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NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit

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The NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit is a $99 Jetson built for Maker and AI projects. Looky here: Background There have been several models of the Jetson over the last 5 years, starting with the Read more ...

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Jetson Nano – UART

October 10, 2019 0

There is a UART on the J41 GPIO Header of the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit. Useful when you need a little bit of extra serial connectivity action. Looky here: Background There are two UARTs on the Jetson Nano. We have an article about the Serial Debug Console which is Read more …

Arduino IDE on Jetson
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Install Arduino IDE on Jetson Dev Kit

October 4, 2019 0

You don’t need another computer to program your Arduino. You can do it from your Jetson! Looky here: Background Having a true microcontroller in addition to a Jetson Dev Kit can be very powerful combination. Microcontrollers are great at many low level, real time tasks that can be difficult for Read more …

Visual Studio Code Install
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Jetson Nano – Visual Studio Code + Python

October 1, 2019 2

Visual Studio Code is a very popular Integrated Development Environment (IDE) which you can run on the NVIDIA Jetson Nano. Looky here: Background One of the first questions most people ask when they start using a new platform is “How should I write programs, and what development environments are available?”. Read more …

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Jetson Nano
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NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit

March 25, 2019 18

The NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit is a $99 Jetson built for Maker and AI projects. Looky here: Background There have been several models of the Jetson over the last 5 years, starting with the Jetson TK1 and most recently the Jetson AGX Xavier. Each model is much more powerful Read more …

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NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit

September 28, 2018 0

NVIDIA recently began shipping a new product, the Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit. Looky here: Jetson AGX Xavier Overview The Jetson Xavier is the next generation of the Jetson line of development kits. Xavier ups the game from the previous generation Jetson TX2. The Jetson Xavier introduces a new module Read more …

RACECAR/J Chassis
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RACECAR/J Chassis Preparation

November 30, 2017 15

This is the first step of building a RACECAR/J. Here we prepare the chassis by removing parts we do not use, and upgrading the springs and bumper. Looky here: Background RACECAR/J is derived from the open source MIT RACECAR, an “open-source powerful platform for robotics research and education”. The first Read more …

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Install VESC 6 Plus on RACECAR/J

August 16, 2019 0

Installing the VESC 6 Plus on the platform consists of several steps. First, remove the protective wrap on the platform. The VESC 6 Plus will be mounted to the bottom of the platform. Using the 4 supplied M5 screws, attach the VESC to the left side of the car. The Read more …

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RACECAR/J FlatNose Platform Part 2

December 1, 2018 8

In RACECAR/J FlatNose Platfrom Part I we built up the lower FlatNose platform. In an earlier article, we built a chassis. Now we attach them together. Looky here: Introduction Building even a simple robot like RACECAR/J usually means several assembly steps. Now that we’ve built the chassis and the platform Read more …

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RACECAR/J FlatNose Platform Part I

November 24, 2018 0

Note: Everything in the RACECAR/J store is 10% off from Black Friday to Cyber Monday. In earlier articles, we built a RACECAR/J using the MIT platform specification. The MIT platform accepts a Jetson TX Development Kit, a Hokuyo UST-10LX Lidar, and a Stereolabs ZED camera for the computing and sensing Read more …

Rosbags on RACECAR/J
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Record and Playback Actions under ROS – RACECAR/J

September 14, 2018 1

One of the first things people like to do with their RACECAR is gather data. Using ROS we can record and playback actions. It’s easy! Looky here: Background The usual note here: You should definitely have the book “Programming Robots with ROS, a practical introduction to the Robot Operating System” Read more …

Exploring ROS - RACECAR/J
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Exploring ROS – RACECAR/J

September 4, 2018 6

Exploring ROS is easy using the both the built-in tools and additional GUI based tools. Looky here: This is a little different than most the content on JetsonHacks. Basically we bring up a running ROS system using the MIT RACECAR stack and take a look around. This gives some background Read more …

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RACECAR/J – ROS Teleoperation

August 19, 2018 12

After completion of the RACECAR/J robot assembly, ROS software installation and VESC programming, it is time to test teleoperation using a game controller. Looky here: Background In the software installation article, we installed a custom ROS software stack for the MIT RACECAR. There is a special node, joy_teleop, which is Read more …

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Viraj Padte's JetsonBot
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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 …

Jared Langbart's JetsonBot Cameras installed
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Jared Langbart’s JetsonBot – Work in Progress

January 3, 2016 1

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 …

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JetsonBot Part 13 – Sound – Vision Robot with a Create 2 Base

August 12, 2015 2

The ability to play sound on a robotic platform provides an interesting dimension of interactivity. Looky here: Installation The addition of sound to a robot provides a wide variety of possibilities to expand the level of interactivity of the device. Fortunately this is easy to add to the JetsonBot. The Read more …

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