Fox Turkey chooses Octopus for newsroom operations

New system will simplify news operations and improve workflow.
Octopus gets its tentacles around Fox Turkey's newsroom operations.
Octopus gets its tentacles around Fox Turkey's newsroom operations.

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Fox Turkey has selected Octopus as its new newsroom management system after a three month evaluation process.

The Turkish broadcaster, associated with News Corp’s Fox Broadcasting Company, wanted a system that would simplify news operations, improve workflow and connect with other parts of the overall studio infrastructure. This includes a Vizrt graphics system, Autoscript teleprompter and Grass Valley playout/automation system.

The new Octopus solution will manage rundowns, assignments, story approval, newswires, RSS feeds, placeholders, low-res browsing and other tasks.

Octopus provides support for the Turkish language through its use of the Unicode universal character encoding scheme.

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