The Professional Toolkit for Location-AR

Motive is going live at GDC!

We're launching public access to the platform on March 21st.

Introducing is a professional platform that allows you to integrate cutting-edge AR technology into compelling location-AR games and experiences. Start with our Unity templates or our Explore AR app and you’ll have a prototype in your hand within a week. Customize our templates in Unity to create unique apps with your own visual design, branding and gameplay. All location services, map integration, and a host of ready-to-go game mechanics are included so you can get outside and see your game or experience in action.


Take Creative Control.

Motive provides unparalleled creative control for both creative professionals and game developers. Our drag and drop web editor and extensible Unity SDK allow teams to work in tandem, creating a more efficient workflow. Using Motive to create your app makes rapid prototyping easy. Content can be tested and revised multiple times for maximum precision and seamless user experiences. Keep your users engaged by updating content regularly without having to push a new version of your app through the app store.

The Motive Platform

Web Based Drag and Drop Authoring tool

Our authoring tool allows you to create robust location-based content and adaptable stories with ease.

Unity SDK

Integrates seamlessly with Unity. Your subscription includes feature-rich templates to create unforgettable augmented reality experiences supported across all major mobile platforms.


Manage and store user profiles, scripts, assets and multiplayer networks. Your content is stored using Adobe AWS servers for maximum security and scalability.

Location Based Augmented Reality

The platform makes it easy to create experiences that are unique to your user’s surroundings. Put the power in the hands of your creative staff. They will be able to take advantage of our web editor’s intuitive interface to construct robust experiences without writing a line of code.  Seamlessly move from outdoor to indoor using iBeacons and trigger game events and media (animation, audio, images) based on a broad range of conditions.

Your augmented reality app ideas can become reality using our sophisticated platform.

Marketing Apps

Entice customers to visit store locations with special offers.

Monitor conditions such as weather and time of day to generate unique offers to meet a patron’s specific needs.

GPS Tour Apps

Create a city tour that adapts to a user’s location. Use the Vision AR feature to place relevant media at specific locations to enhance the experience.

Custom Experiences

Gameify a day at a theme park, or provide a new level of depth to a conference.

Orient new employees or students by creating immersive campus scavenger hunts.

Global Games

Place objects in the real world using map data from a choice of providers. Engage users with points of interest that are relevant no matter where they are.
Use our adaptive content engine to create a choose your own adventure style game in the real world.

Let's Collaborate

If you’d like to build a custom location-based app for your business or client, but you need some help getting started, our team is here to work with you. Our consulting services range from comprehensive app development (from concept design to launch) to simple setup services and extra support to get you started using the platform on your own.

Read more about our consulting services here.

Motive in the News comes full circle at GDC with the release of their Location-AR platform

March 16, 2018

We’re thrilled to announce that our location-AR platform will be available to the public on Wednesday, March 21. and its founders have a long history with GDC. We first visited as a company in 2012 when we were on a press tour promoting our location-based adventure game, CodeRunner. In the ensuing years, as they… selected for 2018 Ready to Rocket

March 14, 2018

Rocketbuilders Names Top Technology Companies To the “Ready to Rocket” lists for 16th Consecutive Year to Highlight Companies with Highest Growth Potential Vancouver, BC: is honoured and pleased to announce that we have been selected for the Ready to Rocket, Emerging Rocket List for 2018. The 16th annual list was announced on March 14th…

A literary twist on gaming – University of Victoria

February 2, 2018

English students in a fifth-year digital literary studies course turned to literature and DIY culture for inspiration to create video games as part of their class. They created two indie games: a campus-based locative app for mobile phones and a 2-D children’s game. Source: A literary twist on gaming – University of Victoria