[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On MyzharBot v4 the Asus Xtion Pro Live RGB-D sensor has been replaced by the Stereolabs ZED stereo camera, in order to overcome the limitations of the Primesense technology in outdoor environment under the direct sunlight.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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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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Asus Xtion Pro added to ROS on NVidia Jetson TK1

Asus Xtion Pro Live running under ROS

The guide to install OpenNI2 library on NVidia Jetson TK1 has been updated with the instruction to add the RGB-D sensor Asus Xtion Pro Live to the ROS framework. You can find the full guide in the software section. The next step will see the generation of the RGB Point …

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Added a guide to compile OpenNI2 for NVidia Jetson TK1

Asus Xtion Pro Live - NiViewer tool running on Jetson TK1

After a lot of tentatives and many failures, I finally compiled correctly the OpenNI2 library for the NVidia Jetson TK1 to make working the RGB-D sensor “Asus Xtion Pro Live”. In the following two pictures you can see the sensor connected to the Jetson TK1 and the tool NiViewer running. The …

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The guide to configure NVidia Jetson TK1 is updated

MyzharBot from MakerFaire

Recently NVidia has released the version 21.2.1 of Linux for Tegra available for the NVidia Jetson TK1. Just a few days after Santyago Jarzebski released the updated version of its amazing “TheGrinch” custom kernel that has fully Wifi capabilities that lack in the original NVidia’s kernel. Today I updated the NVidia Jetson …

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Ready for Maker Faire European Edition 2014

A couple of antennas for MyzharBot

It’s been a while since the last post, but the work of MyzharBot has not stopped … I just had no time to write something on the site, busy at 100% writing C++ code for the migration to ROS. At present the ROS node to control MyzharBot through RoboController board is ready (modbus driver using …

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SDK modification in progress…

Github

Before of moving the servers of the robot on the NVidia Jetson TK1 I decided that it is the time to modify the Network Architecture of the HLU. The main modification is on Camera Server and Status Server… until now they were polling servers and each client should be connected directly …

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New photo gallery: NVidia Jetson TK1 mounted and powered

Protection for NVidia Jetson TK1

A new photo gallery is available: the NVidia Jetson TK1 is now mounted on the upper horizontal base and powered by the 12V generated by the programmable DC-DC converter. Now it’s time to port the software on the new board and to start to create Computer Vision algorithms!!!

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New rendering: MyzharBot with NVidia Jetson TK1 and protection

MyzharBot & NVidia Jetson TK1

A new rendering is available: MyzharBot is now at version 3.1.1. The new brain, NVidia Jetson TK1, fits perfectly on the electronics base and a transparent protection has been designed. Now its time to cut the protection with the laser machine and to mount the new brain onboard.

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