Smart Microphone

Speech Recognition – Smart Microphone – Jetson Development Kits

February 2, 2017 5

This article starts a new series on Speech Recognition. A “smart microphone” is an array of microphones with special signal processing hardware to locate and isolate speech, even in noisy environments. Looky here: Background All the cool kids now have in home, voice activated devices like Amazon Echo or Google Read more …


Install Samsung SSD on NVIDIA Jetson TX1

January 28, 2017 12

This is the third in a series of short articles about running the Jetson TX1 from external storage. This article discusses installing a Samsung SATA SSD on a Jetson TX1, and formatting the SSD so that it can be used as external storage. In addition the contents of the internal Read more …

Jetson TX1 USB Drive

Run Jetson TX1 from USB Drive

January 27, 2017 2

This is a the second in a series of short articles about running the Jetson TX1 from external storage. This article discusses copying the contents of the internal flash memory of a NVIDIA Jetson TX1 over to a USB Drive, and then running the Jetson from the USB Drive itself. Read more …


Single Chip LIDAR – VL53L0X – NVIDIA Jetson Dev Kits

November 20, 2016 2

ST Microelectronics recently introduced an inexpensive single chip time of flight sensor. The VL53L0X can be interfaced to a Jetson Development Kit (either TX1 or TK1) over I2C. Looky here: Background The last couple of years have seen a major push towards solid state LIDAR. As autonomous vehicles, robotics and Read more …

Controlling two servos with an IMU on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Development Kit.

IMU and PWM Driver over I2C for NVIDIA Jetson TX1

January 11, 2016 11

Another couple of devices that will be needed for upcoming projects on the Jetson TX1 Development Kit are an IMU and a PWM driver for servo control. These devices can be interfaced over I2C. Looky here: Background We have covered using the Bosch IMU BNO055 under ROS and the PWM/Servo Read more …

Interfacing GPIO on the Jetson TX1 with a breadboard

GPIO Interfacing – NVIDIA Jetson TX1

December 29, 2015 11

Interfacing with the Jetson TX1 GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output) subsystem can be accomplished with a small “C” programming language library and knowledge of the J21 expansion header. Looky here: Background In a previous JetsonHacks article GPIO Interfacing – NVIDIA Jetson TK1, we covered how to interface with the Jetson TK1 Read more …

I2C Connection for Jetson TX1

GPIO/I2C on Jetson TX1 – LIDAR-Lite v2 Installation

December 8, 2015 7

Interfacing with GPIO/I2C on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Development Kit is slightly different than it’s little brother, the Jetson TK1. This is mainly because the GPIO header is physically different on the Jetson TX1, which uses a 2.54mm IDC type of connector, similar to the physical connectors on Arduinos and Read more …


NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Module Connector

November 13, 2015 0

I received an email asking what the Jetson TX1 Module Connector that links the module to the carrier board looks like. Looky here: TX1 Module The Jetson TX1 Development Kit has a module/carrier board architecture. The TX1 Module is a credit card sized 1 TFLOP capable computer with heat sinks Read more …

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