At Ikan, we enjoy meeting people and learning how videographers, filmmakers, and photographers use our products on various projects. It’s interesting to see and/or hear about their experiences. Sometimes, their stories can even take you to the most unexpected places. Philip Grossman, a cinematographer, camera geek, and historian, has an interesting story that takes place near the city of Pripyat (formerly located in the USSR). In 2011, Philip left his job in corporate America to pursue photography. He got a once in a lifetime opportunity to photograph the Chernobyl Nuclear Exclusion Zone which has now turned into a long term [...]
At the 2016 NAB Show held at the Las Vegas Convention Center on April 16-21, we showcased new additions from Lightstar to the Ikan lineup of lights. The new Lightstar line of Tungsten Fresnels is extremely lightweight and compact. The small size of these light fixtures makes them reliable and ideal for on-location shoots or small studio setups. Included in the line of lights are the 300W Tungsten Fresnel Lamp Head (LSW-001), 650W Tungsten Fresnel Lamp Head (LSW-002), the 1000W Tungsten Fresnel Lamp Head (LSW-003), and the 2000W Tungsten Fresnel Lamp Head (LSW-004). These Fresnels are constructed out of high quality [...]
Every year, we always look forward to NAB in Las Vegas. The NAB Show, an annual trade show produced by the National Association of Broadcasters, is where people from various industries including Broadcast, Digital Media, Film, Entertainment, Post-Production, Sports, Live Events, and more come together to embrace the immersive experiences that are reshaping the new reality of media. At NAB, you never know what you’ll see and experience. This year, we were excited to meet Redfoo from the hip-hop electronic dance music duo, LMFAO, when he stopped by our booth. (The duo was best known for hits such as “Party [...]
That’s a wrap on NAB 2016! We always say each year is the best yet, but we can easily say this year’s show was by far our biggest turnout in terms of new products, free giveaways, and just overall excitement in the booth. If you weren’t able to get to Vegas for NAB this year, no worries because our daily videos (Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3) give a great breakdown of each day’s events. We had a guest appearance from Red Foo so check back on the blog soon for an in-depth look at his unboxing of our [...]
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 [...]
Get up-close and in-the-know with the latest Ikan products at Content & Communications World, Booth #1460. NAB’s East Coast showcase of next-gen technology covering television, film, satellite, online video, live events, corporate A/V, production and post takes place at New York City’s Jacob Javits Center November 11-12, 2015. We're set up and ready to chat with you guys.