Smart textiles play active role in sportswear
Smart textiles are fabrics that are sewn into clothing and operated or controlled by an integrated control panel or operation button. They have the capability to react to various kinds of physical stimuli like temperature and pressure etc.
Smart textiles has created a new trend in the clothing industry finding applications in producing garments used for running, skiing, gold and other extreme sports. Smart and interactive textiles enable novel functions and features in these areas, and can enhance a garment's performance.
Though currently, these fabrics have a limited application, industry analysts predict it to grow in a big way. The sector is believed to be one of the most dynamic and fastest growing sectors and offers huge potential for companies willing to take a chance.
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Fibre2fashion News Desk - India