Ikan Releases Latest Gimbal Stabilizer EC1

We are excited to be releasing our latest gimbal stabilizer, the EC1, which is an improved version of the DS1 and now has even more features. It has a redesigned quick release baseplate system, which makes it easier and faster to balance. Also, the EC1 is compatible with DSLR and mirrorless cameras up to 4.5 […]

Want To Go Behind The Scenes of Sports Broadcasting?

The official start of the fall season is just around the corner. You know what that means: cooler weather, sweaters, football, and for some, pumpkin spice everything. One thing that many Houstonians and Texans in general are excited about is football. This football season is extra special because Houston will be hosting Super Bowl LI, […]

What Did Guy Kawasaki Think About Our Gimbals?

If you’re from the marketing world or if you’re a fan of Apple, you’ve probably heard of Guy Kawasaki. For those not familiar with Guy, he is most well-known for being one of the Apple employees who was originally responsible for marketing the Macintosh computer line in 1984. His work helped popularize evangelism marketing and […]

Things You Will Learn in an AV Production Class

Have you ever wanted to become a filmmaker, cinematographer, or work in broadcasting? Well, there are various paths that people can take to get to that goal. Some start early while others may sometimes find themselves inadvertently becoming filmmakers. Those that know that they want to do something with video at an early age might […]

Touring Italy with the FLY-X3-PLUS Smartphone Gimbal

“I didn’t find photography. Photography found me. And then it healed me.” This quote says it all when describing Me Ra Koh. So who is Me Ra? Me Ra Koh, aka the photo mom, first turned to photography in her time of grief after losing her baby. Photography became her outlet to deal with the […]

How Does The PD Movie Wireless Follow Focus Work?

When you’re shooting a scene, it’s always nice to have a wireless follow focus so that you can easily adjust the lens without constantly having to stand right next to the camera. Trying to understand how a wireless follow focus works? Find out in this blog post. Follow Focus – A Brief Overview When you […]

Ikan On The Road: 2016 Fall Trade Shows

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 […]

TAB 2016 Recap

TAB (Texas Association of Broadcasters), the biggest gathering of radio/TV stations in Texas, was held at the Renaissance Austin Hotel this past August 10-11th. The annual convention and trade show was well attended by Texas broadcasters with over 250 attendees. We were excited to meet all the attendees this year. Due to budget constraints, most […]

What Teleprompter Should I Get?

Well, it depends on what you’ll be using it for and where you’ll use it. It’s helpful to have a script displayed on a teleprompter. Knowing the right words to say can sometimes be hard. It can even be more nerve-racking when you’re on national TV. For example, Fox News Host, Megyn Kelly got tripped […]