Aveco ingest and media management system is used by EuroNews, France
Aveco (automation, media management), Octopus (newsroom system) and SGI (videoservers, storage) provided an integrated solution for digital ingest and news production facilities at EuroNews, France.
Aveco Astra is responsible for controlling the scheduled or manual ingest and file exchange among videoservers, central storage and archive. Aveco configured it's customizable data model to fit the specific needs of EuroNews. The Astra webtools are seamlessly plugged in the Octopus newsroom system to give access to the metadata, to allow for browsing the high resolution files on the PC screen, to do indexing and creating subclips. Aveco and Octopus tools allow also for integrating the Pinnacle NLEs into the workflow.
See also the SGI press release http://www.sgi.com/company_info/newsroom/press_releases/2004/april/euronews.html