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Business Segments Information / Major Customers Revenues and Accounts Receivable by Customers (Details)

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Business Segments Information / Major Customers Revenues and Accounts Receivable by Customers (Details) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Sep. 30, 2014
Jun. 30, 2014
Mar. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Sep. 30, 2013
Jun. 30, 2013
Mar. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Revenue, Major Customer [Line Items]                      
Revenues $ 8,335us-gaap_Revenues $ 5,853us-gaap_Revenues $ 8,404us-gaap_Revenues $ 3,929us-gaap_Revenues $ 4,174us-gaap_Revenues $ 4,384us-gaap_Revenues $ 4,829us-gaap_Revenues $ 4,349us-gaap_Revenues $ 26,521us-gaap_Revenues $ 17,736us-gaap_Revenues $ 9,836us-gaap_Revenues
Customer Concentration Risk | Revenues                      
Revenue, Major Customer [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 26,521us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_ConcentrationRiskByBenchmarkAxis
= qumu_RevenuesMember
/ us-gaap_ConcentrationRiskByTypeAxis
= us-gaap_CustomerConcentrationRiskMember
17,736us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_ConcentrationRiskByBenchmarkAxis
= qumu_RevenuesMember
/ us-gaap_ConcentrationRiskByTypeAxis
= us-gaap_CustomerConcentrationRiskMember
9,836us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_ConcentrationRiskByBenchmarkAxis
= qumu_RevenuesMember
/ us-gaap_ConcentrationRiskByTypeAxis
= us-gaap_CustomerConcentrationRiskMember
Customer Concentration Risk | Revenues | Customer A                      
Revenue, Major Customer [Line Items]                      
Revenues                   1,941us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_ConcentrationRiskByBenchmarkAxis
= qumu_RevenuesMember
/ us-gaap_ConcentrationRiskByTypeAxis
= us-gaap_CustomerConcentrationRiskMember
/ us-gaap_MajorCustomersAxis
= qumu_CustomerMember
 
Customer Concentration Risk | Current Receivables | Customer A                      
Revenue, Major Customer [Line Items]                      
Accounts Receivable         $ 294us-gaap_AccountsReceivableGross
/ us-gaap_ConcentrationRiskByBenchmarkAxis
= us-gaap_AccountsReceivableMember
/ us-gaap_ConcentrationRiskByTypeAxis
= us-gaap_CustomerConcentrationRiskMember
/ us-gaap_MajorCustomersAxis
= qumu_CustomerMember
        $ 294us-gaap_AccountsReceivableGross
/ us-gaap_ConcentrationRiskByBenchmarkAxis
= us-gaap_AccountsReceivableMember
/ us-gaap_ConcentrationRiskByTypeAxis
= us-gaap_CustomerConcentrationRiskMember
/ us-gaap_MajorCustomersAxis
= qumu_CustomerMember