Platform Description

Nomad Autonomous Indoor RobotThe Nomad is our old indoor research platform and - as such - has been used for a wide range of robotic research activities, ranging from (stereo) tracking and navigation to mapping and robot control.

It is a holonomic robotic system, making it easy to control and can be equipped with a variety of sensors: infrared, ultrasound, cameras, ...

Currently, it is still in use as an educational platform to teach students robot design and electronics.


Geert De Cubber

Video Results (check also our YouTube channel):

Simulated Nomad navigating:

Usage in projects:



Usage in Research:

Geo-referenced Visual Simultaneous Localization and Mapping

Robot Path Planning and Navigation

Modular Software Architectures for Robotic Systems

Robotic aids for humanitarian deming