OpenCV - Jetson TX2

Build OpenCV on the NVIDIA Jetson TX2

April 5, 2017 kangalow 1

As a developer, sometimes you need to build OpenCV from source to get the configuration desired. There is a script on the JetsonHacks Github account to help in the process. Looky here: Background JetPack can install a CPU and GPU accelerated version of the OpenCV libraries, called OpenCV4Tegra, on the Read more …


ROS, OpenCV and OpenCV4Tegra on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1

June 14, 2015 kangalow 8

This is a little opinion piece on running Robot Operating System (ROS) with OpenCV versus OpenCV4Tegra on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1. First let’s talk about some of the advantages that OpenCV4Tegra has versus regular OpenCV. As you can read from Jetson/Installing OpenCV, OpenCV4Tegra is a CPU and GPU accelerated version Read more …

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NVIDIA Jetson TK1 – Install OpenCV – [L4T 21.1]

November 26, 2014 kangalow 13

This is just a short note on how to install OpenCV on the Jetson under Linux for Tegra (L4T) 21.1. Before the installation, you must install Linux for Tegra (L4T) 21.1 and CUDA 6.5 on the Jetson. Looky here: There’s also a shell file available: Enjoy!

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Face Detection using OpenCV on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1

October 7, 2014 kangalow 10

Back in 2001 Viola and Jones published a paper on a real time face detection framework capable of rapid image processing and high detection rates, one of the seminal works in computer vision. There were three main contributions. First is an image representation called the “Integral Image” which allows features Read more …

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Jetson TK1 – OpenCV Canny Edge Detector Demo

October 1, 2014 kangalow 2

Back in 1986, John F. Canny developed the Canny Edge detector. I talked about the creation of BitBlt 10 years previous to that, and the Canny Edge was another one of the image processing milestones which is still used today. Here’s the demo of the Canny Edge Detector in OpenCV: Read more …