Cloud solution for ship’s medical department: Easy viewing and sharing of images

Today’s high data transmission rates make remotely-hosted services on single servers as well as on collections of servers increasingly attractive. The applications and data stored remotely are accessible wherever a connection to the internet exists.

ORCA® (OR Technology Cloud Archiving) is a software solution designed to make everyday work aboard ship easier, cheaper and more efficient. The ability to archive images and documents online and have these data available for immediate consultation with experts on land has significantly improved the opportunities for diagnosis and treatment for doctors at sea. 

ORCA® (OR Technology Cloud Archiving) is a software solution designed to make everyday work in private practices and hospital easier, cheaper and more efficient. ORCA Share is an online platform for sharing images and medical findings with doctors and other authorised persons. The service is scalable, allowing adjustments in storage space as demand grows.

ORCA® Share is a platform for sharing data with external partners. The application ORCA® Share facilitates exchanging images and medical findings with staff, colleagues and specialists. ORCA Share can also be used to give patients access to medical reports and images. Recipients are sent an secured access link pertaining to specific files via email. There is no need to install software locally. 

Cloud solution for ship’s medical department: Easy viewing and sharing of images



Benefits and Features of ORCA

Fast access

Register on and begin working with ORCA® immediately.

No expensive equipment

ORCA provides access to remote servers and software solutions. There is no need for an office filled with expensive equipment. Billing is usage-based (flat rate or pay-per-use).

Excellent scalability

System memory can be expanded as your demand for  ORCA® services grows.

24/7 access

Images and documents are accessible at any time from all mobile and stationary devices with an internet connection.


The user-friendly interface is self-explanatory. Support is available online.

No more service contracts

ORCA® is automatically updated and serviced without extra charges.

Data security

ORCA® guarantees automatic data backups and high security standards. Data loss as a result of malware or hardware failure is a thing of the past.


Excellent accessibility is  ORCA® ‘s top priority.

Fit for the future

ORCA® Archives all data in modern computing centres. Server technology is regularly updated.


ORCA® is also a communication platform. Sharing images and documents with doctors and other authorised persons is a breeze.

Optimal workflow

ORCA® 's many special functions and settings make workflow customisation easy.

Image viewing and image processing via ORCA® View

Also included in the ORCA® package is ORCA® View, a cross-platform program for all browsers and mobile devices. Using ORCA® View, images can not only be viewed, but also processed and analysed using various measurement tools. The program also provides diverse templates for generating findings reports. ORCA® View is web-based and requires no local software installation.

Selected functions: ORCA® View

  • Image annotation in various colours (e.g., arrow, text)
  • Measurement (e.g., length, angle)
  • Findings reports including custom report templates
  • File attachment
  • Image comparison using different grids
  • Image rotation and mirroring 
  • Brightness and contrast adjustment
  • Image inversion, zooming in/out
  • Full screen and fit image modes
  • Image panning
  • Image series scrolling
  • Cine loop for multi-frame series and MRI/CT
  • Document and image export
  • Document and image printing 
  • Product brochure ORCA® - The DICOM cloud for medical images and documents
    ORCA® archives medical images and documents on its remote access servers using highest security standards and is an online platform for sharing medical images and findings with doctors and other authorised persons

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    Brochure Intelligent emergency care management for luxury liners and mega yachts

Selected ORCA® functions: Workflow

  • Images and documents in DICOM format can be sent directly to ORCA® from any PACS. Alternatively, files can be imported and archived via ORCA® View.
  • DICOM images from any source (e.g., digital X-ray, CT, MRI or ultrasound machines) can be transferred directly to ORCA® for archival storage.
  • Images can be viewed online via the in-house software ORCA® View.
  • Images can be downloaded to a local PC from ORCA® and imported into an existing PACS.
  • Direct access to ORCA® database from our dicomPACS® Viewer (no need to download images)
  • Images can be shared with others:
    • directly via the ORCA® website using an integrated address book
    • via our dicomPACS® image management system
  • Recipients are sent a notification email with a direct link when new images are available.
  • Email templates can be programmed.
  • Users receive a confirmation for each email notification sent and image accessed.
  • Image access dates and ORCA® download permission can be specified.
Subject to technical modifications

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