Ikan International Shines at InfoComm 2024: Our Innovations, Awards, and Industry Impact

Ikan International Shines at InfoComm 2024: Our Innovations, Awards, and Industry Impact We’re thrilled to share our remarkable experience at InfoComm 2024, the premier event for audiovisual and integrated experience technologies. This year’s edition saw Ikan make a significant impact, showcasing our latest offerings and receiving notable recognition for our contributions to the AV industry. […]

When To Use A Pedestal VS. Tripod: A Guide Featuring the Ikan EP880XK & EP890XK

When to Use a Pedestal vs. Tripod: A Guide Featuring the Ikan EP880XK & EP890XK In the world of video production, choosing the right camera support system is crucial for capturing high-quality footage. Two of the most common options are tripods and pedestals, each with its own set of advantages and ideal use cases. In […]

Evolution of Power Over Ethernet: Understanding PoE Standards

  Understanding the Differences: PoE+, PoE++ Type 3, and PoE++ Type 4 In the world of video production and networked devices, Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology has revolutionized the way we power and connect our equipment. By delivering both power and data over a single Ethernet cable, PoE simplifies installations, reduces cable clutter, and enhances […]

What is NDI® and When Should I Use It?

What is NDI®? NDI® (Network Device Interface) is a video streaming protocol used to transmit audio and video easily over a local network. Developed in 2015 by the company NewTek, NDI is capable of transmitting high-quality video, audio, and metadata bi-directionally with low latency over your existing local network. Since NDI sends data back and [...]

Fundamentals of XR Production

Fundamentals of XR Production   What is XR? Extended Reality (XR) is an umbrella term encompassing Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR), representing a wide spectrum of hardware, software, and experiences that combine the digital and physical worlds. XR production involves creating content and applications that blend real-world and digital elements to create immersive experiences […]

Upcoming Trade Shows for February 2024

This month we’re hitting the road to attend several key trade shows in our industry. It’s a good opportunity for us to showcase what we’ve been working on, see what’s happening in the industry and meet our customers and partners face-to-face. Our main focus at these shows will be showcasing our newly released PoE LED […]

Ikan Unveils Revolutionary LBX8-POE and LBX10-POE Lights

Lyra POE LED Lighting Solutions
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ikan Unveils Revolutionary LBX8-POE and LBX10-POE Lights: Redefining Professional Lighting with Power over Ethernet Technology Houston, TX – January 10, 2024 – Ikan, a leader in professional lighting solutions, today announced the launch of its innovative Power over Ethernet (PoE) lighting products, the LBX8-POE and LBX10-POE. These state-of-the-art lights (patent pending) are [...]

Why Would You Use a Teleprompter for a Video Conference?

Using a Teleprompter System for a Video Conference In todays fast paced always online world, businesses and companies are increasingly using more and more video conferencing for meetings and announcements. While most people use either a computer, laptop, or mobile device to join a video conference, using a dedicated professional video teleprompter can help you […]

Setting Up a DMX Lighting System for Professionals

LBX8 DMX Lights

A DMX lighting system offers you a way to control a lighting set-up from one controller, so all lights for a production can be controlled by one operator. DMX, which stands for Digital Multiplex, lets you control various aspects of each light in your DMX chain, such as intensity, color temperature and more. DMX512 (Digital […]