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NVIDIA Jetson Developer Challenge – Win Fame and Fortune!

October 23, 2017 kangalow 0

Okay, it’s on. As of this writing, you have 118 days to amaze your friends, and confuse your enemies. The prize pool? Currently $42,800 USD. Big ideas, big money. Here’s the challenge and money quote: Calling all great developers, engineers, scientists, startups, and students! NVIDIA is challenging you to show Read more …

Ariel Anders Visual Servoing
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Mobile Robot Navigation – Visual Servoing – Ariel Anders

September 26, 2017 kangalow 0

At a recent MIT/Lincoln Labs 2017 Beaver Works Summer Institute Seminar, Ariel Anders gave a lecture on visual servoing control systems 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 Read more …

Install TensorFlow
Deep Learning

Install TensorFlow for Python – NVIDIA Jetson TX Dev Kits

September 22, 2017 kangalow 6

The last few articles we’ve been building TensorFlow packages which support Python. The packages are now in a Github repository, so we can install TensorFlow without having to build it from source. Install files are available both for the Jetson TX1 and Jetson TX2. Looky here: Background In the earlier Read more …

Sertac Karaman
Robotics

Low-Level Robot Vision – Sertac Karaman

September 21, 2017 kangalow 0

At a recent MIT/Lincoln Labs 2017 Beaver Works Summer Institute Seminar, Sertac Karaman gave a lecture on low-level robot vision. Looky here: Background With the advent of the digital camera, vision sensors have become ubiquitous. Combining vision sensors with GPU computing elements enables a breakthrough in camera based perception for Read more …

TensorFlow 1.3 Jetson TX1
Jetson TX1

Build TensorFlow on NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Development Kit

September 18, 2017 kangalow 0

In this article, we will build TensorFlow v1.3.0 on the Jetson TX1 running L4T 28.1 from source, and then install it. 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 TX1 ships with Read more …

Build TensorFlow on Jetson TX2
Jetson TX2

Build TensorFlow on NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Development Kit

September 14, 2017 kangalow 10

In this article, we will build and install TensorFlow v1.3.0 on the Jetson TX2 running L4T 28.1 from source. 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. TensorRT Read more …

Canny Edge TX2
Jetson TX2

OpenCV, Python, Onboard Camera – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

September 8, 2017 kangalow 6

In this article, we build a simple demonstration of a Canny Edge Detector using OpenCV, Python, and the onboard camera of the NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Development Kit. Looky here: Background Back in 1986, John F. Canny developed the Canny Edge detector. The Canny Edge is one of the image processing Read more …

Ariel Anders Lecture
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Mobile Robot Navigation – Route Planning – Ariel Anders

September 6, 2017 kangalow 0

At a recent MIT/Lincoln Labs 2017 Beaver Works Summer Institute Seminar, Ariel Anders gave a lecture on route planning 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 Read more …

OpenCV Jetson TX1
Jetson TX1

Build OpenCV on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1

September 5, 2017 kangalow 0

With the deprecation of OpenCV4Tegra in L4T 28.1, developers may want to build OpenCV from source for their applications. There is a script on the JetsonHacks Github account to help in the process. Looky here: Background For some applications it makes sense to build OpenCV from source. OpenCV is a Read more …