Jetson Nano – Using I2C

July 22, 2019 kangalow 2

A simple way to control Servo Motors on the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit is to connect the Jetson Nano via I2C to a PWM Driver. Looks here: Background There are four types of serial communication ports on the Jetson Nano. The most obvious is USB, which is where you Read more …


JetPack 4.2.1 Release

July 22, 2019 kangalow 3

NVIDIA has released JetPack 4.2.1 and L4T R32.2. Here’s the JetPack release page. JetPack 4.2.1 (Image courtesy NVIDIA) Here’s the announcement from the NVIDIA forums: NVIDIA is excited to have released JetPack 4.2.1 and L4T R32.2, the latest production release including new features and improvements for Jetson Nano, Jetson TX1/TX2, Read more …

Jetson Nano GPIO FF

Jetson Nano GPIO

June 7, 2019 kangalow 20

We use GPIO to talk to external devices on the NVIDIA Jetson Nano. Looky here: Introduction One of the nice things about the Jetson Nano is that there is an expansion header which is useful for General Purpose Input Output (GPIO). You may have thought about turning a light on Read more …

SDK Manager

NVIDIA SDK Manager for Jetson – JetPack 4.2

June 4, 2019 kangalow 0

The NVIDIA SDK Manager installs the operating system, libraries and SDKs on the Jetson Developer Kits. Looky here: Background When NVIDIA introduces a new Jetson model, they usually come out with a new revision of JetPack to support it. In this case it is the Jetson Nano Developer Kit. However Read more …

Jetson Nano + Intel RealSense Depth Camera

Jetson Nano – RealSense Depth Camera

May 16, 2019 kangalow 42

Getting full support for the Intel RealSense Depth Camera on the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit is simplified by using a couple of installation scripts. Looky here: Introduction In an earlier article, we installed an Intel RealSense Tracking Camera on the Jetson Nano along with the librealsense SDK. We’ve have Read more …

Jetson Nano - USB Drive
Jetson Nano

Jetson Nano – Run on USB Drive

April 25, 2019 kangalow 49

Using a USB Drive as the root file system on a Jetson Nano Developer Kit provides many advantages, including faster disk access and more storage. Looky here: Background For external storage, the Jetson Nano uses a Micro SD Card. The SD card holds the operating system, applications and any data Read more …

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Jetson Nano – Serial Console

April 19, 2019 kangalow 4

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. Looky here: Background The story of serial data transfer over wires goes back almost a hundred years. I’ve heard stories that Ferdinand Magellan first Read more …

Jetson Nano Automount

Jetson Nano – Automount Drive

April 17, 2019 kangalow 0

There are times when you need to have your external drives mounted when the Jetson Nano boots. Let’s go over it! Looky here: Introduction The Ubuntu documentation has a good summary of storage devices, volumes and partitions. Money quote: The word volume is used to describe a storage device, like a hard Read more …

Jetson Nano Swapfile FF
Jetson Nano

Jetson Nano – Use More Memory!

April 14, 2019 kangalow 12

The NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit has 4 GB of main memory. This may not enough memory for running many of the large deep learning models, or compiling very large programs. Let’s fix that! We are going to install a swapfile. Looky here: Background There may be times when you Read more …