How do news producers use Octopus newsroom system?
Octopus 11 offers fully integrated news production workflows. It covers the entire production process from newsgathering to multiplatform delivery. It is suitable for all newsroom types and sizes, from a single channel with just a few bulletins per day up to a full-scale 24/7 news channel even with multiple locations connected to each other.
Importantly, Octopus news production software runs natively on all platforms and supports all languages.
Journalists can retrieve incoming sources from RSS feeds, agencies, and social media accounts that are centralized in Octopus newsroom system. As well as monitor trends and important topics with alerts sent to the UI or email address.
With a focus on collaboration, this software for newsrooms offers tools that facilitate teamwork in production tasks. Inside Octopus, journalists, editors, and producers work closely to deliver quality content. The system expedites real-time calendar-based editorial collaboration amongst news teams, from initial receipt of task notification to complete and advanced news rundown management.
Collaboration also happens technology-wise. Octopus 11 integrates with more than 60 third-party devices including teleprompters, MAM and playout systems, graphic systems, and automation technology to ensure unique workflows and a quick and cost-effective transition to this NRCS. As well as incorporates Artificial Intelligence into production workflows offering speech-to-text and object-subject identification for audio and videos.
As news consumption patterns develop, the system ensures distribution to linear and digital platforms. Content can be delivered to social media platforms such as Twitter and YouTube, and to websites from WordPress, Joomla, CoreMedia, and Frankly CMS systems.
News producers can also use the Octopus Journalist App to boost remote production. Using the app, journalists may access remotely everything that they may otherwise access on-premises, including wires, rundowns, and planning items. Importantly, users can edit existing rundown scripts and create new stories on their mobile phones. Or even use it as a mobile prompter when covering news in the field.