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

HOKA M TRACER BLACK/CITRUS 44 Negro , Nike T-Lite Xi Sp15 - Zapatillas para hombre Negro (Black) REETENE - Zapatillas de Sintético para Hombre Gris , New Balance M420v4, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Azul (Blue) , Adidas Galaxy 4, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Azul (Collegiate Navy/Collegiate Navy/Ash Blue 0) Adidas Duramo 8 M, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Multicolor (Hi-res Red/Core Black/Core Black 0) , Puma Tazon 6 FM, Zapatillas de Entrenamiento para Hombre Negro (Black-silver) , Nike MD Runner 2, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Gris/Negro/Blanco (Wolf Grey/Black-white) , Newton - Zapatillas de Running de material sintético Hombre White Adidas Duramo 8 M, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Azul (Blue/Collegiate Royal/Collegiate Royal) , Asics Curreo II, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Negro (Black/White 9001) , REETENE - Zapatillas de Sintético para Hombre Blanco adidas Originals NMD_CS2 PK, Core Black-Carbon-Shock Pink core black-carbon-shock pink Asics - Asics Gt-Cool Express "Bordeaux/Grey" , Under Armour UA Speedform Intake 2, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Negro (Black) , Puma Basket Platform VR, Zapatillas para Mujer Argento Reebok Classic Leather - Zapatillas de Cuero para Hombre Negro (Int-black) Asics Gel-Galaxy 9, Zapatillas de Entrenamiento para Hombre Multicolor (Mid Grey/Black/Silver) , NEW BALANC_ZAPATILLAS_MBORABY3_$P New Balance Flash V2, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Gris (Grey/Black) Adidas Tubular Radial, Zapatillas de Gimnasia para Hombre Rosso (Red/Red/Cblack) , XMeden - Zapatillas de running para hombre Azul Saucony Ride 9 W Pop, Zapatillas de Correr para Mujer Multicolor (Toe The Lime) Supra Vaider, Zapatillas Altas Hombre Negro-rojo Puma Basket Platform VR, Zapatillas para Mujer Negro (Black-black) , Asics Gel-Kayano 24, Zapatillas de Running Hombre, Negro (Black/Phantom/White 9016) Nike Air Zoom Vomero 13, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Negro (Habanero Red/Deep Burgundy 601) , Saucony Triumph ISO 3, Zapatillas de Running para Mujer Varios Colores (Rosa / Baya Rojo / Plata / Blanco) , Brooks Glycerin 15, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Black/Electric Brooks Blue/Green Gecko ,

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

LASYMIE - zapatilla baja Unisex, para niños, color, talla 27 EU Niño - , Ricosta Marvi, Zapatillas Altas para Niños Schwarz (Schwarz 095) Armani Zapatos de Cordones Para Niño Birkenstock 1004375 - Sandalias con Tira de Sintético Niños Azul (Multicolore Spiderman Action Blue Marvel) Crocs Bump It K - Zuecos con Correa, Niño Blu (Cerulean Blue) Cofra Rudder S3 SRC par de zapatos de seguridad talla 41 NEGRO - , Conducción de los Hombres Penny Holgazanes Vagabundo Vamp Slip-on Casual Mocasines de Bote Soft Rubber Sole Athletic... - Zapatos De Cuero Dermis Hombres Temporadas Moda Ocio Agujero De Respiración Trabajo O Conducción A Comfort Comfort... - Zapatos Casuales De Los Hombres De Negocios De La Cinta Suave Redondo Puntiagudo Primavera Otoño Verano Invierno... - Timberland Classic 2-Eye, Zapatos del Barco para Hombre Marrón (Rootbeer Smooth 25077) , La siesta alga, Alpargatas Para Hombre Verde (Green 6) , Cofra 10500 – 000.w39 zapatos,Dachdecker, tamaño 5,5, gris - belym Mocasines de Piel Lisa Hombre marrón , Vans Authentic, Zapatillas de Tela Unisex Black/black , Timberland Ltd Fabric 6in G83, Botas Clasicas Unisex Adulto Azul (Light Blue Denim) , njx/Hug de zapatos de mujer Cuero grueso talón comodidad Oxfords Casual negro/blanco (piel) - Drom 1.5 Paintball Guantes Talla 40,5 - Asics Gt-1000 7, Zapatillas de Entrenamiento para Mujer, Azul (Azure/Blue Print 400), 40 EU - , Refresh 63076 - Botas de Invierno para Mujer - , Stonefly Zapatos de Mujer con Cordones Arena - Chanclas MEIDUO sandalias Zapatos de mujer PU Spring Summer Comfort Heels Low Heel para Casual Gold Gold cómodo... - , Under Armour Ladies Thrill Running Shoes, Blue - , Superga 2750 COTU Classic, Zapatillas Unisex Adulto Rojo (Red 975) Vans Authentic, Zapatillas de Tela Unisex Negro (Black/White) Millet LD TRIDENT GTX - Zapatillas de senderismo, Mujer, Azul - (DEEP HORIZON) - Giuseppe Zanotti Design Mujer 370760V00132905 Gris Cuero Zapatillas Slip-On , Marco Tozzi 22137, Bailarinas para Mujer Azul (Sky) Helly Hansen W Lillesand, Náuticos para Mujer Azul (Navy/ Cayenne/ Off White) SHINIK Zapatos de mujer Sandalias Colegiala verano Nueva cuña coreana de tacón alto boca de pescado de espesor plano zapatos salvajes (Color : Blanco, tamaño : 36) Blanco , nordlinger Pro barrera de seguridad extraíble de madera - ,

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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