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

Birkenstock Arizona Birko-Flor - Sandalias infantil unisex Cobalto Paez Original-Essentials Canyon, Alpargatas Para Hombre Morado (Sea) , Zapatos para hombre / Alpargatas Nuevo estilo de zapatos de lona zapatos de tablero de tendencia de estilo coreano zapatos de hombre salvajes zapatos de tela ocasionales ( Color : Blanco , Size : 42 ) Blanco Zapatos viejos de Pekín de los hombres Zapatos de lona del otoño Zapatos ocasionales del estudiante de la tendencia Negro , TOMS, Alpargata para Hombre Red , El hombre que conducía el coche Patines Calzado casual calzado casual clásico de alta calidad blue Puma - Stampd x Puma Blaze Of Glory Zapatos para hombre / Alpargatas Los zapatos de lona de los hombres zapatos salvajes de la tabla de la tendencia del verano calzan los zapatos ocasionales transpirables zapatos bajos de un pedal Green , TOMS Canvas Alpargata ESP - Alpargatas para Hombre Verde (Military Olive) , YaNanHome Zapatos para Hombre/Alpargatas Los Zapatos de Lona de los Hombres Ocasionales Zapatos de la Tabla de Tendencia de Estilo Coreano Transpirable Zapatos de Pedal (Color : Red, Size : 43) Red Alpargatas Hombre H18 Rallas Hugo Blancas y Azules H673 , YaNanHome Zapatos para Hombre/Alpargatas Los Zapatos de Lona de los Hombres Ocasionales Zapatos de la Tabla de Tendencia de Estilo Coreano Transpirable Zapatos de Pedal (Color : Gray, Size : 44) Gray Skechers USA esperado Avillo holgado Resbalón-en Mocasín - Alpargata Hombre FOSIL Mali Marino Ocre Slowwalk , El Ganso Seersucker Azul Blanco, Alpargatas Para Hombre Varios Colores (Azul / Blanco único) XFF Zapatos de Lona Zapatos de Hombre Primavera Calle Ritmo bajo para Ayudar a Zapatos Casuales un Pedal Zapatos Perezosos Zapatos Planos Blancos,Rojo,37 rojo La Siesta Medusa, Alpargatas para Hombre Azul (Marino 3) , Zapatillas de deporte para hombres Zapatos vulcanizados confort Cuero Microfibra Primavera Verano Otoño Invierno Casual atlético Brown , YaNanHome Zapatos para Hombre/Alpargatas Verano Nuevo Estilo Zapatos de Lona Zapatos de los Hombres de Estilo Coreano Ocio Ocio Joker Bordo Zapatos (Color : Black, Size : 39) Black El hombre que conducía el coche Patines Calzado casual calzado casual clásico de alta calidad black , Frau Verona 28Q6 Slip on Hombre Black Zapatos Deportivos Ocasionales Del Verano De Los Hombres Zapatos Corrientes Zapatos De Malla Zapatos Respirables Respirables Ligeros Del Paño 3 La Siesta Medusa, Alpargatas para Hombre Azul (Marino 3) Le Coq Sportif Hombres Winter Beech LCS R900 C Zapatillas Multicolor , El hombre que conducía el coche Patines Calzado casual calzado casual clásico de alta calidad black , CHENSH Zapatos De Algodón Cálido Invierno Masculino En El Engrosamiento De Ancianos Con Zapatos Antideslizantes Brown , YaNanHome Zapatos para Hombre/Alpargatas Nuevo Estilo de Zapatos de Lona de Estilo Coreano Masculino Zapatos Casuales de Corte bajo Negro par de Zapatos Deportivos (Color : Black, Size : 43) Black HAOYUXIANG Zapatos al aire libre para hombres Sandalias de playa cuero Zapatillas de ocio Sandalias deportivas (Color : Negro) - Paez Original Combi - Alpargatas para Hombre Verde (Kakhi)

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Caterpillar Colorado Plus, Botas para Niños - , Converse All Star Zapatos Personalizadas Unisex (Producto Customized) Sky Paisley Scarpe Sixton Cuban 91328-01 S1P Src Esd N 45 Antinfortunistica Protezione - Hombres Oxford Cuero Zapatos Ponerse Casual Mocasines Hecho a mano Cómodo Moda Pisos Negro marrón Conducción Negocio... - , Tod s - Mocasines de Piel para hombre * - , Los Zapatos De Los Hombres La Moda Los Negocios Los Zapatos De Vestir Los Hombres Inglaterra Los Zapatos De Encaje - , A.S.98 Clash, Zapatos de Cordones Oxford para Hombre - Paredes sm5062 ne44 Gamma – Zapatos de seguridad S3 talla 44 NEGRO/ROJO - Puma Tazon Modern Fracture, Zapatillas de Deporte para Exterior para Hombre - Adidas Barricade 2018, Zapatillas de Tenis para Hombre Negro (Negbás / Ftwbla / Escarl 000) , Sebago Spinnaker, Náuticos para Hombre Varios Colores (Blue/Teal/Grey Nbk) Stephen Joseph Strike - Calzado de protección Hombre Azul (Navy) Dr. Martens 1460, Botas Militares Unisex Adulto Negro (Black Brown) , Nike Air MAX Invigor (GS), Zapatillas Unisex Niños, Azul (Navy/White 407), 36.5 EU - , PENGFEI Sandalias Verano De Las Mujeres Fondo Plano Fondo Suave Antideslizante Mamá Personas De Mediana Edad Y Mayores 4 Colores (Color : Dark Khaki, Tamaño : EU34UK3.5/US5/220) Dark Khaki , Teva Original Universal - Sandalias Mujer Inca Plum Multi , Bailarinas Tory Burch Mujer (32880) - , ZQ Zapatos de mujer-Tacón Bajo-Comfort / Punta Redonda-Oxfords-Vestido / Casual-Semicuero-Negro / Marrón / Gris / Beige , brown-us7.5 / eu38 / uk5.5 / cn38 , brown-us7.5 / eu38 / uk5.5 / cn38 brown-us7.5 / eu38 / uk5.5 / cn38 Botas Zapatos de Mujer Femeninas Otoño Invierno Gamuza Apuntado Áspero Mangas Cremallera Lateral Martin Tacón... - Birkenstock Gizeh Leder, Chanclas para Mujer - , Zerlar - Zapatillas de nordic walking para mujer - Chenxia Tacones Altos De Las Mujeres De Cuero Artificial con/Pescado Boca Tacones Altos De La Boda/Oficina Y Ocupación... - Legero Marano, Zapatillas para Mujer - Superfit 2-00823-80 - Zapatillas para mujer - , Moda Scarpe - Zapatillas de Cuero para Mujer - Muck Boot Chore Cool Mid, Botas de Trabajo Unisex Adulto - , Chung Shi Dux Ortho - Zuecos unisex Negro/ Negro Art 1272t Wax Ca I Meet, Botines para Mujer Rojo (Granate) , GLL&xuezi Mujer Botas Confort Innovador Botas hasta el Tobillo Primavera Invierno Semicuero Casual Lunares Tacón Robusto Negro Beige Gris 7 5 - 9 5 , black , us5 / eu35 / uk3 / cn34 black Superfit Saturnus, Zapatillas para Bebés Plateado (Silber 16) ,

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Alpargatas

“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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