Iris is the new production and distribution system from AFP. Iris aims to assist our clients in facing the challenges of the digital age.
Multimedia content and enriched newstories
Format optimized for integration and adaptation on different platforms
Unique access to content and new tools
Launched in fall 2008, Iris aims to assist our clients in facing the challenges of the digital age. Based on a large prospective study “News in the digital age” conducted by AFP on more than 200 clients worldwide, Iris is the answer to changes in the use of information and technology.
Iris will enable clients to:
First of all, Iris is a unique, multimedia production tool for all 1.500 journalists of the Agency, aimed towards:
Iris is also a distribution system that will enable our clients to benefit from a native multimedia production by adopting the flexible, progressive and convergent NewsML G2 format:
AFP Forum, web platform for downloading content – stories, photos, videos, graphics, videographics – from AFP and its 40 partners, will provide users:
NewsML G2 enables transmission of rich content via satellite, FTP and Internet thanks to:
News ML G2 detailed support documents:
AFP will retain its current distribution format until the end of 2013 (earliest) and will offer you the possibility to implement NewsML G2 at your own pace.