Chromium - Jetson TX1

Quick Tip: Web Browser on Jetson TX1

January 6, 2017 kangalow 0

The Chromium web browser is now available from the Ubuntu repositories. It’s easy to install. Looky here: Background Most Ubuntu systems, including the 32-bit versions of the Jetson Development Kits, install a web browser in the desktop Launcher for easy access. However, when the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Development Kit switched Read more …


State of JetsonHacks 2016

December 31, 2016 kangalow 4

First I want to thank everyone for reading, and wish everyone a super duper 2017. It’s usually fun to recap some statistics about the website, I know sometimes people are curious┬áto see how many other people are using JetsonHacks. JetsonHacks Website The following chart helps give you an idea Read more …

Jetson TX1 Swapfile

Jetson TX1 Swap File and Development Preparation

December 21, 2016 kangalow 16

Adding a swapfile and doing some preparation for development is one of the first things to do after flashing a NVIDIA Jetson Development Kit. Looky here: Background Over the last couple of years, the software capabilities of the Jetson Development Kits have increased dramatically. JetPack does a great job of Read more …


L4T and JetPack on NVIDIA Jetson TX1

July 13, 2016 kangalow 11

I have been reading the Jetson Forum lately and there seems to be a general confusion as to the relationship between JetPack and Linux for Tegra (L4T) version 24.1. A reader wrote in and asked a related question which I actually knew the answer to! This is a rare enough Read more …


Coming back from hiatus …

June 10, 2016 kangalow 4

Just a programming note, Jetsonhacks is coming back from spring hiatus within the next few days. Over the last few weeks, next seasons projects have beens shaping up nicely. There has been a very interesting development in RGBD sensing (3D vision) that we’ll show how to bring to the Jetson Read more …

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Jetson – Allow Graphics without HDMI

May 3, 2016 kangalow 10

On a recent project with a rushed development schedule, there was a little issue. The workaround of booting the Jetson into a graphics desktop without a monitor attached is worth sharing. Background As is the case with a lot of projects that involve visual processing, the example framework for this Read more …

Deep Learning

See you at GTC 2016

April 2, 2016 kangalow 0

I’ll be in San Jose next week at GTC 2016. Hope to see you there! I will be bringing the Matrice Tegra Drone and the Jetson Racecar that we’ve been working on over the last few months. The hall will start filling up soon for a bunch of good lectures, Read more …

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Jetson TK1 Interface Boards Update

March 17, 2016 kangalow 0

EasyTK1_IO Mauro Soligo recently announced that EasyTK1_IO is now available on in kit form. Several roboticists in the Jetson community are using the EasyTK1_IO for interfacing their Jetsons with their robots, including Walter Lucetti over at Myzharbot and Rafaello Bonghi (who has a blog over at Officine Robotiche) who Read more …

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Autonomous Deep Learning Robot

February 1, 2016 kangalow 8

The Autonomous Deep Learning Robot is a TurtleBot 2 compatible robot which uses a NVIDIA Jetson TK1 Development Kit for its processor. The company Autonomous recently began delivery of the product, and uses the Jetsons TK1 GPU for deep learning acceleration. Simon Birrell over at Artificial Human Companions recently wrote Read more …


State of JetsonHacks 2015

December 31, 2015 kangalow 1

First, I want to thank everyone for viewing, and wish everyone an absolutely fantastic 2016. I thought it would be fun to recap some statistics about the website, and look ahead for what’s in store. It’s the time of year to look back and reflect so that one can Read more …