Hubert Nguyen

Hubert Nguyen is the co-founder and editor of Ubergizmo. He has a passion for technology and enjoys sharing it.

He is a retired computer graphics engineer who programmed special-effects such as real-time fire or hair rendering, for NVIDIA. Hubert also managed the NVIDIA developer education program and edited “GPU Gems 3“, a best-selling 3D programming book.

Before joining NVIDIA, Hubert was at 3dfx interactive. Prior to that, he worked on 3D-Engines in various video games.

Hubert started to program computer graphics in 1991 when he was involved in the underground European DemoScene. In 1994, his “Impact Studios” team won the world’s largest PC demo competition: The Party, in Denmark.

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Recent stories this author

The LG G4, Unofficially Unveiled

04/12/2015, A tweet from @EvanBlass and a link to g4.xfb.kr (now down) lead to a website that looked pretty genuine, thus hinting that LG may have pushed live a site that was not supposed to be. The LG G4 won’t be announced for another couple of weeks, but these...

NVIDIA SHIELD: Highest-Performing Android TV Box

04/09/2015, As Android TV boxes from Amazon have started to grab some market share, the upcoming Google Android TV push will only accelerate this movement. The NVIDIA SHIELD has been announced in early March, and features Tegra X1, a powerful system-on-chip (aka SoC)...

Countertop Kitchen Assistant: Updated

04/07/2015, The Orange Chef company is launching an updated version of the Countertop, an electronic kitchen system that wants to make your kitchen “smart”. The device resembles a small cutting board (9.4″ x 6.6″ x 1.0″) and works as a knowledge...

Ubergizmo’s Best of MWC 2015 Awards

03/05/2015, Mobile World Congress 2015 is over, and it was one hell of a show. It’s a bit frustrating that we’re never able to see everything, but we are leaving the show knowing that we have seen and touched most of the best gadgets that just came out. Phones,...

Qualcomm Sense ID: Next-Gen Fingerprint Reader

03/02/2015, While we typically hear about Qualcomm for its Snapdragon mobile processors, the San Diego based company has announced a next-Gen fingerprint reading technology, which is based on ultrasound, which makes it possible to perceive the fingerprints in...

Qualcomm Zeroth: A Cognitive Computing Platform

03/02/2015, Qualcomm has launched Zeroth, a “cognitive computing platform” based on deep-learning algorithms that would make all kinds of devices (understand Qualcomm-based ones, Snapdragon or otherwise) much more aware of the context in which they are being...

Snapdragon 820 Will Reach Qualcomm’s Partners In H2 2015

03/02/2015, Qualcomm said that Snapdragon 820, the company’s next high-end processor (or SoC) would start “sampling” in the second half of this year (H2 2015). “Sampling” means that the first processors will be produced in limited quantity for engineering...

Audience N100 Chip Aims At Natural User Experience

03/02/2015, Audience, the company renowned for its audio-processing chips is going to the next level by using its Neuroscience intellectual property (IP) to provide smartphones with a higher level of context-awareness, thanks to the interpretation of data from...

Sony XPERIA M4 Aqua Smartphone

03/02/2015, Sony is updating its mid-range Android smartphone line with the XPERIA M4, which is succeeding the XPERIA M2 (there won’t be an M3 handset, apparently). The announcement has surprised some observers, but the M2 was launched around this time last year,...

Sony XPERIA Z4 Tablet

03/02/2015, Sony is updating its Android tablet line-up with the addition of the Sony XPERIA Z4, a high-end tablet designed to be extremely light, waterproof and fast. It also integrates a 2K display, which marks a first for a Sony tablet. For this 2015 tablet, Sony...