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

Bellota Click S3 - Botas (talla 46) - Panama Jack Panama 03 Aviator - Botas Clasicas Hombre Marrón (Bark C22) JCB - Botas de Otra Piel para hombre marrón , Cabeza redonda Retro de Inglaterra Martin botas de cuero botas de otoño e invierno los hombres , black , 41 black North Face T0CDF6, Botas De Senderismo para Hombre Negro (Tnf Black/Tnf Black) Rieker 17652, Botas Cortas, Hombre Negro (Schwarz/Bordeaux/01) Grisport - Botas de cuero para hombre Marrón Panama Jack Bota Panama, Botas de Piel con Forro de Piel, Hombre Marrón Herren Freizeitschuhe Dress Bergsteigen Herbst Outdoor Stiefel Mode Rutschen Schwarzbraun Grau Cat Footwear Holton SB - Botas de seguridad para hombre Marrón (Honey) , CHIRUCA TROFEO 01 Verde Goodyear G138843C - Botas (piel serraje, talla 46) color azul - Clarks Desert bota del tobillo Marrón - Marrón , Dr. Martens 1460, Botas Militares Unisex Adulto Negro (Black Smooth) , Clarks Chilver Hi GTX - Botas de Cuero Hombre Marrón (Dark Brown Nub) , Dr Martens Botas Vintage Pascal II (Negro) Negro Aleader Performance - Botas de Material Sintético para hombre OrangeR , CP-Schuhe - Botas de Material Sintético para hombre Negro negro Dr. Martens Original 1490 - Botines con cordones unisex Negro , Rockport Trail Technique Waterproof Mid, Botas Desert para Hombre Negro (Black) , Portwest Unisex Steelite Mid Cut Nubuck botas de trabajo SB (FW31), color negro, talla 41.5 negro , Dr. Martens - Botas para hombre Marrón - Marrón Oscuro , Timberland Stormbuck Pull-on, Botas Chelsea para Hombre Negro (Black Smooth) Portwest FW31HOR46 - Botas de seguridad (talla 46) Miel , Botas de Nieve Hombre Zapatos Al Aire Libre Boots Invierno Alto Rise Cuero Cálido Calentar Gris Loake Hombres Negro 290B Polished Chelsea Botas Negro , Gran Botas De Invierno De Cachemira De Invierno De Los Hombres Botas De Cuero De Terciopelo Zapatos De Hombre Blue , Clarks Kenley, Botines para Hombre Azul (Navy Suede) TOTO - Botas de Piel para hombre

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Vans Authentic, Zapatillas Unisex Bebé Azul (Stars/Blue) , mysChuck Taylor - Zapatillas altas Niños Skechers Grambler-Zeem, Zapatillas para Niños Negro (Black Bbk) , DC Shoes Heathrow TX Le - Zapatos para Hombre ADYS700115 - Element Topaz C3, Zapatillas para Hombre Wei? Jomos 314304, Zapatillas Hombre Mehrfarbig (Nu?/Ozean) , Sanita San-Chef Slipper-s2, Mocasines Unisex Adulto Blanco (White 1) Zapatos de Seguridad Ultra-Ligeros - SAFETOE 7329 Zapatos Rojos Trabaja con Tus pies Bien protegidos para Hombres Negro Timberland Heritage 2 Eye, Mocasines para Hombre Navy , Keen Uneek Flat Sandalias Gris Clarks Step Isle Lace, Zapatos de Cordones Derby para Hombre Azul (Navy Canvas) , Wash & Go wagg14410 Zueco cerrado, 41, color azul - Calzado Deportivo para Mujer, Color Azul, Marca Yellow, Modelo Calzado Deportivo para Mujer Yellow Jade Azul - Merrell Terran Lattice II, Sandalias con Punta Abierta Para Mujer Beige (Taupe Taupe) , Botosvalverde 746FR Bota hípica equitación marrón piel Valverde del Camino - , Heart&M Mujer Zapatos PU microfibra sintético Primavera Otoño Confort Oxfords Tacón Plano Dedo redondo Con Con... - , Adidas ZX Flux NPS - Zapatillas Unisex - ZHZNVX Zapatos de Mujer Cuero Confort Primavera Verano Sandalias de Tacón de Cuña para los eventuales Oro Plata... - , Dockers by Gerli 40cr201-686929, Zapatillas para Mujer - , Justin Reece 4400 - Botas de Ante para mujer - , Liu Jo Mujeres Superior Primavera/Verano 2018 Mainapps - ZJM- Pastoralism Slipper Sandalias Trilobal Sandalias de Verano Creativo Cómodo Estilo Étnico (Color : Amarillo... - Asolo Asama ML, Zapatillas de Senderismo Para Mujer beige (ice / cendre) , Joy Colors Sneakers Beig - Zapatillas para mujer, - , Zapatillas de tenis Bella Bella GEL-Court, Blanco / Plateado / Blanco, 5.5 M US - , Botas de nieve de invierno Botas cortas ocio más grueso Botas de montaña , brown , 40 - , Oxypas Lucia, Zapatos de Seguridad para Mujer Blanco (White Flr) , Clog - Calzado de uso profesional WOCK - Esterilizable; Antiestático; Antideslizante; Absorción de Impactos Blanco/Rojo , Dr. Martens 1460, Botas Militares Unisex Adulto Negro (Milled Smooth 8 Eye) , Geox B Kilwi Girl B, Zapatillas para Bebés (Navy C4002) ,

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Botas

“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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