Programming Robots with ROS - A Practical Introduction to the Robot Operating System

Programming Robots with ROS book

January 6, 2016 kangalow 1

I recently finished reading Programming Robots with ROS: A Practical Introduction to the Robot Operating System by Quigley, Gerkey and Smart. It is one of the O’Reilly books, for which to some one of the most important parts of the book is the animal on the cover. On this book, Read more …


Phoronix Benchmarks – NVIDIA Jetson TX1

November 16, 2015 kangalow 0

Titled “Everything You Need To Know About The NVIDIA Jetson TX1 Performance“, Michael Larabel over at Phoronix has just published a set of benchmarks for the Jetson TX1 Development Kit. If you’re into benchmarks, the article is certainly worth the read. Money quotes: Simply put, this is the best 64-bit Read more …


DJI Launches Computer Designed for Drones

November 3, 2015 kangalow 0

DJI, a world leader in creative aerial technology announced the launch of DJI Mainfold, a high performance embedded computer designed for flight. The Manifold is base on the NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor. Here a link to the press release. The Manifold is build around the Tegra K1 processor, the same Read more …


Jetson TK1 Connector Part 1 – NVIDIA Jetson TK1

September 22, 2015 kangalow 4

Have you wondered how to connect to the Jetson TK1 J3 headers in a more permanent fashion? One way to do that is to build a board, the Jetson TK1 Connector board, which has connector pins attached. Received the boards, looky here: Motivation Over the last few months, we’ve been Read more …

Deep Learning
Deep Learning

Distributed Simulation of Spiking Neural Networks

May 14, 2015 kangalow 0

Here’s an interesting paper: Power, Energy and Speed of Embedded and Server Multi-Cores applied to Distributed Simulation of Spiking Neural Networks: ARM in NVIDIA Tegra vs Intel Xeon quad-cores by authors Pier Stanislao Paolucci1*, Roberto Ammendola2, Andrea Biagioni1, Ottorino Frezza1, Francesca Lo Cicero1, Alessandro Lonardo1, Michele Martinelli1, Elena Pastorelli1, Francesco Read more …