Intel RealSense ROS
ROS

Intel RealSense Package for ROS on NVIDIA Jetson TX1

October 26, 2016 3

Intel provides an open source ROS package for their RealSense cameras. In this article, we install the package on the Jetson TX1. In the video, we even take the package out for a spin with a RealSense R200 camera connected to a Jetson TX1. Looky here: Background The Intel RealSense Read more …

ROS TX1 Install
ROS

Robot Operating System (ROS) on NVIDIA Jetson TX1

October 12, 2016 3

Robot Operating System (ROS) can now be installed from Debian packages on the 64-bit L4T 24.2 Jetson TX1. Looky here: Background As discussed previously, the 64-bit ARM environment is relatively new. This means that most applications, including ROS, need to be ported to the new processor. For a complicated application Read more …

RViz
ROS

ROS Rviz – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

September 8, 2016 3

RViz is a 3D visualizer for the Robot Operating System (ROS) framework. In a lot of cases, RViz is run on a visualization workstation to monitor a robot. However, sometimes it is useful to have RViz running on the robot itself. On the Jetson TK1 in particular this presents an Read more …

Razor IMU ROS Install
ROS

Jetson RACECAR Part 9 – Razor IMU ROS Install

July 1, 2016 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 …

Programming Robots with ROS - A Practical Introduction to the Robot Operating System
ROS

Programming Robots with ROS book

January 6, 2016 1

I recently finished reading Programming Robots with ROS: A Practical Introduction to the Robot Operating System by Quigley, Gerkey and Smart. It is one of the O’Reilly books, for which to some one of the most important parts of the book is the animal on the cover. On this book, Read more …

ROS

MIT RACECAR Walkthrough – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

October 6, 2015 5

A class being held this January at MIT centers around the Rapid Autonomous Complex-Environment Competing Ackermann-steering Robot, or RACECAR. I went to Boston, and was fortunate enough to get a walk through of the hardware used last year for the class. Looky here: Here’s the RACECAR in action: Background In Read more …

OpenCV

ROS, OpenCV and OpenCV4Tegra on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1

June 14, 2015 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 …

No Picture
ROS

Robot Operating System (ROS) on NVIDIA Jetson TK1

May 27, 2015 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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