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ikan
3903 Stoney Brook Drive
Houston TX 77063
USA

Phone: 713-272-8822
Contact: info@ikancorp.com
Web site: www.ikancorp.com
 
Company Profile

ikan, an award-winning designer, manufacturer and distributor of video and film production support, provides media professionals with simplicity in design, affordability and unmatched value. Based in Houston, TX, ikan serves a global clientele base from a wide variety of fields within the communications industry, including broadcast, event video, web, film, digital cinema, advertising, interactive media and independent filmmakers, by delivering the features you need at the price you want. With a diversified product line ranging from HD-SDI, LCD monitors and teleprompters to fluorescent  lighting and camera support, ikan is capable of meeting production support needs across a broad spectrum.

ikan ELEMENTS
The truly modular camera support solution.
The ikan Elements line is about your needs as a shooter. The concept is simple … provide you with the parts you need to configure your camera rig the way you want. Elements pieces are sold individually or in pre-assembled kits. You know what you need to make your camera rig the best it can be, and with the Elements, you have the freedom to do just that. Truly Modular, fully Customizable, totally Essential.

ikan ELEMENTS-CONFIGURATIONS
The Fly configurations (whether you choose Starter, Basic, Deluxe or Super) are only the beginning. These suggested handheld configurations provide a starting point … and you control the final result. Each of the Fly configurations can be as simple as providing a robust flash bracket or as complex as being a two-handled, miniature rail system.

SUPER FLY $449.00: Includes 2 cheese plates, 2 15mm 6" Rod, 15mm Rail Mount, 2 grip bars and 4 handle arms

FLY PACKS
Shooting video with HDSLRs has taken the video industry by storm and with these cameras comes a slew of new production gear for support, monitoring and lighting. There are so many new gadgets and so much new gear on the market that many shooters feel overwhelmed. The ikan Fly Packs are bundles of assembled gear that will allow you to stop shopping and start shooting now. We’ve put together all of the essential items you’ll need to start shooting today … just add your camera, and you’re ready to go.

Fly Pack I, our most complete kit comes with all of the items here for the low price of $1849.00.

1. IK-Delta-3 All in one large bag w/ laptop pouch - beige
2. V5600 5.6 inch Monitor, A/C Power Supply and shoe mount.
3. ele-fly-super ikan Elements Camera Support.
4. ILED 150 KIT Mountable LED, AC Power, battery, charger, jells, bag and shoe mount.
5. MA210 10 inch monitor arm.
6. MA206 6 inch monitor arm.
7. AC107 Portable Power Supply for V5600
8. ICH Battery Charger
9. IBS Battery
10. CAHDMI-1.6 Short 1.6 Feet HDMI Cable
11. ches-jr Cheese Stick Jr.
12. SH56 Sunhood for V5600

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Articles Mentioned
iKan Corporation acquires Cinemáge product line from Cine-tal Systems, Inc.
Company expands monitor product offerings to include Cinemáge reference grade monitoring for color critical applications in production and post-production
The 2010 EventDV 25 Awards Show
Welcome to the 2010 EventDV 25 Awards Show, presenting the 25 hottest and most influential event filmmaking studios in the world as elected by the readers of EventDV Magazine and EventDV.net. Your new all-star team will be presented here over the course of 5 days--February 28-March 4, 2011. Watch the shows in the video windows for the awards presentation, including samples of the all-stars' finest work. (Video players will fill in as the shows go live at 9am CST on successive days this week.)
Save the Dates: EventDV 25 All-Star Awards Show Coming Next Week!
Awards show to premiere Monday, Feb. 28 on EventDV-TV and run through the week
ikan Introduces Stereoscope 3D Camera Support System
New ELEMENTS configuration is a lightweight, portable solution for those needing a 3D Camera setup
iKan Introduces Elements Modular Camera Support System
Customizable in an 'infinite' amount of configurations so you get the support you want no matter what you need
Gear & Now: Make the Most of Your Camera With New Accessories
Lee Rickwood | New camera add-ons from Panasonic, Petrol Bags, Zaxcom, Beachtek, Gekko Technology, and Camera Corps
Ikan Announces the "Wish I Had an Ikan" Short Film Competition
Through this new contest, Ikan will award almost $5,000 in cash and prizes to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners for their original short films featuring the Ikan name or product line
Gear & Now: New Releases from Major Manufacturers Support Event Video
Lee Rickwood | Partly as a way to support today's multipurpose HD and DV cameras, for example, companies are incorporating a new appreciation of event videography shooting styles and situational requirements, in particular the "grab-and-go" approach that following a live event necessitates, as well as the realization that many pro video people use many different products for different jobs-from pure-play consumer to top-of-the-line professional
Gear & Now: New Releases from Major Manufacturers Support Event Video
Lee Rickwood | Partly as a way to support today's multipurpose HD and DV cameras, for example, companies are incorporating a new appreciation of event videography shooting styles and situational requirements, in particular the "grab-and-go" approach that following a live event necessitates, as well as the realization that many pro video people use many different products for different jobs-from pure-play consumer to top-of-the-line professional
Ikan Now Taking Pre-Orders for the V8000HDMI 8" TFT-LCD Monitor
Second-generation on-camcera HD monitor has pass through inputs for composite, S-video and SD/HD component, but now features the new HDMI input, enabling you to use an array of different devices
Have Demo, Will Travel: Presenting Demos Outside the Studio
Marshall Levy | Although I have a state-of-the-art home office and even a dedicated theater room just for clients, I often meet with prospects all throughout the adjoining states, which makes having them come to me challenging. In many instances, I'd lose prospects if I weren't willing to travel to deliver a demo. For this reason, having a solid, portable workflow is vital.
Gear & Now: New Platforms for Video Shooting
Lee Rickwood | Finding the best vantage point for camera positions at live video events is often a serious challenge. A good line-of-sight is crucial for the best shot and most telling composition, but often physical hurdles must be overcome. Sometimes, all that's needed is a little creative ingenuity. At times, a dedicated device is required. Here are some of the latest and greatest entries in the camera support market.
Videographers Challenged By New Rules, New Tools
Lee Rickwood | With change being the common denominator these days in both location video and electoral platforms, many event and wedding videographers will be impacted by new rules and regulations affecting the way we work, and the way we get to work.
ikan Launches the New RM 4-25 Rackmount
All metal-enclosed RM 4-25 contains four 2.5 inch high resolution LCD panels with front controls, a single captive power input, and BNC composite inputs with full BNC loop thru
ikan Debuts Their New Uni-Rack 2 & Uni-rack 5
Don't Stack It, Rack It!
iKan Introduces Camera Cradle
Designed as a wearable camera stabilizing system for those who shoot multi-hour events
iKan Introduces Multi-monitor Rack Mount
RM4-25 contains four 2.5 inch high resolution LCD panels with front controls, a single captive power input, and BNC composite inputs with full BNC loop thru
ikan Introduces Two New Products: the V2500e 2.5" LCD Monitor and SH8HD Sunhood
Higher-resolution successor to the V2500; sunhood now available for the V8000HD
New Camera Support for Rock-and-Rollers
Lee Rickwood | New support devices for steady handheld camera operation come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and prices.
iKan Introduces V8000HD Deluxe Kit
New HD field monitor kit
Gear & Now : Monitors--Is What You See What They Get?
Lee Rickwood | A recognized reference monitor is one way to determine how the video you produce will look when your clients play it back. It’s not what everyone will watch, but it is the best square-one starting point you can have. Here are some of the leading reference monitor options available today.
iKan Introduces Prompter Pro 2.0
Easy to use, full-featured teleprompting software now compatible with Mac OS
Gear & Now: Softer Lighting is Not Hard
Lee Rickwood | If you are looking for something different, the cool, widely dispersed, and easily matched illumination that comes from either LEDs or fluorescents means that soft lighting should not be hard to create.