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The Heat Sink Chronicles – Salvation

September 11, 2014 0

Enzotech CNB-R1 be gone! Bring in the big guns and be done with heat sink fiddlin’. After installing an Enzotech CNB-R1 onto a NVIDIA Jetson TK1, the results were a little disappointing. That made me start to wonder, how does the stock fan get better results? While it is a Read more …

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The Heat Sink Chronicles: Redemption?

September 10, 2014 0

A few days ago I installed a Enzotech CNB-R1 Heat Sink onto a Jetson TK1. As noted in earlier posts, with the heat sink installed the Jetson tends to run rather hot. While the high temperature exhibited is during heavy load, it’s still a little disconcerting to be within 10°C Read more …

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Jetson TK1 Heat Sink Temperature results

September 9, 2014 2

After installing the Enzotech CNB-R1 Northbridge heat sink, I ran a temperature test using the CUDA Smoke Demo. Basically start up the demo, and take temperature readings over the next 30 minutes or so at 5 minute intervals. At the end of the demo close the Smoke window. Afterwards I Read more …

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Replacing the fan with a heat sink

September 5, 2014 1

The NVIDIA Jetson TK1 is a nice development board. With that said, the little CPU fan cooler squeals like a stuck pig. It’s not horrible when you’re in a noisy area like a lab, but if you’re working in a quiet room the whine can be very wearing. I decided Read more …

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Building OpenNI2 for the Structure Sensor

August 28, 2014 29

Porting to a new platform is rarely easy. The steps are pretty straightforward, but all the niggles add up to make it easy to fiddle away the better part of a couple days for even easy projects. For a new development board, this is especially true. In my case, I Read more …

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Occipital Structure Sensor

August 28, 2014 2

The video shows the unboxing and installation of the Structure Sensor to the Jetson TK1 development kit. You can find out more about the Structure Sensor here: Structure. So why is this device interesting? You attach it to an iPad or iPhone after all. The key is that the device Read more …

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Jetson TK1 Kinect Point Cloud in openFrameworks

August 28, 2014 2

This is the second progress video about the port of openFrameworks to the Jetson. The demonstration sketch shows that most of the OpenGL issues have been sorted out. Also, this is the first demo that includes a GLSL shader which is rendering the background. So some good progress is being Read more …

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Jetson TK1 SSD Installation

August 28, 2014 10

Being a new development board, I’ve been a little leery to add peripherals that require driver support. In part, this was due to my first experiences trying to get wireless devices running with the board upon first arrival. It took a few months before people figured the Linux kernel magic Read more …

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Jetson TK1 running openFrameworks and OpenKinect

August 28, 2014 4

I’ve been working on porting openFrameworks to the Jetson platform. This video is a bookmark as to the progress. Looky here: Using the ofxKinect add-on, the demo shows the ‘Kinect Delaunay Triangulation Experiment’ from: https://github.com/kamend/KinectDelaunay Though the video is a direct screen capture, the audio was shifted to better synch Read more …

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NVIDIA Jetson TK1 with Arduino Uno

August 28, 2014 1

Connecting a Jetson TK1 to an Arduino UNO is a fun way to get started exploring electronics. Looky here: Installation Plugging an Arduino into the Jetson TK1 through a USB port is a simple way to control simple electronic components and experiment. The software for the Arduino development environment is Read more …

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