Today’s newsrooms are facing unprecedented challenges. While newsroom workflows are always in a state of flux, competing to adapt to new and emerging technology and storytelling practices, the COVID-19 pandemic took one aspect of the evolution in an unexpected direction. Faced with social distancing mandates, many newsrooms instructed staff to work from home.
Octopus and Avrotros started their relationship several years ago when the Dutch broadcaster was searching for a new newsroom system for their news programs.
The enterprise newsroom system OpenMedia provides journalists with all the functionality they need to accomplish their jobs. The core system includes searching agency wires, scheduling broadcasts, managing video and audio clips and writing and distributing news stories. OpenMedia means collaboration. From innovative research and planning tools and scripting, to multi-platform output, OpenMedia manages the complete journalistic workflow.
In 2019, the Associated Press (AP) – the world’s largest international news agency – instigated a project to leverage AI technology to shorten its production process so that its customers could receive content more quickly, while significantly reducing manual input, freeing its own staff for more creative purposes. AP turned to Limecraft to enable the transformation, using Vidrovr for scene description, facial recognition and gesture detection alongside Trint for audio description, which together deliver a single, coherent and frame-accurate description of every individual shot.
For decades television stations, news channels and streaming services have had no choice but to rely on limited technologies to deliver the graphics that support the weather story. Finally, there’s a solution that removes the complex technical and logistical difficulties and eases workflow; future-proofing the weather forecasting industry against rapidly changing technology and unexpected global events.
Was it Roy Thompson of Scottish Television who saw the dawning of commercial television in the UK as “a license to print money” - or was it Lew Grade at ATV ? It’s been contested, but it doesn’t really matter, because they and the lucky winners of the other, early tv licenses, were all right – back then.
In this IABM TV interview, Sunil Gangappa (Director - Sales, Karthavya) discusses what Karthavya bring to the playout automation market, and what differentiates them from other solutions.
Bea Alonso (Chief Market Officer, Dalet) talks about the latest newsroom solution launched by Dalet. Bea also discusses some of the key trends Dalet are seeing in the industry.
In October 2021 the Russian nationwide Kultura channel started broadcasting from the new Azimuth Soft playout system in the Shabolovka facility in Moscow. This important milestone concluded the broadcaster’s transition from legacy systems to Azimuth Soft solutions in all sections of their production workflows.
This week, Neil speaks to Sanjeev Bhavnani - Executive Director at Advanced Television. Advanced Television is a media hub for all things broadcast - bringing together press coverage, news, webinars and more. Sanjeev talks to us about his start in broadcasting, how he has seen news delivery change in broadcasting and what he envisions for the future of our industry.