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

HORZE Botas de Doma Rover Negro (BL) , LGK&FA Martin Boots Female Short Boots Female Short Tube Handsome Locomotive Boots Female Thirty-Five Camel Color Camel color LGK&FA Taskmaster Old Suede High Heel Shoes Female Fashion Color Matching Buckle Martin Boots Short Boots. Thirty-Six Green green , Caldene - Botas de equitación para mujer Chocolate Horze invierno Jodhpur, económico, color Black(BL), tamaño 38 Black(BL) , LGK&FA with A Pair of Super High Heels A Waterproof Drill and A Pair of Sandals. Thirty-Seven Black black HORZE Botas de Doma Rover Negro (BL) LGK&FA Socks Boots Women s Shoes Pointed and Thin Boots Red Middle Tube Boots Winter High Heels. Thirty-Nine Gules gules Kerbl Reitstiefelette Classic - Polainas/chaparreras de hípica, color negro, talla 41 negro , LGK&FA Round Head Flat Bottom Real Leather Students Joker Short Boots Lovers Martin Shoes. Forty-Four Black black , LGK&FA Sequins Super High Heels Women s Shoes Fish Mouths Waterproof Tables and Fine Shoes. Thirty-Seven Black black Mark Todd Chetwode - Botas con cremallera frontal negro negro Talla:Size 40 Negro hoboshoes Tren Botines kängi, Dark Brown, negro, 40 EU negro , LGK&FA Tacones Altos Cabezas Puntiagudas Tacones Altos Mujeres Solteras Botas Cortas Martin Y Zapatos Desnudos de 9 Cm Cuarenta Café Coffee LGK&FA The Sandals Are Thin and Empty. Thirty-Eight Apricot Color Apricot color kängi Botines de on ice negro negro , Dublin - Botas de equitación de Piel para mujer Negro negro , LGK&FA Round Head Waterproof Table Rough Super High Heel Lady Short Martin and Bare Boots Shoes. Thirty-Seven Blackish Green Blackish green , Dublin - Botas de equitación de Piel para mujer Negro negro HORZE Botas de Doma Rover Negro (BL) , SHAOYE Mujer Zapatos Cuero de Napa Invierno Botas de nieve Botas Botines/Hasta el Tobillo Mitad de Gemelo Para Casual Negro Color Camello Borgoña , camel , us8.5 / eu39 / uk6.5 / cn40 camel , LGK&FA Fashion Heeled Shoes Zona Belt Diamond Buckles Sandals Toes and High Heels. Thirty-Six Silvery silvery LGK&FA Small Square Joint Stockings Boots Spring and Summer Boots High Heels and Martin Boots. Thirty-Four Apricot Color Apricot color LGK&FA Short Boots Suede Pointed Shoes High Heels Bow Ties Short Boots. Thirty-Five Green green , Horze invierno Jodhpur, económico, color Black(BL), tamaño 13 Black(BL) , LGK&FA with A Pair of Toe Sandals Fashion Satin and Coloured Banquet Heels. Thirty-Nine Black black LGK&FA Sandalias De Tacón Con Áspero Tacones Y Tacones Altos 39 Golden Golden BROGINI TIVOLI NEGRO BOTAS DE MONTAR DE PIEL - CREMALLERA FRONTAL - ESPUELA TACHONES - ANTIDESLIZANTE SUELA DE AGARRE - 42/8 - LGK&FA Toe Sandals High Heels Waterproof Tables and Women s Heels. Thirty-Three Golden Golden

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Timberland Griffin Park, Botas Chukka para Niños FORGED IRON , WLG Sandalias de Hebilla de Palabra Femenina Fina con Sandalias de Tacón Alto de Zapatos Salvajes de Verano,Rojo,39 rojo , CHIRUCA Surinam 02 - , Feidaeu Zapatos Hombre - Elten 2063034 - Baja zapatos de seguridad runabout esd tamaño s2 36 - Haix - Botas para hombre - , Zapatos De Cuero De Los Hombres Ocasionales Negocio Punta Redonda Cinta Suave Primavera Verano Otoño Invierno... - , PORTMANNChukka Boots - Botines Desert hombre - , Wrangler WM172000 Botas Hombre azul marino , Mystic Sneakers Wet Shoes 2017 - High 46 - , Base B119 - Botas para hombre negro njx/zapatos de la mujer Chunky tacón señaló Toe Oxfords oficina y carrera/Fiesta y tarde/vestido/casual negro/... - , ZHIRONG Sandalias de la cuesta del verano de las mujeres plataforma impermeable Rhinestone mariposa nudo Bohemia tejido grueso playa inferior zapatos 10.5cm ( Color : Azul , Tamaño : EU39/UK6/CN39 ) Azul , XZGC Verano con Una Palabra Áspera Sandalias Sexy con Tacones Altos - , Northwest Territory Ladies Montana/Pino Totalmente Impermeable Senderismo/Senderismo Cordones Trainer Shoe gris/gris , Steve Madden Christel Sneaker, Zapatillas para Mujer - QIN&X Bloque de Mujer Tacones Peep Toe Sandalias - , Arnaldo Toscani Botine 9026504 Mujer - , Ecco Cool 2.0, Zapatillas para Mujer - , Converse CTAS OX, Zapatillas Unisex Adulto Rosa (Light Orchid/Light Orchid 523) Adidas Originals Gazelle, Zapatillas de Deporte Unisex Adulto Morado (Sup Purple/Sup Purple/O White) Salomon ADV Skin 5 Mochila, Unisex Adulto, Azul (Spectrum Blue), 2XS Azul (spectrum blue) , Converse Monocrome All Star Hi - Zapatilla Alta Unisex Adulto - , Toms Classics - Alpargatas para mujer Drizzle Grey Metallic , SED Red de Flores de Encaje de Primavera Y Verano Fresco con una Gruesa Sandalias de Boca de Pescado de Tacón Alto Botas Únicas Sex,Negro,38 Negro , Converse All Star Zapatos Personalizados (Producto Handmade) con Bandera Americana (USA) Yalanshop Zapatillas Frescas y Mujeres de Verano Usan Zapatos de Tacón Alto con Tacones para Zapatos de Playa para Mujer 1Color , Regatta Lady Fairweather, Botas de Goma de Seguridad para Mujer Morado (Fig/Roseblus) Timberland Toddle Tracks, Botas para Niños Azul (Outerspace) Naturino - Zapatos primeros pasos de Piel para niña Bourdeaux -

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Botas de equitación

“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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