23 10, 2017

Ikan Introduces New Saga Line of Monitors

October 23rd, 2017|

Ikan International Corp (Ikan) announced today the release of the Saga line of 3G-SDI/HDMI monitors. Inspired by Saga, the goddess of history and storytelling, the Ikan Saga line of monitors strives to help filmmakers tell their stories. The first product in the Saga line is the S7H, a 7” on-camera high bright monitor, which was designed to be affordable, slim, and lightweight. The S7H has features such as false color, peaking, and histogram. It supports dual battery plates and comes with 2 Canon E6 battery plates, but is also compatible with all BP5 battery plates that work with Sony L [...]

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 [...]

24 01, 2017

Ikan and Postium Create Feature-Rich 4K Monitors

January 24th, 2017|

We are teaming up with Postium to create the most feature-rich line of 4K production monitors. The OBM series offers full 4K support up to 4096x2160 at 60p signals and features 12G-SDI single link, 3G-SDI Dual Link, Quad Link 4K, and HDMI 2.0 inputs. In addition to multiple input support, the OBM series boasts color accuracy and panel uniformity that are essential for color critical applications. The monitors support side-by-side color space and gamma comparison as well as full 3D-LUT support. With the OBM series of monitors, Ikan and Postium have prioritized quality and compatibility to offer the most complete [...]

6 12, 2016

Ikan Unveils New Kit with VL35 4K Monitor and EVF

December 6th, 2016|

We are combining the popular VL35 on-camera monitor with an all-new viewfinder attachment. Based on customer feedback and high demand for an EVF, we are proud to announce the EVF35-KIT. This kit incorporates the VL35 4K on-camera monitor with a viewfinder attachment to help you get the sharpest and clearest image from the VL35. With the EVF35-KIT, customers will get the VL35 monitor, the EVF35 viewfinder designed specifically for this monitor, a Canon E6 battery plate, a drawstring carrying pouch, and more. The VL35 monitor has a resolution of 800×480, 4K and Ultra HD support via HDMI, peaking, false color, pixel-to-pixel, and [...]

29 11, 2016

Ikan Visits CA & Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders BTS

November 29th, 2016|

Palm trees, the FBI, and 4K monitors….these are just three things that Ikan Product Manager Barry Garcia saw on his recent trip to California. Barry started his trip by flying into LAX, the largest and busiest airport in the Los Angeles area. From there, he went to Burbank to meet up with the President of Postium, which is the South Korean company that created the line of BON monitors that we distribute in North America (excluding Canada). The Postium president was in California to showcase two new monitors: a 24” 4K monitor as well as a 17” HD monitor. It [...]

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 [...]