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

Birkenstock 1004375 - Sandalias con Tira de Sintético Niños Mehrfarbig (Star Wars Bb-8 Gray) , Keen Moxie K Sandalias Para Niños Plateado Zapatillas ZHANGRONG- Noches DE Boda Nocturna Nocturna Bolsas DE Joyas Bolsillos FLOTANTES Dolly Zapatos (Color : A, Tamaño : EU37/UK4.5-5/CN37) A Geox J Borealis Boy C, Sandalias Punta Cerrada para Niños Azul (Navy/Avioc0700) , Geox Jr Sandal Strada a, Sandalias para Niños Azul (Royal/White) , Pablosky, 001126, Sandalia marino de Niños Azul , Chicco Sandalia de Niño Sandal Cortez , Birkenstock - Taormina, Sandalia con Pulsera Niñas Blanco (Magic Galaxy White) Kickers Solaz, Sandalias para Bebés Azul (Bleu) Pablosky Cangrejera Baby Unisex-Adulto BLANCO Sandalias, Tacones Altos, Tacones Gruesos, Arcos, Redondos, Tacones, Sandalias Gris Pablosky 029526, Sandalias con Punta Cerrada para Niños Azul Geox Jr Sandal Strada a, Sandalias para Niños Gris (Grey/Red) Sandalias, Tacón Alto, Verano, Cuero Genuino, Tacón Grueso, Punta Redonda, Hebilla, Sandalias Decorativas metálicas Negro , Reef AHI - Chancletas de material sintético para niño Multicolor (Aqua/Green) , Cabeza Cuadrada, Arcos, Sandalias y Zapatillas, Remaches, Tacón Medio, Sandalias de Deslizamiento Blanco , Corteza Gruesa, bizcocho, Fondo Plano, Zapatos de Playa, Moda, Casual, Versión Coreana, Sandalias al Aire Libre Negro , Reef Grom Crossover, Sandalias para Niños Multicolor (Brown/Red) , Reef Grom Roundhouse - Sandalias de Material sintético Niños Negro - Negro , Pediped Mark, Sandalias con Punta Cerrada para Niños Azul (Shadow Blue Sb) ZHANGRONG- Happy Feet Ladies Fold Up Shoes - Bombas de Ballet Plegable Varios Tamaños y Colores Disponibles (Color : B, Tamaño : EU36/UK4/CN36) B , Primigi 1394722 Sandalias Niño Marròn , Primigi 1397811 Sandalias Niño Azul Gioseppo 43646 Chancletas Niños Blanco Biomecanics Sandalias y Chanclas para Niño, Color Azul, Marca, Modelo Sandalias Y Chanclas para Niño 182181 Azul Azul , Zapatillas ZHANGRONG Moda Femenina de Verano Fuera de la Cuesta Sandalias Gruesas (Color : Blanco, Tamaño : EU36/UK3.5/CN35) Blanco Geox Jr Sandal Strada a, Sandalias para Niños Gris (Grey/Red) , Pablosky 584896, Sandalias con Punta Cerrada para Niños Marrón , Keen Moxie K Sandalias Para Niños Verde ,

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Adidas Nemeziz Messi Tango 17.3 TF J, Botas de Fútbol Unisex Niños Multicolor (Tinuni / Vealre / Negbas 000) , Elten 2063590-72.120-39, toby motivación, bajo la eds s2, hola, multicolor, - , Zapatos De Tacon Alto, Señaló Sandalias Tacon, Lado Vacío, Baotou,Blanco,Eu39Cn40 - , Nike Mens Super.Fly Team 2 Synthetic Sandals - , Art Alpine20 877, Zapatillas de Estar por Casa para Hombre - adidas adidasalphabounce Beyond m - Alphabounce Beyond M Adulto, Unisex Hombres Core Black/Core Black/Ash Green , forestales botas S3 de corte con clase de protección 2 en ISO 20345: 2001 S3 Negro – Talla 40 - , Mephisto - Zuecos de Piel Lisa Hombre - , NBWE Zapatos Deportivos De Ocio Para Hombres Zapatillas Running Mocasines De Cuero Genuino,Black-39 - Vans U Era Perf Leather - Zapatillas Unisex Negro (Perf Leather Black) , HUDSON LAKE - Botas de Piel para hombre marrón , SEGARRA 3001 NEGRO Negra , Feidaeu - Brogue Hombre negro , Birkenstock Classic GIZEH BF LACK 345081 - Zuecos para mujer Oro YMFIE Sandalias de Verano Sandalias de Tacón Alto con Sandalias de Moda Casual al Aire Libre Zapatos de Playa,... - Adidas Swift Run W, Zapatillas de Gimnasia para Mujer Negro (Negbás / Negbás / Ftwbla 000) Nike Flyknit Racer Zapatillas de Deporte, Unisex Adultos Azul / Negro / Rosa (Game Royal / Black-pink Flash) , Puma Descendant V4 Wn s, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer - , Cushe - Zapatillas de tenis para mujer - Gabor Shoes Gabor Jollys, Mules para Mujer - GTVERNH Verano De Fondo Grueso Mujeres Zapatillas Ocio Impermeable De Alta Zapatillas De Tacon De 7Cm Plataforma... - Rouge 181RGK703 0052 - Tobillo bajo de Piel Lisa Mujer - , Converse Youth Chuck Taylor Allstar Speciality Hi Lace-Up, Color Rosa, Talla 41 C/D EU Mujer/40.5 D(M) EU Hombres Papel Rosa , PLAKTON Zuecos Mujer - , XIE Sandalias de Las Mujeres del Verano de Tacón Alto de Diamantes Cabeza Redonda Correa de Tacón Alto Diamante... - , Reebok Cl Outdoor - Zapatilla Baja Mujer - , Converse All Star Zapatos Personalizados (Producto Handmade) Artístico , ZFNYY Los Zapatos Planos Femeninos Forman los Zapatos Acentuados Perezosos Ocasionales Cómodos Cómodos - HSXZ- Botas de lona para mujer, con muelle, cómodas, para casual, color rojo, negro y blanco, blanco, US6.5-7 / EU37 / UK4.5-5 / CN37 blanco , Birkenstock Arizona, Sandalias con Hebilla Unisex Adulto Negro (Royal Python Black) ,

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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