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  • Octopus 8.1 is now available

    Octopus 8.1 is now available

    We are proud to announce that one of the most advanced and versatile  version of our newsroom computer system, Octopus 8.1. has been released! This version includes a record breaking 500+ new features, improvements and fixes compared to the previous 8.0 version. The preview of this new version was introduced…
  • Thank you for a successful year

    Thank you for a successful year

    As 2017 morphs into 2018, the Octopus Newsroom team would like to thank you for making this year really special.   We have achieved some great goals over the past 12 months:   Most importantly we introduced a really cool new version of our system, Octopus 8.1, with a huge…
  • La Télé in Lausanne upgrades newsroom to Octopus 8

    La Télé in Lausanne upgrades newsroom to Octopus 8

    Swiss television broadcaster La Télé - TV Vaud-Fribourg SA has chosen Octopus 8 and INCITE MAM as a key element of its newly upgraded newsroom system. Replacing a legacy third-party system, the new installation was designed by Octopus Newsroom's Geneva-based partner, IMC Technologies Inc.    François Vittoz La Télé's Technical…
  • Octopus 8 to be showcased at Tecnotelevisión & Radio in Bogotá

    Octopus 8 to be showcased at Tecnotelevisión & Radio in Bogotá

    Bogotá, Columbia, November 7, 2017 – Octopus Newsroom will demonstrate the latest version of its newsroom computer system at Tecnotelevisión & Radio 2017 in Bogotá, Colombia. Exhibiting on stands 632 and 633, Octopus Newsroom will be represented by Gianluca Bertuzzi (Sales Manager, Africa & LATAM) together with David Fajardo and…
  • TBN Commissions Octopus 8 for Huckabee

    TBN Commissions Octopus 8 for Huckabee

    Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA, November 6, 2017 – Octopus Newsroom announces the completion of a newsroom computer system sale to Trinity Broadcasting Network. For its first use at the Trinity Music City production facility in Hendersonville, Tennessee, TBN has initially acquired Octopus for its new show, Huckabee, being hosted by former…
  • Octopus8 is coming to Australia

    Octopus8 is coming to Australia

    The time has come and we are packing our bags for an exciting trip to land of kangaroos, wine, surf… the home of the Great Barrier Reef and tireless rugby fans. Yes, Octopus Newsroom is coming to Australia. The latest version of the Octopus system, version 8.1 is designed for…
  • Octopus Newsroom Partners with Traco Systems

    Octopus Newsroom Partners with Traco Systems

    Octopus Newsroom, the world's leading producer of computer newsroom systems, announces a partnership with software developer and system integrator Traco Systems. The agreement centres on the introduction of a Traco Media Bridge plug-in enabling Octopus Newsroom users to browse and deploy content from Avid Interplay within an easy-to-use drag-and-drop graphic…
  • Octopus Newsroom Celebrates MOS Emmy Award @ IBC 2017

    Octopus Newsroom Celebrates MOS Emmy Award @ IBC 2017

    Octopus is celebrating at IBC2017 the award of an Emmy to the Media Object Server (MOS) Group of which it is a proud member. The presentation was made during the 68th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards ceremony at The Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. "MOS may sound like just…
  • CHEK-TV Upgrades and Expands with Octopus Newsroom

    CHEK-TV Upgrades and Expands with Octopus Newsroom

    Canadian broadcaster CHEK-TV has chosen Octopus 8 as the core of a major upgrade to the newsroom system at its headquarters in Victoria, British Columbia. CHEK-TV, having recently celebrated 60 years of broadcasting, has a rich legacy of providing compelling and comprehensive news coverage seven days a week. "We are…
  • Octopus expands management team with new CTO and Sales appointments

    Octopus expands management team with new CTO and Sales appointments

    Octopus Newsroom Promotes Lukas Kotek to CTO  We gladly announce the promotion of Lukas Kotek from project director to chief technology officer. Reporting to founder and CEO Petr Stokuč, he will be responsible for development, project delivery, the training department and support across Africa, America, Asia and Europe. "This is…
  • VICE News Selects Octopus 8 Newsroom System

    VICE News Selects Octopus 8 Newsroom System

    Digital media and broadcasting company VICE Media has invested in Octopus 8 newsroom software for its headquarters in Brooklyn, New York City. Octopus 8 is being used by journalists producing newscasts for transmission over the Home Box Office (HBO) cable and satellite television network in the US and on VICELAND…
  • TheBlaze chooses Octopus 8 Newsroom System

    TheBlaze chooses Octopus 8 Newsroom System

    Multiplatform news and entertainment network TheBlaze has ordered an Octopus 8 newsroom computer system for installation at its headquarters in the Mercury Studios building, Las Colinas, Dallas. The project forms part of the network's relocation of its radio broadcast facilities from New York to Dallas.     Founded in 2012…