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Jetson Nano – Headless Setup

August 21, 2019 kangalow 8

Many people would like to set up their Jetson Nano without the need of attaching the Jetson to a monitor and keyboard (headless setup). With the advent of JetPack 4.2.1, this is now possible! Looky here: Background In earlier versions of JetPack, there was a requirement that the Jetson be Read more …

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JetPack 4.2.1 Release

July 22, 2019 kangalow 8

NVIDIA has released JetPack 4.2.1 and L4T R32.2. Here’s the JetPack release page. JetPack 4.2.1 (Image courtesy NVIDIA) Here’s the announcement from the NVIDIA forums: NVIDIA is excited to have released JetPack 4.2.1 and L4T R32.2, the latest production release including new features and improvements for Jetson Nano, Jetson TX1/TX2, Read more …

SDK Manager
JetPack

NVIDIA SDK Manager for Jetson – JetPack 4.2

June 4, 2019 kangalow 3

The NVIDIA SDK Manager installs the operating system, libraries and SDKs on the Jetson Developer Kits. Looky here: Background When NVIDIA introduces a new Jetson model, they usually come out with a new revision of JetPack to support it. In this case it is the Jetson Nano Developer Kit. However Read more …

BLDC Tool
RACECAR/J

RACECAR/J – Programming the Electronic Speed Controller

February 13, 2018 kangalow 66

Before we can run RACECAR/J, we need to program the electronic speed controller, called a VESC, for the motor and steering. Looky here: Background For RACECAR/J, we replace the stock TRAXXAS ESC with Vedder Electronic Speed Controller (VESC) version 4.12 compatible hardware. The major reason for the change is to Read more …

Canny Edge TX2
Jetson TX2

OpenCV, Python, Onboard Camera – NVIDIA Jetson TX2

September 8, 2017 kangalow 10

In this article, we build a simple demonstration of a Canny Edge Detector using OpenCV, Python, and the onboard camera of the NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Development Kit. Looky here: Background Back in 1986, John F. Canny developed the Canny Edge detector. The Canny Edge is one of the image processing Read more …

JetPack 3.1
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JetPack 3.1 Release

July 24, 2017 kangalow 8

Today NVIDIA released JetPack 3.1 which introduces L4T 28.1 with production support for both the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 and Jetson TX2 Development Kits. Also new is TensorRT 2.1, cuDNN 6.0 and expanded multimedia API functionality and samples. Components for Jetson TK1 remain unchanged. JetPack 3.1 is available on the NVIDIA Read more …

Jetson RACECAR Software Install
Jetson RACECAR

Jetson RACECAR Build – Software Install

April 26, 2017 kangalow 17

The software install for the Jetson RACECAR is a multi-step process. Looky here: Background There are a couple of different ways to install the software for the Jetson RACECAR. The MIT RACECAR repository on Github has instructions on how to directly install their software from a conveniently provided disk image. Read more …

JetPack 3.0
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JetPack 3.0 – NVIDIA Jetson TX2 Development Kit

March 21, 2017 kangalow 43

JetPack 3.0 is a tool that installs the software tools and operating system for a Jetson Development Kit. In the following video, JetPack installs on a Jetson TX2 Development Kit. Looky here: Note: Catherine Ordun has a quite wonderful blog post Setting up the TX2 using JetPack 3.2, which is Read more …

Qt Creator Jetson TX1
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Install Qt Creator on NVIDIA Jetson TX1

January 31, 2017 kangalow 20

Here we have a short article on installing Qt Creator on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1. Looky here: Note: This article is about installing Qt Creator 3.3.1 for Qt 5.5.1 on a Jetson TX1. The Jetson TX1 is flashed using JetPack 2.3.1 and is running L4T 24.2.1. Background There are a Read more …