Ikan International, LLC Announces Corporate Rebrand Launch

Ikan logo

HOUSTON, Texas, (October 10, 2017) — Ikan International, LLC (Ikan), a leading designer and manufacturer of video and camera equipment underwent a comprehensive rebranding effort. Founded in 2005 in Houston, Texas, Ikan entered the market with monitors and teleprompters for the film industry. Over the past decade, Ikan’s offering has expanded to include over one […]

Ikan Unveils the New DS2 and DS2-A Gimbals

DS2 Gimbal

HOUSTON, Texas, (August 9, 2017) — Ikan announced today the release of its highly anticipated DS2 and DS2-A gimbals as a follow-up to the popular Ikan Beholder DS1 gimbal stabilizer. With an innovative compact design, these gimbals add a new level of control with its 60 second auto-sweep feature. In addition, the DS2-A’s angled motor […]

Ikan Goes to Vegas – NAB 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. […]

Ikan Releases Latest Gimbal Stabilizer EC1

EC1

HOUSTON, Texas, (September 12, 2016) — Ikan is excited to be releasing its 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 […]

5 Pieces of Video Equipment YouTube Stars Need

YouTube

Did you know that the first YouTube video was uploaded by YouTube Co-founder Jawed Karim, documenting his trip to the zoo? His video, ‘Me at the Zoo’, was only 18 seconds long. Fast forward now to the present day and you have videos that are 15 minutes or longer once you’ve verified your account. We’ve […]

Ikan Releases Line of 4K Compatible On-Camera Monitors

4K Monitors

HOUSTON, Texas, (June 16, 2016) — Ikan showed off their new 4K compatible monitors at this year’s NAB conference in Las Vegas and garnered a lot of buzz. The complete line of affordable 4K compatible on-camera monitors, the VL35, the DH5e, and the VXF7, range from 3.5-7 inches and are now available to purchase. These […]

Beholder Gimbal for DSLRs Guide – DS1 Compatibility Chart

DS1 gimbal

HOUSTON, Texas, (June 15, 2016) — Ikan has made it easier to use its highly successful product, the Beholder Gimbal for DSLRs (DS1), a 3-axis handheld camera stabilizer designed specifically for DSLR and mirrorless cameras to capture smooth, stable footage. Since there are a multitude of cameras and lenses available that make up so many […]