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USB Autosuspend – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

May 27, 2015 kangalow 0

In order to conserve power, by default the Jetson TK1 suspends inactive USB ports. This is commonly referred to as “USB Autosuspend”. Unfortunately some USB devices (such as USB cameras) have issues with this setting. If you have a USB hub attached to the Jetson with such a device plugged Read more …

iTorch installation on the Jetson TK1

iTorch for Torch 7 on NVIDIA Jetson TK1

May 20, 2015 kangalow 3

iTorch is an IPython Kernel for Torch from Facebook with plotting (using Bokeh.js plots) and visualization of images, video and audio. This video shows you how to install iTorch on the Jetson, and gives a quick run through of the iTorch demonstration notebook. Looky here: iTorch Prerequisites and Installation iTorch Read more …

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Building a real-time kernel for the NVIDIA Jetson TK1

May 19, 2015 kangalow 1

Christian Jann has published a blog entry on “Christian’s Blog” titled “Building a real-time kernel for the NVIDIA Jetson TK1“. The article has step by step directions for installing the Linux Realtime Preemption patch to the kernel on the Jetson Linux for Tegra (L4T) 21.3 release. The normal kernel has Read more …

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Distributed Simulation of Spiking Neural Networks

May 14, 2015 kangalow 0

Here’s an interesting paper: Power, Energy and Speed of Embedded and Server Multi-Cores applied to Distributed Simulation of Spiking Neural Networks: ARM in NVIDIA Tegra vs Intel Xeon quad-cores by authors Pier Stanislao Paolucci1*, Roberto Ammendola2, Andrea Biagioni1, Ottorino Frezza1, Francesca Lo Cicero1, Alessandro Lonardo1, Michele Martinelli1, Elena Pastorelli1, Francesco Read more …

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Jailhouse 0.5 released with NVIDIA Jetson TK1 support

May 11, 2015 kangalow 0

The Linux announcement list has declared that Jailhouse 0.5 has been released. Jailhouse is a Linux-based partitioning hypervisor, with one of the highlights of the new release being support for the Jetson TK1. The project home is on Github. From Jailhouse: A Linux-based Partitioning Hypervisor on Jailhouse is a Read more …


LIDAR-Lite Installation v1 on NVIDIA Jetson TK1

May 11, 2015 kangalow 17

Note: This is for the original LIDAR-Lite. For LIDAR-Lite v2, click here: LIDAR-Lite v2. LIDAR-Lite is a laser ranging module from Pulsed Light, Inc. which is a lightweight and cost effective measurement device. LIDAR-Lite can be accessed over I2C or PWM, for the Jetson TK1 I’ve written a small library Read more …