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NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin

November 20, 2021 kangalow 2

At the latest GTC, NVIDIA announced that they will begin shipping the Jetson AGX Orin in early 2022. Introduction The Jetson AGX Orin is the next generation AGX form factor Jetson. The AGX Orin module has the same footprint as the Jetson AGX Xavier, using the same 699 pin connector. Read more …

Gstreamer

GStreamer Inspector GUI

November 8, 2021 kangalow 0

Introduction GStreamer is useful for handling media components on the NVIDIA Jetsons. This is the main way to handle video sources, such as cameras and video files. It’s nice to have a GUI to inspect GStreamer components. Here’s a sample: https://github.com/jetsonhacks/gst-explorer.git on how one might do just that. GStreamer uses Read more …

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More Fall Cleaning, 2021

September 20, 2021 kangalow 2

Fall cleaning continues here at JetsonHacks. The last week here we’ve been doing some deep cleaning, working on the operating system level repositories. Updating Repositories One area that has changed quite a bit over the last few iterations of the Jetson L4T releases is the way that a developer can Read more …

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Fall Cleaning Repositories, 2021

September 8, 2021 kangalow 0

We’re starting fall cleaning here at JetsonHacks! That means updating some of our code repositories and articles. With the release of JetPack 4.6, there’s a lot of work and heavy lifting we need to do! One of the longer term goals is to have a more common code/script base across Read more …

Operating System

Ubuntu Package Lists – NVIDIA Jetson

September 1, 2021 kangalow 0

When recently setting up a Jetson Xavier NX Developer Kit to boot from a SSD, we needed to figure out what packages to install on top of the default Ubuntu distribution. The answer? Package Lists! Looky here: Background You will often hear talk of packages in the Ubuntu world. The Read more …

JetPack

Native Boot for Jetson Xaviers

August 25, 2021 kangalow 28

With the advent of JetPack 4.6 (L4T 32.6.1) it is now possible to boot the Jetson AGX Xavier and Jetson Xavier NX from external storage. Looky here: Background In the JetPack 4.6 release Cboot now has NVMe driver support for the Jetson Xavier NX and Jetson AGX Xavier series. This Read more …

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JetPack 4.6 Production Release

August 10, 2021 kangalow 7

JetPack 4.6 – L4T 32.6.1 is now available! JetPack 4.6 is the latest release for the NVIDIA Jetson Developer Kits and modules. There are lots of goodies. Some of the highlights include Over-The-Air (OTA) updates, Triton Inference Server, and a new 20 watt mode for the Jetson Xavier NX. Go Read more …

Tutorial

Jetson Antenna Mount

August 7, 2021 kangalow 0

Many of the NVIDIA Jetson Development Kits need external antennas for their WiFi/Bluetooth cards. Many after market enclosure manufacturers offer mounting points for external antennas. However there are times you might need to have an alternate solution. Here’s how to make your own antenna mount. We make a model from Read more …

Battery

NVIDIA Jetsons on Battery Power

July 16, 2021 kangalow 10

There are several different ways to power your NVIDIA Jetson Developer Kit using a battery. Let’s go over some of the more popular. Looky here: Background After working on several projects recently that require Jetsons to use battery power, I want to share with you some of the lessons I Read more …