Jetson Development Kit controlling a ESC on a TRAXXAS Rally car

Jetson RACECAR Part 3 – ESC Motor Controller

January 26, 2016 12

In the third part of our Jetson RACECAR build series, we are working through controlling the ESC motor controller. Looky here: Background In an R/C car such as the TRAXXAS Rally that we’re using in this project, servo motors and the drive motor Electronic Speed Ccontroller (ESC) are controlled by Read more …

Traxxas Rally Chassis

Jetson RACECAR Build – Part 1 – Traxxas Rally Unboxing

January 18, 2016 11

This is the first of a multi-part series on building a Rapid Autonomous Complex-Environment Competing Ackermann-steering Robot, or RACECAR, based on a NVIDIA Jetson Development Kit and Traxxas Rally Remote Controlled car chassis. In this first installment, we unbox the Traxxas Rally and outline some of the first tasks that Read more …


Using Code::Blocks on Jetson

January 9, 2016 3

Jetsonhacks himself has been kind enough to let a fellow jetsonhacker have a hand at adding some blog posts…so here goes.  I’ll just do a real quick intro of myself: My name is Neil, and I like the Jetson.  Good enough?  Okay, let’s move on to the topic at hand: Read more …

Jared Langbart's JetsonBot Cameras installed

Jared Langbart’s JetsonBot – Work in Progress

January 3, 2016 0

Jared Langbart from Columbia, Missouri has been working on building a JetsonBot based on the articles posted on JetsonHacks. Background Jared has a degree in Biotechnology and enjoys his work at a local hospital. Despite not having any formal computer or engineering training, Jared decided to build a JetsonBot to Read more …

Jetduino Board Layout

Jetduino Jetson TK1 Interface Board

December 10, 2015 0

Dr. David Cofer over at NeuroRoboticTech has announced significant progress on the Jetduino project for the NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Development Kit. You will certainly want to sign up for the NeuroRobotic Technologies newsletter for this one. Jetduino Background As you may recall from earlier articles here on JetsonHacks, Dr. Cofer Read more …

Operating System

Serial Console – NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Development Kit

December 2, 2015 0

A Serial Console is a useful tool for embedded development, remote access, and those times when the development kit has issues that you need to sneak around to observe. Here’s a simple approach for adding a serial console to a Jetson TK1. Looky here: Serial Console Background Installation Because the Read more …

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