20 12, 2016

Government Video Expo 2016 Recap

December 20th, 2016|

After a whirlwind of trade shows these past couple of months, we are finally back from our last trade show of the year – the Government Video Expo 2016. This expo showcases video, broadcast, streaming, display, and delivery technologies and also provides a range of educational opportunities for media professionals in TV and production for federal, state and local government, law enforcement, and education. We saw a bunch of resellers at the show including Adorama, CEI, and WPS along with a few manufacturers and drones. The gimbals were again the hot items at the expo. In addition, attendees liked the [...]

1 11, 2016

PhotoPlus Recap: Gimbals and NiSi Filters

November 1st, 2016|

Famed American Photographer and Environmentalist, Ansel Adams, once said, “Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.” Fortunately for us, we got to spend a few days in a convention hall full of photographers and got to get their perspectives on photography and chat about where cameras and other technology are headed. Our team recently traveled to New York City for PhotoPlus, a conference and expo specifically for photographers. It is the largest photography and imaging event in North America with over 21,000 professional photographers, photography enthusiasts, videographers, and more [...]

30 08, 2016

Ikan On The Road: 2016 Fall Trade Shows

August 30th, 2016|

Fall is here and we are headed out on the road to a few of the largest trade shows in the world! Our first stop will be at IBC in Amsterdam and then we'll be back in the U.S. for PhotoPlus, NAB New York, and the Government Video Expo. If you're attending, we'd love to meet you. Come by our booth to check out our latest products at the following trade shows: IBC We’re headed to Amsterdam for IBC this year from Sept 9-13th! IBC is the premier annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management, and delivery of [...]

16 06, 2016

Lights, Camera, Action | Cine Gear 2016

June 16th, 2016|

Each year in June, people that are usually working behind the scenes on big budget films and TV shows get their time to shine at Cine Gear. Held at The Studios at Paramount in Hollywood, the annual Cine Gear Expo hosts over 16,000 professionals from more than 60 countries. Attendees include camera operators, Directors of Photography, rental houses, gaffers, grips, and others that are involved on these films and shows. The expo offers attendees the opportunity to learn about the latest technology and techniques as well as gain knowledge and skills through hands-on training sessions. In addition, Cine Gear features [...]

20 04, 2016

Higher CRI. Softer Shadows. NEW Lyra Soft Lights

April 20th, 2016|

HOUSTON, Texas, (Apr. 11, 2016) — Ikan’s lights are designed and built for professional photographers, videographers and cinematographers who want high quality at an affordable price. At the 2016 NAB Show held at the Las Vegas Convention Center April 16-21, Ikan will be releasing the next generation of Ikan’s LED light family – the Lyra LED Soft Lights that bring enhanced features, improved design, as well as upgraded high-quality materials. With the high CRI LED chips combined with a soft panel, the result is a beautiful, soft wrapping light. What’s unique about a Lyra Soft Light is how it creates [...]

13 04, 2016

Join Us At NAB 2016: New products, FREE gear, & more

April 13th, 2016|

Schedules are set, booth layouts are designed, and the excitement of all the latest and greatest gear is in the air….it must be NAB time! Next week is the best time of the year for all things film, production, and video as hundreds of thousands will make their yearly trip to Las Vegas, Nevada for the annual NAB Show.  The show, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center April 18-21, includes attendees from over 160 countries and 1,789 exhibitors.  This year, we will be making a big presence by again hosting their own booth (C9911) in Central Hall [...]