Jetson Nano In Hand

The $99 Jetson Nano – First Peek

March 18, 2019 kangalow 0

Today NVIDIA announced the Jetson Nano, a $99 USD “Jetson for Everyone”. This is a preliminary look, details subject to change as we learn more. 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 Read more …


State of JetsonHacks 2018

December 31, 2018 kangalow 1

It’s that time of year. Let me start by thanking everyone for reading and participating in the JetsonHacks community. As for 2019 – Let’s assume right now it will be great! Background It’s traditional here to recap statistics about the website on the last day of the year. Let’s preface Read more …

RPLidar A2

RPLidar A2 – NVIDIA Jetson Development Kits

December 7, 2018 kangalow 3

The Slamtec RPLidar A2 is one of the most popular 2D lidar currently available. Interfacing with a Jetson Dev Kit is straightforward. Looky here: Background The RPLidar A2 is a popular low cost 2D LIDAR. Slamtec sells a couple of different versions of the A2, and also sells a more Read more …

nvpmodel - Jetson AGX Xavie

NVPModel – NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit

October 7, 2018 kangalow 4

You can use the command line tool nvpmodel to set the performance and energy usage characteristics of the NVIDIA Jetson AGX Developer Kit. Looky here: Background With the introduction of the Jetson TX2, the command line tool nvpmodel brought the ability to define a set of parameters to effectively define Read more …

AlphaPilot Challenge

AlphaPilot – Lockheed Martin Innovation Challenge

September 12, 2018 kangalow 0

Lockheed Martin is launching AlphaPilot, an open invitation challenge. Looky here: The focus is on artificial intelligence for autonomous systems. The challenge is to design an artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) framework capable of flying a drone without human intervention or navigational pre-programming. What about prizes? Alpha Pilot will Read more …

Jetson Xavier

JetPack 4.0 Developers Preview

September 10, 2018 kangalow 3

NVIDIA has announced that a developer preview early access release for JetPack 4.0 is now available. This release is to support the new Jetson Xavier Developer Kit. We reproduce the original announcement, known as the good bits, here for your convenience. Here is the original link. JetPack 4.0 Developer Preview Read more …

Jetson Xavier

Links to Jetson Xavier Resources

August 30, 2018 kangalow 2

NVIDIA is now making available a collection of links and resources for the Jetson Xavier. The official page is here. Reproduced here to spread the word! Jetson Xavier Homepage Jetson Xavier FAQ Jetson Xavier Pre-Orders Jetson Xavier News Blog Platform Documentation & Design Files (Registration in Developer Program required) Jetson Read more …

Install TensorFlow
Deep Learning

TensorFlow for NVIDIA Jetson TX2

August 29, 2018 kangalow 6

NVIDIA now has an official release for TensorFlow on the NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Development Kit! This makes installing TensorFlow on the Jetson much less challenging. Here’s the shortcut version: For Python 2.7 $ pip install –extra-index-url= tensorflow-gpu For Python 3.5 pip3 install –extra-index-url= tensorflow-gpu Here is the original announcement and Read more …

Magic Leap One

Magic Leap One – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

August 23, 2018 kangalow 0

We have know for some time (February, 2017) that Magic Leap has been using the Jetson TX2 for research and development: This shot shows a rig in development. While the purpose of that particular hardware is a little muddy, the recent announcement of the Magic Leap One Developer Edition is Read more …