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

Naturino 3972, Zapatillas para Bebés Beige , Noël Mini Regg - Primeros Pasos de Otra Piel Bebé-Niñas Marrón (Cognac) Geox B Rishon B, Zapatillas para Bebés Azul (Navy) , Crocs Crocband Kids, Zuecos con Correa Infantil Verde (Parrot Green/White) , Geox B Waviness B, Zapatillas para Bebés Rojo (Dk Burgundy C7357) Catimini Courlis - Zapatos de Primeros Pasos Bebé-Niñas Beige (13 Vte Grège/Marron Dpf/Milk) , Superfit Moppy, Zapatillas para Bebés Morado (Lila/Rosa 90) , Däumling Benny - Zapatos primeros pasos de cuero para niña Marrón (Turino Tartuffo 89) Geox B Jodie B, Bailarinas para Bebés Azul (Avio/Fuchsia) , CLARYS Zapato Merceditas Ceremonia 1140 Flores Oro - Geox B Kaytan a, Zapatillas para Bebés (Navy C4002) Naturino 4673, Zapatillas para Bebés Blau (Blau) , Geox B Kilwi a, Zapatillas para Bebés Rosa (Lt Pink) Geox B Kaytan H, Botines de Senderismo para Bebés Gris (Grey/Navyc0665) , Geox B Shaax B, Zapatillas para Bebés Azul (Navy C4002) , Superfit Freddy, Sandalias para Bebés Blau (Water Kombi) , Crocs Classicclogk, Zuecos Unisex Niños Azul (Chambray Blue) Geox B New Balu Boy a, Zapatillas para Bebés (Biscuit/Dk Navy C5b4p) , Richter Kinderschuhe Sissi S - Botas de Senderismo Bebé-Niños Wei? (Panna/White) , Geox B Todo Girl A - Zapatillas de Running de Material sintético Bebé-Niños Rosa (Dk Pink) Superfit Mel, Zapatillas para Bebés Rojo (Rot/Rot 50 50) , Falcotto 1616 VL Ankle Boots Niños Piombo-Bianco-Azzurro CLARYS Bota Mercedes 1782 Lazo Blanco , Geox B Jodie a, Bailarinas para Bebés Plateado (Silverc1007) , Superfit Sport7 Mini, Zapatillas para Bebés Azul (Blau/Grün 81 81) Geox B Kilwi G, Zapatillas para Bebés Gris (Grey) , Superfit Freddy, Sandalias para Bebés Grau (Smoke Kombi) Superfit Polly - Sandalias Bebé-Niños Grün (Mint Kombi) Geox B Kilwi Girl, Zapatillas para Bebés Marrón (Smoke Grey/Beige) ,

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Birkenstock new york 87003 - Sandalias para niños - , Salomon XA Pro 3D CSWP J, Zapatillas de Trail Running Unisex Niños Negro (Black/Snorkel Blue) Mammut Nova Mid GTX Kids, Botas de Senderismo Unisex Niños Gris (Graphite / Crimson 000) , Ricosta Sieggi-S, Zapatillas Altas para Niños Gris (Patina/Antra) Talón escarchado, áspero, Salvaje, Fresco, Cabeza Redonda, Zapatillas Antideslizantes Negro , BirkenstockMilano - Tira de Tobillo Niños Negro (Star Wars Darth Vader Black Star Wars Darth Vader) , Grunland CB7034 Robi Ciabatta UOMO P. Nero 42 - XTI Nauticos Atados Hombre Planos Color Azul Marino con Suela Goma y Plantilla de Piel Extraible. Talla 42 - , Santoni MBCN20439BA6CFOSU55 Slip -on Hombre - Diesel Zapatos Sneaker Hombre Cuero cordones Eastcop Starch Azule Nights - Anatomic & Co - Botas de Cuero para Hombre Blank - Zapatos de Seguridad Ultra-Ligeros - SAFETOE 7329 Zapatos Rojos Trabaja con Tus pies Bien protegidos para Hombres - Sandalias Sandalias Y Pantuflas Sandalias De Playa para Hombre Sandalias De Plataforma - SFSYDDY 8 Cm Zapatos De Tacon Alto Hembra Primavera - Verano Laca Piel Zapato Tacon Delgado Pequeño Fresco Vacío... - Slipper CAICOLOR Mirror Pearl Sandals Female Summer Empty Korean Students Zapatos de Playa de Bohemia (Color : Blanco, Tamaño : EU38/UK5.5/CN38) Blanco , Skechers Go Walk 4-Propel, Zapatillas sin Cordones para Mujer Gris (Charcoal Charcoal) Saucony Jazz Original Vintage, Zapatillas de Gimnasia para Mujer - , Geox D6462A 022EW Zapatos Mujeres - shangy idamen Guantes – Bailarinas – outddor/oficina/LÄSSIG – Piel sintética – Plano tacón – Paper24 Zehe – Negro/Rosa/Lila/Beige, color negro - negro, tamaño us6.57 / eu37 / uk4.5 negro - negrNike Aishi (GS) - Zapatillas Unisex Niños - , Botas De Lluvia De Pvcwomen Zapatos De Lona Impermeables,38 - Timberland AF 6IN PREM BT DK BRN NB 10001 - Botas de cuero para hombre Verde Oliva Nike W Free RN CMTR 2017 Prem, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer - , Vans Atwood, Zapatillas de skateboarding, Mujer Azul (Canvas Navy/G 7hl) NJX/ hug Zapatos de mujer-Tacón Robusto-Punta Redonda-Tacones-Casual-Semicuero-Negro / Rojo , red-us8 / eu39 /... - , TGKHUS Sandalias, Dama, Grueso, Tacón, con, Superficial, Hueco, Cuero Hueco, Tacones Altos - , Diadora Glove II Low S3 HRO Sra - Calzado de Protección Unisex Adulto Marrón (Marrone Scuro) Skechers Go Walk Lite-Mira, Náuticos para Mujer Beige (Natural) LFEU - Zapatillas altas Unisex adulto Azul Biomecanics 182154, Zapatillas de Estar por Casa para Bebés Rojo ,

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Primeros pasos

“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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