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 …

Deep Learning
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New L4T Releases – NVIDIA Jetson TK1 and Jetson TX2

June 15, 2018 kangalow 0

NVIDIA announces the availability of version 21.7 of L4T for the Jetson TK1 Development Kit, and version L4T 28.2.1 for the Jetson TX2/TX2i Development Kits. Jetson TK1 The L4T 21.7 software maintenance release for the Jetson TK1 is available at: https://developer.nvidia.com/linux-tegra-r217 There are a couple of useful bug fixes. Here Read more …

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Build OpenCV 3.4 with CUDA on NVIDIA Jetson TX1

June 4, 2018 kangalow 2

For OpenCV to use CUDA acceleration on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 running L4T 28.2 (JetPack 3.2), you will need to build OpenCV from source. Looky here: Background With the latest release of L4T, 28.2, OpenCV version 3.3 may be installed through the JetPack installer. At the time of the L4T Read more …

JetsonXavierFI
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NVIDIA Jetson Xavier Announcement

June 4, 2018 kangalow 4

There is a lot of news in the Jetson world today. I know that a lot of it may be obscured by the big news that the JetsonHacks YouTube Channel just passed over one million views. Thanks for watching! We will cover the other events here just so they are Read more …

GPU Activity Monitor
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GPU Activity Monitor – NVIDIA Jetson TX Dev Kit

May 29, 2018 kangalow 0

Sometimes you just want to see how hard the GPU is working. Enter the GPU Activity Monitor. Looky here: Background Traditionally if you want to see how busy a Linux system is, you can use a graphical tool like System Monitor. The CPU, memory and networking and a wide variety Read more …

OpenCV with CUDA
CUDA

Build OpenCV 3.4 with CUDA on NVIDIA Jetson TX2

May 28, 2018 kangalow 5

In order for OpenCV to get access to CUDA acceleration on the NVIDIA Jetson TX2 running L4T 28.2 (JetPack 3.2), you need to build the library from source. Looky here: Background With the latest release of L4T, 28.2, OpenCV version 3.3 may be installed through the JetPack installer. At the Read more …

RealSense 2 for ROS
Robotics

Intel RealSense Package for ROS on NVIDIA Jetson TX

April 28, 2018 kangalow 2

Intel provides an open source ROS Package for their RealSense D400 series cameras. Here we install the package on a NVIDIA Jetson TX development kit. Looky here: Background The RealSense D400 cameras are the next generation of the Intel RealSense camera product line. In the video, we install a ROS Read more …

Kernel TX1
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Build Kernel and Modules – NVIDIA Jetson TX1

April 21, 2018 kangalow 2

In this article, we cover building the kernel and modules for the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 running L4T 28.2. We also build the CH341 module, which is a USB to serial converter. Looky here: Background Note: This article is for intermediate users. You should be familiar with the purpose of the Read more …