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Steve Hassenplug – Mindstorms NXT holonomic drive robot.



Steve Hassenplug was there from the beginning when Lego decided to revamp the old RCX platform. He was part of the Mindstorms User Panel (MUP) which was extensively covered in a Feb 2006 Wired magazine article. He was later invited to participate in the Mindstorm Developer Program (MDP) where he built a holonomic drive robot called Omni. This latest version which he shows off in the video uses a compass sensor to keep on track to it's destination.

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  • Justin Huff

    I didn’t see the vehicle pitching at all in the video, and I am sure I dont fully understand Holonomic locmotion but I thought to be truly holonomic you must not only be able to move in any direction but also have control over all 6 cartesian DOF’s? (x, y, z, roll, pitch, yaw)

    Thanks