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 4,500 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.
New Features and Improvements in version 2.8.0:
- Orchid Core VMS now supports dewarping fisheye cameras inside a web browser.
- Use Perspective Mode to pan, tilt, and zoom inside a 360-degree camera from any web browser, on both desktop and mobile devices.
- Use Panorama Mode to view an entire 360-degree scene.
- Download an HTML player that provides an offline dewarping experience for exported video.
- Updated video player and PTZ controls, with easier to read and understand player statistics.
- Click-to-center PTZ on supported ONVIF cameras.
- Simplified one-click license activation.
- Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 and CentOS 8.
- Configurable RTSP recording latency for better performance when recording remote cameras, and when recording to the cloud.
- Loggable user access and audit information.
- Full-resolution viewing on high DPI mobile devices.
- Improved compatibility for Sony, ACTi, and other cameras.
- Unattended Windows installers to support automated installations and upgrades.
- Pausing WebRTC streams now displays the final frame.
- Removed support for legacy FBGST browser plugin.
- Removed support for legacy web browsers, including Internet Explorer 11, Chrome 34, and Firefox ESR 52.