Drones and robots will get smarter with Nvidia’s Jetson TX1 update

Nvidia has added more processing power to its Jetson TX1 developer board with a software update Nvidia’s Jetson TX1 developer kit can be used to make drones and robots. Credit: Nvidia Drones and robots are getting computer vision with higher-resolution cameras and  artificial intelligence to recognize objects and images. Many are made with developer boards like Nvidia’s Jetson TX1, which provides the smarts for auto-navigation and collision avoidance. TX1 has the horsepower to process live image feeds, and software tools to instantly analyze and provide context to visuals. The TX1 is now a lot faster and better equipped to handle AI and image processing. Nvidia’s new Jetpack 2.3 software tools for TX1, announced on Tuesday, are a major update that doubles the deep-learning performance of the board. The first TX1…


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