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

Falcotto 1195 VL, Zapatillas para Bebés Plateado (Argento 9131) , babybotte Pongo, Zapatillas para Bebés Marrón (Camel 065) , Geox B Waviness B, Zapatillas para Bebés Azul (Navy/Lime) , Geox B Sandal Agasim C, Sandalias de Punta Descubierta para Bebés Azul (Navy/Grey) Geox B New Flick B, Zapatillas para Bebés Azul (Navy) Timberland Toddle Tracks, Botas para Niños Negro (Black) , Däumling Posch, Zapatillas para Bebés Rot (Nappa Cf Tramonto 13) , Kickers Gifox, Sandalias para Bebés Blanco (Blanc Metal 33) Superfit Starlight - Botas de Senderismo Bebé-Niñas Blau (Aqua Kombi) , Geox B Sandal Agasim Boy D, Botines de Senderismo para Bebés Navy Crocs Classicclogk, Zuecos Unisex Niños Violeta (Amethyst) Geox B Kaytan a, Zapatillas para Bebés Blanco (White/Silver) , Geox B Sandal Agasim Boy D, Botines de Senderismo para Bebés Gris (Orange/Greyc0437) Ricosta Prisja, Zapatillas para Bebés Rojo (Fuchsia 360) Primigi Psn 8539, Cargadores Clásicos para Bebés Rojo (Bordo ) , Geox B Todo Boy a, Zapatos de Primeros Pasos para Bebés Blu (Navy/Red) , Ricosta Sami, Zapatillas para Bebés Beige (Puder 640) Geox B Kaytan B, Zapatillas para Bebés Beige (Biscuit) , Geox B Kilwi G, Zapatillas para Bebés Rojo (Dk Red) , Ricosta Cory, Zapatillas para Bebés Rot (Rubino 358) , Geox B Kilwi Girl, Zapatillas para Bebés Gris (Dk Grey/Dk Pink) , Superfit Mel, Sandalias para Bebés Grau (Smoke Kombi) , Timberland Toddle Tracks, Botas para Niños Marrón (Red Briar) Geox B Kaytan C, Sandalias de Punta Descubierta para Bebés Rosa (Dk Fuchsia) Keen Newport H2, Botines de Senderismo para Bebés Rosa (Very Berry/Fusion Coral) , Garvalín Biomecanics Sport Niña Blanco Nike Jordan 7 Retro BT, Zapatos de Primeros Pasos para Bebés Negro / Rojo / Gris (Blck / Unvrsty Rd-grn Pls-cl Gry) , Geox B Sandal Tapuz B, Sandalias de Punta Descubierta para Bebés Beige Geox B Kilwi Girl, Zapatillas para Bebés Negro (Black/Cyclamen)

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Adidas Samba (GS) Tribe Blue D67752 Blau (Tribe Blue/Running White) Talla:5 - KPHY-Un Mate De Cuero Botas De Tobillo Botas Botas Martin Chicas Con Bien Con Botas Marrones Treinta Y Cinco Sola - Nike Botas de Futbol Mercurialx VaporX 12 Club CR7 IC - , Nike 869969 400, Zapatillas de Deporte Unisex Niños Blanco (White) , New Balance 565, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer - , Adidas la Trainer J, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Azul (Leg/Silv) Froddo Children Sandal G3150103, Sandalias para Niños Azul (Dark Blue I17) , Seba 621 FCE Zapato alta, Negro con extensible S3, talla 46 - Cofra 17010 – 000.w42 Talla 42 S3 SRC – Zapatillas de seguridad Genghis, color negro y azul - , Ted Baker Miicke 6, Mocasines para Hombre - Nike Air Max Tavas, Zapatillas para Hombre - , Cofra 26680 – 001.w43 Talla 43 S3 HRO SRC – Zapatillas de seguridad Mindanao, color beige - Asics Gel-Kayano 24, Zapatillas de Running Hombre, Gris (Silver / Black / Mid Grey) R.M. Williams Craftsman chocolate/suede PORTMANNChukka Boots - Botines Desert hombre Dark Chocolate Nubuck , MSFS Zapatos De Hombre Cantante De Rock Club Nocturno Bar Show Boda Derby Red Tamaño 38 A 46,EU40 - Clarks Brixby Shore, Sandalias de Punta Descubierta para Hombre Black , Skechers Go Run 600 - Refine Mujer Lona Zapatillas - Allrounder by Mephisto Vitesse, Zapatillas para Mujer - , Botas HETAO Mujer Botas Altas De Muslo Botas Sobre La Rodilla Talla Grande Moda Negro Borla Botas De Caballero... - Eastern Counties Leather - Botas de Piel de Oveja Modelo Jodie para Mujer - , GTVERNH-Mujer Zapatos De Tacón Alto Con Una Multa Señaló, Superficial Boca Todo El Partido Primavera Nuevo Gato... - , Superga 2750 COTU Classic, Zapatillas Unisex Adulto Azul (Ultramarine) , Salewa WS Multi Track GTX, Zapatillas de Senderismo para Mujer Multicolor (Black/Silver 4076) Etnies The Scam W s, Zapatillas de Skateboarding para Mujer Rosa (Pink) SCLOTHS Verano Chanclas Para Mujeres Waterproof Polipiel gruesas con tacón alto desgaste exterior Golden 7 US/... - , Gabor Shoes Gabor Basic, Bailarinas para Mujer Multicolor (Engl.rose) garsport Trani S3 Guantes Seguridad pintor Guantes de trabajo ligero + metallfrei Talla 38 – 47, 42, 1 - Tamaris 25223-21 - Botas Militares de Sintético Mujer Blau (831 Pacific Patent) Adidas GSG-9.2, Zapatillas de Deporte Exterior para Hombre Negro (Negro1 / Negro1 / Negro1) ,

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Primeros pasos

“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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