile have been started
  • Associated with the progress of preventive medicines, sensing monitoring may attract more attention
  1. Entertainment
  • Standalone headsets are increasing their presence in the HMD for VR market
  • Commercialization of data gloves is in progress mainly among overseas companies
  • For AR and MR, new release of HoloLens 2 and other new products have been released vigorously, and the hand tracking functions have become free of controllers
  • Demand for smart textile is likely to fully increase by 2025 because of the accuracy of acquired data
  1. Long-Term Care
  • Watching services using sensors have become more important for attaining both quality maintenance of long-term care and efficient task management
  • Wearable sensors for at-home nursing service recipients are expected to expand  
  1. Medical
  • Triggered by COVID-19 pandemics, online medical care has become deregulated
  • The market size is likely to be close to 5 billion yen by 2030, due to replacement of traditional electrocardiographs and generation of new ways of using smart textile.

III   Smart Textile Makers Profiles

11 enterprises and organizations


written in Japanese
180,000 yen ($1,416.54)
(excluding consumption tax)
360,000 yen ($2,833.08)
(excluding consumption tax)
540,000 yen ($4,249.63)
(excluding consumption tax)
* Equivalent value in US$ (Today's rate : $1= 127.07 yen , 2022/05/27 Japan)