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

Viscata Caprubi Elegant Comfort, Soft Suede, Ankle-Strap, Open Toe, Espadrilles with 3-Inch Heel Made in Spain Camel , Tommy Hilfiger Zapato Iconic Elena Straps RWB T-36 Azul , Unisa Caceres_18_KS, Alpargata para Mujer Negro (Black) Castañer Rocio Ss18010, Alpargatas para Mujer Hueso (Natural 2010) TOMS Canvas Seasonal Classics Alpargata, Zapatillas de Estar por Casa para Mujer Varios Colores , Pikolinos Cadamunt W3k_v17, Alpargatas para Mujer Rosa (Pink) , VISCATA Marquesa 3,25 Bomba de cuña, Canvas, sandalias, cerrado en los dedos, Espadrilles tacón hecho en España Ceniza , MTBALI Alpargata Sandalia con Cuña - Mujer Modelo Altea Vintage Kaki Verde , Macarena Elisa47-Am, Alpargatas para Mujer Negro (Black/Black Ante/Serraje Metal) , VISCATA Barcelona Barceloneta Mujer gris , Tommy Hilfiger Iconic Elena Metallic Canvas, Alpargata para Mujer Beige (Sand 102) , Tommy Hilfiger INT L1285isas 2D, Alpargatas para Mujer Azul (Midnight 403) , Viscata Caprubi Elegant Comfort, Soft Suede, Ankle-Strap, Open Toe, Espadrilles with 3-Inch Heel Made in Spain marrón claro Macarena Lentejuela Lepisma, Alpargatas para Mujer Gris (Beige Beige) , TONI PONS Nuria Marino , Tommy Hilfiger Iconic Elba Metallic Canvas, Alpargata para Mujer Beige (Sand 102) , Birkenstock Classic GIZEH BF LACK 345081 - Zuecos para mujer Blanco (Wei? (Weiss Ls Pink)) , TOMS Classic Blanco Popslices Mujeres Alpargatas Zapatos , Fred de la Bretoniere Loafer/Slipper, Alpargatas para Mujer Azul (Dark Blue 8011) Sandalia Cuña Yute Tommy Iconic Elena Azul VISCATA Barcelona Barceloneta Mujer Beige - beige VISCATA Marquesa 3,25 Bomba de cuña, Canvas, sandalias, cerrado en los dedos, Espadrilles tacón hecho en España Granate , Dude Shoes Wendy de Las Mujeres Lavado ACERO Azul Azul , Le Temps Des Cerises Poly, Alpargatas para Mujer Blanco (Dentelle Dentelle) , El Naturalista N5340, Alpargatas para Mujer Azul (Ocean) Castañer Ribe/Fw17014, Alpargatas para Mujer Varios Colores (Camel) MTBALI - Sandalia Alpargata con plataforma , Mujer - Modelo Madagascar Marrón VISCATA Tossa Alpargata de Cuña para Mujer de 6,5 cm Tacón, Diseño Elegante Calidad Made in Spain Red Viscata Caprubi Elegant Comfort, Soft Suede, Ankle-Strap, Open Toe, Espadrilles with 3-Inch Heel Made in Spain Camel

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

UMI David - Mocasines Niños Negro - Negro , Skechers Yoke - Zapatillas, Niño Azul (Blau (Nvyl)) , Skechers Energy Lights, Zapatillas Altas para Niños Blanco (White) Amblers Safety FS199 Unisex S1 Safety Boots Black UK 7 - SANANG Zapatillas de deporte para hombre Gris Under Armour Botas para Hombre, Marrón (Coyote Brown), 46 EU (11 UK) Marrón (Coyote Brown) Asics Gel Lyte V Calzado black/black - , Richelieu J.Bradford Cuero Noir JB-Darpa - , Dsquared2 Hombre W17SN103446M084 Negro Cuero Zapatillas Cat Opus Canvas Shelter, marrón, 9 Replay Waret, Alpargata para Hombre Verde (Mil Grn) , TOMS Canvas Seasonal Classics Alpargata, Zapatillas de Estar por Casa para Mujer Multicolor , Zapatos de Seguridad Ultra-Ligeros - SAFETOE 7329 Zapatos Rojos Trabaja con Tus pies Bien protegidos para Hombres Negro Amblers Mens & Womens FS165 Leather Slip Resistant Safety Dealer Boots Brown , Botas Mujer Gamuza Encaje Plano con Mantener Caliente Nieve Antideslizante Suela de Goma Aire Libre Oficina/Lady... - Seguridad directa Nr182 – 48 no riesgo Franklin – Botas de seguridad, talla 48 - integra. Boot W/0639 sintética Safety Wellington Boot, S5 SRC, color verde oscuro - , pllp Sandalias dulces de verano, zapatillas de mujer de moda, sandalias planas ocasionales, sandalias de punta... - , Sandalias Saint Laurent con Plataforma en Terciopelo Negro - Número de Modelo: 484786 GVZ00 1000 - , ZH Botas de Nieve Gruesas Y Cálidas Occidentales Velcro Más Botas de Mujer de Cachemira Zapatos de Otoño E Invierno,Gris,36 Gris , Adidas JPW61 - Zapatillas para Mujer, Color Pink, Talla 37 - , Heart&M Mujer Botas Botas de Moda Vellón PU Invierno Fiesta y Noche Pluma Cremallera Tacón Stiletto Negro Rojo... - , Bornran - Sandalias con Cuña de Piel Mujer Azul FRYE - Botas de cuero para mujer Marrón , Birkenstock - Zuecos para mujer Rosa rosa Rosa - rosa Wuyulunbi@ Zapatos de mujer de satén de bomba básica Primavera Verano zapatos de boda talón puntera redonda Rhinestone... - , Timberland 6 Inch Premium Waterproof, Botas para Mujer Marrón (Wheat Nubuck) , Salabobo - Destalonado de Piel Mujer Dorado , RTRY La Mujer Confort Tacones De Charol Otoño Invierno Parte &Amp; Traje De Noche Bowknot Negro Beige 3A-3 3/4En Beige Us6 / Ue36 / Uk4 / Cn36 US6 / EU36 / UK4 / CN36 , Las mujeres 039 s sandalias confort bomba básica PU Primavera Verano Oficina &Amp carrera parte &Amp vestido de noche comodidad bomba básica hebilla Chunky talón gris UK3.5 BlackGreenUS5.5 UE36 CN35 US5.5 / EU36 / UK3.5 / CN35

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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