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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trinamiX Live Skin Face Authentication Boosts Security

12/04/2022, Unlocking a smartphone securely with one’s face is a very convenient and highly sought-after feature. However, it is not as secure as fingerprints or long passwords because of the technologies involved in various face ID implementations.Looking at...

MediaTek T800 and T830 5G Modems for Extreme Speeds

11/12/2022, Along with the Dimensity 9200 SoC, MediaTek has released the MediaTek T800 5G Modem that accompanies the Dimensity 9200. It is slated to be utilized beyond the smartphone market and may find itself in future industrial, IoT, Laptops, and...

MediaTek demonstrates WiFi 7 At Multi Gb Speeds

11/12/2022, At its recent Executive Summit, MediaTek talked about its Filogic 880 and Filogic 330 WiFi 7 solutions (announced in May 2023) and, more importantly, showed live demonstrations of both the router and client sides. One of the demos features a speed of...

Ubergizmo’s Best of ITS 2022

10/29/2022, The 23rd Innovative Technology Show (ITS) was held last week in the COEX center in Gangnam, Seoul. Like last year, Ubergizmo was an ITS Awards jury member (via video conferencing). We carefully reviewed and rated the value proposition and technical...

MediaTek Dimensity 1080: 200MP cameras for all

10/15/2022, MediaTek introduced its Dimensity 1080 system on a chip (or SoC), which will power affordable smartphones (mid-range). These phones have much higher sales volumes than your high-end, expensive handset and can affect the balance of power of various...

Ubergizmo’s Best of Korea-US Startup Summit

09/21/2022, Ubergizmo was invited to be a jury member of the Global Media Awards of the Korea-U.S. Startup Summit (aka, Korea-US SMEs go TOGETHER) innovation event held in New York City on September 20 and 21, 2022, and we obliged. For an overview of the event, read...

Korea-U.S. Startup Summit 2022 in NYC

09/21/2022, It’s been three years since I’ve met with my friends in the Korean innovation scene, and I couldn’t miss the Korea-U.S. Startup Summit (aka, Korea-US SMEs go TOGETHER) innovation event held in New York City on September 20 and 21,...

Backbone One PlayStation-Licensed iPhone Game Controller

07/29/2022, Backbone and Sony have collaborated to create an officially licensed Backbone controller that looks like the PS5 DualSense controller.It makes PS Remote Play (streaming games from the PS to another device) on iPhone (via the iOS app) as close as possible...

Chess-Playing Robot Breaks 7-Year-Old Finger

07/26/2022, We all know that machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) have made considerable strides in recent years, and robots could take over our jobs someday. Still, we don’t often consider them dangerous (sci-fi aside). Unfortunately, a chess...

MediaTek Hires Intel To Manufacture Chips

07/26/2022, MediaTek and Intel have announced that some MediaTek processors will be manufactured by Intel Foundry Services (IFS). Currently, this manufacturing arrangement will concern “smart edge devices,” a pretty vague description that could encompass...

Motorola Coming Up With 200MP Camera. First Photo Sample

07/15/2022, Motorola China’s top executive has posted the first photo from the upcoming Motorola Edge smartphone, which will be announced later this year. The new camera is powered by the Samsung ISOCELL HP1 200MP camera sensor, a higher-end version of the...

Sony IMX989: A Gigantic Smartphone Camera Sensor

06/29/2022, The upcoming Xiaomi 12S Ultra will feature a primary camera powered by the 1-inch type Sony IMX989 camera sensor. Previously, the Sony Xperia PRO-I smartphone and a few others also featured a sensor of similar size. Still, the IMX989 is a new sensor...

ARM Introduces Hardware Ray-Tracing In Immortalis-G715 GPU

06/28/2022, Mobile GPUs lag desktop GPUs by many years in terms of features, so they aren’t always conducive to exciting news coverage. However, hardware Ray-Tracing (RT) on an ARM GPU design is a milestone worth noting.In its new Immortalis-G715 (cool name...

Samsung New ISOCELL HP3 200 MP Camera Sensor

06/27/2022, Samsung continues to announce ultra-high resolution camera sensors aimed at affordable markets. The company just launched the Samsung ISOCELL HP3, a 200 Megapixel camera sensor featuring exceptionally small sensing pixels. The thing is: smaller pixels...

Bacteria 5000 Times Larger Than Usual Found

06/23/2022, When you encounter a single-cell bacteria visible to the naked eye, you know there’s something very uncommon going on. That’s what biologist Jean Marrie Volland experienced when he stumbled upon this bacteria specie that can be 20mm big! (the...

Amazon Alexa Can Now Imitate Any Human Voices

06/23/2022, Amazon has announced that the Alexa digital assistant can now technically imitate anyone’s voice based on a few clips, about 1 minute of recording.If it works as advertised, it would be a technical milestone as computer-generated voices don’t...

U.S Lawmakers Push for Unified Phone Charger Standard

06/20/2022, Some U.S. lawmakers have sent a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to “develop a comprehensive plan that will protect both consumers and the environment by addressing the lack of a common U.S. charging standard.”The letter continues,...

Apple M2 Processor 20% CPU Boost Confirmed By Benchmark

06/16/2022, During its recent WWDC developer conference, Apple mentioned that the next-generation Apple M2 processor CPU cluster would be “18%” faster than the current M1. Numbers found in the Geekbench database are the first 3rd party data points that...