Octopus Newsroom has partnered with software developer and system integrator Traco Systems to introduce the Traco Media Bridge plug-in to allow users of its NRCS to browse and deploy content for Avid Interplay using a drag-and-drop graphic display, the company said today. Media Bridge offers Octopus-based newsrooms an optimized video production workflow. It supports the […]
Canadian broadcaster CHEK-TV will rely on Octopus 8 as the core of a newsroom upgrade at its headquarters in Victoria, British Columbia. The upgrade includes 10 Octopus Newsroom client licenses for iOS/Android smartphones, which reporters will use to deliver audio and video content back to the newsroom as well as plug-ins for Octopus 8 to […]
Octopus Newsroom has promoted Lukas Kotek from project director to CTO, the company announced today. Kotek, who will report to company founder and CEO Petr Stokuc, will be responsible for development, project delivery, training and support across Africa, America, Asia and Europe. The company’s new CTO studied cybernetics, information and control systems at the University […]
Octopus said today that Vice Media has selected its Octopus 8 newsroom software for its headquarters in New York City. Journalists are using Octopus 8 to produce newscasts for distribution via HBO in the United States and on Viceland internationally. Octopus 8 is being used in tandem with Vizrt’s Viz Pilot graphics and Viz One […]
Octopus Newsroom has appointed Gene Sudduth as its national sales director for North America, the company announced. Prior to joining Octopus, Sudduth spent 29 years with Chyron and then later ChyronHego in account management roles. Sudduth will be based in Tyler, Texas, and report to company sales director Gabriel Janko.