Bosch BNO055 IMU
GPIO/I2C

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) – Part II

April 23, 2015 kangalow 4

This blog entry is a little backwards, in that it is labeled Part II. Actually, it’s part III. If you looked at Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) – Part I, you would expect to see how to hook up the IMU to the Jetson. Instead, I’ll show you what happens after Read more …

GPIO/I2C

Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) – Part I

April 22, 2015 kangalow 9

Here’s a little series on integrating an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) onto the I2C GPIO pins of the NVIDIA Jetson TK1. First, we’ll build an interface library, RTIMULib, to enable the IMU to talk to the Jetson. Looky here: Background As a child of the space age, I was always Read more …

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Information

Article on adding SPI kernel support

March 6, 2015 kangalow 5

David Cofer over at NeuroRobotic Technologies has written an excellent set of articles on how to enable the Jetson TK1’s touch screen SPI to communicate with other devices at speeds up to 25 MHz. The articles include background on the advantages of using this approach in real life applications, as Read more …

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Vision

Install Kinect V2 – Part II

March 3, 2015 kangalow 83

Update On April 2nd, Microsoft announced that they are consolidating the Kinect for Windows around a single sensor. They will discontinue “Kinect for Windows V2” described below. However the replacement will be a regular Xbox One Kinect Sensor Bar along with a Kinect Adapter for Windows which will provide a Read more …

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Vision

Install Kinect V2 using libfreenect2 on NVIDIA Jetson TK1

February 26, 2015 kangalow 31

This article has been superseded. Please see: Install Kinect V2 – Part II The article below is for historical purposes only, and does not reflect the current state of the project. Open source drivers (OpenKinect libfreenect2) are available for the Kinect for Windows V2. Most installations are for PC based, Read more …

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Vision

Kinect V2 with Libfreenect2

February 23, 2015 kangalow 2

Update On April 2nd, Microsoft announced that they are consolidating the Kinect for Windows around a single sensor. They will discontinue “Kinect for Windows V2” described below. However the replacement will be a regular Xbox One Kinect Sensor Bar along with a Kinect Adapter for Windows which will provide a Read more …

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Vision

NVIDIA Jetson TK1 – Sony PlayStation 3 Eye

January 29, 2015 kangalow 3

Several years ago, the Sony PlayStation 3 Eye webcam was the staple of DIY Computer Vision projects. I happened to have several of them lying about from past projects. Here’s a video on how to install the driver and get them running on the Jetson. Looky here: Installation This installation Read more …

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Operating System

Install Compiled Intel 7260 Driver on Jetson LT4 21.1

November 12, 2014 kangalow 4

With the new Linux for Tegra (LT4) 21.1 release, I needed a new driver for a Intel 7260 Wireless mini PCIe card. You can read about my initial installation of that hardware here: Installing Wireless Intel 7260 Adapter on NVIDIA Jetson TK1. WARNING NOTE: The compiled driver is for LT4 Read more …

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Operating System

Jetson TK1 Linux for Tegra (L4T) 21.1 – Enable USB 3.0

November 8, 2014 kangalow 1

In previous L4T releases, the USB port was enabled during the boot process by setting an environment variable, called OMDDATA to signify to Fastboot whether the full size Jetson USB port is 2.0 or 3.0 compatible. With the introduction of L4T 21.1, UBoot is now the default boot loader, and Read more …