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Jailhouse 0.5 released with NVIDIA Jetson TK1 support

May 11, 2015 kangalow 0

The Linux announcement list has declared that Jailhouse 0.5 has been released. Jailhouse is a Linux-based partitioning hypervisor, with one of the highlights of the new release being support for the Jetson TK1. The project home is on Github. From Jailhouse: A Linux-based Partitioning Hypervisor on lwn.net: Jailhouse is a Read more …

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LIDAR-Lite Installation v1 on NVIDIA Jetson TK1

May 11, 2015 kangalow 17

Note: This is for the original LIDAR-Lite. For LIDAR-Lite v2, click here: LIDAR-Lite v2. LIDAR-Lite is a laser ranging module from Pulsed Light, Inc. which is a lightweight and cost effective measurement device. LIDAR-Lite can be accessed over I2C or PWM, for the Jetson TK1 I’ve written a small library Read more …

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Purchase NVIDIA Tegra K1 Chips

April 28, 2015 kangalow 2

As you know, the NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Development Kit is a development kit for the SoC Tegra K1. Now that chip is available from NVIDIA Partners individually. Here in the USA, the chip is available at Arrow.com. Read more about the Tegra K1 and find distribution partners in your part Read more …

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Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) – Part III

April 28, 2015 kangalow 1

There are several ways to connect the Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) to the Jetson TK1 Development Kit. Here’s a demonstration of a very simple way. Looky here: Background For the IMU, the The Adafruit 10-DOF IMU Breakout is being used. Here’s a couple of pictures of the breakout board from Read more …

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Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) – Part II

April 23, 2015 kangalow 4

This blog entry is a little backwards, in that it is labeled Part II. Actually, it’s part III. If you looked at Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) – Part I, you would expect to see how to hook up the IMU to the Jetson. Instead, I’ll show you what happens after Read more …

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Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) – Part I

April 22, 2015 kangalow 9

Here’s a little series on integrating an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) onto the I2C GPIO pins of the NVIDIA Jetson TK1. First, we’ll build an interface library, RTIMULib, to enable the IMU to talk to the Jetson. Looky here: Background As a child of the space age, I was always Read more …

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Install Qt Creator on NVIDIA Jetson TK1

April 22, 2015 kangalow 12

For the next project, Qt Creator is needed. Here’s a little video showing the installation on a NVIDIA Jetson Tk1 Development Kit. Looky here: Nothing difficult here. Open up a Terminal and execute: sudo apt-get install build-essential qt5-default qtcreator -y which will load Qt Creator. Once Qt Creator is installed, Read more …

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Low-Power Image Recognition Challenge with Jetson TK1

April 13, 2015 kangalow 0

Mark Harris over on the NVIDIA PARALLEL FORALL blog just posted details about the “The new Low-Power Image Recognition Challenge (LPIRC)”. The blog entry is worth the read, it covers Mark Harris’ Jetson TK1 Deep Learning Setup. The Challenge! To motivate improved image recognition on low-power devices, Yung-Hsiang Lu, Associate Read more …