The growing requirements of Industry 4.0 with its extensive use of robotics place new demands on the drives, sensors and control concepts. Modern robotics is becoming a key technology in numerous application areas. Innovative application concepts enable areas of application that were previously reserved for robotics. High-performance control technologies for servo drives are a decisive advantage for operation. Thanks to its high performance and flexible FPGA architecture, the OptiNumeric series is ideally suited for use in modern robotics.