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This is the documentation for the state-based studio automation system Sofie, used in live TV news production by the Norwegian public service broadcaster NRK since September 2018.

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NRK Sofie TV Automation

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Sofie is a web-based TV automation system for studios and live shows, used in daily live TV news productions by the Norwegian public service broadcaster NRK since September 2018.

Key Features

  • User-friendly, modern web-based GUI
  • State-based device control and playout of video, audio, and graphics
  • Modular device-control architecture with support for several hardware (and software) setups
  • Modular data-ingest architecture, supports MOS and Google spreadsheets
  • Plug-in architecture for programming shows

Youtube: 5-minute presentation from the EBU booth at IBC 2018


Sofie system documentation

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The NRK logo is a registered trademark of Norsk rikskringkasting AS. The license does not grant any right to use, in any way, any trademarks, service marks or logos of Norsk rikskringkasting AS.

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