Ikan International's reputation is emblematic of the company's mission to "build quality products that creative people want and need at a reasonable price." Founded in 2005, Houston, Texas-based Ikan Intl. designs, manufactures and distributes a variety of award-winning products used in film, video and photographic productions worldwide.
Starting with the introduction of a single on-camera LCD video monitor, the company has kept pace with the ever-accelerating technology curve and, in a number of instances, has been ahead of the curve.
Diversified Product Selection
Today Ikan offers more than a thousand products tailored to the needs of those engaged in motion picture production, broadcast endeavors, and still photography at all levels of proficiency - from beginners to aspiring practitioners to industry pros. In addition to high-quality video monitors, the company has a full range of lighting equipment, camera support and stabilization systems, teleprompters, and accessories for both studio and field production.
Ikan products are used in projects and facilities within all segments of the production market and are sold through authorized dealers located in more than 50 countries around the world and at www.ikancorp.com. Industry professionals frequently praise Ikan products for being in tune with changing production techniques and technology.
Knowledgeable and Dedicated Staff
The product management, quality control and sales groups at Ikan are staffed with individuals who have attained degrees and/or worked in production. They fully comprehend the practicalities and challenges of the industry, and stay up-to-date with the technology. Aside from expertise in film and digital mediamaking, they are uniquely equipped to address the production needs of television studios, worship centers, events, and media education departments
The staff's respect for the art and craft of production extends to the goal of providing exceptional customer service before and after the sale. This attitude is reflected in the philosophy of founder Kan Yeung, "to always put the customers first and take care of them - no matter the situation."
Optimism for the Future
With quality products, affordable pricing and great customer support, Ikan has experienced continuous growth through the years. As a result, in the spring of 2014 the company relocated its headquarters to a 36,000 square-foot facility in southwest Houston and purchased adjacent property for future expansion.