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

Joma Ace, Zapatillas de Tenis para Hombre Amarillo (Fluor) JOMA T.ACE 711 FLUOR CLAY AMARILLO FLUOR K-Swiss Performance KS Tfw Vendy II-White/Navy-m - Zapatillas de Tenis Hombre Blanco - Wei? (White/Navy) , Prince Warrior M - Zapatillas para hombre, color blanco, talla 44 Blanco Hogan - Zapatillas para Hombre Beige/Gris IT - Marke Größe Hogan Hombre HXM05201684I9M0PC7 Gris Tela Zapatillas - , Asics Gel-Challenger 11 - Zapatillas de Tenis Hombre Morado (Limoges/White/Directoire Blue) Lotto Hombre S2987PEARL Rosa Cuero Zapatillas , Yr-r Hombres De Cuero Calzan La Ropa Formal Informal De Los Zapatos Del Negocio Para El Trabajo Del Partido Darkbrown , Philippe Model Hombre TRLU1104 Azul Gamuza Zapatillas Asics Gel-Tactic, Zapatos de Voleibol para Hombre Negro (Black / Asics Blue / Silver) Mizuno Wave Exceed Tour 2 All Court Zapatilla De Tenis - AW17 Azul , Lotto Hombre T0844ASPHALT Burdeos Cuero Zapatillas - Head Brazer, Zapatillas de Tenis Unisex Adulto Blanco (White/Navy) Adidas Approach, Zapatillas de Tenis para Hombre Negro (Negbas/Escarl/Ftwbla 000) , Nike Tennis Classic CS, Zapatillas de Deporte para Hombre Blanco (Blanco (White/White)) Lacoste Chaymon 118 2 Cam0012wn1, Zapatillas para Hombre Mehrfarbig (White 001) Lanvin Hombre FMSKDRNBBRELP1810 Negro Cuero Zapatillas Adidas Barricade 2018 Xj, Zapatillas de Tenis Unisex Niños Multicolor (Multicolor 000) , Zapatillas Head Nitro JR NVNG 275107 (33) Azul Asics Gel-Challenger 11, Zapatillas de Tenis para Hombre Negro (Black/Silver 001) , Hogan - Zapatillas para Hombre Beige/Gris IT - Marke Größe , Reebok Royal Cmplt CLN LX, Zapatillas de Tenis para Hombre Negro (Cp/Black/White 000) Adidas Tennis Energy Boost, Zapatillas de Tenis Unisex Adulto Varios Colores (Azul (Azuuni / Ftwbla / Amasol)) , K-Swiss Accomplish II Mesh Omni Fiery - Zapatillas para Hombre, Color Rojo , K-Swiss Performance Bigshot Light 3, Zapatillas de Tenis para Hombre Blanco (White/Navy) Asics - Zapatillas de Tenis Hombre , K-Swiss Performance Knitshot, Zapatillas de Tenis para Hombre Negro (Black Iris/Blue Glow) , Mizuno Wave Exceed AC, Zapatillas de Tenis para Hombre Multicolor (Strongblue/White/Dressblues 01) ,

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

CMP Campagnolo Atlas, Sandalias de Senderismo Unisex Niños Negro (Black-linfa 39ak) , Levi S Original Red Tab Hi Checker, Zapatillas Altas para Niños Azul (Blue Denim) Birkenstock Arizona, Zapatos con Hebilla Unisex Adulto Negro (Black 51191) , Zapatillas negro OptimaX O2 + SRA + negro 191 - SUPERGA 2750 Suebinu - Zapatillas de Deporte de ante Unisex - NAPAPIJRI Footwear Jakob, Botas Chukka para Hombre - Lloyd Varna, Botas Desert para Hombre - , New Balance Mrl420, Zapatillas de Running para Hombre Azul (Navy) Timberland 3 Eye Classic Lug, Náuticos para Hombre, Marrón - , 5.11 Pursuit Lace Up Zapatos Dark Camo tamaño 6 UK/7 US - , Zapatos de trekking para hombre Zapatos de trekking en piel de ante al aire libre Zapatillas de camping para acampar... - YaNanHome Zapatos para Hombre/Alpargatas Zapatos de Lona Zapatos Casuales de Estilo Salvaje de Corea del Verano Zapatos de Tela de los Hombres (Color : Blanco, Size : 41) Blanco ggx/de tacón para mujer primavera/otoño fiesta y noche/vestido de piel sintética tacones Stiletto talón otros negro/rosa otros black-us6.5-7 / eu37 / uk4.5-5 / cn37 , New Balance KV500- Zapatilla Casual Colegio para Niñas , Sandalias Sandalias de Las Mujeres de Verano de Cuero Comfort Velcro Plano Antideslizante Mamá Zapatos Estudiante... - , Diadora Zapatillas de Tenis Competition 4 AG Mujer (Coral/Negro), 5, 172998, C7284 Fluo Koralle/Weiss, 38 - Zapatos de mujer Zapatillas de deporte de cuero genuino Zapatillas de deporte Zapatillas deportivas Plataforma... - Reebok Sublite Duo Speed Zapatos corrientes de las mujeres Green , Mizuno Zapatillas de Running Crusader 9 Wos Fucsia EU 41 (US 10) - , ZQ Zapatos de mujer-Tac¨®n Stiletto-Tacones / Puntiagudos-Tacones-Oficina y Trabajo / Casual-Cuero-Negro / Blanco... - 12832 Navy Scarpa Donna Enval Soft Sandalo Pelle Zeppa flessibile Made in Italy - , Converse Star Player Ox, Zapatillas de Deporte Unisex Adulto - New Balance KV574YTY, Zapatillas infantil Morado (Hunter/Purple/Black) , Fizik R3 ARIA - Zapatillas, Unisex, R3ARIA18-2010-40, blanco/negro, 40 blanco/negro , 2 STAR zapatillas de deporte bajas zapatos de mujer 2 DE BRILLO 1655 BRONCE - ZHZNVX Zapatos de Mujer Microfibra sintético PU Primavera Verano Slingback Bomba Básica del Tobillo Sandalias... - , GUESS FLMIC2FAB05 Sandalias Mujer - , Geox D Lamulay B, Bailarinas para Mujer Beige (Lead/Lt Taupe) , Flower-AGER Mujer Sandalias Punta Abierta Rhinestones Satin Zapatos de Novia Vestir Baile Noche EU35-EU42 ZY Oro Grubs tayline 5.0 Green - Verde, 12 UK

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

Tenis

“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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