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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Marlin GPS Swim Meter With Underwater Voice Feedback

04/20/2017, Built for swimmers who want to focus on their swimming instead of looking at their smartphones or smartwatches, the Marlin GPS Swim Meter is a hands-free, display-free wearable coach that keeps track of position/distance and speed. This is one of the...

Airbuds (Near) Real-Time Translator

04/20/2017, Language barriers not easy to overcome, and that’s particularly true when you travel to places where you can neither read or speak. At the Global Sources Startup Launchpad in Hong Kong, I played with the Airbuds Air Translator, a combination of app and...

eNano Health Kiss and Tell Monitors Sugar Levels Without Blood Draw

04/19/2017, The eNano Health Kiss and Tell system can be used by diabetes patients to check how their sugar levels changes two hours after eating. Originally introduced as a prototype in 2015, the system won a number of awards in Asia because it does not require a...

The S-Cradle Turns Old Smartphones Into 350 Degrees Cameras

04/19/2017, The S-Cradle (aka Security Cradle) is an upcoming product from a Korean company called Saintioe. I bumped into them at the Startup Launchpad within the Global Sources electronic expo in Hong Kong, in the Startup Launchpad section. The idea isn’t new,...

HP Pro X2 612 G2, 2-in-1 Detachable Laptop/Tablet

02/26/2017, At MWC, HP is launching a business 2-in-1 detachable PC: the new HP Pro X2 612 G2 replaces the G1 hardware that was around for nearly two years, so this G2 update brings a huge leap: the HP Pro X2 612 G2 is 25%, 27% lighter has 100% better battery life...

Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 Second Generation Gigabit LTE Modem

02/21/2017,   Qualcomm has just announced its latest Gigabit-class LTE modem called Snapdragon X20. It is a discrete modem (not integrated into a SoC processor) that can reach a theoretical speed of 1.2 Gbps (download), thus firmly bridging the gap between LTE...

Senstone Wearable Voice Recorder

02/07/2017, Live on Kickstarter today, Senstone is an “Intelligent Wearable Voice Recorder” – the first of its kind, according to Senstone Founder and CEO Nazar Fedorchuk. The concept for this device is simple: touch the device to activate it and take voice...

Logitech BRIO 4K Webcam Has HDR, Wide Angle

02/07/2017, PC Webcam used to be a huge thing a decade ago, and while it is still a nice business, it is fair to say that their evolution is not as exciting as it used to be. Logitech is trying to push the envelope with its new BRIO 4K webcam. The Logitech BRIO has...

New Lenovo Mobile Workstations At SOLIDWORKS World 2017

02/06/2017, As SOLIDWORKS World 2017 opens, Lenovo is announcing three new mobile workstations laptops with the ThinkPad P51s, ThinkPad P51, and ThinkPad P71. All three have common traits such as 4K UHD display, NVIDIA Quadro graphics processor, and Intel processors....

Interview With Shunsuke Aoki / Yukai Engineering (Japan)

02/03/2017, I’ve met a lot of interesting people in Japan, and Shunsuke Aoki is among them. He is the CEO of Yukai Engineering, Inc, a hardware/robot development company most known for the BOCCO family robot that we covered during CEATEC Japan, including the...