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

Smart Content Center Startup Sampling in Seoul

09/24/2017, When I stopped by in Seoul, I visited the Smart Content Center in Anyang (near Seoul) and had the opportunity to meet with some of the companies being incubated there. SmartCenter is a government-backed incubator created in 2011 to nurture local startups...

Cubroid Modular Robotics To Teach Coding

09/19/2017, When I was in Seoul recently, I met with Mark Jaekwang Shin, the CEO of CUBROID, a startup that is working on a modular robot design based on cubes that can be assembled to form more complex mechanisms. CUBROID is taking an educational approach and its...

Lenovo Home Assistant Pack Extends Tab 4 Tablet Capabilities

08/31/2017, #IFA2017, #ShowStoppersIFA – The Lenovo assistant is a specialized speaker that was created to turn Lenovo’s Tab 4 tablets (8 and 10 inches) into an always-on voice assistant powered by Amazon’s Alexa. At first, the idea may seem strange at...

Lenovo Yoga 920 : State of the Art 360 Laptop

08/31/2017, #IFA2017, #ShowStoppersIFA – September is always an interesting time in the PC industry because there’s a large product refresh. The Lenovo Yoga 920 is Lenovo’s new tip-of-the-spear consumer/prosumer multimode laptop. Boasting a 13.9” 4K...

NVIDIA AI-Assisted Ray-Tracing To Boost Creative Process

07/31/2017, At SIGGRAPH 2017 NVIDIA is demonstrating its Artificial-Intelligence assisted rendering ray-tracing tool called OptiX (5.0) which the company claims can give NVIDIA’s DGX workstation a rendering capability equivalent to 150 CPU-based servers. Optix 5.0...

LG V30 IFA Media Event Confirmed

07/12/2017, #IFA2017 – We have confirmation that LG will hold a media event in Berlin on Thursday, Aug 31 at 09h00 am local time. Although the invitation card does not name what product will be unveiled, the “V” letter seen in the background leaves little...

WRIXO Secure Medical Band Provides Life-Saving Information

07/11/2017, When a medical emergency happens, one thing is certain: time is a precious commodity. That is even truer when the patient is unconscious and not able to provide critically information about their current and past medical issues that could interfere with...

Varjo Demonstrates 20|20 Human Eye Resolution VR: Hands-On!

06/20/2017, Startup Varjo Technologies (Finland) is coming up with a VR product that provides something that the industry didn’t think would be available for years of not a couple decades in the future: human-eye resolution VR experiences. We tried this new VR...

Dell S718QL Short-Throw 4K Laser Projector

06/13/2017, Dell has just launched a 4K short-throw projector that can display an 100 inches image at a 4-inch distance from a wall (a 9” distance yields a 130” image). Dell positions it as an ideal projector for business/productivity applications, but we are...

Samsung CHG90: A Monster 49-inch Gaming Monitor

06/09/2017, Ahead of E3, Samsung has announced several wide-screen monitors, and the most interesting one is the Samsung CHG90. At 49-inch wide, this monitor is the largest curved (1800R) gaming PC monitor out there (TVs aside). It spans almost across a normal desk...