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5 Things about OpenCV on Jetson

November 15, 2019 kangalow 0

Running OpenCV on Jetson Dev Kits has more nuance than many people expect. Looky here: Background OpenCV is the most popular computer vision library in the world. There are many gems of algorithms and downright computer vision goodness in there. At the same time, OpenCV is what we call in Read more …

Jetson Xavier NX
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NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX

November 6, 2019 kangalow 2

Xavier NX! Today NVIDIA announces the Jetson Xavier NX module. Xavier NX Overview The Jetson Xavier NX module is the newest member of the Jetson family of devices. The architecture is similar to the powerful Jetson AGX Xavier. The Xavier NX has a 6 core Carmel ARM CPU, and a Read more …

Jetson Nano RealSense ROS
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RealSense ROS Wrapper – Jetson Nano

October 25, 2019 kangalow 2

Many people use Intel RealSense cameras with robots. Here we install the realsense-ros wrapper on the NVIDIA Jetson Nano developer kit. Looky here: Background There are several members in the Intel RealSense camera family. This includes the Depth Cameras (D415, D435, D435i) and Tracking Camera (T265). There are also more Read more …

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JetsonHacksNano Github Updates – October 2019

October 24, 2019 kangalow 0

With the release of JetPack 4.2.2, L4T 32.2.1 is now available for the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit. Several of the JetsonHacksNano Github repositories on the JetsonHacksNano account have been updated to support this release. Note that each of these repositories have associated releases to match the repository with the Read more …

ROS Melodic
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Install ROS on Jetson Nano

October 23, 2019 kangalow 0

For robotics application, many consider Robot Operating System (ROS) as the default go to solution. The version of ROS that runs on the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit is ROS Melodic. Installing ROS on the Jetson Nano is simple. Looky here: Background ROS was originally developed at Stanford University as Read more …

Jetson Nano - UART J41
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Jetson Nano – UART

October 10, 2019 kangalow 0

There is a UART on the J41 GPIO Header of the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit. Useful when you need a little bit of extra serial connectivity action. Looky here: Background There are two UARTs on the Jetson Nano. We have an article about the Serial Debug Console which is Read more …

Arduino IDE on Jetson
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Install Arduino IDE on Jetson Dev Kit

October 4, 2019 kangalow 2

You don’t need another computer to program your Arduino. You can do it from your Jetson! Looky here: Background Having a true microcontroller in addition to a Jetson Dev Kit can be very powerful combination. Microcontrollers are great at many low level, real time tasks that can be difficult for Read more …

Visual Studio Code Install
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Jetson Nano – Visual Studio Code + Python

October 1, 2019 kangalow 2

Visual Studio Code is a very popular Integrated Development Environment (IDE) which you can run on the NVIDIA Jetson Nano. Looky here: Background One of the first questions most people ask when they start using a new platform is “How should I write programs, and what development environments are available?”. Read more …

3 Ubuntu Tips
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3 Ubuntu Tips for NVIDIA Jetson

September 28, 2019 kangalow 1

The Jetson Developer Kits are currently running a custom version of Ubuntu 18.04. If you are making the switch from another computer OS to the Jetson, here’s three tips. Looky here: Background The current versions of the Jetson Developer Kits (Jetson Nano, Jetson TX2 and Jetson AGX Xavier) are running Read more …