In its continued drive for openness in television news operations, Avid today announced the integration of its MediaCentral content platform with CGI’s OpenMedia, a complete solution for journalistic workflows. With integration now available for the industry’s leading newsroom computer systems (NRCS) — also including AP ENPS and Octopus — MediaCentral empowers more production teams around the world to enhance […]
Drawing on a heritage of more than 20 years in newsroom production, Imagine Communications is introducing what it calls “a powerful new approach to content access, management and multiplatform delivery” — Nexio NewsCraft — “a high-value, remote-friendly, all-in-one news production solution that enables organizations to work smarter and more efficiently ― ensuring every news story […]
PlayBox Neo today introduced an expansion to the software connectivity of its ProductionAirBox Neo-20 broadcast playout server, with support now provided for the Octopus Newsroom computer system. “The Octopus NRCS offers a strong feature set which has received a good reception from broadcasters around the world,” said PlayBox Neo CEO Pavlin Rahnev. “We bridge between our respective platforms via […]
Following its preview late last year, Ross says that V15 of Inception — its newsroom computer system (NRCS) and social media management tool — is now available to customers. This latest release includes a range of new features, with a focus on two key areas. Assignment Manager Enhancements — Several new features have been added to […]
Vizrt, a provider of software-defined visual storytelling tools (#SDVS) for media content creators, today announced Vizrt Newsroom, one of five software Solution Suites made available exclusively through Flexible Access. Fully integrated with all major newsroom computer systems (NRCS), Vizrt Newsroom’s toolset for the modern journalist is “designed to take the complexity out of advanced visual […]
After expanding its portfolio of radio and low-power TV stations, News Channel Nebraska needed to untangle its overcomplicated news and sports production workflow. The company conducted exhaustive research into newsroom computer systems, and selected Octopus for its flexibility and cross-platform capabilities.
ChyronHego | Booth SL1210 | Website: www.chyronhego.com Launched only a year ago, ChyronHego’s CAMIO Universe is transforming news operations as broadcasters continue to migrate to all-software environments and standard off-the-shelf IT technologies, including virtualized server environments. At NAB, ChyronHego will showcase the latest product developments driving global adoption of the CAMIO Universe — including the […]
TV newsrooms create news content for much more than their newscasts these days. Social media, mobile and digital are just as important in reaching viewers as TV newscasts as the public increasingly relies on these distribution platforms. Even while vendors of newsroom computer systems race to transform their systems for use in news operations where the story, not the linear rundown, is the centerpiece of the workflow, a couple of companies are suggesting it’s too late, and it’s time for the NRCS to go the way of the IBM Selectric. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2017 Resource Guide listing of NRCS vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.
For the second year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to the NAB Show easier. This week’s focus is newsroom computer systems (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by […]
Whether it’s virtual or hybrid sets, Ka-band satellite contribution or tools to make story-centric workflows a reality, the shape of TV news production, presentation and even publishing — not just to air, but to multiple platforms — is changing. Here’s a look at five important technologies that are helping to transform television news. Above, a virtual set in use at Raycom’s WBTV Charlotte, N.C.
TV journalists can look forward to seeing the latest solutions to their newsgathering and distribution challenges at the NAB Show. Among the trends to be on display on the exhibit floor are story-centric workflow, greater collaboration and content sharing — both within the station and among stations — and extending the reach of the systems to reporters in the field. For a resources guide to the companies mentioned in this story, click here. Read all the 2016 NAB Hot Topics stories here.
This year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to NAB easier. This week’s focus is newsroom computer systems (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download this page […]
Annova Systems | Hall 3, Stand A33 | Website: http://www.annova.tv/en/index.php Many years ago the definition of a newsroom computer system (NRCS) was a software application designed to support rundowns, scripts and wires, but demands changed and so did Annova Systems’ newsroom computer system OpenMedia with it. OpenMedia has morphed over the past 20 years into […]
Ross Video will begin migrating users of the just-purchased Automated Data Systems’ EZNews to its own Inception News newsroom computer system (NRCS). The move will make Inception News “one of the top newsroom computer systems in the world,” company CEO David Ross said.