TVN Tech | Automation Becomes Major Multiplatform Tool

Automation technology is fast evolving to keep up with demand for content on multiple platforms. Vendors say it helps eliminate redundant tasks and integrates as many platforms as possible without posing a threat to jobs or creative control.


News Channel Nebraska Streamlines Production

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.

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Octopus

Octopus | Stand 7.A39| Octopus is a new, flexible newsroom computer system designed to scale with all the challenges that modern newsroom workflows present. The system is developed to ease the work of broadcasters who are using a traditional linear TV or radio workflow and also expanding to support latest-generation mobile digital viewing […]


Vice Media Chooses Octopus NRCS


NYC-based Chinese-Language Broadcaster Selects Octopus


Newsroom Systems Adapt To New Necessities

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.