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

GYHDDP Verano Femenino con Sandalias Finas de Tacón 2 Colores Opcionales, Tamaño Opcional A , Birkenstock Milano, Sandalias con Correa de Tobillo para Niños Azul (Color Sprays Blue Color Sprays Blue) , Camper Bicho, Sandalias Punta Cerrada para Niños Azul (Navy 410) , Birkenstock 1004375 - Sandalias con Tira de Sintético Niños Azul (Multicolore Spiderman Action Blue Marvel) , Timberland Tisbury 2 Strap, Sandalias de Punta Descubierta Unisex Niños Multicolor (Canteen Naturebuck) Timberland Eagle Island Sandalmykonos Blue Webbing, Sandalias de Punta Descubierta Unisex Niños Azul (Mykonos Blue Webbing) Birkenstock Kids TAORMINA BF DD 310283 - Zuecos SILBER / ICE PEARL Mondstein , Biomecanics Sandalias y Chanclas para Niño, Color Azul, Marca, Modelo Sandalias Y Chanclas para Niño 182181 Azul Azul , Pablosky, 001126, Sandalia marino de Niños Marino Verano, Sandalias de Tacón áspero, Estilo Romano, Tacones Altos, Zapatillas de Palabra Femenina Blanco Sandalias, Verano, Nuevo, Cuero Genuino, Dedo del pie Abierto, Tacón Alto, Tacón Grueso, Color Mezclado, Salvaje, Sandalias (Altura: 5 cm) Blanco El Naturalista Kids E290, Sandalias con Punta Cerrada para Niños Verde (Kaki / Piedra) , Sandalias, Tacón Alto, Verano, Cuero Genuino, Tacón Grueso, Punta Redonda, Hebilla, Sandalias Decorativas metálicas Negro Timberland Adventure Seeker 2 Strap, Sandalias Unisex Niños Gris (Steeple Grey F49) Pablosky 028516, Sandalias con Punta Cerrada para Niños Varios Colores Birkenstock Gizeh Birko-Flor, Chanclas para Niñas Blanco - Wei? (Frozen Elsa And Olaf White) Birkenstock Kids Gizeh, Sandalias Unisex Niños Blanco (White Varnish) Birkenstock Milano, Sandalias con Correa de Tobillo para Niños Negro (Vert Seaweed Black Vert Seaweed Black) Pablosky 024426, Sandalias con Punta Cerrada para Niños Azul , BALDUCCI 10281 Sandalias Boy Amarillo Pablosky 583286, Sandalias con Punta Cerrada para Niños Verde , Crocs Bump It K - Zuecos con Correa, Niño Blu (Cerulean Blue) GIOSEPPO zapatos sandalias de la muchacha 31863-13 DIMA Fucsia , Reef Grom Roundhouse - Sandalias de Material sintético Niños Negro - Negro Vans Authentic, Zapatillas de skateboarding Unisex Avorio (Blanc de Blanc) , Garvalín 172492, Sandalias con Punta Cerrada para Niños Grey Birkenstock Gizeh Birko-Flor, Chanclas para Niñas Hueso - Elfenbein (Magic Galaxy White) , Sandalia Pablosky 567326 Niño Color Marino (29, Azul) - , Pablosky 583856, Sandalias con Punta Cerrada para Niños Gris ,

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

KPHY-La Caída De La Nueva Coreano Todo Partido Zapatos Retro Estilo Británico Negro Zapatos De Cuero Zapatos De... - Nike Nike Revolution 3 (GS) - Zapatillas Deportivas, Niños, Azul - (Blue Orbit/Black-Blue Jay-White) , Birkenstock - New York, Sandalias de Talón Abierto Niños Azul (Navy) , Zapatos de Hombre Primavera/Otoño Nuevos Hombres Zapatos Casuales British LUN Moda Cuero Soft Bottom Hombre Mocasines... - , Zapatos De Cuero para Hombres Zapatos De Cuero para Negocios Zapatos De Vestir De Moda Zapatos Casuales - , Zapatos de Negocios para Hombres Zapatos Informales de Fondo Suave Zapatos Lok Fu Zapatos de Moda nuevos Negro... - , Availcx Clarks Vennor Walk, Zapatos de Cordones Derby para Hombre - , Padders Solar - Zapatillas de casa de cuero para hombre - , Zapatillas DC WES Kremer M Shoe XCCG Marron Hombre - , Waldläufer 632002-300-194 - Zapatos de Cordones Para Hombre - , Wolky Rio Señoras Velcro Moderna Sandalia - VIVIOO Tacón Alto Bombas Zapatos De Mujer Zapatos De Punta Redonda De Verano Dulces Zapatos De Boda De La Fiesta Zapatos De Tacón Cuadrado Simples Hebilla, Beige, 6 Beige Moschino Zapatillas de Material Sintético Para Mujer - D2400 tronchetto donna GUESS scarpe nero/grigio scuro boot shoe woman - , PREMIATA SCARPE DONNA CONNY 1493 AI17 - El mejor regalo para mujer y madre Mujer Zapatos Poliuretano Primavera Verano Botas de Moda Sandalias Tacón Cuadrado... - , MELLUSO K55025 Sandalias Negras Mujer Plataforma Correa Dos Bandas - , Adidas FLB W, Zapatillas de Deporte para Mujer Azul (Azuhie / Griper / Gum4) , KESI Zapatos de mujer, zapatos de mujer, además de cachemir, alto para ayudar, versión coreana, encaje, salvaje... - Hope Plataformas De Tacón Alto De Las Mujeres De La Plataforma De Las Sandalias De Las Sandalias del Vestido del... - , Hush Puppies Women s Epic Clog, Dark Brown Leather, 41.5 B(M) EU/7.5 B(M) UK - SOHOEOS sandalias de plataforma abierta zapatos de plataforma grueso mujer verano nueva palabra de moda estudiante... - , Colmar Bradbury Harmony 154 White Rose Gold - Botas de invierno del ventilador han pu TALÓN TALÓN grueso tubo grande dama con Martin botas,brown,40 - Bombas De La Moda De Ladys Zapatos De Aguja De Aguja De La Boda Zapatos De Noche Negros Cómodos De La Señora - , adidas Terrex Swift Solo - Botas de montaña unisex Negro (Black/Black/Lead 0) , Vans Authentic, Zapatillas de Tela Unisex Negro (Black/White) , Clog - Calzado de uso profesional WOCK - Esterilizable; Antiestático; Antideslizante; Absorción de Impactos Naranja/Blanco Tamaris - Botas de Piel para mujer Rojo Rot (RED 500) JPMBB Mochila, color azul y gris Azul y Gris Verde ,

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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