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Get Started on Jetson

Unboxing the Jetson TX1 Developer Kit

Get an inside view of the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 DevKit, a key member of the Jetson platform, with the performance and power efficiency you need for autonomous AI and Computer Vision applications. How will you use the Jetson TX1? It's time to Create Amazing.

Important Docs

Get the info you need to get started setting up and developing on your Jetson.

NOTE: Some downloads require NVIDIA Embedded Developer Program membership. Not a member? Join the Embedded Developer Program for free here.

Need more information? Find an up-to-date list of software and documentation in the Embedded Download Center.



Instructional Videos


We think the best way to learn is by doing. And to help you get started, we have assembled a series of tutorials and webinars that cover everything from Deep Learning on Jetson to Getting Started with OpenCV. Find more tutorials here.

Breaking New Frontiers in Robotics and Edge Computing with AI

Watch Dustin Franklin, GPGPU developer and systems architect from NVIDIA’s Autonomous Machines team, cover the latest tools and techniques to deploy advanced AI at the edge in this webinar replay. Get up to speed on recent developments in robotics and deep learning.

Embedded Deep Learning with NVIDIA Jetson

Watch this free webinar to get started developing applications with advanced AI and computer vision using NVIDIA's deep learning tools, including TensorRT and DIGITS.

Get Started with the JetPack Camera API

Learn about the new JetPack Camera API and start developing camera applications using the CSI and ISP imaging components available on Jetson TX1.

Episode 0: Introduction to OpenCV

Learn to write your first ‘Hello World’ program on Jetson with OpenCV. You’ll learn a simple compilation pipeline with Midnight Commander, cmake, and OpenCV4Tegra’s mat library, as you build for the first time.



More Resources


Jetson Wiki:

The official Jetson TX1 Wiki. Learn more.


Jetson TX1 Edu Discount:

Get the Jetson TX1 Developer Kit for just $299. Apply now.


Jetson TX1 Developer Kit SE:

Get the Jetson TX1 Developer Kit SE for just $199. Buy now.

Jetson Forum:

Have questions or issues about your Jetson TX1 Developer Kit? Visit our Jetson TX1 Developer Forum

  1. If you aren't already a member, join now. *Be sure to include your FRC team number.
  2. Click on "Create Topic"
  3. Make sure to explain that you are from FIRST Robotics. A community member or seasoned NVIDIA engineer will help you with your questions.


Explore code samples, tutorials and more on our Getting Started with Deep Learning GitHub Repo.