Camera-based sensors for smart robots

Desktop robot arm

This low-cost desktop robot arm kit contains all you need to quickly get started with your small-scale automation application with integrated vision. Connect the camera and robot arm to your PC, and start programming it right away! Use our simple Python-based scripting for tasks like camera-based object picking, or leverage the power of ROS thanks to full ROS/MoveIt integration. The included RoVi software features camera-based joint position sensing, motion control and texture-based object recognition.


  • Plug-and-play system with easy-to-use Python scripting
  • Based on off-the-shelf robotics components
  • MoveIt/ROS Industrial integration
  • Sensorless arm with camera-based joint position sensors
  • Single API for arm control, sensors & camera

Kit contents

  • Robotic arm with 5 axes, 0.5kg payload, 600mm-800mm reach (configurable)
  • USB3 low-cost camera
  • Bootable USB stick with RoVi software
  • Pre-installed Mini PC (optional)


Please contact us to know more about our products/solutions. They are currently available for prototype/lab/pilot applications. We are happy to provide you with a free evaluation of your use case!

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RoVi Robot Vision
TU Munich, LMT
Arcisstr. 21
80333 Munich, Germany
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