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Octopus the Future of Newsrooms
Octopus is dedicated to developing and producing Octopus Newsroom...
ctopus Newsroom serves over
200 clients in more than 60
countries. In the process, Octopus has
learned much that has shaped the news
industry and helped position its NRCS
as the one for the future.
Free Choice - Open to Third-Party
Products: The MOS protocol opens a
vast range of technological partnership
options. Octopus Newsroom can be
configured to deliver the news-making
experience any way you want. You
can choose freely among proven
high-quality providers of graphics,
playout, MAM, prompters, traffic or
Octopus believes in the many benefits
of an open ecosystem.
Software Ownership vs Subscription
Commitment: Octopus remains one
of the very few players in the industry
that still allow you to buy software
without rental strings attached. When
you purchase Octopus Newsroom, it is
yours forever. Updates implemented
to Octopus are not compulsory. If you
and your staff choose to keep working
with a given version, it will remain
completely functional without forcing
you to upgrade.
Connected, Liked and Shared:
Octopus can ingest all incoming source
material such as agency wires, RSS
feeds, emails, and SMS. Octopus can
both source from and output to the
most popular social media platforms.
Operators can search and browse
content being posted-in accounts such
as YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.
They can also follow selected hashtags
Octopus Newsroom - an open ecosystem
or channels for immediate reference.
Newsroom staff can also upload videos
to YouTube, send breaking news to
Twitter and post teasers on Facebook.
The Octopus 8 Social Media Hub even
tracks the feedback from social media
followers. It also allows you to upload
that content from the rundown to your
website via integration with CMS such
as Joomla, WordPress and Drupal -
with just a single click.
An Open Solution for any Platform:
Octopus Newsroom is designed to run
natively on Mac, Linux, and Windows
platforms. Suitable both for television
and radio stations, it is also mobile so
reporters can take it into the trenches.
The Octopus mobile app runs on
Android or iOS.
Scalable and Modular: Octopus
Newsroom is easy to learn and to
operate. Advanced features are
available where and when required.
Octopus can also produce insightful
reports to check on the productivity
and quality of stories. Social media
profiles can be added straight to the
command dashboard. You also have
the mobility to operate the system in
the field with full live reporting.
24/7/365 Support: Every Octopus
Newsroom installation is protected by
24/7 support every day of the year. If
technical adjustments are necessary,
our engineers can provide reliable,
fast and direct online assistance,
identifying issues and providing any