RACECAR/J Chassis
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RACECAR/J Chassis Preparation

November 30, 2017 kangalow 15

This is the first step of building a RACECAR/J. Here we prepare the chassis by removing parts we do not use, and upgrading the springs and bumper. Looky here: Background RACECAR/J is derived from the open source MIT RACECAR, an “open-source powerful platform for robotics research and education”. The first Read more …

Jetson Nano + Intel RealSense Depth Camera
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Jetson Nano – RealSense Depth Camera

May 16, 2019 kangalow 0

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 …

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Jetson Nano – Run on USB Drive

April 25, 2019 kangalow 12

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 0

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
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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 …

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Jetson Nano – Use More Memory!

April 14, 2019 kangalow 6

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 …

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Jetson Nano – Use More Power!

April 10, 2019 kangalow 18

You need to get all the power out of your Jetson Nano Developer Kit. Looky here: Background There are three ways to get power in to the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit. The simplest is to supply 2 Amps at 5 Volt to the micro-USB connector. The hardest is to Read more …

Jetson Nano WiFi
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Jetson Nano + Intel Wifi and Bluetooth

April 8, 2019 kangalow 10

Adding an Intel Wifi card to the Jetson Nano can be a little scary first time through. Fortunately, it’s easy to do! Looky here: Note: The connectors on the antennas are IPEX MHF4 not U.FL as stated in the video. I hope there isn’t too much confusion. Background The NVIDIA Read more …

Jetson Nano + Raspberry Pi Camera
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Jetson Nano + Raspberry Pi Camera

April 2, 2019 kangalow 17

The NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit plugs and plays with the Raspberry Pi V2 Camera! Looky here: Background Since the introduction of the first Jetson in 2014, one of the most requested features has been Raspberry Pi camera support. The Jetson Nano has built in support, no finagling required. The Read more …

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NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit

March 25, 2019 kangalow 8

The NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit is a $99 Jetson built for Maker and AI projects. Looky here: Background There have been several models of the Jetson over the last 5 years, starting with the Jetson TK1 and most recently the Jetson AGX Xavier. Each model is much more powerful Read more …