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$59 Jetson Nano 2GB

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At GTC today, NVIDIA announces the new Jetson Nano 2GB priced at only $59! Looky here: Background Back in March 2019, NVIDIA introduced the the Jetson Nano. Today, NVIDIA announces it’s little brother, the Jetson Read more ...

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$59 Jetson Nano 2GB

October 5, 2020 2

At GTC today, NVIDIA announces the new Jetson Nano 2GB priced at only $59! Looky here: Background Back in March 2019, NVIDIA introduced the the Jetson Nano. Today, NVIDIA announces it’s little brother, the Jetson Nano 2GB. The Jetson Nano 2GB is available for pre-order. In addition to the Nano Read more …

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NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit

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