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

TGKHUS Sandalias, Señoras, Pescados, Boca, Impermeable, Plataforma, Zapatos Azul , BFMEI Sandalias Sra. De Tacón Alto Sandalias De Punta De Moda Zapatillas (40-48) Color PPFME Zapatos De Tacón Alto Con Tacón Alto Para Mujer Zapatos De Tacón Zapatos De Tacón De Aguja Peep Toe De Trabajo Zapatos De Trabajo Black , Birkenstock Gizeh Birko-Flor, Chanclas para Mujer Violett (Lilac Lack) , TGKHUS Sandalias Lady Mariposa Rhinestone Bolsillo Cabeza Inclinada Palabra Hebilla Bolsillo Zapatos Rosado , ZFYSS Verano Tiene Hebillas Rough Tacones Sandalias Tacones De 10 Cm De Alto Gamuza Bromeando Dedos De Los Pies Zapatos De Mujer.Treinta Y Cuatro De Color Albaricoque Apricot color , Crocs Sloane Platform - Sandalias de sintético Mujer Negro (Black) , BFMEI Zapatillas De Verano Moda Casual Chanclas De Tacón Alto Zapatillas Antideslizantes Sandalias De Mujer Black Birkenstock Mayari Birko-Flor, Sandalias de Dedo Mujer Blanco (Graceful Antique Lace) Sandalias de Las Señoras Summer Hollow Transpirables Flip-Flops Tacones Planos de Moda Casual al Aire Libre Cerca de los Zapatos del Dedo del pie Blanco , Birkenstock Mayari Birko-Flor, Sandalias de Dedo Mujer Stone , NGRDX&G Sandalias De Playa De Suela Gruesa Sandalias De Mujer Zapatos De Mujer, Negro, 38 Black Sandalias, Dedo del pie Abierto, legbands, Mujeres, Verano, Tacones Gruesos, Tacones Altos, Zapatos de Mujer Negro , Birkenstock Gizeh Birko-Flor, Chanclas para Mujer Pink (Check Rose) , Fly London Tram723fly, Sandalias de Talón Abierto para Mujer Negro (Black) , TGKHUS Sandalias, Señoras, Pescados, Boca, Impermeable, Plataforma, Zapatos Azul , Birkenstock Gizeh Birko-Flor, Chanclas para Mujer Pink (Pink Lack) , Sandalias de Las Sandalias de Las Sandalias de Tacón de Cuña de Las Mujeres de la Moda de Primavera Verano Comodidad Zapatos al Aire Libre Tamaño 35-42 Dark Yellow , Les Tropéziennes Par M. Belarbi Biniou - Sandalias de Vestir de Cuero Mujer Negro - Negro Vanessa Bruno Sandale, Sandalia con Pulsera para Mujer Rojo (Bordeaux 566) TGKHUS Sandalias, Señoras, Baile, Zapatos, Cuero, Terciopelo, Fondo Suave, Moderno Plata Birkenstock Mayari Birko-Flor, Sandalias de Dedo Mujer Plata Cinta de Palabra, Arco, Cabeza Redonda, Tacón Fino, Punta Abierta, Sandalias (Color : Negro, Tamaño : with Height 8cm-40) - Spring Summer New Denim para Mujeres Canvas Side Zipper Sandalias de Cabeza de Pescado Slope Lace Hollow Shoes Slive Vanessa Bruno Sandale, Sandalia con Pulsera para Mujer Rojo (Bordeaux 566) , Crocs Crocband Flip, Chanclas Unisex Adulto Rojo (Pepper/White) Skechers Gratis-Lacey, Zapatillas para Mujer Negro/Blanco Crocs Swiftwater Mesh Sandal W Navy, Sandalias con Cuña Para Mujer Blu (Navy) Birkenstock Gizeh Leder, Chanclas para Mujer Plateado (Metallic Silver Metallic Silver) ,

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Euro-Dan - Calzado de protección de Piel para hombre Negro negro - Salomon X Ultra 3 GTX, Zapatilla de Velcro para Hombre - Nike Fi Premiere, Zapatillas de Golf para Hombre - , Cofra 17040 – 001.w43 Talla 43 S3 SRC – Zapatillas de seguridad Menelik, color negro - , Salomon X-Scream 3D - Zapatillas para Hombre Azul (Union Blue / Gentiane / Gecko Green) Tommy Hilfiger M2285oon 2a1, Zapatillas para Hombre - Grisport grs852 deslizamiento – 44 – Zapatos de seguridad, talla: 44, negro (Pack de 2) - , OME&QIUMEI Verano Sandalias Tejidas A Mano Hombres Sandalias De Montaña Calzado Antideslizante Transpirable Ahuecado Casual Sandalias De Hombres 40 Black Negro Cofra JE014 – 000.w42 slowplay S3 SRC – zapatos de seguridad talla 42 MARRÓN - , Toms Classic University Gris Blanco Stripes Hombres Alpargatas Slipons Zapatos - Palladium Pallabrousse Baggy, Zapatillas Altas para Hombre Gris (Rainy Day/String K82) , Insun - Náuticos de Piel para hombre Red , Pablosky 836020, Mocasines para Niñas Azul Botín - Tacón - Cremallera - Serraje - Cuero - , Li Ye Feng Shop Europa y los Estados Unidos ahuecan el partido negro señalado tacones altos moda doble costura... - , RTRY Zapatos de mujer invierno Materiales personalizados novedad moda botas botas Stiletto talón puntera redonda... - , Skechers D Lites-Biggest Fan, Zapatillas de Deporte para Mujer Azul Marino/Blanco Adidas Ultraboost St W, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Gris (Carbon/Ftwbla/Azutiz 000) Nike 844973-800, Zapatillas de Deporte para Mujer - New Balance 1080v8, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Azul (Clear Sky/Vivid Coral/Black Clear Sky/Vivid Coral/Black) RENHONG Sandalias De Tacón Alto De Verano para Mujer De Terciopelo Rojo con Flores De Tacón Rojo Negro Rosa,Black-37 - , Sandalias Delgadas Cinturón Palabra Abierta Palabra Hebilla de Tacón de Aguja Sandalias de Tacón Alto Zapatos... - , Zapatos Invisibles de Aumento de Zapatos Blancos de Mujer, Zapatos Bajos Gruesos de Verano nuevos de la Caída,... - , Rox R Totem, Zapatillas de Deporte Unisex Adulto - , Nike 332148-500, Zapatillas de Deporte para Mujer - , Mizuno Wave Hayate 3 (W), Zapatillas de Running para Asfalto para Mujer, Negro - Columbia BL1630 Botas de Material Sintético para Mujer - Vans WM Atwood, Zapatillas para Mujer Rosa (Speckle) , RoseG - Zapatillas altas Mujer , AicciAizzi Mujer Mini Tacon Sandalias De Vestir Rhinestone Gold ,

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Sandalias y chanclas

“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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