Orchid VMS

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Orchid VMS  |  Video Management Software
IPConfigure Orchid is used by customers ranging from small business owners to some of the world's largest global retailers. Recognized for its reliability and ease of use, Orchid provides local and remote access to live and recorded video through an intuitive web browser interface, with the same user experience on both workstations and mobile devices.

The Orchid web interface is hosted by one or more Orchid servers running on traditional Windows or Linux systems, NAS storage devices, or on supported embedded hardware. Orchid supports over 2,500 IP cameras through the ONVIF Profile S specification. This cross-platform flexibility adapts to your existing infrastructure and reduces IT, hardware, and licensing costs.

Orchid boasts a simple, sophisticated interface that offers a rich, engaging user experience. In addition to camera auto-discovery and configuration. Orchid also features an advanced capture engine that provides redundant edge- and rules-based alarm recording.

Orchid is priced per camera and is distributed through Anixter, CSC, Graybar, Ingram Micro, and ScanSource.

Key Features

Accessibility
Touch-Capable UI
Browser PC or Mobile UI
OS Independence
Adaptability
Hardware Independence
ONVIF Profile S Conformant
2,500+ Cameras & Encoders
Simplicity
No External Dependencies
Installs in Seconds
Bulk Camera Registration
Freedom
No Vendor Lock-in
Open RESTful API
3rd Party Application Support

Technical Capabilities

Supported Browsers
Chrome, Safari, IE, Firefox, Opera
Security
Unlimited User Accounts with Fixed Roles
Server Operating Systems
Linux, Windows, Windows Server
Pan-Tilt-Zoom
Digital and Optical
Client Operating Systems
Android, iOS, Linux, Windows, OS X
Search Analysis
Timeline Bar with Motion Events
Hardware Platforms
x86_64, ARM, MIPS
Playback
Simultaneous Live and Recorded
Language
English, extensible via SDK
Export Format
MKV, MOV
Video Compression
MJPEG, MPEG-4, H.264
Motion Detection
Yes
Camera Resolution
Unlimited
Recording
Continuous, Motion-Only, Motion Variable Frame Rate
Camera Frame Rate
Unlimited
Reports
Health and Troubleshooting
Camera Count
Unlimited (recommend adding Fusion for large systems)
Open API
Web Encryption
HTTPS
Video Encryption
SRTP
All technical specifications subject to change without notice.

Download Orchid

Orchid is free to download, install, and use in trial mode, subject to certain limitations described in the table below. Customers who need more cameras, unlimited retention, and access to our e-mail and phone based technical support, should contact sales@ipconfigure.com to purchase Orchid camera licenses or schedule a demo.

See our Orchid VMS Knowledge Base for information on installing and configuring Orchid, as well as solutions to common problems.

For customers not able to use the most recent version of Orchid due to, e.g., an expired Orchid support agreement, back versions of Orchid are also available for download.

Orchid 1.12.5 | 2017-03-08

Platform Download Link Trial Mode Limits
Windows 64-bit Orchid VMS version 1.12.5 Max. 4 cameras, max. 128 GB retention, knowledge base support only
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Orchid VMS version 1.12.5 Max. 4 cameras, max. 128 GB retention, knowledge base support only
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Orchid VMS version 1.12.5 Max. 4 cameras, max. 128 GB retention, knowledge base support only
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 64-bit Orchid VMS version 1.12.5 Max. 4 cameras, max. 128 GB retention, knowledge base support only
Raspbian Jessie
for Raspberry Pi
Orchid VMS version 1.12.5 Unlimited cameras, unlimited retention, forum support and knowledge base support only
Debian Jessie
for armhf embedded devices
Orchid VMS version 1.12.5 Unlimited cameras, unlimited retention, forum support and knowledge base support only

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