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

Columbia Chimera Lace, Zapatillas de Deporte Exterior para Mujer White, Cool Grey , L@YC Zapatos de Boda de Las Mujeres 17061-8 Office Bridesmaid Low Heel Ribbon Summer Prom (Hecho a Medida) Ivory Zapatos de Mujer Sandalias 2018 Summer New Hollow Crudo Tacón de Tacón Alto Plataforma Impermeable Fish Ojo Código de Gran Tamaño 40-50 Sandalias de Mujer Negro Keen Uneek W, Sandalias para Mujer Dusty Olive/Brindle , CAI Zapatos de mujer de cuero sintético Primavera Verano Botas de moda Sandalias de punta abierta Rhinestone (tamaño : 39) - , Keen Whisper 5124-JGNG - Sandalias para mujer, color negro, talla 40,5 Marrón (Braun) , Birkenstock Arizona, Sandalias con Hebilla Unisex Adulto Negro (Black 51191) , Zapatos de Mujer PU 2018 Nuevo Sexy Tacón Fino Ultra Alto Talón de Gran Tamaño Código 34-52 Zapatos Open Toe Ladies Boda/Fiesta y Noche Sandalias de Verano (Color : Negro, Tamaño : 39) - , Zapatos de Mujer de Piel sintética Zapatos de Club de Verano/Otoño/Suela Ligera/Sandalias de Novedad Tacón de Aguja de Mujer Hollow-Out Gris , Crocs Woman Swiftwater Webbing Sandal Black Black , Elegant high shoes Zapatos De Boda De Las Mujeres De Cristal áSpero Con D-2615-14 Primavera Verano Satinado Nupcial Peep Toe & Night Oficina Y Carreras Purple , Zapatos de Mujer de Cuero sintético Summer Fall Sandals Slipper Heels Stiletto Heel para Wedding Party & Evening Blanco Azul Negro Rosa Segundo Sandalias y Chanclas para Mujer, Color Hueso, Marca Skechers, Modelo Sandalias Y Chanclas para Mujer Skechers ON The GO 600 Glow Hueso Black/Grey , Keen Uneek W, Sandalias para Mujer Dusty Olive/Brindle Sandalias de Tacón Alto para Mujer Sandalias de Tacón Alto con Tirantes Zapatos de Baile de Fiesta de Punta Abierta por la Noche Tallas 34-46 Sandalias de Tacón Alto de Moda Sandalias Sexy Desnudas - L@YC Zapatos de Boda de Las Mujeres 17061-8 Office Bridesmaid Low Heel Ribbon Summer Prom (Hecho a Medida) Ivory , Birkenstock Arizona, Sandalias con Hebilla Unisex Adulto Marrón (Habana/Ls Brick) , YMFIE Verano nuevo color lentejuelas sexy moda temperamento banquetes de boda zapatos de tacón dama Toe Toe sandalias de tacón alto,39,UE Rosa Pink Keen Clearwater CNX, Sandalias de Senderismo para Mujer Morado (Grape Wine/Grape Kiss Grape Wine/Grape Kiss) RUGAI-UE Zapatos de tacón alto para mujer, remaches europeos y americanos, zapatos con punta, zapatos de colores y 3 pares de sandalias para mujer, Blanco, Treinta y nueve white , Skechers Reggae-Zig Swag, Chanclas para Mujer Desert Crazyhorse Keen Whisper 5124-JGNG - Sandalias para mujer, color negro, talla 40,5 Beige (Dark Shadow/Ceramic 0) Keen Clearwater CNX, Sandalias con Cuña para Mujer Violeta Fitflop Lulu Shimmersuede - Sandalias para Mujer Rosa (Nude 137) , Keen Clearwater CNX, Sandalias de Senderismo para Mujer Negro (Black/Radiance Black/Radiance) Zapatos de Mujer de Imitación de Cuero 2018 Spring Summer Fall Heels Vestido de Fiesta y de Noche Color de gradiente Zapatos de Tacón Grueso de Tacón Alto para Mujer Sexy 34-40 Un , Sam Edelman Bay para Mujer Saddle Leathersaddle Leather) , TevaTerra Livia - Sandalias Sandalias Mujer Rosa (Pink/Blue) Teva W Original Universal Premier, Sandalias de Punta Descubierta para Mujer Rojo (Red)

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

MYSChuck Taylor - Zapatillas altas Unisex Niños - Geoxj Light Eclipse 2 BO - Zapatillas Niños Varios Colores - Mehrfarbig (White/Limec0810) Dockers by Gerli 36AY60 - zapatillas deportivas altas de lona infantil Gris - Grau (Grau 200) , AWC - Calzado de protección para hombre - Clarks Otoro Walk, Zapatos de Cordones Derby para Hombre - Goodyear Gyshu1502, Zapatillas de Seguridad para Hombre Negro (Black/Yellow) D Acquasparta Zapatillas de Gamuza y Nailon Para Hombre Grigio / Rubino PORTMANN - Botas de Piel Vuelta para hombre ANTIQUE OILED WHEAT Skechers Tocker, Sandalias de Punta Descubierta para Hombre Negro (Black) , Welldone2017 Botas de Ante Mujer - Merrell Kahuna Iii, Sandalias de Senderismo Mujer Marrón Merrell Terran Lattice II, Sandalias con Punta Abierta Para Mujer Verde (Atlantis) Sandalias Amazing Bohemia Rhinestone del Grano de Las Mujeres Bohemia Folk Redondo Dedo del pie Boho Beach Flat... - VIDORRETA Sandalia Ante Marino - , LGK&FA The Banquet Shoes Are Thick with High-Heeled Shoes. Thirty-Nine Beige - Kanna Zapatos ADA Sandalias Taupe Mujer - BFMEI Sandalias De Gran Tamaño De Las Señoras del Estilete Casual PU Artificial Sandalias Ligeras (35-48) Black Marco Tozzi 24400, Botines para Mujer - , ZPL Sandalias De Tacón Alto Para Mujer Con Punta Abierta Correa De Tobillo De Estilete,Beige,EU41/UK9 - New Balance 373, Zapatillas Hombre Rojo (Brgndy/Wht) Skechers Ez Flex 2-Flightly - Zapatillas de Deporte Mujer Rosa Claro Reebok Realflex tren 4.0 Cruz-entrenador del zapato - , RTRY Zapatos De Mujer De Piel Sintética Pu Novedad Moda Otoño Invierno Confort Botas Botas Stiletto Talón Round... - , Clarks Tri Carrie, Bailarinas para Mujer Negro (Black Nubuck) , Converse All Star Zapatos Personalizados (Producto Handmade) Motocicleta , Birkenstock Boston Suave, Unisex Adultos – Zuecos Azul Gola Lovana, Zapatillas Deportivas para Interior para Mujer Gris (Grey/Blue) , AnchengKAO Sandalias Casuales Mujeres Gruesas con Sandalias de Plataforma Impermeables de Tacón Alto (Color : Negro, Tamaño : 40 EU) Negro , Dublin - Botas de equitación para mujer negro - negro El Naturalista Nf84 Soft Grain Rice Field, Mocasines para Mujer Negro (Black) ,

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Sandalias deportivas

“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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