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

Anne Klein Brazalete con Iman con Cristalería para Mujer, color Rosa - Rebecca Minkoff After Party Seed Bead Bracelet - , Loriausa Nueva Llegada increíble Precioso Señora Femenina Aleación Pajarita del Arco-Nudo tachona los Pendientes... - Rebecca Minkoff Pave Bar Stud con Ear cuffs - Robert Lee Morris - arete de aro de plata con gota de turquesa Una talla - , La oreja Pin arete Clásico Con Enhancer intercambiables (Plata - elongated-oval Twist arete para mujer alambre francés 925 Plata de Ley [ise0061] - Alexis Bittar Balón Wavey parte delantera con oro arete de aro - Ruipuple - Arete Colgantes con Perlas y Perlas cultivadas para Bodas, Fiestas, Viajes, 1 - , Tono de plata circonio cúbico Ronda y Pave Post arete, Conjunto de 5 Stud arete - , QTMY Arete de Gota para Mujer con Forma de cubito de Hielo de Vidrio único, chapados en Oro DE 18 Quilates - , Rhodium Plated Sterling Silver Modern Front Facing Cubic Zirconia Twisted Hoop Earrings - 0,2 quilate 14 K Solid Rose Gold Anillo de filigrana con marquis-shaped Natural Ruby - Joyería Señora de regalo rojo rubí oro amarillo plateado cuelga los pendientes de gota de moda - , Anne Klein Collar Tipo Lazo con Detalle de Tres Círculos Entrelazados para Mujer, color Plata, 28" - , AnaZoz Joyería de Moda Acero Inoxidable Pendientes del Perno Prisionero Para Mujer Hombre Diente del Labo Estrella... - , Gold Filled Marquis with Aventurine Beads Dangle Earrings - , badgley mischka Womens Crystal front-back tono de oro arete de gota, talla única - , Sterling Silver Created White Sapphire Round Fashion Bracelet, 7.5" - Noir joyería anillo esfera - , Yellow Gold Plated SS Smoky Quartz, Blue Agate and Amethyst with Swarovski Zirconia Accents Bracelet - , 10k Rose Gold Morganite and Diamond Accented Stackable Ring, Size 7 - , Amber Sterling Silver Classic Ring, Size 6 - , Alexis Bittar espejo pirámide freno Bisagra Cuff pulsera - 10 K oro 6 mm blanco bezel-set Cubic Zirconia Stud arete - , ABS By Allen Schwartz Black Magic Triangle Stud Earrings - Plata de ley bañado en platino Zirconia de Swarovski Cruz Lever Back Dangle Earrings - 10k White Gold Blue and White Diamond Earrings (2/5 cttw, I-J Color, I2-I3 Clarity) - 10 K oro rosa Morganita y anillo de diamante (1/6cttw, H-I Color, I2-I3 claridad) -

High contrast and great viewability at an affordable cost

Frío Acero de titanio con Cut-Out Anillo Cruz, tamaño 10 - u7 Hombres Muñeca Pulsera Titanio Acero Inglés del Señor Oración grabado Enlace Pulseras Stainless , Kenneth Cole New York Brazalete con Detalle de Madre Perla Alrededor para Mujer, color Plata - , Bella Plata de ley Perla Triple Color Blanco Fancy Agua dulce anillo - Skagen - arete de tuerca para mujer, vidrio marino, tono plateado, talla 0 - , kate spade new york Leverback Earrings - , Albornoces ZLR Primavera Otoño Estación Nueva Sección Señora Seda Sueño Túnicas Sexy Pijamas Inicio Ropa (Color : Multi - color, Tamaño : Metro) Multi - color , Celinatex Albornoz con cuello de algodón rizado, algodón, gris oscuro, medium Gris Oscuro , Wanglele Dos Lindo Traje De Solapa De Seda De Manga Larga Y Pantalones Cortos Home Servicio Traje, Dos Jóvenes Tibetanos, Xl Xl Albornoces Otoño Invierno Temporada Plus Sección Larga Sleep Robe Lady Sexy Engrosamiento Inicio Ropa GAODUZI (Color : Pink, Tamaño : L) Pink Celinatex Albornoz con cuello de algodón rizado, algodón, Negro, large Negro Albornoces Primavera Otoño Temporada Lady Sleep Robe Sección Larga Pure Algodón Pijamas Casual manga larga Sexy GAODUZI (Color : Multi - color, Tamaño : XXL) Multi - color , Cool-jams Moisture Wicking One-Piece Sleepwear – Pleated Front Short Sleeve Nightgown with Contrast White Accents for Women Island TAOTINGYAN Trajes De Baño,Bikinis Para Mujer La Mujer Bikini Straped,Lace Up Bañador,S,Negro - Wanglele Primavera Y Otoño Camisón De Seda Fina Sección De Manga Larga Damas Traje De Tiras De Encaje Pijama Bata... - , Las Nuevas Mujeres Recortadas Mangas Recortadas Hombro Abierto Irregular Del Dobladillo De La Personalidad De Las Mujeres De Grasa Vestido 6285,Blue(L) Blue(l) , LIYAJUAN Mujer Pijama De Algodón Puro Grande,M,G6215 G6215 , Livia Corsetti Fashion - Pijama - para mujer Rosa , Vive Maria Conjuntos de Pijama para Mujer Grau (Gray Melange Allover Gray Melange Allover) Rosch 1173224-10511 Women s Rosa Pink Cotton Pajamas PJ Pyjama Set Marc O Polo Beach W-Triangle Top, Conjuntos de Bikini para Mujer Multicolored (Blau/Scwarz 001) , TAOTINGYAN Trajes De Baño,Bikinis Para Mujer La Mujer De Color Sólido Color Block Block Trajes De Baño,Bikini,L,Azul Blue Bikini banda bustier Aniseed con estampado floreado negro (top) Noir MLDYZ El Presidente Conservador Musulmán En Traje De Baño Trajes De Baño Mujeres Islámicas S Beach, Royal Blue Series L Royal Blue , PYL-neiyi Señoras, Tirantes, Pijamas, Pijama, Camisón, Verano, Encaje, Transparente,M,Verde - T Green -T Charnos 171 - Conjunto de lencería erótica para mujer Natural , Charnos 171 - Conjunto de lencería erótica para mujer Natural , my sexy bikini - Conjunto - para mujer blanc 3 pièces string + tanga + sg , XIAOHUAHUA Bañador para Mujer, Tres Piezas, Diseño de Blusa en el Pecho, Color Negro, XL XL Mooer Yin And Yang - Bikini para mujer Black ,

Enabled by unique properties of the electric ink

Flexible Displays

Reflective Displays

Transparent Displays

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Technology

Paper

Ink

Display

Publications

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“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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