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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Honor View 20: 48 Megapixel Camera & Full-View Display

12/10/2018, We were in Hong Kong as Honor announced the Honor View 20, the successor to last year’s Honor View 10 phone. The Honor View 20 will feature a full-display design with a punch-hole for the selfie camera, while the rear camera gets a new Sony 48-megapixel...

Snapdragon 8cx Platform For Premium Always-Connected PCs

12/06/2018, The Snapdragon 8cx leverages some work done for Snapdragon 855 but it is designed for a laptop power and thermal environment. As a result, it is a lot more powerful than smartphones, hence the ‘x’ that stands for eXtreme. It’s true, 8cx is the most...

Qualcomm Highlights Snapdragon 855’s AI Performance

12/04/2018, During the first keynote of the Snapdragon Summit, Qualcomm has confirmed the Snapdragon 855 brand name for its new high-end smartphone processor platform. In today’s keynote, the AI performance was the main topic.

Qualcomm 3D Sonic In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor In 2019 Devices

12/04/2018, Qualcomm has announced its 3D Sonic In-Screen Fingerprint sensor at its Snapdragon Summit 2018. It is a bit of a re-branding of the Qualcomm Sense ID ultrasonic fingerprint reader we covered back in 2015. However, it seems now ready for prime time since...

Eyes-On Canon’s DIGISUPER 122X Optical Zoom

11/16/2018, We had heard of Canon’s UHD-DIGISUPER 122 which was announced recently, but we got an opportunity to see one in action at Inter Bee 2018 in Tokyo, and it was indeed very impressive.

JVC 500-Series Connected Camera For Live 4K Broadcasting

11/16/2018, Because the demand for live events keeps rising with highly challenging logistics, JVC introduced the JVC 500-Series 4K cameras that are designed from the ground up to improve live broadcast production efficiency.

Panasonic World’s First Organic 8K Sensor

11/16/2018, At Inter Bee 2018, Panasonic is introducing the first camera equipped with an “Organic” 8K sensor (36M pixel, 60 FPS), which should push the light sensitivity and dynamic range farther than existing CMOS sensors.

Black Magic Pocket Cinema 4K Video Camera

11/16/2018, Black Magic is showing its Black Magic Pocket Cinema 4K camera to an audience of broadcasting professionals at Inter Bee 2018, and we took this opportunity to take a closer look.

Sony XDCAM PXW-Z280 Camera At Inter Bee 2018

11/15/2018, Sony has recently launched the 4K/60FPS PXW-Z280 3-sensor camera, and it was being exposed at Inter Bee 2018, a broadcasting trade-show that we visit to see the latest in ultra-high-end camera and broadcasting equipment.

Samsung Opens Bixby To 3rd Party Developers

11/07/2018, As Samsung get closer to its self-imposed 2020 deadline for having ALL of its devices use Bixby’s AI, the company is working hard to enlist the help of developers during its Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) in San Francisco.

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3: A True Full-Screen Smartphone

10/26/2018, Xiaomi has launched its new flagship Mi MIX 3 phone during a Beijing event held in the Forbidden City, arguably the most exclusive place in China, and pre-orders have already started.

Snapdragon 675: Qualcomm’s New Mid-Range Processor Platform

10/22/2018, At the Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit, the company is updating its 2018 processor offering for mid-range phones ($350-$500). As its Snapdragon 675 name indicates, it will occupy the space just below the Snapdragon 700 Series which was announced earlier in the...

Robots Become Even More Productive With A.I, At CEATEC 2018

10/22/2018, Most people think of industrial robots as systems that work at peak efficiency from day one, and eventually gets replaced for a new model, but at CEATEC 2018, many companies where showing how currently deployed system can benefit from the Deep Learning AI...

Shimabun IoT Helmet Monitors Workers Safety

10/18/2018, When you need a hard hat at work, it means that you’re already exposed to a dangerous environment. If something were to happen, the question is how fast can help come because, at that point, every minute counts.