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Purchase NVIDIA Tegra K1 Chips

April 28, 2015 kangalow 2

As you know, the NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Development Kit is a development kit for the SoC Tegra K1. Now that chip is available from NVIDIA Partners individually. Here in the USA, the chip is available at Arrow.com. Read more about the Tegra K1 and find distribution partners in your part Read more …

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Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) – Part III

April 28, 2015 kangalow 1

There are several ways to connect the Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) to the Jetson TK1 Development Kit. Here’s a demonstration of a very simple way. Looky here: Background For the IMU, the The Adafruit 10-DOF IMU Breakout is being used. Here’s a couple of pictures of the breakout board from Read more …

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GPIO/I2C

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) – Part II

April 23, 2015 kangalow 4

This blog entry is a little backwards, in that it is labeled Part II. Actually, it’s part III. If you looked at Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) – Part I, you would expect to see how to hook up the IMU to the Jetson. Instead, I’ll show you what happens after Read more …

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Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) – Part I

April 22, 2015 kangalow 9

Here’s a little series on integrating an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) onto the I2C GPIO pins of the NVIDIA Jetson TK1. First, we’ll build an interface library, RTIMULib, to enable the IMU to talk to the Jetson. Looky here: Background As a child of the space age, I was always Read more …

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Install Qt Creator on NVIDIA Jetson TK1

April 22, 2015 kangalow 12

For the next project, Qt Creator is needed. Here’s a little video showing the installation on a NVIDIA Jetson Tk1 Development Kit. Looky here: Nothing difficult here. Open up a Terminal and execute: sudo apt-get install build-essential qt5-default qtcreator -y which will load Qt Creator. Once Qt Creator is installed, Read more …

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Low-Power Image Recognition Challenge with Jetson TK1

April 13, 2015 kangalow 0

Mark Harris over on the NVIDIA PARALLEL FORALL blog just posted details about the “The new Low-Power Image Recognition Challenge (LPIRC)”. The blog entry is worth the read, it covers Mark Harris’ Jetson TK1 Deep Learning Setup. The Challenge! To motivate improved image recognition on low-power devices, Yung-Hsiang Lu, Associate Read more …

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Jetson TK1 and Tegra TK1 Talks – GTC 2015

April 8, 2015 kangalow 0

At the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2015, there were a group of presentations, tutorials and posters centered around embedded computing using Tegra TK1 and the Jetson TK1 Development Kit. The Tegra TK1 is a System on a Chip (SoC) with built in GPU (192 CUDA cores) in one package. Since Read more …

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Google Project Tango Talks – GTC 2015

April 6, 2015 kangalow 0

There were some good talks and workshops centered around Googles’ Project Tango Tablet. The current Project Tango hardware has a Tegra K1 processor (the same processor as the Jetson Development Kit) which is built to be a computer vision platform. On the hardware side, the device is a standard Android Read more …