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Flash Memory and You

March 31, 2017 kangalow 0

In a previous article about SSDs we had a chat in the video about flash memory types. Ivan R commented on the JetsonHacks YouTube channel: Jim, I’ve noticed a lot of development boards now a days are coming with on board eMMC memory for storage as compared to older style, Read more …

SATA SSD - NVIDIA Jetson TX2
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Install Samsung SSD on NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 31, 2017 kangalow 8

Installing a Solid State Disk (SSD) on a Jetson TX2 is good, clean fun. Looky here: Background Serial-ATA drives are used in many desktop and laptop computers. While this article describes installing a Solid State Disk (SSD), this information can be used to install other types of SATA drives. SATA Read more …

RealSense ROS Jetson TX2
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Intel RealSense Package for ROS on NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 29, 2017 kangalow 25

Intel provides an open source ROS package for their RealSense Cameras. Let’s install the package on the Jetson TX2. Looky here: Background Intel is investing heavily in computer vision hardware, one of the areas being 3D vision. There have been several generations of the RealSense devices, in the video we Read more …

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Robot Operating System (ROS) on NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 27, 2017 kangalow 28

Note: An updated article for this subject is available: Install ROS on Jetson TX. This article is left for historical reasons. Robot Operating System (ROS) was originally developed at Stanford University as a platform to integrate methods drawn from all areas of artificial intelligence, including machine learning, vision, navigation, planning, Read more …

Jetson TX2 Kernel Build
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Build Kernel and Modules – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 25, 2017 kangalow 61

Note: This article has been updated. Please see the L4T 28.1 build article. This article covers building a kernel for L4T 27.1. If you are trying to build a kernel for L4T 27.1, you will need to checkout the vL4T27.1 version after cloning the buildJetsonTX2Kernel.git repository. Note that this is Read more …

Jetson TX2 Development Kit
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NVPModel – NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Development Kit

March 25, 2017 kangalow 15

The introduction of the Jetson TX2 Development Kit brings with it the introduction of the new command line interface nvpmodel tool. Background Applications for the Jetson Tegra systems cover a wide range of performance and power requirements. As the Jetson family has become more sophisticated over the years, power and Read more …

Attached serial console cable to a Jetson TX1 Development Kit
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Serial Console – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 24, 2017 kangalow 27

A Serial Console is a useful tool for embedded development, remote access, and those times when the development kit has issues that you need to observe. Here’s a simple approach for adding a serial console. Looky here: Serial Console Background The story of serial data transfer over wires goes back Read more …

Caffe - Jetson TX2
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Caffe Deep Learning Framework – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

March 24, 2017 kangalow 17

Back in September, we installed the Caffe Deep Learning Framework on a Jetson TX1 Development Kit. With the advent of the Jetson TX2, now is the time to install Caffe and compare the performance difference between the two. Looky here: Background As you recall, Caffe is a deep learning framework Read more …

JetPack 3.0
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JetPack 3.0 – NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Development Kit

March 21, 2017 kangalow 43

JetPack 3.0 is a tool that installs the software tools and operating system for a Jetson Development Kit. In the following video, JetPack installs on a Jetson TX2 Development Kit. Looky here: Note: Catherine Ordun has a quite wonderful blog post Setting up the TX2 using JetPack 3.2, which is Read more …