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Kinect V2 with Libfreenect2

February 23, 2015 kangalow 2

Update On April 2nd, Microsoft announced that they are consolidating the Kinect for Windows around a single sensor. They will discontinue “Kinect for Windows V2” described below. However the replacement will be a regular Xbox One Kinect Sensor Bar along with a Kinect Adapter for Windows which will provide a Read more …

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BIDMach – Deep Learning with GPUs

February 18, 2015 kangalow 2

A great article over at the NVIDIA Parallel FORALL blog: BIDMach: Machine Learning at the Limit with GPUs by John Canny over at Berkeley. Introduction: Deep learning has made enormous leaps forward thanks to GPU hardware. But much Big Data analysis is still done with classical methods on sparse data. Read more …


Jetson TK1 Enclosure

February 10, 2015 kangalow 0

Ian King over at Dark Sol Workshop designed and built an enclosure for the Jetson: Go over and check it out on their blog: Dark Sol Workshop: Jetson TK1 Dev Board Enclosure Looks like a pretty sweet build.

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Android – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

February 8, 2015 kangalow 14

Note: Since this article was written, NVIDIA has announced official support for Android on Jetson. See the Jetson Android Announcement on the forum. The instructions in this article relied on a repository that has since been removed, and is here only for historical purposes. There are several commercial products that Read more …

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Format SD Card Ext4 – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

February 7, 2015 kangalow 10

The Jetson TK1 has a SD Card reader. Most Secure Digital (SD) cards come from the factory formatted as ExFat which is the most common format for Windows machines and cameras. For the card to be useful in several situations on the Jetson (like using the card as a boot Read more …

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NVIDIA Jetson TK1 – Sony PlayStation 3 Eye

January 29, 2015 kangalow 3

Several years ago, the Sony PlayStation 3 Eye webcam was the staple of DIY Computer Vision projects. I happened to have several of them lying about from past projects. Here’s a video on how to install the driver and get them running on the Jetson. Looky here: Installation This installation Read more …

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NVIDIA Jetson TK1 – cuDNN install with Caffe example

January 20, 2015 kangalow 34

NVIDIA’s cuDNN is a GPU-accelelerated library of primitives for deep neural networks, which is designed to be integrated into higher-level machine learning frameworks, such as UC Berkeley’s Caffe deep learning framework software. In an earlier blog post, we installed Caffe on a Jetson TK1. Here’s a short video on how Read more …

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NVIDIA Jetson TK1 – Caffe Deep Learning Framework

January 17, 2015 kangalow 7

Back in October 2014, Google’s Pete Warden wrote an interesting article: How to run the Caffe deep learning vision library on Nvidia’s Jetson mobile GPU board. At the time, I thought, “What fun!”. However, I noticed in the article that at the time there were issues with running Caffe on Read more …

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Facebook AI Research open sources deep-learning CUDA extensions

January 16, 2015 kangalow 0

Facebook AI Research (FAIR) has open sourced Deep Learning CUDA extensions. The extensions are for Torch, a scientific computing framework with wide support for machine learning algorithms. In the Facebook blog announcement, researchers claim a speedup of over 20x compared to the fastest publicly available code when used to train Read more …