Some enhancements for desktop use
Operating System

After LT4 21.3 Flash Setup – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

March 10, 2015 kangalow 9

After flashing a Jetson with stock LT4 21.3 (See Jetpack 1.1 Installation), there are some setup tweaks that make the system more suitable for desktop use. Looky here: The scripts have been placed in a repository on Github: https://github.com/jetsonhacks/postFlash. Installation The above video was shot immediately after the Jetson was Read more …

Operating System

JetPack 1.1 – NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Development Pack

March 9, 2015 kangalow 11

A few months ago, I wrote an article about using a beta version of JetPack to install development tools and flash OS images to the Jetson TK1 Development Kit. Since then, JetPack has graduated from being a beta product, and a new version of Linux for Tegra (L4T) has been Read more …

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Information

Article on adding SPI kernel support

March 6, 2015 kangalow 5

David Cofer over at NeuroRobotic Technologies has written an excellent set of articles on how to enable the Jetson TK1’s touch screen SPI to communicate with other devices at speeds up to 25 MHz. The articles include background on the advantages of using this approach in real life applications, as Read more …

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Vision

Install Kinect V2 – Part II

March 3, 2015 kangalow 83

Update On April 2nd, Microsoft announced that they are consolidating the Kinect for Windows around a single sensor. They will discontinue “Kinect for Windows V2” described below. However the replacement will be a regular Xbox One Kinect Sensor Bar along with a Kinect Adapter for Windows which will provide a Read more …

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CUDA

Qt and CUDA on the Jetson TK1

March 3, 2015 kangalow 0

Laszlo Agocs over on the Qt blog has a write up on how to run Qt and CUDA on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1. Check it out! Qt Weekly #28: Qt and CUDA on the Jetson TK1

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Vision

Install Kinect V2 using libfreenect2 on NVIDIA Jetson TK1

February 26, 2015 kangalow 30

This article has been superseded. Please see: Install Kinect V2 – Part II The article below is for historical purposes only, and does not reflect the current state of the project. Open source drivers (OpenKinect libfreenect2) are available for the Kinect for Windows V2. Most installations are for PC based, Read more …

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Operating System

Post Flash Setup

February 25, 2015 kangalow 11

After flashing a Jetson with stock LT4 21.2 (See Jetpack Installation), there are some setup tweaks that make the system more suitable for desktop use. Looky here: Note: The video and directions on this page have been updated (3-10-15). the directions have changed slightly since this article was first published Read more …

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Vision

Kinect V2 with Libfreenect2

February 23, 2015 kangalow 2

Update On April 2nd, Microsoft announced that they are consolidating the Kinect for Windows around a single sensor. They will discontinue “Kinect for Windows V2” described below. However the replacement will be a regular Xbox One Kinect Sensor Bar along with a Kinect Adapter for Windows which will provide a Read more …