OpenCV - Jetson TX2

Build OpenCV on the NVIDIA Jetson TX2

April 5, 2017 kangalow 1

As a developer, sometimes you need to build OpenCV from source to get the configuration desired. There is a script on the JetsonHacks Github account to help in the process. Looky here: Background JetPack can install a CPU and GPU accelerated version of the OpenCV libraries, called OpenCV4Tegra, on the Read more …


GPIO and SPI – NVIDIA Jetson TX1

April 4, 2017 kangalow 0

In a post on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 forum, Wilkins White (Atrer) from Nova Dynamics ( wrote up a quite wonderful explanation of how to enable SPI on the Jetson TX1. The SPI interface is used in the discussion to interface with a MCP2515 CAN Bus Module (CAN Bus is Read more …

Jetson RACECAR Restart

Jetson RACECAR Restart!

April 3, 2017 kangalow 15

The green flag is back out, and the Jetson RACECAR project is starting again! The Jetson RACECAR is a ROS based, 1/10 scale, R/C car platform autonomous vehicle. The Jetson RACECAR is based on the MIT RACECAR project, an open source hardware and software project. Here’s a quick look at Read more …

TensorFlow - Jetson TX2
Deep Learning

TensorFlow on NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Development Kit

April 2, 2017 kangalow 10

In this article, we will work through installing TensorFlow v1.0.1 on the Jetson TX2. Looky here: Background TensorFlow is one of the major deep learning systems. Created at Google, it is an open-source software library for machine intelligence. The Jetson TX2 ships with TensorRT, which is the run time for Read more …


Flash Memory and You

March 31, 2017 kangalow 0

In a previous article about SSDs we had a chat in the video about flash memory types. Ivan R commented on the JetsonHacks YouTube channel: Jim, I’ve noticed a lot of development boards now a days are coming with on board eMMC memory for storage as compared to older style, Read more …


Install Samsung SSD on NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 31, 2017 kangalow 3

Installing a Solid State Disk (SSD) on a Jetson TX2 is good, clean fun. Looky here: Background Serial-ATA drives are used in many desktop and laptop computers. While this article describes installing a Solid State Disk (SSD), this information can be used to install other types of SATA drives. SATA Read more …

RealSense ROS Jetson TX2

Intel RealSense Package for ROS on NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 29, 2017 kangalow 13

Intel provides an open source ROS package for their RealSense Cameras. Let’s install the package on the Jetson TX2. Looky here: Background Intel is investing heavily in computer vision hardware, one of the areas being 3D vision. There have been several generations of the RealSense devices, in the video we Read more …

ROS Jetson TX2
Jetson TX2

Robot Operating System (ROS) on NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 27, 2017 kangalow 4

Robot Operating System (ROS) was originally developed at Stanford University as a platform to integrate methods drawn from all areas of artificial intelligence, including machine learning, vision, navigation, planning, reasoning, and speech/natural language processing. You can install it on the NVIDIA Jetson TX2! Looky here: Background From 2008 until 2013, Read more …

Jetson TX2 librealsense
Jetson TX2

Intel RealSense Camera Installation – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 26, 2017 kangalow 15

Intel RealSense cameras can use an open source library called librealsense as a driver for the Jetson TX2 development kit. Looky here: tx Background Note: This article is intended for intermediate users who are comfortable with Linux kernel development, and can read and modify simple shell scripts if needed. In Read more …

Jetson TX2 Kernel Build

Build Kernel and Modules – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 25, 2017 kangalow 20

In this article, we cover building the kernel onboard the NVIDIA Jetson TX2. Looky here: Background and Motivation Note: This article is for intermediate users, and the methods within are somewhat experimental. You should be familiar with the purpose of the kernel. You should be able to read shell scripts Read more …