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Robotics software development

Robotics and Automation are dramatically reshaping the global economy. Harness the power of smart robots for your business.

How We Help


At Motius, we have excellent hardware and software competence.

Our team of specialists is excited to work on your solution.

Mobile Robots


To cope with a high demand of automation in the logistics and production industry, Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) have become more and more present in warehouses and production facilities.

Cognition and Perception



Robot arms can be used for production, quality assurance, or tons of other repetitive tasks. We have experience with building industrial applications in the area of self-learning bin-picking and palletizing robots.

Robot Structures

Cognition and


Enabling robots with intelligent behavior is understood as a system that endows the robot with the ability to perceive, comprehend, and reason about the surrounding environment. The key components of a perception system are essentially sensory data processing, data representation (environment modeling), and ML-based algorithms.

Robot Structures

Robot Structures


We apply bionic design to generate robot components. These lightweight and robust structures give the robot agility while decrease the power consumption. This overall increases the performance in each movement.

Let’s Redefine the Future
of Your Business

At Motius, we believe that new technologies and digital applications are the backbones of intelligent automation. In the past, robots were often somewhat hard to use. Recently, AI-controlled, autonomous robots have become more economically viable.


Driven by a combination of falling prices and the rising practicality cases, “smart” robots can now be deployed at scale as well as niche applications – and harnessed for an ever-increasing number of ever more complex tasks.

In addition, collaborative robots are enabling closer interaction and collaboration between humans and machines in various environments. Based on these and various other trends robotics and automation are dramatically reshaping the global economy.


Through individual configurations, previously manual, time-consuming, rule-based, and recurring tasks can be automated to increase efficiency and quality and therefore reduce costs. We are helping our clients use the newest technologies to change the way they work.

With the hardware and software development support for our autonomous LED walls, we feel we are in very good hands with Motius. The pragmatic, reliable, and above all highly professional cooperation inspires us over and over again! And: Last but not least – it’s fun working with these guys

— Volker Zetsche, CEO AUMOVIS

With emerging technologies and talented people, Motius approaches problems in a unique way. They helped us to first explore the whole range of cutting-edge technological solutions and then get to the outcome that we defined in the very beginning.


— Martin Pitsch, HILTI

Robotic Innovation With the AUMOVIS LED Wall

In the event industry, similar products do not exist. This resulted in the development process of the LED wall starting from scratch. During the agile product development, the costs had to be kept low while a high-tech solution was designed. The physical limitations on the hardware side and the specific safety requirements this product demands were further challenges. The multidisciplinary Motius team selected for this project was on a strict timeline and outperformed in the complex robotics involved. The final AUMOVIS LED wall is now Dekra certified, which is one of the most important testing quality labels. It is also supported as a significant innovation by the German Government.

How We Work


At Motius, we developed our own approach how to handle hardware projects which are heavily linked to software. We call it “Agile Systems Engineering”. We can work with you to develop a solution at any level of maturity – from concept development to product roll-outs.


Agile Systems Engineering and Rapid Prototyping

In the future, every piece of hardware will also have a software component. This makes fast prototyping with short iteration cycles even more important. However, this is also a major challenge, since there are usually significantly more dependencies when it comes to hardware: Are the required parts in stock? How long are the shipping times? Does the hardware really meet the requirements? And when do you plan to place orders?
So rapid prototyping is a real challenge. Robotics is mostly about complex products, which are made up of elements from interdisciplinary fields. Motius allows you to enable fast development and test cycles as well as enormously high user interaction and feedback cycles. We establish common agile software practices in our hardware projects.


Motius Project Stages

No matter how well defined your project idea is, we can work it out together. You can approach us with an existing problem, an existing product, or just an initial idea. Depending on the initial stage, we will ideate with you to understand your problem and to sketch the best approach for integrating emerging technologies. Our stages range from ideation & concept development, system design, proof of concept, and minimum viable product to whole product roll-outs. We also provide a support phase after the roll-out, to make sure your solution is perfectly integrated.

Motius Insights


Optimizing the
Maintainance Process of Damaged Airfoils


Repairing aircrafts from foreign object damages (FODs) is crucial, yet complex and complicated. MTU, Germany’s leading engine manufacturer, aimed for an automated solution with the potential to check and repair FODs quickly, reliably, and efficiently. In this project, Motius developed a proof of concept to show that a miniature robot arm enables the automation of the process with its complex technological requirements.


Self-made Automated Guided Vehicles – Business Case Developed By Motius


To cope with a high demand for automation in the logistics and production industry, Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) have been becoming more and more present in warehouses and production facilities. We created a business case for our customer to build their own Automated Guided Vehicle and designed its architecture integrating state-of-the-art low-cost components and technologies.


Industrial Robot Arm – Motius Discovery Conference


As part of our first Discovery Week in 2021, we evaluated new ways to offer more affordable industrial robot arms to our customers. The result? Our Motee Nikolas Engelhardt evaluated “Horst” this week. “Horst” is not only a typical German first name but stands for “Highly Optimized Robotic Systems Technology.” Nikolas also explains the difference between “robots” and “cobots” (collaborative robots), their features, use cases, advantages, and disadvantages.

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Eager to Learn More?


As you probably know already, research and development is one of Motius’ core activities. We are also happy to share our knowledge so that you can quickly get an overview of the most important technology trends. Delivered into your mailbox with just a couple of clicks:


  • Get to know the basic terms & definitions of the technologies
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  • Use-Cases: Where does it make sense to apply those technologies?

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