Communication platforms & customisation

According to the European Textile Platform , “the future of European textiles and clothing sector will increasingly depend on the industry’s ability to relentlessly innovate in its products, to use the most advanced, flexible and resource-efficient processes and to focus its organizational structure and business operations on the constantly evolving needs of its customers”.One of the pillars of development will be the move towards more customized, personalized and intelligent products, production, logistics and distribution.

Current technology trends and developments are reshaping the operation of the textile/ fashion industry and key technologies aiming at increasing collaboration and customization options are between others, Virtual and Augmented Reality, 3D printing, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of things (IoT), Blockchain, Mobile commerce and digital transformation, to name a few.

Keywords: Virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D, communication, blockchain, internet of things


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DESTEX project (INDUSTRIAL AND CREATIVE DESIGN IN ADVANCED TEXTILE MANUFACTURING; project reference number 2019-1-SE01-KA203-060379) is co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.