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

Polo Ralph Lauren Zapatos de Cordones Para Niño , Ricosta 67 4022900 - Zapatillas de Piel Para Niño Grises Richter Kinderschuhe Ola, Zapatos de Cordones Derby para Niños Marrón (Espresso/Muskat/Ink 9201) Andanines Blucher 172073 Ceniza Ceniza , Boni Classic Shoes - Zapatos de cordones de Otra Piel para niño Daim Marron , Geox J Alonisso B, Zapatillas para Niños Gris (Grey/Black) Kickers Orin Derby, Botas Niños Azul (Dark Blue) , Kickers Fragma Strap Zapatillas con Velcro para Chico Negro TOMMY HILFIGER - Zapato de cordones verde militar de nubuck, lengüeta de tejido, cordones elásticos, Niño, Niños - , Timberland Zip Trail Fishermancanteen, Sandalias de Punta Descubierta Unisex Niños Verde (Canteen) , Bobux Su Jump Sandal, Sandalias con Punta Cerrada Unisex Niños Azul (Navy 723416) Converse Chuck Taylor All Star, Zapatillas de Lona Infantil Negro , Ben Sherman Clash Youth, Zapatos de Cordones Derby para Niños Black (Black) Zapatillas Adidas DURAMA 2K BA7412 Multicolor , Loud + Proud Halbschuhe, Zapatos de Cordones Derby Unisex Niños Rosa (Coral Co) , Timberland Classic, Zapatos de Cordones Oxford Unisex Niños Negro (Black Nubuck 001) Find Zapato Blucher de Piel con Calados para Hombre Marrón (Tan) , Keen - Hikeport - Zapatillas de Travesã­a Black/Blue Jewel Pablosky 328510, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Negro (Negro 328510) , Converse CTAS Hi PC Leather, Zapatillas Altas Unisex Niños Grigio (Thunder/Black/White) , Richter Kinderschuhe Linz, Zapatos de Cordones Derby para Niños Azul (Atlantic 7200) Startrite Zapatos De La Escuela Superior De Theo Muchachos Negro Start Rite John - Zapatos de Cordones de otras pieles niño Marrón Find Zapato Blucher de Piel con Calados para Hombre Marrón (Tan) , Richter Kinderschuhe Infos S, Zapatos de Cordones Derby para Niños Beige (Cognac) Converse CTAS Hi PC Leather, Zapatillas Altas Unisex Niños Blu (Midnight Navy/Inked/Black) Pablosky 320020, Zapatillas para Niñas Azul Gorila Grip, Zapatillas de Deporte Unisex Niños Azul Pablosky Zapatos Ceremonia Niños, Color Azul, Marca, Modelo Zapatos Ceremonia Niños 005926 Azul Azul

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Negro Jardines Junior Niño Sneaker a623950 m-200 Zapatillas Deportivas con Velcro - adidas Messi 16.4 TF J, Botas de Fútbol Para Niños Blue Kamik SCOOTERG - Zapatillas de Trekking y Senderismo de Cuero Niños^Niñas Azul Fila Hombres Blanco / Azul Marino / Rojo Cage Zapatillas - ZPFDY Zapatos De Cuero Juvenil De Estilo Europeo Y Estadounidense para Hombres De Negocios De Moda Casual - , Jurine 957617 - Zapato antideslizante (talla L) - , Asics Gel-Lyte III Zapatillas Bajas, Unisex - , Geox U Smart D, Zapatillas para Hombre - , Timberland Altamont Fisherman Tan, 79092, Color Marrón - SEBOY S Mocasines de Piel Para Hombre * - Nike Zoom Stefan Janoski Cnvs, Zapatillas de Skateboarding para Hombre Blanco (Summit White/Black 100) , Timberland Bradstreet Leather Sensorflex, Botas Chukka para Hombre Amarillo (Wheat Nubuck) HJHY® Sexy Sandalias de Verano para Mujeres de Tacón Alto de Europa y América Sandalias con Punta Abierta Gun Color , RTRY Zapatos de mujer Moda Invierno Botas de cuero Nappa Slouch botas botas botas de tacón Chunky Thigh-High Casual... - , K-Swiss - Zapatillas de tenis/pádel de mujer hypercourt express - DEPORTIVO CETTI - KAK, 38 - Skechers Gratis 22758-Bbk, Zapatillas para Mujer Negro New Balance 373, Zapatillas Hombre Azul (Azul Marino/Rojo) , New Balance W420v4, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Gris (Grey/Blue) , Nike Wmns Lunartempo Calzado deportivo Formación BLACK/SUNSET GLOW-PINK POW-FUCHSIA GLOW Cafè Noir LDA522228380 228 BLU 41 Slip-on Suede - , khskx-the versión coreana de la nueva verano zapatos de zapatos de tacón alto de pescado boca impermeable con... - , Blandipie Montana V Piton - Calzado Tovipie para Pies Delicados y Especiales con Velcro y Estampado de Serpiente - , ZCJB Sandalias Planas Femeninas Gruesas Zapatos De Mujer De Tacón Medio Bajo Sandalias Y Zapatillas De Estudiante... - Fitflop The Skinny Z Cross Mujer Sandalias Nude - , Reebok Royal Complete CLN, Zapatillas de Tenis para Mujer Blanco (White/Pewter 000) YMFIE Sandalias Planas de la Manera Simple de la Comodidad del Verano Sandalias Antideslizantes de Las Vacaciones... - Victoria Orange Vermillion Naranja DIDIDD Sex Puntiagudo con Zapatos de Mujer de Cuero en Europa en Invierno Zapatos de Cremallera Lateral de Tacón Alto,Beige,37 Beige , Punta de primavera con la ultra-luz-novias matrimonio solo zapato ,negro,34 black ,

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Zapatos de cordones

“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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