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

Canterbury Phoenix 2.0 Soft Ground, Zapatillas de Rugby para Niños Turquesa (Carribean Sea) , Canterbury Phoenix 2.0 Soft Ground, Zapatillas de Rugby para Niños Turquesa (Carribean Sea) , Canterbury Phoenix Club 6 Stud, Botas de Rugby Unisex Niños Blanco (001 White) , Canterbury Phoenix Raze Soft Ground, Zapatillas de Rugby para Niños Negro (Black/True Red) , Canterbury Phoenix Club 6 Stud, Botas de Rugby Unisex Niños Negro (98a Black/Firecracker) , Canterbury Phoenix 2.0 Soft Ground, Zapatillas de Rugby para Niños Gris (Vintage Indigo) , Gilbert Celera del hombre V3 8 Stud HT Sole, hombre, color negro/blanco, tamaño talla: 11 negro/blanco , Canterbury Phoenix Club 6 Stud, Botas de Rugby Unisex Niños Blanco (001 White) , Canterbury Phoenix 2.0 Soft Ground, Zapatillas de Rugby para Niños Gris (Vintage Indigo) Canterbury Phoenix 2.0 Soft Ground, Zapatillas de Rugby para Niños Gris (Vintage Indigo) , Canterbury Phoenix Club 6 Stud, Botas de Rugby Unisex Niños Blanco (001 White) Canterbury Phoenix 2.0 Soft Ground, Zapatillas de Rugby para Niños Turquesa (Carribean Sea) Canterbury Control Club Blade, Botas de Rugby Unisex Niños Azul (X13 Atomic Blue) Canterbury Phoenix 2.0 Soft Ground, Zapatillas de Rugby para Niños Gris (Vintage Indigo) , Canterbury Control Club Blade, Botas de Rugby Unisex Niños Azul (X13 Atomic Blue) , Canterbury Phoenix Club 6 Stud, Botas de Rugby Unisex Niños Blanco (001 White) , Gilbert Celera del Hombre V3 8 Stud HT Sole, Hombre, Color Negro/Blanco, Tamaño 10 negro/blanco Gilbert - Zapatillas de Rugby de Otros para Niño Multicolor Negro/Blanco, Color Multicolor, Talla 41 1/3 EU Negro/Blanco , Canterbury Phoenix Club 6 Stud, Botas de Rugby Unisex Niños Blanco (001 White) , Canterbury Phoenix Raze Soft Ground, Zapatillas de Rugby para Niños Negro (Black/True Red) , Canterbury Phoenix Raze Soft Ground, Zapatillas de Rugby para Niños Negro (Black/True Red) , Canterbury Control Club Blade, Botas de Rugby Unisex Niños Azul (X13 Atomic Blue) Canterbury Phoenix Club 6 Stud, Botas de Rugby Unisex Niños Negro (989 Black/Red/White) Canterbury Phoenix Club 6 Stud, Botas de Rugby Unisex Niños Blanco (001 White) Canterbury Phoenix 2.0 Soft Ground, Zapatillas de Rugby para Niños Turquesa (Carribean Sea) Adidas Los Angeles J - Zapatillas de Running de Competición Unisex Niños Negro (Cblack/Cblack/Clonix) adidas X_PLR el I Blanco Blanco Adidas Los Angeles J - Zapatillas de Running de Competición Unisex Niños Rojo (Unipnk/Unipnk/Crapnk) , Nike 869972 401, Zapatillas de Deporte Unisex Adulto Blanco (White) ,

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Keen Chandler CNX, Zapatillas de Senderismo Unisex Niños Azul (Poseidon/Jasmine Green Poseidon/Jasmine Green) , Kangaroos Tchuma - Zapatilla Baja Unisex niños Azul (Royal Blue/Orange 476) Zapatos de Seguridad Ultra-Ligeros - SAFETOE 7329 Zapatos Rojos Trabaja con Tus pies Bien protegidos para Hombres - , ADINUR ZAPATO DE SEGURIDAD TALLA 41 - , Cofra 22130 – 000.w47 Scree S3 SRC – zapatos de seguridad talla 47 NEGRO - Sanuk Beer Cozy Hop Top - Sandalias para mujer - TOMS Canvas Seasonal Classics Alpargata, Zapatillas de Estar por Casa para Mujer Azul eléctrico , Hombres Zapatos De Negocios Zapatos Casuales Tendencia Respirable - , Hush Puppies Vince Victory, Mocasines para Hombre Black , Ernesto Dolani - Zapatos Mujer Negro D3400 - , Nike 861688-002, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Gris (Cool Grey / Cool Grey / Summit White) , shangy idamen Guantes – Bailarinas – Oficina/Vestido/LÄSSIG – Piel sintética – Plano tacón – redondas zapato – Negro/Rosa/Rojo/Blanco, color Rosa - rosa, tamaño us8.5 / eu39 / uk6.5 / cn40 Rosa , Nike mujer s Free 5.0 Tr Fit 5 Brthe Wolf gris/Cyber/Volt/blanco Training zapatos 10 mujer US Wolf Grey/Cyber/Volt/White , Dynafit Trailbreaker W GTX, Zapatillas Deportivas para Interior Mujer Multicolor (Ocean/Malta) , Desert Boots – Botines Chelsea - Piel de ante - Botines para Mujer - Chica - , Sandalia Cuña En Piel Kaki - Salewa WS Multi Track, Zapatillas de Senderismo para Mujer Gris (Cinder / Hot Coral 0726) KHSKX-Pellizco De Roma Pendiente Talon Una Palabra De Perforación De Fondo Plano Con Hebilla Joya Black Treinta Y Siete Thirty-seven , El mejor regalo para mujer y madre Mujer Zapatos Encaje Primavera Verano Pump Básico Zapatos de boda Tacón Stiletto... - , Kitzen Botas Sobre La Rodilla para Mujer Muslo Moda Color De Hechizo PatróN De Piel De Serpiente Botas Moda Botas... - AIKAKA Zapatos de Mujer de Primavera y Verano de Tacón Alto Sandalias de Tacón Alto de Encaje de Gran Tamaño - , Adidas Adizero Defiant Bounce W, Zapatillas de Tenis para Mujer Varios Colores (Rubmis / Ftwbla / Rojnoc) , Base bo603 Fútbol S1P SRC Record Unisex antideslizante con cordones zapatos de seguridad Gris SHOEES Zapatos de Tacón Alto con Punta de Plata Zapatos Femeninos Finos con Los Zapatos Solos OL de OL, do,38 do , Clog - Calzado de uso profesional WOCK - Esterilizable; Antiestático; Antideslizante; Absorción de Impactos Blanco/Naranja Sanita Sandy open - Zuecos de piel mujer Beige - Beige (Nature Leopard / 14) , Gioseppo 41.138, Botas de Nieve Mujer Negro (Black) , UGG Australia Fitchie - Sandalias de Cuña Mujer Oro / Beige Skechers Go Step Lite, Mary Janes para Mujer Marrón (Brown) GTVERNH Muffin De Cuero De Fondo Grueso Cordones Zapatos Ocasionales High Rise Salvaje Estudiantes Zapatos Harajuku Mujeres Solo Los Zapatos. Treinta Y Cinco Blanco white

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Balonmano

“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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