9 05, 2017

Ikan Goes to Vegas – NAB 2017

May 9th, 2017|

Did you attend NAB 2017? So did we and 103,443 of our closest friends! If you weren't able to attend, this recap will give you the details on what you missed and everything you need to know about Ikan's new releases from this year's show in Vegas. This year, we had our biggest booth yet. We also had a bunch of new products to show at NAB and big giveaways. We released the following new products at NAB: Stryder Lights We released the SB200, a 5" Fresnel light, and the SW50, a 4" Fresnel light. The Stryder line is a [...]

22 11, 2016

NAB New York 2016 Recap & #MannequinChallenge

November 22nd, 2016|

“In New York…concrete jungle where dreams are made of. There's nothin' you can't do. Now you're in New York…” We got the opportunity to visit this concrete jungle again recently for NAB New York. This year, there was a bunch of people at the trade show, which was reflected in the record-breaking attendance numbers: 15,404 people, a nearly 30% increase over 2015’s preliminary registered attendance of 12,055. It was an interesting time to be in New York for this show since we were there when the US election was happening. The show started off slow since it started the day [...]

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 [...]

27 09, 2016

IBC 2016: Gimbals, Light Panels, and More

September 27th, 2016|

Earlier this month, we packed our bags and traveled to Amsterdam for IBC 2016, an annual conference for the electronic media and entertainment industry. This year, we had a team of four attend and work the Ikan booth. After about a 9 hour flight from Houston to Amsterdam, we arrived jetlagged, but ready to set up the booth and check out the city. Ikan Booth at IBC We had a booth in Hall 12 at IBC where we showed off some of our latest products including our line of gimbal stabilizers, our Lyra and Rayden LED lights, teleprompters, NiSi cinema filters, [...]

22 09, 2016

BIRTV ’16, Vendor Meetings and Factory Tours in China

September 22nd, 2016|

Last month, a couple of us from Ikan traveled to Beijing, China to attend BIRTV (China’s version of NAB) as well as to tour the facilities of our top vendors and manufacturers across China. We take a trip to China every year because it helps us see what’s going on in that country and what would be interesting to bring to the US. We were excited to meet our vendors and manufacturers, see new products, and eat good food. So how was the trip to China? Here’s a recap. BIRTV The Beijing International Radio, TV, and Film Exhibition (BIRTV) is the most [...]

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 [...]