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

Ecco Women s Biom G 2, Zapatos de Golf para Mujer Gris (Concrete/Silver Pink) Kankura - Zapatos de Golf de Piel Lisa para Mujer White/Mango Footjoy Casual Collection - Zapatos de Golf para Mujer Blanco / Azul Cian , Adidas W Adistar Lite Boa Zapatos de Golf para Mujer, Gris/Rosa/Plata, 40.6 Gris / Rosa / Plata Mujeres 12 cm Stiletto punta estrecha Plush V Botines Martin Boots Pure Color encantador vestido Boots OL Court Boots Eu Tamaño 34-40 ( Color : Gray , Size : 40 ) Gray Mujer Transparente Zapatillas 2018 Primavera Nuevo Tacones Altos Cuero Moda Sandalias ( Color : Black , tamaño : 34 ) Black GLTER Mujer Dedo Del Pie Puntiagudo Sandalias Lentejuelas Pie Zapatos Planos Zapatos Corte ( Color : Red , Size : 35 ) Red , Adidas Adicross IV, Zapatillas de Golf para Mujer Blanco / Gris / Rosa Callaway Cirrus, Zapatillas de Golf para Mujer Negro (Black) , Adidas W Adipure DC, Zapatillas de Golf para Mujer Blanco (Blanco F33616) , Callaway Playa - Zapatos de Golf para Mujer, Color Blanco/Negro, Talla 40 (M) Blanco / Negro Mujer Transparente Zapatillas 2018 Primavera Nuevo Tacones Altos Cuero Moda Sandalias ( Color : Blanco , tamaño : 35 ) Blanco Adidas W Adipower Sport Boost 2 - Zapatos de Golf para Mujer Gris / Rojo , Skechers Performance - Zapatos de golf para mujer Black/White Knit Callaway Sky Series - Halo Pro Zapatillas de golf, Mujer, Varios colores (Negro/Rosa), 41 EU (7.5 UK) Varios colores (Negro / Rosa) , ECCO Biom G2 Boa, Zapatillas de Golf Para Mujer Blanco (Blanco/Rosa 58365) Ecco Biom Hybrid 3, Zapatillas de Golf para Mujer Rosa (Rosa 50865) , Adidas W Adipure Boa Zapatos de Golf para Mujer, Blanco/Rosa, 34.6 Blanco / Rosa ECCO Women Golf Casual Hybrid - , Skechers Twinkle Toes by Skechersgo Golf Eagle Major - Go Golf Eagle Major Para Mujer Blanco/Multi CallawayHalo - halo Para mujer Negro Nike FI Bermuda, Zapatillas de Golf para Mujer Blanco / Gris Callaway Solaire Zapatillas de Golf, Mujer Negro (Black) Adidas W Adistar Sport - Zapatos de Golf para Mujer Gris / Blanco / Verde , Callaway Cirrus II - Zapatos de golf para mujer, color blanco, talla 40.5 (W) Blanco Skechers Go Walk Sport Supreme Women s Zapatillas - AW17 Negro Ecco Women s Speed Hybrid, Zapatillas de Golf para Mujer Gris (50424concrete/Candy) , FJ enJoy Damen Golfschuhe-Grau-EU 38 gris, azul , Ecco Biom Hybrid 3, Zapatillas de Golf para Mujer Blanco (Blanco 51227)

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

New Balance NBKV574YHY Calzado Deportivo Niño Gris 39 - Polo Zapatillas Para Niño, Color Marrón, Marca, Modelo Zapatillas Para Niño Sunny Club Marrón - Conguitos Hi125014, Botas Desert Unisex Niños Azul (Marino) Kickers Fragma Lace Leather S Shoes, Zapatos de Cordones Derby para Hombre Negro Primigi Ptz 13630, Sandalias con Punta Cerrada para Niños Gris (Perla 22) UIN Grandes olas Zapato de lona impresa azul para los hombres - Camper Runner Four 100309-004 Dark Blue - Feidaeu Zapatos Hombre - Dilize - Zapatos Planos con Cordones de Piel Hombre - , Timberland Amherst Double Gore Canteen - Crocs Citilane Roka, Zapatillas para Hombre Ultra Marine/White , Reef Fanning, Sandalias Flip-Flop para Hombre Negro (All Black) , Alviero Martini Zapatillas de Piel Para Mujer Platino/Geo Beige - SCLOTHS Chanclas Mujer Verano Pendiente Pajarita Exterior Inferior Grueso Antideslizante Apricot 11cm 5.5 US/35.5... - , XIE Sandalias de Tacón Alto de Verano de Las Mujeres con Lentejuelas Rhinestone Cabeza Redonda Sandalias Ocasionales... - SAUCONY Triumph 11 Zapatilla de Running Señora Gris/Verde K-Swiss The Classic II Mid - Zapatillas Unisex - , TMKOO& 2017 verano y otoño muy bien con las sandalias romanas cabeza de pescado de diamantes de malla de tacón... - Lico Disco High, Zapatillas Altas Unisex Adulto - Geox Donna Sandal Strel D1125C05415C9999 - Sandalias de vestir para mujer - , Victoria Slip On Tej Trenza Metalizado - Zapatillas Unisex Adulto - , Steve Madden - Sandalias de vestir para mujer - TOMS Canvas Seasonal Classics Alpargata, Zapatillas de Estar por Casa para Mujer Azul (Slate Blue) , Converse All Star Zapatos Personalizados (Producto Handmade) Tiger Style , Converse All Star Zapatos Personalizados (Producto Handmade) Kitty , LvYuan-ggx Mujer Tacones Zapatos del club Terciopelo Verano Oficina y Trabajo Vestido Rosa 10 - 12 cms , blushing... - , Elegante y audaz, con Zapatos de Mujer de Cuero Fresco Versión Coreana de la Simple-to-Toe Sandals, Azul 37 blue Josef Seibel Dany 17 - Bailarinas de cuero para mujer Gris - Grau (995 930 Grey) , AdeeSu - Tira de Tobillo Mujer Negro , Pablosky 041750, Botas para Bebés - ,

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Golf

“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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