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.

Gabor de Shoes Cuero, Gabor 02.643, Bailarinas de Cuero, Mujer - 0bb79e5 - blueshirtdesigns.space

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.

Scroll down or click anchor for more information

 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

 

Gabor de Shoes Cuero, Gabor 02.643, Bailarinas de Cuero, Mujer - 0bb79e5

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

Gabor de Shoes Cuero, Gabor 02.643, Bailarinas de Cuero, Mujer - 0bb79e5

When printed on flexible substrates

Cómodo Deslizadores frescos del verano Deslizadores inferiores gruesos de los deslizadores del metal de la manera... - Rachel Zoe Colette Braid, Zapatillas para Mujer - , La Femme Blanche - Sandali - 310297 - Oro - Botas Para Mujer Modelos De Otoño E Invierno Tacones Altos Cabeza Cuadrada Más Botas De Cachemira Botas De Cuero... - Uzurii Treasure - Sandalias de Caucho para mujer Marrón marrón - KHSKX- Botas Marrón Mujeres De 6 5Cm En El Otoño Y Versátil Inglés Otoño E Invierno En Europa Y América Martin... - ZHZNVX HSXZ Zapatos de Mujer Moda Otoño Invierno Polipiel Botas Botas Null Chunky Talón Square Toe Botines/Botines... - New Balance W990v4 - Zapatillas de running para mujer gris gris y rosa - Lotto Leggenda T0878 Zapatos Mujeres - Birkenstock Classic Kairo - Chanclas para mujer - PDX/zapatos de las mujeres talón plano señaló Toe Flats Casual verde/rojo/blanco/naranja - Romika Mokassetta 271 - Zuecos para Mujer - , AdeeSu AdeeSuSxc02506 - Sandalias con Cuña Mujer - Romika Romilastic 386 60086 - Zapatillas de casa de fieltro para mujer - , XIAOGANG H HCuatro temporadas mujeres (rojo.) Blanco. Negro. Rosa. (verde) simple dulce de fondo plano de zapatos... - , Merrell Womens/Ladies Siren Q2 Wrap Waterproof Walking Sandals - DANSKO PROFESSIONAL CABRIO HICKORY - , RUGAI-UE Sandalias de verano de tacón alto para mujeres, dedos de los pies, zapatos de mujer, moda europea y americana... - ZQ Zapatos de mujer - Plataforma - Creepers / Punta Redonda - Oxfords - Casual - Semicuero - Negro / Rojo , black-us7.5... - , SYYAN Mujeres Cuero Rhinestone Flores Punta abierta Hecho a mano Tacón alto Vestido Sandalias Rosa, pink, 37 - RTRY Las Mujeres Sandalias De Cuero Confort Casual Verano Amarillo Claro Gris Negro 2A-2 3/4En Amarillo Claro... - Saucony Jazz Original - Deportivas Bajas Mujer - , Christian Dior Botines Mujer - Gamuza (KCI412VVV) EU - U.S.POLO ASSN. Zapatillas de Ante Para Mujer Ice - , mysChuck Taylor - Zapatillas altas Mujer - , LGK&FA Super Talón Impermeabilización Con Mesa De Trabajo Y Sandalias Sandalias 38 Blanco - Ecco Ukiuk, Botas de Nieve para Mujer - , ZCJB Zapatillas Mujer Moda De Verano Ropa Exterior Gruesa Parte Inferior Sandalias De Tacón Bajo Pendiente ( Color... - , Hot Chocolate Design Chocolaticas Eternal Love Bailarina Mary Jane para Mujeres - ,

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Converse All Star Customized - Zapatos Personalizados (Producto Artesano) Motocicleta - Toms Classics - Alpargatas para mujer Negro (Black 0) , MYSChuck Taylor - Zapatillas altas Unisex Niños , Dr. Martens Cavendish J, Zapatos de Cordones Derby para Niños Negro (Black 001) , Adidas lite Racer K, Zapatillas Unisex Niños Azul (Maruni/Plamat/Azul) , Cofra 20021 – 001.w41 Talla 41 s1 P SRC Morandi zapatos de seguridad, color marrón - Camper Beetle 36678-043 Botines Hombre - Puma Ignite Dual - Zapatillas de Running Unisex Adulto Rojo (Red Blast-asphalt 01 ) Vans U AUTHENTIC LO PRO MARS RED/TRUE W VT9NCK7 - Zapatillas de lona para unisex-adultos, color rojo, talla 35 - Regatta trk115 2qcf42 zapatos - , Cofra Typhoon S5 SRC - Zapatillas de seguridad (talla 46), color negro - , Callaghan Marea, Náuticos para Hombre Azul (Azul 1) , Dr. Martens Original 1490 - Botines con cordones unisex Rojo Under Armour UA Jungle Rat, Zapatos de Low Rise Senderismo para Hombre Negro (Black 001) , MDRW-Lady/Elegante/Trabajo/Ocio/Muelle Una Multa De 8Cm Con Tacones Sexy All-Match Caqui Zapatos Zapatos Ocupación 39 - , Sandalias de Verano Personalidad Gruesa Parte Inferior Zapatillas de Muffin Zapatillas Cómodas de Remolque Hembra Playa Arrastre, Gules, 37 gules , ggx/de zapatos de mujer charol tacones de verano tacón Casual Stiletto talón otros rojo/plata/oro golden-us5.5 / eu36 / uk3.5 / cn35 Merrell Siren Wrap Q2, Sandalias Punta Cerrada para Mujer Chocolate Truffle , Adidas Originals Gazelle, Zapatillas de Deporte Unisex Adulto Rosa (Cor Pink/Cor Pink/O White) Prada 3E5534 - Zapatillas para Mujer - , British Knights Tempo - Zapatilla Deportiva de Material sintético Mujer - , MIAOMIAOWANG Remaches de Moda Lucha contra el Color de Malla de Tela Zapatos Romanos Gruesas Hebilla de Cinturón... - , JRenok - Zapatillas Mujer - , Hogan Interactive Blanco EN Piel, Mujer. - Botas de seguridad DeWalt refuerzo miel tamaño 4 - , Superga 2386 Suefglm, Zapatillas Unisex Adulto - New Balance KV574YTY, Zapatillas infantil Azul , RTRY Zapatillas De Mujer &Amp; Flip-Flops Zapatillas Pvc Summer Party &Amp; Noche Crystal Stiletto Talón Ruby... - , Birkenstock - Zuecos para mujer Varios Colores Multicolore 37 azul , Superfit Sport7 Mini, Zapatillas para Bebés Azul (Blau/Blau 81 81)

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

Gabor de Shoes Cuero, Gabor 02.643, Bailarinas de Cuero, Mujer - 0bb79e5 - blueshirtdesigns.space

Gabor de Shoes Cuero, Gabor 02.643, Bailarinas de Cuero, Mujer - 0bb79e5

Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

-

“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

01/01/13

01/01/12

01/01/12

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.

 

 

Contact Zikon

ADDRESS

PHONE

EMAIL

Created by Winston W. Copyright © 2014 Zikon Inc.

All rights reserved.

2237087
3584894
5369940
8856331
12852869
13378421
13953011
14354960
14505944

 Tel:+1-(408) 386-8191

 

 

365 San Aleso Ave

Sunnyvale, CA 94085

info@zikon.com