OpenCV

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 …

Robotics

DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals 2015 – Day 2

June 6, 2015 kangalow 0

Saturday was the final day of the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals 2015 at the Pomona, California Fairplex. Coverage of the first day’s exhibits is here. There were over 80 exhibitors at the event, as well as the finals challenge. Here’s some video of the exhibit area from Day II. Looky Read more …

Robotics

DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals 2015

June 5, 2015 kangalow 1

Friday was a good day to go check out the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals 2015 at the Pomona, California Fairplex. There are over 80 exhibitors at the event, as well as the finals challenge. The event continues on June 6, 2015. Here’s some video of the exhibit area: There were Read more …

Robotics

iRobot Create 2 – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

June 1, 2015 kangalow 5

The iRobot Create 2 is an affordable robot platform for education and research. Looky here: Introduction We are at an interesting point in time in the robotics world. Robots encompass a wide variety of disciplines and engineering, the cross roads where virtually everything technical meets. By their nature, robots are Read more …

Robotics

Community Project – NVIDIA Jetson Robot

June 1, 2015 kangalow 0

Apollo Timbers over at Second Robotics is nearing completion of the NVIDIA Jetson Robot, a robot that is an experimental platform for vision and human interaction. Here’s a glamour shot: . Update 6-7-2015: Here’s some newly released video of the robot in action: Build Blog In the Build Blog, the Read more …

Robotics

ZebraVision 3.0 – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

May 30, 2015 kangalow 0

Recently the Zebracorns (FRC Team 900) from Durham, North Carolina participated in the 2015 FIRST Robotics competition. The event was held in St. Louis in April. As part of their robot, they integrated a NVIDIA Jetson TK1 connected to a Logitech C920 camera. They used the Jetson to run Zebravision Read more …

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ROS

Robot Operating System (ROS) on NVIDIA Jetson TK1

May 27, 2015 kangalow 15

Robot Operating System (ROS) was originally developed at Stanford University as a platform to integrate methods drawn from all areas of artificial intelligence, including machine learning, vision, navigation, planning, reasoning, and speech/natural language processing. You can now install it on the Jetson! Looky here: Background From 2008 until 2013, development Read more …