¿when do i get charged for using Isaac in my business application?

Hello, i am currently developing a robotic system application with commercial purposes.

I find myself reluctant to deploy my solution using Isaac SDK because i don’t know when nor how nor how much i will get charged for it.

Thanks.
PD: Any references to docs on topic will be appreciated.

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same here

You are free to use Isaac SDK under the EULA.

Please note that in order to use Isaac SDK, you will need NVIDIA computing platforms, which you have to procure.

You will have to procure NVIDIA GPUs (for neural network training, inference, simulation); NVIDIA Jetson AGX (for robot use).

Hope this clarifies.

Hi @shrinv,
Where can I find the EULA of Isaac ?
Do I need to make my clients accept the EULA of isaac when they buy my products ?
So if I buy a jetson nano on arrow for example and then sell it with isaac, my software and other hardware, do I just need to say on my product that we use nvidia isaac and jatson or do I need to do more ?
Thanks !
Regards

I found this license in the Isaac folder but I don’t understand some points :

(iv) Unless a developer tool is identified in this Agreement as distributable, it is delivered for your internal use only.

What is a developer tool ?

(ii) The distributable portions of the SDK shall only be accessed by your application.

Do I need to password protect the isaac folder ?

6.4 Upon any termination of this Agreement, you agree to promptly discontinue use of the SDK and destroy all copies in your possession or control

Well that something to worry about ^^

I. You are not permitted to disclose the results of any benchmarking or other competitive analysis relating to the SDK without the prior written permission from NVIDIA;

In my case if I use svo do I need Nvidia permission to tell my clients the accuracy of svo in my product ? If yes how can I get this permission ?

Thanks a lot !
kind regards,
Planktos

Full license found in isaac folder :

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