Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Softron unveils news management system for Apple Macintosh computers
Softron Media Services is now shipping OnTheAir News, a newsroom management system built for Apple Macintosh computers.
OnTheAir News integrates with other Softron and third-party applications to provide the components news producers and journalists need in front of them to make all the real-time decisions that are the essential in daily newsroom operations.
OnTheAir News provides:
- script creation and editing
- bulletin management
- third-party prompter integration
- OnTheAir CG integration for headlines and crawls
- OnTheAir Video integration for package playback and over-the-shoulder stills or backgrounds for green-screen operations.
OnTheAir News also provides a fully integrated Web creation environment with single-click creation of instant news and headline pages as well as instant RSS feed generation. For stations with more complex Web strategies, OnThe Air News provides industry-standard PHP integration to allow existing Web content management systems to connect to the newsroom database.
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