GPIO/I2C

4 Character 7 Segment LED over I2C – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

October 25, 2015 kangalow 2

Installing a 4 Character, 7 Segment LED that communicates with the NVIDIA Jetson TK1 over I2C is useful for adding a little visual flair to numeric display projects such clocks, up/down counters and numeric displays. Looky here: Background On a thread over on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Forum a forum Read more …

GPIO/I2C

PWM Servo Driver Board – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

October 14, 2015 kangalow 9

Analog servos interface using Pulse Width Modulation (PWM). Connecting a PWM servo driver board to the Jetson TK1 over I2C makes interfacing with servos easy. Looky here: Background In an earlier article, RobotGeek Pan and Tilt Kit, we attached two servos to a Jetson TK1 via an Arduino. The micro Read more …

GPIO/I2C

Jetson TK1 Connector Part 3 – Solder IDC Headers

October 10, 2015 kangalow 0

Next step up in the Jetson TK1 Connector Board build is to solder in the IDC connector. Looky here: In the video, a TE Connectivity/AMP 103308-8 IDC connector (available from Mouser) is used. Note: The holes for the connector are made to fit with a TE Connectivity/AMP 103308-8 (available from Read more …

ROS

MIT RACECAR Walkthrough – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

October 6, 2015 kangalow 5

A class being held this January at MIT centers around the Rapid Autonomous Complex-Environment Competing Ackermann-steering Robot, or RACECAR. I went to Boston, and was fortunate enough to get a walk through of the hardware used last year for the class. Looky here: Here’s the RACECAR in action: Background In Read more …

GPIO/I2C

Jetson TK1 Connector Part 2 – Soldering Headers

September 26, 2015 kangalow 0

Soldering the headers on to the Jetson TK1 Connector Board takes just a few minutes. Looky here: Information Adding the headers to the Jetson TK1 Connector Board (See Part I for a description of the board) is a straightforward task. The actual headers that plug into the Jetson J3 headers Read more …

GPIO/I2C

Jetson TK1 Connector Part 1 – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

September 22, 2015 kangalow 4

Have you wondered how to connect to the Jetson TK1 J3 headers in a more permanent fashion? One way to do that is to build a board, the Jetson TK1 Connector board, which has connector pins attached. Received the boards, looky here: Motivation Over the last few months, we’ve been Read more …

GPIO/I2C

GPIO Interfacing – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

September 17, 2015 kangalow 2

A small ‘C’ programming language library can be used to interface with the GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output) subsystem on the Jetson TK1. Looky here: Background On the Jetson forum the other day, a community member asked about how to interface through code with GPIO on the Jetson TK1. That seems Read more …

Information

YUV CSI Cameras on Jetson TK1

September 14, 2015 kangalow 6

An article over on the antmicro blog discusses how to install YUV cameras on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1. The cameras run from the CSI lanes on the J3 header. Antmicro is working on developing Linux drivers for the following YUV sensors/chips: Omni Vision OV5640, 5Mpx sensor, 1080p@30fps Analog Devices ADV7280M, Read more …