Embedded Computer Vision Real Time? Nvidia Jetson TX2 + VisionWorks toolkit

CSI Camera module

The Computer Vision is a really computational power requesting task, if you work with computer vision you know that to reach very high frame rates you need to maximize the parallelism of the algorithms and you know that massive parallelism is reachable only moving elaborations to GPUs. The embedded massive …

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First boot of the Nvidia Jetson TX2 and CUDA test

The 7th march Nvidia launched the new Jetson TX2. In the launch post I described the differences with the previous Jetson and how the new Jetson TX2 can double the performances of the TX1. Now it’s time to see how it really works, so let’s stop the written words and let’s …

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Nvidia Jetson TX1 as Access Point and a guide to configure ROS-OpenCV for Jetsons

Nvidia_JetsonTX1_module

Making the final preparations for the participation of MyzharBot-v4 at the next conference GTC 2016 by Nvidia (San Jose, California, APRIL 4-7, 2016), I realized that it would be very helpful to have two guides for the realization of two basic operations for using the Nvidia Jetson TX1 on a …

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Test of the integration of Ultrasonic Bumper with ROS framework

Ultrasonic Bumper Board - ROS test

In the following video you can see one of the first test of the integration of the Ultrasonic Bumper with the ROS framework. The test verifies the response time of two sensors mounted on the front panel of MyzharBot-v4. The ros_ultrasonic_bumper node acquires the ranges from the two sensors and publishes …

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[Tutorial] Stereolabs ZED on Nvidia Jetson TK1: the official getting started guide

MyzharBot. Photo by Settorezero

On MyzharBot v4 the Asus Xtion Pro Live RGB-D sensor has been replaced by the Stereolabs ZED stereo camera, in order to overcome the limitations of the Primesense technology in outdoor environment under the direct sunlight. The installation of the ZED camera on the Nvidia Jetson TK1 is really straigthforward as …

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Working on the ROS driver for the StereoLabs ZED camera running on Nvidia Jetson TK1

Zed Stereo Camera by Sterelabs

MyzharBot v3 is closed in a box ready to leave Italy for a trip that I will describe in the near future… MyzharBot v4 is almost ready to move its first steps… but I’m not yet convinced about the central closed structure that will contain all the electronic boards… So it’s …

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The guide to configure Nvidia Jetson TK1 has been update

Side view of the NVidia Jetson TK1

The guide to configure the Nvidia Jetson TK1 to get the best performance for MyzharBot and other robotic systems has been updated with the latest tweaks from Jetsonhack Blog. There is also a new tutorial on how to activate the Wifi Access Point. Now you can connect directly to MyzharBot without needing …

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