News

Community Project – NVIDIA Jetson Robot V2

June 26, 2015 kangalow 0

Apollo Timbers over at Second Robotics has a new and improved version of the NVIDIA Jetson Robot, a robot that is an experimental platform for vision and human interaction. Here’s a glamour shot: Here’s a video of the robot in action: As an added bonus, here’s a time lapse of Read more …

OpenCV

ROS, OpenCV and OpenCV4Tegra on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1

June 14, 2015 kangalow 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 …

Robotics

DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals 2015 – Day 2

June 6, 2015 kangalow 0

Saturday was the final day of the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals 2015 at the Pomona, California Fairplex. Coverage of the first day’s exhibits is here. There were over 80 exhibitors at the event, as well as the finals challenge. Here’s some video of the exhibit area from Day II. Looky Read more …

GPIO/I2C

Testing a New Breakout Board for NVIDIA Jetson TK1

June 6, 2015 kangalow 0

David Cofer over at NeuroRobotic Technologies has written an article entitled Finished testing Jetson TK1 Breakout Board V2 Prototype. There is a long list of features, go over and read about them! This will be a useful addition for the community. Update:The board has been sent out for the test Read more …

Robotics

DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals 2015

June 5, 2015 kangalow 1

Friday was a good day to go check out the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals 2015 at the Pomona, California Fairplex. There are over 80 exhibitors at the event, as well as the finals challenge. The event continues on June 6, 2015. Here’s some video of the exhibit area: There were Read more …

Hardware

Battery Power for NVIDIA Jetson TK1

June 3, 2015 kangalow 8

The NVIDIA Jetson TK1 is the development kit for the Tegra TK1 embedded processor. Naturally, there are a lot of embedded projects with the requirement of being mobile, and running on battery power. Running the Jetson on a battery is pretty simple. Looky here: Background There are a large variety Read more …

Robotics

iRobot Create 2 – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

June 1, 2015 kangalow 5

The iRobot Create 2 is an affordable robot platform for education and research. Looky here: Introduction We are at an interesting point in time in the robotics world. Robots encompass a wide variety of disciplines and engineering, the cross roads where virtually everything technical meets. By their nature, robots are Read more …

Robotics

Community Project – NVIDIA Jetson Robot

June 1, 2015 kangalow 0

Apollo Timbers over at Second Robotics is nearing completion of the NVIDIA Jetson Robot, a robot that is an experimental platform for vision and human interaction. Here’s a glamour shot: . Update 6-7-2015: Here’s some newly released video of the robot in action: Build Blog In the Build Blog, the Read more …