External View of the Hercules Rover
Jetson Rover

Anthony Virtuoso’s Jetson TX1 Rover Project

August 7, 2016 kangalow 8

Anthony Virtuoso from New York, New York just finished building a hardware stack for a rover robot based on the Jetson TX1. Now he’s getting ready to write the software that allows the robot to run autonomously. Best of all, Anthony has graciously agreed to share the robot build with Read more …

Razor IMU ROS Install

Jetson RACECAR Part 9 – Razor IMU ROS Install

July 1, 2016 kangalow 1

In the ninth part of the Jetson RACECAR build, we install the Sparkfun Razor IMU ROS package. Looky here: Background After installing the Sparkfun Razor IMU on the Jetson RACECAR, we’re ready to prepare the driver software packages which enable the IMU to communicate with ROS. The ROS wiki page Read more …

Razor IMU

Jetson RACECAR Part 7 – Razor IMU Mounting

June 27, 2016 kangalow 0

In the seventh part of our Jetson RACECAR build, we add a Sparkfun Razor 9DOF IMU to the lower platform. Looky here: Background The Sparkfun 9 Degrees of Freedom Razor IMU is a frequent choice for many robotic projects. From the Sparkfun website: Description: The 9DOF Razor IMU incorporates three Read more …

Viraj Padte's JetsonBot

Viraj Padte’s JetsonBot – Research Platform

June 13, 2016 kangalow 2

Viraj Padte from Oklahoma has been working on building a JetsonBot based on the articles posted on JetsonHacks. Background Viraj has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering. Viraj has an interesting motivation for building a JetsonBot. Viraj states, “I choose to make the JetsonBot in order to learn Read more …

Flying Robot Demo
GTC 2016

GTC 2016 – Flying Robot Demo

April 11, 2016 kangalow 0

GTC 2016 in San Jose last week was a great technical conference. I will be writing a few articles about some of the interesting things that I saw there. I want to thank everyone who stopped by and said hello while I was in the NVIDIA booth, it was great Read more …

Matrice First Flight
Jetson Drone

DJI Matrice Part 7 – First Flight

March 28, 2016 kangalow 0

The DJI Matrice 100 is a quadcopter for developers. The drone allows developers to customize the flight platform using the DJI SDK. Time to take the first flight to begin testing! Looky here: Background In preparation for flying the Matrice 100, I spent about 20 hours learning how to fly Read more …