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NVIDIA Jetson TK1 – Install OpenCV – [L4T 21.1]

November 26, 2014 kangalow 15

This is just a short note on how to install OpenCV on the Jetson under Linux for Tegra (L4T) 21.1. Before the installation, you must install Linux for Tegra (L4T) 21.1 and CUDA 6.5 on the Jetson. Looky here: There’s also a shell file available: This file contains bidirectional Unicode Read more …

Install CUDA 6.5 on the Jetson TK1.

NVIDIA Jetson TK1 – Install CUDA 6.5 – [L4T 21.1]

November 19, 2014 kangalow 1

Install CUDA 6.5 on a freshly flashed Linux for Tegra (L4T) 21.1. Also, the samples from the CUDA package are built, and a few of the graphics demos are shown. Before starting your own install, you should be familiar with NVIDIA CUDA Getting Started Guide for Linux Looky here: Here’s Read more …

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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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Saliency Detection on NVIDIA Jetson TK1

November 12, 2014 kangalow 0

YouTube user Sethu Jose did a nice little clip of Saliency Detection on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1. The code is based on this paper: A Model of Saliency-based Visual Attention for Rapid Scene Analysis by Laurent Itti, Christof Koch and Ernst Niebur. Looks like fun!

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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 …

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Jetson TK1 Linux for Tegra (L4T) 21.1 Install

November 5, 2014 kangalow 4

With the release of the new version (21.1) of Linux for Tegra yesterday, we find ourselves installing the new version and booting up the Jetson after installation. There’s some great news! Installation only takes a few minutes, compared to the nearly hour (or more) that users were experiencing in earlier Read more …

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RobotGeek Pan and Tilt Kit

November 5, 2014 kangalow 2

One of the projects I’ve been working on required a Pan and Tilt mechanism. Both pan and tilt controls are controlled by servo motors, which could be controlled by the Jetson. The RobotGeek Pan and Tilt Kit seemed to fit the bill, so I acquired one. Here’s a video of Read more …