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

Vans UY Authentic, Zapatillas para Niños Negro (Decay Palms) , Nike Satire II (GS), Zapatillas de Skateboarding para Niños Azul / Negro / Blanco (Game Royal / Black-white) , Etnies, Kids Marana, Zapatillas de Skateboard, Unisex Azul (Navy 401) , VansYt Atwood - Zapatillas para Chico Azul (Canvas) , C1RCA - Zapatillas de skateboarding para niño, color negro, talla 36.5 EU - Etnies, Kids Marana, Zapatillas de Skateboard, Unisex Negro/negro/rojo (Black/Black/red) Fallen SLASH Youth 43070008 - Zapatillas de skate de ante para niños Gris (Grau (Cement Grey/Gunmetal)) Supra KIDS VAIDER - Altas de cuero niño gris - Grau (DK SHADOW / ATH RED - WHITE ATR) Vox - Zapatillas de skateboarding para hombre - , VANS Zapatillas Weather Black/Quarry DC Shoes Council - Zapatillas para Niños Marrón (Wheat / Dk Chocolate) VansYt Chapman Stripe - Zapatillas para Chico Negro (Suede/Canvas) , Vans Authentic Lo Pro VGYQETR Unisex - Erwachsene Klassische Sneakers Rojo (Rouge (Embossedsnake)) , etnies Kids Scout -Spring 2018- Navy/blue/white Red/grey/white , Homeboy Portland Grey 60016000-41 - Zapatillas de skate para niño Gris , Etnies Marana MT, Zapatillas de Skateboard Unisex Niños Negro (Black/Brown) , Vans Atwood - Zapatillas Niños Azul (Distress) VansYt Atwood - Zapatillas para Chico Azul (Canvas) Vans UY Era, Zapatillas para Niños Azul (Jersey And Denim Imperial Blue/True White) , Vans Authentic, Zapatillas Unisex Bebé Negro (Black/White) VansYt Atwood - Zapatillas para Chico Azul (2 Tone) , Etnies, Kids Marana, Zapatillas de Skateboard, Unisex Azul (Navy 401) Vans - Classic Slip-on, Zapatillas Niños-Niñas, Multicolor (Chambray/Parrot/true White), 31.5 EU Multicolor (Chambray/Parrot/True White) Quiksilver Shorebreak Yout B, Zapatillas de Skateboarding para Niños Negro (Black / Blue / Grey) Quiksilver Shorebreak Yout B, Zapatillas de Skateboarding para Niños Azul (Blue / White / Green) Nike Stefan Janoski (GS), Zapatillas de Skateboarding Unisex Niños Verde (Sequoia/Sequoia 304) , Etnies KIDS JAMESON 2 ECO - Zapatillas De Skate de lona infantil Azul - Blau (465 / Navy/Red/White) DC Shoes Pure, Zapatillas de Skateboard para Niños Black/Orange/Blue Etnies, Kids Marana, Zapatillas de Skateboard, Unisex Gris (Grey/Gum 367) ,

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Kaporal Pacom - Zapatillas de Deporte de otras pieles niño - Sandalias y chanclas para niño, color Azul , marca GEOX, modelo Sandalias Y Chanclas Para Niño GEOX J S.STRADA... - , Start Rite Colorado II, Botines Unisex Niños Negro (Black Suede) , Botas para ni�a, color gris , marca GEOX, modelo Botas Para Ni�a GEOX B NEW BALU BOY Gris Gris mysChuck Taylor - Zapatillas altas Unisex, para niños - Shenduo Zapatos Primavera - Mocasines de cuero con suela goma cómodos para mujer D7062 Rosa Vans U Authentic (Iridescent Pop - Zapatilla Baja Unisex Adulto - Nike Pro Core - Camiseta para hombre - Dickies FA23333-BR-10 - Bota de seguridad (talla 10), color marrón - Abeba - Zapatos de trabajo (microfibra A, con buen agarre, correas ajustables en el talón, aptos para cocina,... - Clarks QuantockUp GTX 203524577 - Botas de cuero para hombre - , Paul Smith Hombre SUXCU047LEA01 Blanco Cuero Zapatillas - , Dickies Medway Botas de Protección, Unisex-Adulto Negro Grinders Turbo Black Mens Biker Hebilla de Cuero Botas GONGFF Las Mujeres Desnudas Negro Sandalias De Tacón Alto Zapatos De Tenis Botines Grandes Moda Zapatos De Mujer,#2,45 #2 Crocs Crocband Flip, Chanclas Unisex Adulto Azul (Ultramarine/White) Mujeres Sobre muslo de rodilla botas Nueva moda Arranque largo Tacón alto rugoso Tejidos elásticos Boca de pescado... - Toesavers 2500 – 7 Microsafe Zapatos de seguridad, tamaño 7, color negro - Adidas Superstar, Zapatillas para Mujer Blanco (Footwear White/Purple Night Metallic/Footwear White 0) Nike Wmns Free RN, Zapatillas Deportivas De Interior Mujer gym blue glacier blue 401 Saucony Jazz O Vintage, Zapatillas de Cross para Mujer Verde (Sage/Olive 32) shangy idamen Guantes – Bailarinas – Vestido/LÄSSIG – ante – Plano tacón – Comodidad/redondas Zapatos/cerrados... - , Skechers Bikers Hot-Ticket Ballerina - Zapatillas de deporte para mujer - Diadora Heritage Zapatos Zapatillas de Deporte Mujer en Ante Nuevo b. Elite Viol - Calzado deportivo para hombre, color Verde , marca CONVERSE, modelo Calzado Deportivo Para Hombre CONVERSE BREAKPOINT OX Verde Medium Olive White , Asolo Finder GV ML - Botas Mujer donkey/ stone/ english ivy Agile by Rucoline 1304(14_) Zapatillas De Deporte Bajas Mujer - Invierno Estilo Occidental Mujeres Botas de Cuero Genuino Cabeza Redonda Grueso de Tacón Alto Mantener Calientes... - RTRY Mujeres s Wedding Shoes Confort Satin Primavera Verano Boda Vestido De Noche &Amp; Rhinestone Bowknot Champán Heelivory Plana Rubí Azul Plata Us8/Ue39/Uk6/Cn39 US8 / EU39 / UK6 / CN39 , Heart&M Mujer Botas Confort Innovador Botas de Equitación Primavera Invierno Semicuero Casual Lunares Tacón Robusto Blanco Negro Marrón10 - 12 , black , us8 / eu39 / uk6 / cn39 black

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Skateboarding

“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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