Reduce Production Costs
Real-time Textile Inspection
100% traceability & close to 0% defect

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Camera system on Circular Knitting Machines
Plug & Play easy to install cameras and sensors for automated textile inspection.

AI and Computer Vision for Defect Detection
Artificial Intelligence and Computer Vision to detect all textile defects.

Remote Control & Dashboards
Business Intelligence platform for real-time productivity monitoring and quality control.

Do you know that more than 80% of total textile defects could be avoided during the knitting or weaving stage?
Also, the defective production represents up to 5% of total textile waste damaging textile factories gross margins.

What if we could solve this?

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Workers can now focus more on production and operating the textile machines, and less on inspection and quality control.

Increase staff efficiency

Early detection of all visible, and some invisible defects such as lycra, barrie, yarn thickness, color, contamination, oil spots, needs defects, holes, and more.

Early Detection

by letting Smartex inspection systems automatically check the quality of textile production in real-time inside the production machinery. There is no need to have a human inspection after this process since all imagens are stored for later analysis if needed.

Reduce Inspection Costs & Time production machinery

by delivering certified 100% inspected textile, automated roll reports, XY coordinate roll maps, and more.

Reduce Unsatisfied Customers

The Smartex solution

Reduce textile waste by detecting all visible defects inside Circular Knitting Machines.

Real-time detection & Machine stoppage in case of periodic defects. Non-repetitive defects are registered.

Online Dashboards & Alert systems on mobile and desktop computer.

Image storage of all inspected textile production, with on-line access.

Roll quality reports & XY map Image storage of all inspected textile production, with online access.

100% inspection, traceability and transparency by sharing the certified reports & production images with clients or others.

Expected Results

Up to



Less than

9 months

of Payback

Net Profit

10 000 €

per machine per year

Our Customers, Partners and Investors

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Smartex is present in several continents to better support clients and distributors.

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    What they say about Smartex


    Great to see this group of passionate professionals, applying this innovative technology to move our industry forward.

    Kelvin CheukVice Chairman at Hong Kong Institution of Textiles and Apparel & Managing Director at American & Efird

    Smartex's unique combination of high-tech hardware and sophisticated software is the future of automation in the textile industry and beyond.

    Duncan TurnerGeneral Partner at SOSV & Managing Director at HAX

    Smartex has shown, in just a few short months of operations, that their solution can significantly reduce impact and wide scale adoption will certainly add up.

    Katrin LeyGeneral Manager at Fashion for Good

    Smartex is working to make textile manufacturing more sustainable by using AI to drop defective production to 0%.


    Increasing the efficiency of big industries is one of the main challenge for robots. Smartex is a behind-the-manufacturing-scene startup in the textile industry.


    Smartex innovative technology helps our company every month by increasing production, improving quality and transparency in the supply chain.

    Mário JorgeCEO at Tintex Textiles

    There is a direct impact textile waste reduction due to the early detection of defective production that Smartex provides.

    Christian TubitoKering Group Innovation Manager