ZIKON

Zikon's electric ink technology uses nano-droplets of colored ink to create images on paperlike substrates. Images can be changed by application of low voltages.

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Electric ink display

Why ZIKON

Paper-like displays are opening previously inaccessible segments in the display market. They are characterized by low power consumption and paper-like appearance, including ambient -light readability without a backlight and wide viewing angles.

 

Zikon's proprietary electric ink technology meets market demands for paper-like displays by offering high contrast and great viewability along with low voltage (logic level) operation at an exceptionally affordable cost.

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 Conceptually intuitive and simple to make

Paper

Ink

Paper

Porous matrix on flexible/rigid conductive substrate serves the same functions as traditional paper

 

 - Structural integrity, white background.

Electric ink

- All liquid formulation

- Comprised of nanodroplets

- Provides color

- Printable

 

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Display

 

•Great viewability: paper-like appearance

 

•Rigid or flexible substrates.

 

•Low, logic-level, driving voltage (<5V)

 

•Simple design

 

•Very low manufacturing cost

 

•Very low power consumption

 

Applications

Control price at affordable cost

Price integrity and paper-like readability at an affordable cost

 

Adaptable base on mood.

Light, flexible, and inexpensive.

Low cost dynamic display

Custom, short-run display solutions with low setup and tooling costs.

 

Dynamic signage

Focused, perfect to attract all the attentions.

Electronic shelf labels

Wearable displays

Electric Print Shop

Signage

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When printed on flexible substrates

New Balance 996, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Gris (Heather Grey) Nike Air Huarache Run Ultra GS, Zapatillas de Gimnasia para Niños Azul (Obsidian/Signal Blue-black 410) , Kangaroos Kanga S, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Verde (Lime) Bobux Iw Duke Shoe, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Azul (Denim 633302) , Primigi PHA 8664, Zapatillas para Niños Negro (Nero/Nero) Ricosta Anton, Zapatillas para Niños Grau (Graphit/Nautic) , Geox J Asteroid Boy A - Zapatillas para Niños Multicolor (Fluo Yellow / Royal) , Ricosta Dries, Zapatillas para Niños Grau (Graphit/Royal) , Bobux Origin Xplorer, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Azul (Navy 500028) Adidas Originals Prophere J Trace Olive Textile Youth Trainers Trace Olive Primigi Pbd 14100, Zapatillas Altas para Niños Gris (Antracite 66) mys Chuck Taylor - Zapatillas de tela para niño Munich Massana, Zapatillas Unisex Adulto Amarillo Kavat Närke, Zapatillas para Niños Azul (Blue 989) , Ricosta Laif, Zapatillas Altas para Niños Azul (Nautic 179) , Ricosta Timmy, Zapatillas Altas para Niños Azul (See 181) , Tommy Hilfiger D3285anny Jr 2a, Zapatillas para Niños Azul (Midnight) , Indigo 451 052, Zapatillas Altas para Niños Azul (Navy) Primigi PSP 14138, Zapatillas Altas para Niños Azul (Blu Chi/Blu Chi 44) Superfit Swagy, Zapatillas Altas para Niños Azul (Ocean Kombi 81) Ricosta Berti, Zapatillas para Niños Negro (Schwarz) MYSChuck Taylor - Zapatillas altas Unisex Niños , Primigi - Zapatillas de deporte para niño gris grafito , Polo Ralph Lauren Easten White Textile Youth Sneakers White Skechers Nitrate-Ultra Blast, Entrenadores para Niños Grey/Charcoal , Bobux Iw Lo Dimension Shoe, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Azul (Blue 634003) Adidas ZX Flux ADV J, Zapatillas de Gimnasia Unisex Niños Azul (Croyal/Croyal/Croyal Croyal/Croyal/Croyal) , mys Chuck Taylor - Zapatillas de tela para niño , Ricosta Trim, Zapatillas Altas Para Niños Negro (Schwarz)

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Nike Tanjun GS, Zapatillas de Running para Niños Negros , Etnies Metal Mulisha Swivel Black/Black/Red - CALTO J98403 - Zapatilla Baja de Piel Hombre - Arkk Copenhagen Raven Mesh Hombre Zapatillas Azul - , Availcx Clarks Vennor Walk, Zapatos de Cordones Derby para Hombre - Zapatos de Moda para Hombres Zapatos de Cuero para Hombres en Primavera y Otoño Zapatos con Punta Zapatos de Personalidad... - Vans Ward Canvas, Zapatillas para Hombre - , Zapatillas de deporte para hombre , 3 , EUR 39 3 , Adidas Adizero Ubersonic 2, Zapatillas de Tenis para Hombre Blanco (Ftwbla / Negbas / Gridos 000) Red Wing 8103 oro/russet oro russet , Le COQ Sportif Saint Gaetan PS Cvs, Zapatillas Unisex Niños - , Tommy Hilfiger TH Pattern Espadrille, Alpargata para Mujer Plateado (Silver 000) , NAN Bota de lluvia Sra. Fashion Rain Boots Alta con zapatos de agua Antideslizante Impermeable Botas de lluvia... - Arnaldo Toscani 1108905 Bailarinas Mujer Azul 39 - AWXJX Chanclas para mujer verano Open toe Fine with High heel Bow tie Color 5.5 US/35.5 EU/3/UK - UGG Australia Fitchie - Sandalias de Cuña Mujer - Superga Lamew, Zapatillas de Tela Mujer - , Under Armour UA Rapid, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Negro (Black/ Black/ Anthracite (004) 004) , KPHY Zapatos de Mujer/Tacon Medio De Botas Tacones Gruesos El Otoño Y El Invierno De Terciopelo de 8 Cm De Tacon... - , Converse All Star Zapatos Personalizados (Producto Handmade) Matrilu - Plateau Pantoletten Lip-101SDT - Sandalias Casuales de Cuero para Mujer Primavera y Verano Sandalias Planas Huecas y Transpirables Zapatos sin... - Hogan Mujer HXW2830AA70KLAB999 Negro Cuero Zapatillas , Lutalica - Correa para el Tobillo de Sintético Mujer Verde Oliva , Timberland 6 in Premium WP Boot A1ode, Botas Clasicas Unisex Adulto Rosa (Rose Red) , Birkenstock Arizona, Sandalias con Hebilla Unisex Adulto Negro (Black) Salabobo - Destalonado de Piel Mujer Gold(wedge) GLL&xuezi Mujer Botas Zapatos formales Ante Otoño Casual Vestido Paseo Tacón Bajo Negro 2 5 - 4 5 cms , black , us8.5 / eu39 / uk6.5 / cn40 black , Geox B New Gulp B ABX C, Botas Clasicas para Bebés Azul (Navy/Lime) , Geox B Kilwi Girl, Zapatillas para Bebés Marrón (Smoke Grey) ,

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Zapatillas

“ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY UTILIZING PHASE SEPARATION OF LIQUIDS” Z. BRYNING, R. CROMER, US PATENT 5582700, 1996

 

“NOVEL SYSTEMS, METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS RELATING TO ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAYS” M.B. BRYNING, Z. BRYNING, AND R. CROMER, U.S. PATENT APPLICATION NO. 20090322669, FEBRUARY, 2008

“LATERAL INK MOBILITY AND FRINGE FIELD EFFECTS ACROSS THE POROUS MATRIX OF AN ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY", K.L. TSUI, M. AHUMADA, M. BRYNING, M. HARTONO, S. J. LEE, PROC. SPIE, VOLUME 8643, 86430M,2013

 

“EFFECT OF NANODROPLET INK CONCENTRATION ON SWITCHING RESPONSE OF REVERSE-EMULSION ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAYS”, W. K. WANG, R. CROMER, M. GOEDERT, M. MOBED-MIREMADI ; S. J. LEE PROC. SPIE 8643, 86430A, 2013

 

“A THIN POROUS SUBSTRATE USING BONDED PARTICLES FOR REVERSE-EMULSION ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAYS", M. AHUMADA, M. BRYNING, R. CROMER, M. HARTONO, S. J. LEE, PAPER 8280-26, PROC. SPIE, VOLUME 8280, 2012

 

“DIELECTROPHORESIS OF REVERSE PHASE EMULSIONS” FLORES-RODRIGUEZ, N. ; BRYNING, Z. ; MARKX, G.H. NANOBIOTECHNOLOGY, IEE PROCEEDINGS, VOLUME 152 , ISSUE 4 , PAGE(S): 137 – 144, 2005

Patent

Publications

Zikon Receives SBIR Phase II Funding from the National Science Foundation

Collaborative Research San Jose State University Research Foundation.

Zikon Receives SBIR Phase I Funding from the National Science Foundation

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Team

Dr. Remy Cromer, co-founder and President, holds a Ph.D. in chemistry and brings extensive expertise in nanotechnology, molecular self-assembly and supra-molecular chemistry. His expertise in colloid and material sciences have led to the joint creation of the Zikon technology. Remy holds over 20 patents with additional pending. He is intimately familiar with technology-based start-ups.

 

Dr. Mateusz Bryning, Chief Technology Officer, is a physicist specializing in emerging technologies in nanotechnology, complex fluids, and advanced materials fields. Dr. Bryning is an entrepreneur with ten years of experience in discovering, developing and transferring new materials technology into application. He is also an Adjunct Faculty at San Jose State University, where he teaches a laboratory course on MEMS design and Fabrication and co-advises several students. Dr. Bryning holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania, where his research focused on carbon nanotube networks.

 

 

Winston Wang, R&D Engineer, MSME from San Jose State University. Born in Taiwan, fluent in Mandarin and English. His master's thesis “Effect of nanodroplet ink concentration on image contrast for reverse-emulsion electrophoreticdisplays” was published in SPIE in 2013. As the Research and development engineer in Zikon, he does hands-on laboratory work on the electric ink and display module. Including advance prototyping,  machining, testing, and multi-physics simulation.

 

Alexander Fries, Chief Operating Officer, has co-founded 3 start-up companies in Europe and USA. Management level positions at 4 other start-ups. Active angel investor. Co-started MCI Switzerland and helped build the Lucent Technologies Broadband Product house. Fries focus on business development and marketing related matters.

 

 

 

 

 

Advisors

 

Prof. John Lee is Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at SJSU and conducts research primarily in the field of microfluidics. His doctoral work from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology focused on a novel “three-dimensional printing” process using a variety of ceramic and metal powders, selectively bonded by custom-designed printheads for colloidal silica ink. He is co-inventor of 10 U.S. patents involving micro fuel cell design and fabrication, and is co-author of a book Microfabrication for Microfluidics (published 2010 by Artech House, Boston, MA).

 

Dr. Daniel Colbert is president of Colbert Venture Consulting and advises Zikon on business strategy, development, and technology. As a Professor of Chemistry at Rice University, Dr. Colbert was a pioneer in nanotechnology, with over 50 patents and over 50 research papers. He co-founded a leading nanotech startup with Nobel Laureate Rick Smalley, and led business development there. He has co-founded three technology startups, and twice been a venture investor in cleantech, materials, and nanotech.

 

Dr. Leslie Field is the Founder and Managing Member of SmallTech Consulting, LLC and the Founder and CEO of MEMS Insight, Inc. She also serves as a Consulting Professor in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. Dr. Field earned PhD and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley's Sensor & Actuator Center, and MS and BS degrees in Chemical Engineering from MIT.

 

 

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