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

Clarks Lafley Rosen, Sandalias de Talón Abierto para Mujer Negros Salabobo - Destalonado de Cuero Mujer Plata , Salabobo - Destalonado de Piel Mujer Azul Noa - Sandalias de Vestir para Mujer Platino Salabobo - Destalonado de Cuero Mujer Azul , ELASHE - Zapatos de tacón - 12 CM Sandalias de vestir - tira de tobillo sandalias Amarillo , UGG Australia Fitchie - Sandalias de Cuña Mujer Brown GAIHU mujer del Tobillo sexy señoras peep toe Stiletto talón alto Charol cremallera azul sandalias zapatos apricot , Shut Up & Dance - Destalonado de Cuero Mujer Red Shut Up & Dance - Destalonado de Cuero Mujer Morado 1TO9 - Punta Abierta Mujer Dorado , Birkenstock Mayari Birko-Flor, Sandalias de Dedo Mujer plata Birkenstock Arizona, Sandalias con Hebilla Unisex Adulto Varios Colores (Zebrino Exquisit) , 1TO9 - Sandalias con Cuña Mujer Albaricoque Salabobo - Destalonado de Piel Mujer Dorado Salabobo - Destalonado de Piel Mujer Plata Birkenstock Classic Kairo - Chanclas para mujer Emerald Green 1TO9 - Punta Abierta Mujer Azul BENVADO sandalias Zapatos de la arena 280118115 VICTORIA Sabbia Tommy Hilfiger Iconic Elena, Alpargatas de Cuña para Mujer Azul (Midnight 403) , Salabobo - Destalonado de Cuero Mujer Plata Flower-AGER Mujer Sandalias Punta Abierta Rhinestones Satin Zapatos de Novia Vestir Baile Noche EU35-EU42 ZY Azul , Josef Seibel Lisa 01, Sandalia con Pulsera para Mujer Rojo (Hibiscus 2313 380) Salabobo - Destalonado de Piel Mujer Dorado Salabobo - Destalonado de Cuero Mujer Plata , 1TO9 - Punta Abierta Mujer Red Salabobo - Destalonado de Cuero Mujer Negro Salabobo - Destalonado de Cuero Mujer Verde 1TO9 - Sandalias con Cuña Mujer Negro ,

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Adidas Climacool 02/17 PK, Zapatillas de Deporte para Niños Negro (Negbas/Negbas/Gricin 000) , Adidas Ace 16.3 Primemesh FG/AG J, Botas de Fútbol para Niños Plateado (Plamet / Negbas / Amasol) Vans Authentic Hi VRQF0FR - Zapatillas clásicas de tela unisex - Garvalin 161451A, Botines para Niños Marrón mysChuck Taylor - Zapatillas altas Niños Garofalo Gianbattista - Mocasines de Piel para hombre gris gris 42 - Rockport BL 3 VENETIAN - mocasines de cuero hombre - , LYZGF Los Hombres De La Primavera Y El Otoño De Moda Puntiaguda Flecos Zapatos Decorativos,Red-42 - Zapatos Brogue para Hombres De Cuero Antideslizante Zapatos De Vestir De Punta Estrecha De Boda Zapatos De Hombres... - , VANS Classic ERA Sneaker Skater Unisex NEW ZMSF64 canvas blue - Zapatos de Seguridad para Hombre Zapatillas de Seguridad Trabajo Industrial y Deportiva con Puntera de Acero LM-105 Gris Anatomic & Co (Foot Foundation) - Náuticos para hombre MUSTANG/TOBACCO , Vans Authentic, Zapatillas de Tela Unisex Black/black , Pablosky 328010, Merceditas para Niñas - Sandalias de Tacón Alto de Las Nuevas Sandalias de Las Flores de la Cinta del Verano 10.5cm Negro , PARADE - Calzado de protección de cuero para mujer negro negro 42 - HOKA Speedgoat - Zapatillas deportivas para mujer - ZAPATILLAS ASICS GEL - GALAXY 6 GS NEON PINK-TURQUOISE / SILVER Rosa MBT Mujer Zapatillas de Gimnasia - , yalanshop Luz Vacío del Lado de Baotou Fina con Correa ranurada Calzado Mujer Sandalias de Oro, 918-9,35 Euros - Adidas lite Racer W, Zapatilla de Deporte Baja del Cuello para Mujer - VSR Sandalias de Diamantes de Imitación de Mujer de Tacón Alto de Verano Sandalias de Cuero de Cabeza de Pescado de Mujer,Oro,36 Oro , Sanita Urban open - Zuecos para mujer Azul (Blau/Blue) , Clog - Calzado de uso profesional WOCK - Esterilizable; Antiestático; Antideslizante; Absorción de Impactos Azul/Blanco Shut Up & Dance - Destalonado de Cuero Mujer Morado Jodhpur-Stiefelette KANSAS, 37, dunkelbraun marrón oscuro , Reitstiefel Master Winter, braun, 37 - marrón Ganter Fiona-f, Merceditas para Mujer Azul (Ocean) SCLOTHS Chanclas Mujer Verano Zapato Abierto desgaste exterior grueso con tacón alto Diamante Artificial inferior grueso Golden 7 US/37.5 EU/4.5 UK Golden WALKEY ZAPATOS FLEXIBLES CON POIS CORDONES Y ZIP ROSA/ORO HEMBRA MADE IN ITALY rosa/oro

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Sandalias de vestir

“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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