RACECAR/J Chassis Preparation

November 30, 2017 kangalow 15

This is the first step of building a RACECAR/J. Here we prepare the chassis by removing parts we do not use, and upgrading the springs and bumper. Looky here: Background RACECAR/J is derived from the open source MIT RACECAR, an “open-source powerful platform for robotics research and education”. The first Read more …


The Jetson Nano Developer Kit is back!

November 25, 2022 kangalow 4

It’s been a while, but the supply chain issues are now behind us. The Jetson Developer Kit is back! The price has been bumped up to $149, and is available in the United States immediately (Black Friday marks the sales kickoff). The rest of the world roll out is in Read more …


Jetson Linux Man Pages

November 10, 2022 kangalow 0

Setting up Man Pages for Jetson Linux is easy under JetPack 5, but a few tricks are required for JetPack 4. Looky here: Background If you develop on a Linux desktop system, you are accustomed to having “man pages”. Manual pages provide documentation of different commands available in GNU/Linux. There Read more …


Upgrade Jetson Xavier NX to JetPack 5

November 3, 2022 kangalow 2

Upgrading your Jetson Xavier NX from JetPack 4 to JetPack 5 is not difficult. However, there are a few things to understand. As always, make backups and don’t put your datas at risk! Looky here: Background – Bootloader Let’s take a look at the boot flow sequence on the Xavier Read more …


One Jetson Orin to Be Them All!

September 27, 2022 kangalow 0

The NVIDIA Jetson Orin Developer Kit can now emulate all of the Jetson Orin modules. This currently includes the Jetson AGX Orin, Orin NX and the new Orin Nano modules. Looky here: Note: that there is an excellent article on the NVIDIA Developer blog about this very subject: Develop for Read more …


NVIDIA Jetson Orin Nano – A new Beast! 

September 20, 2022 kangalow 10

The Jetson Orin Nano is the major fall GTC 2022 announcement for the Jetson developer community. There’s a new beast in town! The next generation of the Jetson lineup has been revealed. We already know about the Jetson AGX Orin in 64GB and 32GB flavors, and the Jetson Orin NX Read more …


It’s About Time! Raspberry Pi Pico + NVIDIA Jetson

September 12, 2022 kangalow 0

Microcontrollers make great companions to microprocessors in system architecture. Adding a Raspberry Pi Pico to a NVIDIA Jetson system is great fun! Looky here: Introduction Microcontrollers are a great device for electronics experimentation. This is bare metal computing in its raw form. There is no operating system to get in Read more …


Upgrade JetPack 5 to Production Version

August 20, 2022 kangalow 0

JetPack 5 is now production level ready! If you are working with the JetPack 5 Developer Preview version on your NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin, AGX Xavier or Xaiver NX, then you can upgrade using apt. Looky here: Introduction The JetPack 5.0.2 production release installs all of the NVIDIA specific packages Read more …

Deep Learning

JetPack 5 Production Release Now Live!

August 15, 2022 kangalow 0

JetPack 5 is the production release for the NVIDIA Jetson Orin and Jetson Xavier family of hardware. The JetPack 5.0.2 release includes the Jetson Linux 35.1 BSP with Linux Kernel 5.10 running an Ubuntu 20.04 based system for those systems. There are a ton of new features! Here’s the official Read more …