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

Salomon Speedcross 3 GTX® - Zapatillas de Running Mujer Negro - Schwarz (Black/Lucite Green/Teal Blue F) , Nike 878071-002, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Negro (Black / Black / Black) , Salomon XA Pro 3D W, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer, Morado (Grape Juice/Flame/Acai), 36 EU - , Nike 844929-601, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Rojo (Deep Burgundy / Deep Burgundy) , Nike 861706-001, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Gris (Wolf Grey / Wolf Grey / Black / White) , Salomon L38158100, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Azul (Slateblue / Light Onix / Teal Blue F) Mizuno Wave Mujin 2 Women s Zapatilla De Correr Para Tierra Azul , Nike 861708-400, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Azul (College Navy / College Navy / Squadron Blue) Salomon S/Lab Sense 6, Zapatillas de Trail Running Unisex Adulto Rojo (Racing Red/White/White 000) , Salomon Zapatillas XA Pro 3D GTX de Trail Running para Mujer Azul (Tahitian Tide/Eggshell Blue/Reflect) , Salomon Speedcross 4 GTX, Calzado de Trail Running para Mujer Verde (Lime Green/Virtual Pink/Bird Of Par) Nike 861656-001, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Varios Colores (Mtlc Hematite / Black / Dark Grey) La Sportiva Akyra Woman, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Multicolor (Carbon/Cobalt Blue 000) , Nike 844729-003, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Gris (Wolf Grey/Racer Blue-anthracite) , Mizuno Wave Evo-Ferus Fibra sintética Zapato para Correr Azul Salomon Speedcross 4 GTX W, Calzado de Trail Running para Mujer Multicolor (Arctic/Black/Enamel Blue) , Nike 749552-004, Zapatillas de Trail Running Para Mujer Negro (Black / Sunset-game Royal-digital Pink) La Sportiva Akyra Woman, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Multicolor (Marine Blue / Lily Orange 000) , Nike 861656-900, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Varios Colores (Mtlc Mahogany / Night Maroon / Dark Cayenne) , Salomon XA Lite, Calzado de Trail Running para Mujer Negro (Black/Magnet/Grape Juice) , Nike 861693-001, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Negro (Black / Black / Summit White) , Salomon Speedcross 4 GTX W, Calzado de Trail Running para Mujer Negro (Black/Black/Black Metallic) , Nike 849661-001, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Negro (Black / Metallic Silver / Dark Grey / Stealth) Merrell Agility Peak, Zapatillas de Running para Asfalto para Mujer Negro (Black Black) , Nike 844929-601, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Rojo (Deep Burgundy / Deep Burgundy) , Salomon Wings Flyte 2 GTX, Calzado de Trail Running para Mujer Nike 843726-600, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Rojo (Noble Red/Bright Mango-bright Crimson) Merrell Agility Peak Flex 2 Gore-Tex, Zapatillas de Running para Asfalto para Mujer Negro (Black Black) Nike 704927-602, Zapatillas de Trail Running para Mujer Naranja (Bright Crimson / Persian Violet)

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Hummel Stadil Super Poly Boot Jr, Botas de Nieve Unisex Niños Azul (Montana Grape) , Global Eye Wear Motley-Kids - Zapatos de piel para niños Black/Red/White , IGOR Tenis, Sandalia con Pulsera Unisex Niños Rosa (Cristal Fucsia) , Justin Reece Matthew - Zapatos de cordones de Piel para hombre, color Negro, talla 47 - , Find Mocasines de Ante Estilo Naútico para Hombre - Ralph Lauren CORDELL-SK-ATH Sneakers Hombre BLK 41 - CHIRUCA GREDOS Supra 05 Gore-Tex (38) - , Nike Air Max 1 (GS) Schuhe white-wolf grey-game royal-dark obsidian - 38,5 - Sandalias de los Hombres Expuestos Dedo del pie Transpirable Casual Beach Shoes Nuevo Verano Sandalias Negro/Marrón... - Botas de uso Gen.II caqui - beige, 41 EU / 8 US - Asics Gel-Atlanis, Zapatillas de Running Unisex Adulto Blanco (White/White) , El hombre que conducía el coche Patines Calzado casual calzado casual clásico de alta calidad black , Icegrey - Sandalias de vestir de Material Sintético para hombre marrón , KHSKX-Zapatillas Cool Verano Niñas Tanto Vestida De Elegante Bizcocho Gruesa Tira De Sandalias Fondo Plano 4Cm... - , ZQ Zapatos de mujer - Tac¨®n Plano - Comfort / Puntiagudos / Punta Cerrada - Planos - Casual - Ante Sint¨¦tico... - , Patrizia Dini Ballerina - Bailarinas para mujer - Nike Wmns Air MAX 1 Ultra Moire, Zapatillas de Deporte, Mujer - , Guess FLLSS2 ELE03 Sandalias Mujer - , Nike Free TR 5.0 Fit 5 - Zapatillas Mujer Multicolor (Red/Black) Converse Star Player Ox, Zapatillas de Deporte Unisex Adulto Multicolor - Black White , Dockers by Gerli 36ya206-206660, Bailarinas para Mujer - , JC Zapatos Planos Decorativos De Punta Estrecha De Las Mujeres Con Zapatos Planos,Black,35 - , Sandalia Mujer Pitillos 5154 Plata - , ZHZNVX El Nuevo Muelle Tacones Elegantes Sandalias de Dedo de Rocío de Metal ranurado Fino Amarre con Zapatos... - Jeffrey Campbell Mujer MCBI163020O Multicolor Tela Zapatillas Converse All Star Zapatos Personalizados (Producto Handmade) (Producto Handmade) High , Skechers D Lites-Biggest Fan, Zapatillas de Deporte para Mujer Negro Plateado , Salabobo - Destalonado de Piel Mujer Morado GONGFF Las Señoras Engranan Las Sandalias De Tacón Alto Las Mujeres De Gran Tamaño Forman Los Zapatos,#1,34 #1 , Geox B New Flick a, Zapatillas para Bebés Azul ,

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 monta?a

“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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