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 13

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 …

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GTC 2015

Jetson TK1 Vehicles – GTC 2015

March 24, 2015 kangalow 0

There were several Jetson TK1 based robotic vehicles at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2015 in San Jose, California. Looky here: Officine Robotiche – Jetson Champs In the NVIDIA booth, there were two members of Officine Robotiche: Raffaello Bonghi and Walter “Myzhar” Lucetti both from Italy. Their robots are based Read more …

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Robotics

RobotGeek Pan and Tilt Kit

November 5, 2014 kangalow 0

One of the projects I’ve been working on required a Pan and Tilt mechanism. Both pan and tilt controls are controlled by servo motors, which could be controlled by the Jetson. The RobotGeek Pan and Tilt Kit seemed to fit the bill, so I acquired one. Here’s a video of Read more …