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

Skechers Go Walk 2, Zapatillas de Deporte para Mujer Beige (Stn) , Skechers Gowalk 3 Rivera - Zapatillas Mujer Azul Y Blanco Zapatos Mujer sneaners Fitness dimagranti Deporte Gimnasia gris , Brooks Addiction Walker V-Strap, Zapatillas de Nordic Walking para Mujer Bianco (White 111) Skechers Go Step Lite Origin Womens Zapatillas - SS17 Negro , Socofy Sandalias de Las Mujer del Verano Elegantes Zapatos de Tobillo de Cuña Flor de La Vendimia Colorida Sandalias Cómodas del Desgaste Zapatillas de Deporte Planas Ocasionales de Los Folkways Viola Skechers Go Walk 4-Reward, Entrenadores para Mujer Gris (Charcoal) Skechers Go Walk 4-Satisfy, Zapatillas de Entrenamiento para Mujer Gris Skechers Go Walk 3, Zapatillas para Mujer Morado (Pur) , Skechers Gowalk 4-Exceed, Zapatillas Mujer Rosa (Pklm) Skechers Go Walk 4-Reward, Entrenadores para Mujer Negro , Toms Classics 1001A07, Alpargatas Hombre Natural Farmers Market Embroidery , Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 Estates Navy Verde , Skechers Go Flex Ability - Sneakers Mujer Negro - Noir (Noir/Gris) , Skechers Go Walk 3, Zapatillas para Mujer Gris (Stn) , Toms Classics 1001A07, Alpargatas Hombre Natural Farmers Market Embroidery , Skechers Synergy 2.0-Mirror Image, Entrenadores para Mujer Blanco/Negro , TFO Al Aire Libre Womens – Zapatos de Senderismo Transpirable y Resistente Low Rise Senderismo y Zapatos de Senderismo Blau/Violett , Skechers Go Step Lite, Mary Janes para Mujer Negro (Black) Bruetting Racewalk 191127 - Zapatillas de deporte para andar de ante para mujer Gris Reebok Work N Cushion 3.0, Zapatillas de Marcha Nórdica para Mujer Negro (Black 0) , Toms Classics 1001A07, Alpargatas Hombre Verde (Military Olive) Reebok Work N Cushion 3.0 KC, Zapatillas de Running Para Mujer Blanco (White/Steel 0) Skechers Empire-Inside Look, Zapatillas para Mujer GYSL Grey/Silver Skechers Gratis 22758-Bbk, Zapatillas para Mujer Negro Skechers Go Walk 4-Attuned, Zapatillas sin Cordones para Mujer Taupe , Skechers Microburst-One Up, Zapatillas para Mujer Azul (Navy) , GRRONG Sandalias Femeninas Correas De Cuero Completo Con Los Zapatos De Cuero De Moda Femenina Zapatos Romanos White , Zapatos de mujer piel genuina Ponerse Plano Suelas suaves y flexibles Mocasín Diamante Diamante de imitación Oficina y carrera Bailarina Tamaño 35 a 39 , green , EU39 green

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Converse All Star Customized - Zapatos Personalizados (Producto Artesano) The Horror Size 35 EU - Converse All Star Zapatos Personalizados (Producto Handmade) Tribal Texture - , Richter Jungen Schn?rschuhe petrol/pebble, 460707-7 - Adidas CF Racer TR K, Zapatillas de Deporte Unisex Niños Varios Colores (Supros / Negbas / Ftwbla) , Geox Jr W.Snake Mocassino - Mocasines para Niño Azul , IGOR Bondi, Sandalia con Pulsera Unisex Niños Rojo (Translúcido Rojo) WFL Verano Retro Marea Zapatos de Lona Versátiles Zapatos de los Hombres Zapatos Casuales de Moda Zapatos de los... - , Asics - Gel Padel Professional 2 Sg, color rojo , talla UK-3.5 - , JACK&JONES 12132857 Trent Zapatillas de Deporte Hombre Antracite 40 - , Flexi Shoes Mocasines de Piel Auténtica Para Hombre Marrón Nogal - Josef SeibelWillow 13 - botas de caño bajo hombre - Aemember zapatos de hombre cálido invierno algodón Plus Zapatos Zapatos de hombre de negocios Zapatos Zapatos... - , Cofra safest S5 CI SRC par de zapatos de seguridad talla 41 NARANJA - , K-Swiss Vaider - Zapatilla Baja Hombre Blue (Midnight-white) , Wrangler WM171121 118 JEANS Jack & Jones Jfwleo Suede Pirate Black, Botas Chelsea para Hombre Gris (Pirate Black) , MUYII Zapatos Con Cordones Para Mujer Tendencias Zapatos Con Múltiples Colores,Black-UK6(39EUR) Black Xue Qiqi Tribunal Zapatos Sandalias Zapatos de Baile Remaches Amarre ranurados, Sandalias de Tacón Alto, vaciar... - GAOLIM Zapatos De Mujer Señaló Los Zapatos De Tacón Alto Y Delgado con Luz En Los Singles Femeninos Zapatos Zapatos De Trabajo Pro Pajarita Rojo Zapatos De Boda,37, Rojo 7Cm Rojo 7cm Puma Ultimate Ignite - Zapatillas de Running Mujer - GAOLIXIA Zapatos de Tacón Alto de Las Mujeres Bombas de Verano Chunky Sandalias de Tacón Alto Correa de Tobillo... - , khskx de en otoño y las botas de invierno con Ásperas cremallera lateral. Martin Botas Zapatos con gran tacón... - , NINGUTAFashion - Botas de agua de trabajo mujer - Jenny Colorado-St, Botas de Nieve para Mujer - KHSKX-Rosa 4Cm Verano Pendiente Con Sandalias Zapatos De Mujer Floral Bizcocho Chica Sandalias De Tacón Sandalias Gruesas 35 - , TGKHUS Sandalias, Señoras, Baile, Zapatos, Cuero, Terciopelo, Fondo Suave, Moderno - , GAOLIM Con El Verano Ranurado Grueso Sujetadores, Baotou Mujeres Sandalias Punta Hueca Luz-Abalorios En Los Zapatos... - , Horka Thermo botas con forro polar y suela de goma impermeable al aire libre, negro negro United Sportproducts Germany USG Botas de equitación para niños 12150001-429-200" Happy Boot, talla 29, negro, finas, Alto 29/Pantorrilla 27,5 Kurz/Schmal , Mujer Señoras Porciones Talones Sandalias Diamante Noche Boda Nupcial Paseo Vestir Fiesta Ponerse Zapatillas Slingback Mirar furtivamente Dedo del pie Zapatos , Oro , EUR 35/ UK 3 Oro ,

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Nordic Walking

“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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