Mike Boulet @ BWSI Seminar
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Mobile Robot Navigation – Localization – Mike Boulet

August 30, 2017 kangalow 1

At a recent MIT/Lincoln Labs 2017 Beaver Works Summer Institute Seminar, Mike Boulet gave a lecture on localization with regards to mobile robot navigation. Looky here: Background There are many parts to mobile robot navigation. As this information is used directly in programming the MIT RACECAR, a NVIDIA Jetson based Read more …

Jetson TX2 Kernel
Jetson TX1

Build Kernel and ttyACM Module – NVIDIA Jetson TX1

August 7, 2017 kangalow 4

In this article, we cover building the kernel and modules for the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Development Kit onboard the Jetson itself. We also build the ACM module, which allows the Jetson to communicate with devices that report through ttyACM. Looky here: Background Note: This article is for intermediate users. You Read more …

SATA SSD Jetson TX1
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Develop on SSD – NVIDIA Jetson TX1 and Jetson TX2

August 5, 2017 kangalow 2

Using a SSD as the root directory for development on a Jetson Development Kit provides many advantages, including faster disk times and much more storage. It’s easy to do! Looky here: Background With the advent of L4T 28.1, both the Jetson TX1 and the Jetson TX2 both run the same Read more …

Jetson TX2 Kernel
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Build Kernel and ttyACM Module – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

July 31, 2017 kangalow 50

In this article, we cover building the kernel and modules for the NVIDIA Jetson TX2. We also build the ACM module, which allows the Jetson to communicate with devices that report through ttyACM. Looky here: Background Note: This article is for intermediate users. You should be familiar with the purpose Read more …

JetPack 3.1
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JetPack 3.1 Release

July 24, 2017 kangalow 6

Today NVIDIA released JetPack 3.1 which introduces L4T 28.1 with production support for both the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 and Jetson TX2 Development Kits. Also new is TensorRT 2.1, cuDNN 6.0 and expanded multimedia API functionality and samples. Components for Jetson TK1 remain unchanged. JetPack 3.1 is available on the NVIDIA Read more …

RACECAR/J Chassis
RACECAR/J

RACECAR/J Build – Chassis

June 26, 2017 kangalow 10

This article marks the start of the prototype RACECAR/J build. RACECAR/J is an 1/10 scale autonomous vehicle. First up, preparing the chassis. Looky here: Background This is the third hardware prototype of the RACECAR on JetsonHacks. The prototype base is the MIT RACECAR, an “open-source powerful platform for robotics research Read more …