Jetson RACECAR Part 8 – Custom Kernel and ROS Install

June 29, 2016 0

In the eighth part of the Jetson RACECAR build, we start on the RACECAR software component. We build a custom kernel for the Jetson and then we install ROS. Looky here: Background During the Jetson RACECAR build, you noticed that we are adding various devices which need to be interfaced Read more …

Custom Kernel
Operating System

Build a Custom Kernel for the NVIDIA Jetson TK1

June 29, 2016 2

In this article, we’ll cover how to build a custom kernel for the NVIDIA Jetson TK1. Looky here: Background and Motivation Note: This article is for intermediate users. You should be familiar with the purpose of the kernel. It is also helpful to be able to read shell scripts to Read more …

Razor IMU

Jetson RACECAR Part 7 – Razor IMU Mounting

June 27, 2016 0

In the seventh part of our Jetson RACECAR build, we add a Sparkfun Razor 9DOF IMU to the lower platform. Looky here: Background The Sparkfun 9 Degrees of Freedom Razor IMU is a frequent choice for many robotic projects. From the Sparkfun website: Description: The 9DOF Razor IMU incorporates three Read more …

RealSense ROS Install

RealSense Camera ROS Install on Jetson TK1

June 23, 2016 15

In this article, we cover ROS installation of the Intel RealSense Camera on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1. Note: This article was updated 9-9-16. Looky here: Background Note: This article is intended for intermediate to advanced users who are familiar with ROS. One of the intended uses of Intel RealSense Cameras Read more …


Intel RealSense Camera

June 15, 2016 6

The Intel RealSense Camera is a RGBD (Red, Green, Blue, Depth) camera which fits a large amount of imaging technology into a small package. Looky here: Background Over the last couple of years, we’ve had several articles about RGBD cameras. RGBD cameras provide a color image stream (the RGB part) Read more …

UPennCar FI

Jetson Based Autonomous Race Car – University of Pennsylvania

June 13, 2016 1

mLab at the University of Pennsylvania has built a website for building an Autonomous Race Car (ARC). The compute platform of the race car is a Jetson TK1. Looky here: Background mLab (Real-Time & Embedded Systems Lab) promotes competition with the autonomous 1/10th scale F1 race cars through the website: Read more …

Viraj Padte's JetsonBot

Viraj Padte’s JetsonBot – Research Platform

June 13, 2016 2

Viraj Padte from Oklahoma has been working on building a JetsonBot based on the articles posted on JetsonHacks. Background Viraj has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering. Viraj has an interesting motivation for building a JetsonBot. Viraj states, “I choose to make the JetsonBot in order to learn Read more …


Coming back from hiatus …

June 10, 2016 4

Just a programming note, Jetsonhacks is coming back from spring hiatus within the next few days. Over the last few weeks, next seasons projects have beens shaping up nicely. There has been a very interesting development in RGBD sensing (3D vision) that we’ll show how to bring to the Jetson Read more …

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