Octopus Newsroom Computer Systems
Digital and Linear News Production
Powering more than 250 channels, Octopus is an industry-proven newsroom system designed both for traditional linear broadcasting and web-based digital content delivery. Its flexible structure can be used successfully for mainstream news, sports broadcasting and eSports production as well as website and online publishing.
Octopus integrates with leading social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram as well as the various web content management systems.
Collaborative workflow with shared project planning is central to Octopus, delivering advanced calendar-based collaboration and story-centric workflow across specific topics, no matter what the output format or platform. Fast and easy to operate, Octopus employs a uniquely intuitive two-way digital or linear workflow.
Digital and linear production workflows vary in priority level between organisations. The latest version of Octopus enables tighter than ever collaboration between digital and linear processes, maximising the creative potential of newsroom staff. The feature set includes collaborative script editing, integrated rundown management and easy access to incoming feeds.
Supported by more than 50 MOS partners, Octopus is an open solution with a unified interface which allows operators to work efficiently across multiple devices. It offers smooth integration with any broadcasting system, powering rundown production, studio automation, MAM, playout, graphics, CG solutions and teleprompters.
Easily implemented, simple to learn, Octopus scales to any newsroom environment and supports all major languages.