OCTOPUS Newsroom produces of newsroom computer systems for the TV broadcast industry With a history of going back 15 years the company was founded on the principle that journalists should enjoy making news. OCTOPUS Newsroom products are used from New York to Hong Kong, from Bergen to Doha to bring the latest news to air.
The systems are installed in more than 150 channels including broadcasters such as TRT in Turkey; Euronews in France; WGBH in the USA; Al Jazeera English in Qatar, Malaysia, UK and USA; RBC in Russia; TVN Network in Poland; ZEE Network in India; FOX in Turkey, and many others..
As OCTOPUS Newsroom has grown from a local Central European system, headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, to a global newsroom solution supplier, the demand for services has grown as well. As a result, the company opened an additional sales and marketing office in London in 2002.
Octopus is a platform-independent, cost-effective newsroom computer system that natively runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Octopus7 provides the tools for journalists in TV newsrooms to undertake all aspects of the news delivery workflow, from browsing and searching source material, to writing scripts and preparing rundowns, for all types and scales of operation from 24/7 news networks to channels with just a few bulletins per day.
With scalability, modularity, support for a wide range of languages, multi-platform publishing and open architecture Octopus7 can be used in any newsroom, no matter the size, language or workflow. Octopus7 is placed in the middle of the news production and, as a key system, connects all other systems in the newsroom such as automation, graphics and teleprompters together through the industry standard MOS protocol.