Cortex 5.0

The most well rounded and flexible digital asset management system (DAM) to organize, present and license large-scale media libraries


One-stop, tailor-made solution

Cortex contains all the components for managing and licensing media online as efficiently as possible. With thousands of configuration parameters, our system is powerful enough to fully adapt to your most specific needs.

Cortex gives you more than functionality. Ease-of-use is a core concept throughout the application, so you don’t have to be an IT expert to use it. Cortex helps you do your job faster and better.

Cortex is scalable, so you can start with the basics and grow with the system. All modules are fully integrated in a flexible, adaptable and comprehensive solution. By running your media archive with one single software, you’ll save time and money and avoid the frustration of having to patch many applications together.

Cortex is a full Web-based solution, and requires no on-site installation.


Digital Asset Management

  • Import, Convert, Edit, Organize
  • Multiple batch import tools
  • Asset cataloging (enrich metadata) and organization (group assets into “Folders” and “Packages)
  • Hierarchical Thesaurus and keywording by template
  • Advanced Lightbox functionality: re-sequence, share, collaborate, etc.
  • Batch Edition Tools
  • Manage rights, restrictions, and copyright requirements
  • Powerful search engine, simple search, Boolean search, customizable advanced search
  • Customizable, faceted search results templates to refine results
  • Customizable “asset preview” templates (based on asset type: photo, video, etc.) allowing authorized users to request/download assets and video segments in multiple formats (containers, audio/video codecs, etc.)

Contacts Management

  • Contacts Database for Internal Users / Staff, External Users / Clients, Authors / Creators / Artists / Photographers / Filmmakers, Agents, etc.
  • Features to track and enhance system interactions with users (e.g. login history, log of events/activities, search history, lightboxes content, history of orders/requests/transactions, download history, usage agreements, restrictions, etc.)
  • Users ability to access and modify their account details and preferences

Workflow, Project and Events Management

  • Advanced customizable Workflow Management tools for managing assets and projects through predetermined workflow paths.
  • Complete audit trails
  • Email notifications through customizable templates

Distribution and Licensing

  • Requesting/Pricing/Payment
  • Allows authorized users to request assets through cart functionality
  • Advanced system for pricing assets and routing requests to appropriate staff
  • Integration with third-party payment gateway providers such as Cybersource,, etc.
  • Issue quotations, orders, invoices, credit notes, partial/refund refunds, etc.
  • Automated royalty computation, payments and reports


  • Standard reports based on vast choice of criteria and exportable in XML, CSV and HTML formats.
  • Integration with Google Analytics for statistics on website traffic and usage.

Security System

  • Fine grained security management system based on unlimited customizable Security Profiles and 600 configurable security points.
  • Users can be assigned one or multiple security profiles and cumulate the rights and restrictions of each profile.


  • Built-in system maintenance with agent management and import logs
  • Import and export tools
  • REST-based APIs
  • Orange Logic CMS (Content Management System), fully integrated with the Cortex application, gives site administrators /webmasters control on the customer-facing components of their site.


  • Permission-based user interfaces
  • Interface tools to enhance the user experience, decrease the learning curve and speed user tasks


Orange Logic story begins in New York in the 90s

Our solutions now manage millions of assets for photo agencies, picture libraries, news agencies, museums and galleries, NGOs, and other multimedia-intensive organizations distributing and monetizing media assets on the internet.

The current version of Cortex is therefore the result of over 10 years of evolutionary solutions for managing media archives.

By making use of latest technologies and constantly keeping ahead of new trends, we provide our customers with superior user experience, help them lower their operating costs, and increase utilization of their pictures.


Satisfied clients that trust our collaboration

ART PARTNER is a photo and creative services agency with offices in NY, London, and Paris. The new website manages their image archive, enhances artists representation and licenses creative photographs.

ART RESOURCE is the world’s largest fine art photo archive, licensing images from the world’s major museums and commercial archives including the Met, MoMA, Tate Modern and Tate Britain.

ARS (ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY) represents the intellectual property rights interests of over 50,000 visual artists and estates of artists including Chagall, Magritte, Miró, Picasso, Pollock, Warhol, and many others.

BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm of the BBC, the UK’s largest broadcaster renowned for documentaries, sports, news and TV series

BOEING IMAGES, an external website to allow commercial licensing of Boeing images and videos, and other Boeing internal DAMs. The Boeing Company is the largest global aircraft manufacturer and the largest aerospace & defense contractor in the world.

FACING HISTORY AND OURSELVES is an educational and professional development organization whose mission is to combat racism, antisemitism, and prejudice.

FAIRFAX Syndication + Photos. Fairfax Media is one of Australia’s largest diversified media companies. The group’s operations include newspapers, magazines, radio and digital media operating in Australia and New Zealand.

GALLERY STOCK is a premium image syndication library, based in New York and London, showcasing the world’s leading commercial and museum photographers.

IMAGE SOURCE is the largest producer of royalty free stock photography in the world. The company is represented in over 80 countries worldwide through a strong international network of distribution partners.

MAGNUM PHOTOS, founded in 1947 by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa and others, is the oldest international cooperative photo agency in the world, with an archive containing over one million images.

MCNY (MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK) is an art gallery and history museum founded in 1923 to present the history of New York City.

MSF (MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES) (Doctors Without Borders), is humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, best known for its projects in developing countries facing endemic diseases.

NEWSPIX is the image licensing and syndication department for News Limited, one of Australia’s largest News Corporation.

REUTERS Pictures is the online media database of the world’s largest news agency. The website is updated 24/7 and distributes millions of high-quality images for commercial purposes.

RMN (Réunion des Musées Nationaux) is a federation of 35 French museums including the Louvre and the Centre Pompidou. The website provides access to hundreds of thousands of images of works of art.

TRUNK ARCHIVE is an image licensing agency, based in New York City, Los Angeles and Paris. Well known in the world of fashion for representing the work of over 120 photographers as well as some collection like the Condé Nast archive.

UNICEF (The United Nations Children’s Fund) is a United Nations Program headquartered in New York City, that provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.

and many others...


Orange Logic is always looking for clever, passionate and hardworking individuals to join the team.

Our clients require quality, accuracy and flexibility and our success depends on committed staff prepared to ensure we meet deadlines, with short development timescales and demanding specifications.

If you are thriving on challenge, demonstrating drive and creativity and willing to stretch yourself in new directions, we would love to hear from you.

There are vacancies in our offices in the US (Irvine and Austin) and in France (Montpellier) that will match a variety of talents and experience. Whether you are a Software Developer Genius, a Proven Project Manager or a E-Marketing Guru, you must be self-motivated, results-oriented and a good team player.

For more information or to apply:
skype: ol_jobs
or call +33 499 58 17 35.

... And if you don’t fit the bill but think a friend might be interested, ask us about our Employee Referral Bonus Program


United States

Irvine, CA — Headquarters

49 Discovery, suite 240
Irvine, CA 92618
+1 949 396 2233

Austin, TX

+1 512 481 2172


Oxford, United Kingdom

+44 1865 600 108

Montpellier, France

+33 4 99 58 17 35