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

PUMA Mobium Elite Zapatilla de Running Señora Rosa Under Armour UA Rapid, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Negro (Black/ White/ White (001) 001) Nike Wmns Revolution 3 W, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Gris (Gris (Dark Grey/White-black)) Ryka Intent XT 2 Sr - Zapatillas de Running Para Mujer Negro/Cromo Plateado , Under Armour UA Rapid, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Negro (Black/ White/ White (001) 001) Reebok Sublite XT Cushion 2.0 MT, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Morado (Lilac Shadow / Fresh Blue / White / Pewter) , Nike Free RN 2017, Zapatillas de Entrenamiento para Mujer Negro (Black/Anthracite-dark Grey-cool Grey 003) , Asics California 78 Ex, Zapatillas de Running Unisex Adulto Rojo (Paprika/Glacier Grey 2296) , NJX/ hug Zapatos de mujer-Tacón Cuña-Cuñas / Creepers-Tacones-Vestido / Casual / Deporte / Fiesta y Noche-Cuero Patentado-Negro / Oro , golden-us8 / eu39 / uk6 / cn39 , golden-us8 / eu39 / uk6 / cn39 golden-us8 / eu39 / uk6 / cn39 , Nike Wmns Tanjun, Zapatillas para Mujer, Negro (Black/White) Nike Wmns Air Relentless 5, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Gris (Bl Grey / Pnk Blst-mtlc Hmtt-wht) , Adidas Tubular Doom PK Primeknit, vintage white/lgh solid grey/core black Vintage White/Lgh Solid Grey/Core Black New Balance 1080v8, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Azul (Clear Sky/Vivid Coral/Black Clear Sky/Vivid Coral/Black) , Asics Gel-Cumulus 19, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Turquesa (Aruba Blue/Aruba Blue/Marron Turkish Bleu Tile 8888) Nike W Dualtone Racer, Zapatillas de Entrenamiento para Mujer Multicolor (Barely Grey/Obsidian-barely Rose-white 010) Under Armour UA Rapid, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Negro (Black/ Black/ Anthracite (004) 004) New Balance 1080v8, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Negro (Black/White Black/White) Diadora X Run Light W, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Verde (Verde Ceramica Ch Bianco) Nike Wmns Zoom Winflo 2, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Azul (Chlk Bl / Mtlc Pltnm-rcr Bl-atmc) New Balance Fuel Core Coast V3, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Multicolor (Grey/Black) , Asics Roadhawk FF Women S Zapatillas Para Correr - SS18 Rosa NJX/ hug Zapatos de mujer - Plataforma - Creepers - Tacones - Oficina y Trabajo / Vestido / Casual / Fiesta y Noche - Cuero Patentado - Negro / Oro , black-us6 / eu36 / uk4 / cn36 , black-us6 / eu36 / uk4 / cn36 black-us6 / eu36 / uk4 / cn36 , Under Armour UA Rapid, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Negro (Black/ Black/ Anthracite (004) 004) , New Balance Mujeres w775 V2 Running Shoe Gris/Púrpura Calzado de running GT-2000 4 para mujeres, plateado / turquesa / Lime Punch, 7.5 M US - ZQ Zapatos de mujer-Tacón Robusto-Tacones / Botines / Puntiagudos-Tacones / Botas-Vestido / Casual-Semicuero-Negro / Rosa / Beige , beige-us5 / eu35 / uk3 / cn34 , beige-us5 / eu35 / uk3 / cn34 beige-us5 / eu35 / uk3 / cn34 , New Balance 1080v8, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Azul (Clear Sky/Vivid Coral/Black Clear Sky/Vivid Coral/Black) , NJX/ hug Zapatos de mujer-Tacón Bajo-Tacones / Punta Redonda-Oxfords-Vestido / Casual-Semicuero-Negro / Marrón / Rojo / Beige , black-us12.5 / eu45 / uk10.5 / cn47 , black-us12.5 / eu45 / uk10.5 / cn47 black-us12.5 / eu45 / uk10.5 / cn47 Diadora X Run Light W, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Azul (Azzurro Bianco C1970)

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Find Botas Altas Show para Mujer Negro (Black) Mammut First Low GTX Kids, Zapatillas de Senderismo Unisex Niños Gris (Graphite / Cloud 000) Converse All Star Customized Unisex - Zapatos Personalizados (Producto Artesano) Fantasia Astratta - Pepe Jeans London BTJ-271 B1 - Zapatillas de lona infantil - , Nike Air Jordan 4 Retro BG Zapatillas de Deporte, Niños Black, Safety Orange-game Royal , Paul Parkman - Mocasines para hombre Marrón marrón - , ejendals 9552 – 44 tamaño 44 "jalas 3322 drylock Ocupacional, color negro - Derby Peter Blade Cuero Negro QUETO - , Seguridad Zapatos S1P ESD gr. 42 - hummel HUMMEL SLIMMER STADIL LOW - Zapatos de caña baja de cuero unisex Negro - Schwarz (Black/Blue/Red/Gum) Alexander Mcqueen Hombre 441631WHGP51000 Negro Cuero Zapatillas , Supra Vaider - Zapatillas Deportivas Altas de Piel Unisex Adulto Blue , CLARKS Escalade Paso Resbalón-en Mocasín - Zapatos de los hombres Mocasines cuero moda Patrón onda Business Formal Party Club Negro Tamaño 38 a 45 , Black , EU44 Black Romika Soling 20001 70 000 - Zapatillas de lona unisex Negro , Geox J PIUMA BAL.F, Bailarinas de lona niña Negro (Blackc9999) Vans Chapman Stripe, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Azul (Suede/Canvas) Sixtyseven Brian, Sandalias con Plataforma Para Mujer - Teva W Sanborn Sandal, Sandalias de Punta Descubierta para Mujer Negro (Black) , Ciudad caballeros detalles perforados Executive zapatos de seguridad tamaño negro 7 - Abeba calzado de seguridad - Hummel Stadil RMX High, Zapatillas Altas para Mujer - , Sixtyseven Vesper, Alpargatas para Mujer Negro (Suede Negro / Actled Negro) Ajunr Moda/elegante/Transpirable/Sandalias Una multa con 9cm Suede Los tacones altos De temperamento Lado Diamante... - , Zapatos de Mujer Bottom Bottom Tall Sandal Boots Hollow Belt Buckle Zapatos de Mujer Comfort Boots Zapatos para... - , Adidas CF Qtflex W, Zapatillas de Gimnasia para Mujer Blanco (Balcri / Balcri / Aerorr 000) , Carmela XTI Zapatillas Urbanas Mujer Piel Serraje Beige 66026 - DC Shoes Evan Hi TX Le - High-Top Shoes - Zapatillas Altas - Mujer - EU 38 - Crocs Isabella T Strap, Sandalias para Mujer Cerulean Blue , Salabobo - Destalonado de Piel Mujer Dorado ,

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Correr en asfalto

“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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