Pick-by-Motion® – gesture control with SAP EWM

High-performance picking with SAP EWM

Increasing flexibility while ensuring fast and secure picking at high-performance picking stations – this represents an ongoing technological challenge for logistics centres.

With PICK-BY-MOTION®, IGZ now offers an extremely high-performance and flexible picking method with minimal use of technology and maximum flexibility.

With PICK-BY-MOTION® you too can achieve maximum efficiency through low investment.


  • Camera-supported intervention control (source and target)
  • Contactless pick acknowledgement fast and safe
  • 'Speed Mode' for maximum picking speed
  • Picking process and SAP update with one movement
  • Individually configurable virtual buttons
  • Application areas: e.g. picking, tugger train, kitting, shipping
  • Flexible change of different target totes at WzP locations
  • Color display of source and destination totes

Application example at Krones AG

  • Gesture-controlled loading of the tugger train
  • Automatic detection of weighing machines/tugger train via markers
  • Goods delivery via conveyor technology
  • Display of target container on weighing machine via hall monitor/dialogue
  • Optional: equip additional, empty destination containers via 1x scan to destination
  • Goods delivery and confirmation thumbs up = acknowledgement
  • Additional container needed: thumbs down: additional container via scann

Key Facts

  • Contactless pick acknowledgement fast and reliable
  • Picking process and SAP update with one movement
  • Intuitive operation through gesture-controlled SAP dialogs
  • Personalization of dialog guidance (higher ergonomics)
  • Picking reliability through camera-supported intervention control (source and target)


  • Automatic acknowledgement possible when target container is engaged
  • Hands are free during picking
  • Low training effort
  • Easy addition of new load carriers
  • Dynamic loading of source and destination locations (e.g. 2 large totes in the morning - 4 small totes in the afternoon)
  • Flexibility through lean technology (hardware / USB cabling)
  • Intervention and target container monitoring as well as command confirmation all in one
  • Intuitive operation through color-coded source and target containers

Customer quote

With Pick-by-Motion, we have increased our speed in loading route trains with simple technology and a low investment, while at the same time reducing error rates.

Krones AG