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NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin Developer Kit

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The NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin Developer Kit is now available! The new Jetson flagship has up to 8X the raw AI compute performance and up to 2X the energy efficiency of Jetson AGX Xavier. Looky Read more ...

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NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin Developer Kit

April 4, 2022 12

The NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin Developer Kit is now available! The new Jetson flagship has up to 8X the raw AI compute performance and up to 2X the energy efficiency of Jetson AGX Xavier. Looky here: Introduction The Jetson AGX Orin is the next evolution of the the Jetson product Read more …

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$59 Jetson Nano 2GB

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NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX Developer Kit

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Installing the VESC 6 Plus on the platform consists of several steps. First, remove the protective wrap on the platform. The VESC 6 Plus will be mounted to the bottom of the platform. Using the 4 supplied M5 screws, attach the VESC to the left side of the car. The Read more …

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Record and Playback Actions under ROS – RACECAR/J

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Exploring ROS – RACECAR/J

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