Viraj Padte's JetsonBot
JetsonBot

Viraj Padte’s JetsonBot – Research Platform

June 13, 2016 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 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 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 …

Zenmuse X3 Camera
Jetson Drone

DJI Matrice Part 5 – Gimbal, Camera and GPS Attachment

March 23, 2016 0

The DJI Matrice 100 is a quadcopter for developers. The drone allows developers to customize the flight platform using the DJI SDK. Today we attach the DJI Zenmuse X3 Gimbal, Camera and GPS to the airframe. Looky here: Background Gimbal and Camera The Zenmuse X3 camera is a 1/2.3 CMOS Read more …

Guidance Attachment to Matrice
Jetson Drone

DJI Matrice Part 4 – Guidance Attachment

March 17, 2016 0

The DJI Matrice 100 is a quadcopter for developers. The drone allows developers to customize the flight platform using the DJI SDK. Today we attach the Guidance visual sensing system to the airframe. Looky here: Background The DJI Guidance is a visual sensing system which consists of 5 sensor modules Read more …

Matrice Assembly
Jetson Drone

DJI Matrice 100 Part 3 – Airframe Assembly

March 16, 2016 0

The DJI Matrice 100 is a quadcopter for developers. The drone allows developers to customize the flight platform using the DJI SDK. Today we assemble the Matrice airframe. Looky here: Background Conceptually quadcopters are simple machines. There are four electric motors with propellers attached, each motor attached to the airframe, Read more …

DJI Manifold
Jetson Drone

DJI Matrice 100 Part 2 – DJI Manifold and Guidance

March 15, 2016 2

The DJI Matrice 100 is a quadcopter for developers. The drone allows developers to customize the flight platform using the DJI SDK. In a previous article, we unboxed the Matrice itself. Today we unbox the Manifold computer and work on assembling the Guidance subsystem. Looky here: Background The DJI Manifold Read more …

DJI Matrice 100
Jetson Drone

DJI Matrice 100 and Guidance System

March 14, 2016 6

The DJI Matrice 100 is a quadcopter for developers. The drone allows developers to customize the flight platform using the DJI SDK. Plus, it comes in a big black box! Looky here: Background DJI is a world leader in easy-to-fly drones and aerial photography systems. As on-board electronics have become Read more …

Jetson RACECAR with Upper Platform
Jetson RACECAR

Jetson RACECAR Part 6 – Upper Platform Mounting

February 24, 2016 2

In the sixth part of our Jetson RACECAR build, the upper platform is mounted to the lower platform and the initial test fitting commences. Looky here: Background As noted in Jetson RACECAR Part 5, there were issues mounting the PCA9685 PWM Driver, as the breakout board did have the correct Read more …

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