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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 …

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More Fall Cleaning, 2021

September 20, 2021 kangalow 0

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 …

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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 …

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Native Boot for Jetson Xaviers

August 25, 2021 kangalow 14

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 …

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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 …

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NVIDIA Jetsons on Battery Power

July 16, 2021 kangalow 8

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 …

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A.I. Triad Website

March 14, 2021 kangalow 1

Here’s a new, useful website for Jetson related information and demonstrations: ai-triad.com The website is run by one of the newly minted Jetson Champions, Joev Valdivia. Money quote: I believe the combination of NVIDIA Transfer Learning Toolkit, Deepstream and the Jetson Devices are going to open up new frontiers for Read more …

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Jetson Nano – Boot from USB

March 10, 2021 kangalow 30

With the introduction of JetPack 4.5, it is now possible to boot your Jetson Nano from a USB drive! Looky here: Background The NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kits (A02, B01, and 2GB) boot and run from a micro-SD card. It is now possible to set the Nano up to boot Read more …

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JetPack 4.5 Production Release

January 21, 2021 kangalow 7

JetPack 4.5 – L4T 32.5 is now available! The big news? Boot from USB or NVMe! You should check it out. Here’s the official blurb from NVIDIA, note the Webinars on Feb. 9 and Feb. 11, 2021: We are pleased to announce JetPack 4.5 1, a production release supporting Jetson AGX Xavier Read more …