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.

Adidas 0) X_PLR C, Zapatillas X_PLR de Fútbol Fútbol para Niños Naranja (Clear Orange/Footwear White/Footwear White 0) ccdd83e - blueshirtdesigns.space

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.

Scroll down or click anchor for more information

 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

 

Adidas 0) X_PLR C, Zapatillas X_PLR de Fútbol Fútbol para Niños Naranja (Clear Orange/Footwear White/Footwear White 0) ccdd83e

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

Adidas 0) X_PLR C, Zapatillas X_PLR de Fútbol Fútbol para Niños Naranja (Clear Orange/Footwear White/Footwear White 0) ccdd83e

When printed on flexible substrates

Adidas Vs Advantage Cl K, Zapatillas de Entrenamiento para Niños Gris (Carbon/Carbon/Cloud White 0) Ricosta Levi, Zapatillas Altas para Niños Azul (Nautic 146) mys Chuck Taylor - Zapatillas de tela para niño - Bobux Dimension Xplorer, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Azul (Blue 500044) , Nike Roshe One GS, Zapatillas de Gimnasia para Niñas Midnight Navy White Superga 2750 Cotbump, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Wei? (White) Converse Zapatillas de Deporte Baja Unisex 660964C Jugador Estrella Ev OX Color Blanco , Nike Air Max Command (GS) - Zapatillas para Niños Cool Grey/Gym Red-white Bisgaard Klettschuhe, Zapatillas Altas Unisex Niños Grün (1000-2 Petrol) , Converse All Star Customized Unisex - Zapatos Personalizados (Producto Artesano) Ganjafriend , Shoo Pom Play Lo Bi Zip - Botas Niños Blanco (White/Roy.blue/Camel Ug04nappa Punch/Nubucwhite/Roy.blue/Camel) Vans Era, Zapatillas para Niñas Azul (Suede Blue Mirage/Parisian Night) , mys Chuck Taylor - Zapatillas de tela para niño , VansAtwood - Zapatilla Baja Unisex, para Niños Gris (Camping) , New Balance 420 - Zapatillas Unisex Niños Verde (Green/Black) , Converse CTAS Ox Barely Rose, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Rosa (Barely Rose/Barely Rose 653) mysChuck Taylor - Zapatillas altas Unisex Niños , Kappa Tray II Sun Kids, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Blau (6766 Navy/Tuerkis) Faguo Cypress - Zapatillas de Deporte para Niños Beige (S1680 Peach Shine) mysChuck Taylor - Zapatillas altas Niños mys Chuck Taylor - Zapatillas de lino para niño , Asics Gel-Lyte III PS C7A4N-9097 C7A4N-9097 Munich Massana, Zapatillas Unisex Adulto Multicolor (250) , Primigi - Zapatillas para niño Navy , New Balance Kv373v1y, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Azul (Blue) Kangaroos K-Lid - Zapatilla Baja Unisex Niños Wei? (White) Adidas Stan Smith J - Zapatillas para Niño Blanco (Footwear White/Footwear White/Bold Pink 0) mysChuck Taylor - Zapatillas altas Niños , Converse As Hi Can Optic. Wht, Zapatillas unisex Rosa

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Sorel Childrens Flurry, Botas de Nieve para Niños - Geoxj Borealis Boy D - Sandalias de Punta Descubierta Niños Blau (Dk Navy/Blackc4367) , Joya - Cuba Brown - Zapato casual - Departamento : Hombre - , Primavera Y Otoño Zapatos Puntiagudos Hombres Bajos Para Ayudar Encajes Negocios Ocio Zapatos - Merrell Rant Lace, Zapatillas para Hombre - Car Shoe Mocasines Hombre - (KUD006CERISEDAINO3) EU - Yellow Cab Mud M - Zapatilla Alta Hombre - , Seba 599 FCE Zapato baja S3 SRC, color azul, talla 42 - Brooks Neuro Negro Azul 1102111D069 NEGRO AZUL , SANANG Zapatillas de deporte para hombre Gris WFL Zapatos de Lona de los Hombres Zapatos de Verano de los Hombres de Corte bajo Zapatos de Moda Marea Zapatos Zapatos Casuales Zapatos Transpirables,Blue6023,41 Blue6023 Sebago Cyphon Sea Sport, Náuticos para Hombre Azul (Blue Navy 908) PORTMANN - Botas de Piel Vuelta para hombre ANTIQUE OILED WHEAT Callaghan Abiatar, Mocasines para Hombre Azul (Azul 1) , Jodhpur-Stiefelette KANSAS, 36, schwarz - Gran Otoño E Invierno Botas De Martin Botas Redondas Cabeza Plana Botas Antideslizantes Tendencia De La Juventud - , Sandalias Sandalias Femeninas de Verano Cómodo Casual Suave Parte Inferior Señoras Zapatillas de Playa Zapatillas... - , Sanuk Fiona, Mocasines para Mujer - Remonte DorndorfD4377 - Botines Chelsea Mujer - Munich Massana, Zapatillas para Mujer - Eccoecco Lynx - Zapatillas Deportivas para Interior Mujer - Botas de seguridad hiena Nevis goliton supertouch clubking/talla 9 - ENVAL SOFT zapatos de mujer zapatillas de deporte de la cuña 89612/00 NEGRO - Superga 2750 COTU Classic, Zapatillas Unisex Adulto Gris (Grey Sage M38) , ZHZNVX HSXZ Zapatos de Mujer Otoño Invierno PU Confort Botas Toe Plano Puntiagudo Botines/Botines for Casual Negro,Negro,US7.5/UE38/UK5.5/CN38 Black , KPHY Sandalias Mujeres Verano Muffin Fondo Pendiente De Tacon Plataforma Impermeable De Fondo Grueso Antideslizante... - , Dassy - Calzado de protección para mujer - , Clog - Calzado de uso profesional WOCK - Esterilizable; Antiestático; Antideslizante; Absorción de Impactos Naranja/Blanco Mujeres Señoras Mid Low High Heel Strappy Diamante Party Prom Prom Sandalias Zapatos Tamaño, Negro, EUR 40/UK 7 Negro , Ecco Lite Infants Sandal, Sandalias de Punta Descubierta para Bebés Azul (Poseidon/Poseidon) ,

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

Adidas 0) X_PLR C, Zapatillas X_PLR de Fútbol Fútbol para Niños Naranja (Clear Orange/Footwear White/Footwear White 0) ccdd83e - blueshirtdesigns.space

Adidas 0) X_PLR C, Zapatillas X_PLR de Fútbol Fútbol para Niños Naranja (Clear Orange/Footwear White/Footwear White 0) ccdd83e

Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Zapatillas

“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

01/01/13

01/01/12

01/01/12

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.

 

 

Contact Zikon

ADDRESS

PHONE

EMAIL

Created by Winston W. Copyright © 2014 Zikon Inc.

All rights reserved.

1500546
2053261
7969801
9247472
13716603
13767808
15856857
18376437
18402031

 Tel:+1-(408) 386-8191

 

 

365 San Aleso Ave

Sunnyvale, CA 94085

info@zikon.com