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

Zapatillas Adidas ZX FLUX EL I - Falcotto Michael, Zapatillas para Bebés, Multicolor (Grigio-Stone 9153), 21 EU - , Mod8 Kimiflor - Zapatos de Primeros Pasos Bebé-Niños - , Conguitos Colegiales Mocasin Niña Piel Goflex - Zapatos para Niñas - FALCOTTO - Zapato marrón de cuero y ante, ideal para el gateo y los primeros pasos, Niño, Niños - , Lepi 3997leq - Zapatos de Primeros Pasos Bebé-Niñas - , Reef Grom Phantom - Sandalias de Material sintético Niños - Agatha Ruíz de la Prada 161904, Zapatos de Primeros Pasos Para Bebés - , Falcotto E5932 Sneaker Bimbo Grey Scarpe Strappi primi passi Shoe Baby Boy - Primigi Pps 7076, Botines de Senderismo para Bebés - , Bikkembergs 5852G Ballerina culla Bimba Bianca MY First Scarpa Shoes Kids - , acmede – Alfombra de actividades con arco musical y juguete suave grueso para bebé jugar ramper exterior – Modelo... - Minibel Keglaee17, Sandalias para Bebés - Bisgaard 21807117, Zapatillas para Bebés - Geox B Omar Boy B, Botines de Senderismo para Bebés - , Timberland Hook & Loop Crib Bootie Wheat Nubuck Baby Soft Soles - Anna Maria Milano - Angioletto - scarpine neonato - taglia 20 - colore avorio - , BARABEO - Zapatos primeros pasos para niña Beige Cipria - , E7364 Sneaker Bimba Fucsia Falcotto Naturino Scarpe primi passi Shoe Baby Girl - , Shoo Pom Pika Be Boy, Sandalias para Bebés - , Falcotto 1542, Sandalias para Bebés - , Little Mary Blaise, Primeros Pasos de Bebé para Bebés - Nike 749430-035, Zapatos de Primeros Pasos para Bebés, Gris (Dark Grey/Gym Red/Anthracite), 22 EU - Falcotto 4171 - Zapatos de Primeros Pasos Bebé-Niños - Geox B Kilwi Girl, Zapatos Primeros Pasos para Bebés - ECCO First, Botines de Senderismo Para Bebés - Naturino Naturino 4154 - Zapatos de Primeros Pasos Bebé-Niñas - , Falcotto Falcotto 1591 - Zapatos de Primeros Pasos Bebé-Niñas - Pololo 9-78-2341 - Zapatos de Recién Nacido de Cuero Bebé-Niñas, Color Rojo, Talla 26/27 EU -

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Adidas Energy Boost ESM J - Zapatillas para Niño - Adidas X Tango 16.3 TF J, Botas de Fútbol para Niños - Viking Sagene Mid, Zapatillas Altas Unisex Niños - , Lico Farsund V, Botas de Nieve para Niños Gris (Grau/Schwarz/Grun) Converse CTAS Hyperslip Ox Pure Platinum, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Azul (Pure Platinum/Nightfall Blue 020) , Dsquared2 Zapatos Zapatillas de Deporte Hombres en Piel Nuevo 551 Marrón - , Hummel SEVENTYONE LO - Zapatillas Unisex Adulto - Uvex 6999.8 – 6 + movimiento zapatos de seguridad con Hydroflex 3d plantilla de espuma, S1, EU 40, tamaño 6,5,... - , Cofra scicli S1 P SRC par de zapatos de seguridad talla 41, Caqui - Hush Puppies Spencer, Botas Chukka para Hombre - , Wilson Kaos Stroke, Zapatillas de Tenis Hombre, Todos los Niveles y terrenos, Tejido/sintético Blanco (White/Black/Black White/Black/Black) , Merrell Burnt Rock, Zapatillas para Hombre Gris (Castlerock) Base bo115 Franklin S1P Src clásica Mens antideslizante Safety otorgan Shoe Gris Mens Bases de Acero Puntera de Seguridad de Encaje de Trabajo Ligero Entrenadores,punta de Acero Negro-Rojo ZPJSZ Hombres Verano Casual Moda Inglaterra Juventud Conducir Zapatos De Cuero Coffee KHSKX-5.5Cm Negro Sandalia Plana Con Una Pendiente Con Bizcocho Con Gruesas Sandalias Flor De Clips Y Niñas Sandalias... - , Lelli Kelly LK8305 (DB01) Angel Black Patent School Shoes F Fitting-35 (UK 2.5) - , GTVERNH Delgado Hollow Sandalias La Primavera Y El Verano Señaló 7 Cm De Tacón Alto Zapatos De Mujer Hueco Solo... - , LIANGJUN Botines Zapatos Mujer Primavera Invierno, 2 Colores Disponibles, 7 Tamaños (Color : Red wine color, Tamaño... - , Ara München-St-Gor-Tex, Botas de Nieve para Mujer - New Balance Ww1165v1, Zapatillas Deportivas para Interior para Mujer Morado (Purple) , Chie Mihara Auren - Botas Mujer - L@YC F-5049-26 Zapatos De Boda De Las Mujeres SatéN Peep Toe Bajo TalóN Fiesta De Baile De Baile Wommen Bombas - Nike Wmns Juvenate - Calzado Deportivo para Mujer - , Botas Zapatos de Mujer Femeninas Otoño Invierno PU Artificial Cabeza Redonda con Tubo bajo Cremallera Lateral... - , Inov-8 Parkclaw 275 W Zapatillas de Trail Running - , Brooks Aduro 4, Zapatillas De Running, Mujer - TOMS Classic, Alpargatas para Hombre Dandelion Tamaris 23770, Zapatillas para Mujer - , QPSSP Sandalias Con El Rough Talon De Una Palabra De Un Zapato De Mujer,Treinta Y Seis,Black -

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

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“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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