Introducing Tob

Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arabian Emirates

Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arabian Emirates

Welcome to the home of Tob. My areas of interest and expertise include computer graphics in general, real-time global illumination and augmented reality. I am a graphics programmer at Unity Technologies.

This webpage features a portfolio of projects I'm working on, publications I have been involved in and a casually maintained log to keep it all together. If you have any questions or comments regarding my publications, source code or other things, feel free to contact me at:
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@thefranke says

Daqi Lin


I'm excited to release the source code of our I3D 2020 paper Real-Time Stochastic Lightcuts! @cem_yuksel… The demo comes with the Zero Day scene. I will have a talk at the virtual I3D conference on Sep 16.

Nicolas Holzschuch


We're looking for an engineer to apply Computer Graphics algorithm for photorealistic representation of archeological artefacts.… Deadline: August 23 (yes, it still says January 20 on the job description).

Stephen Hill


We're back with another edition of the Physically Based Shading course:…. For full details on the lineup of talks, be sure to check out the linked course summary PDF. #SIGGRAPH2020

Kitasenju Design


Real-time particle effect using LiDAR
#AR #ARKit #MadeWithUnity

Tobias A. Franke


Warhammer 40k finally will have its Left 4 Dead moment!…



RenderDoc v1.9 includes Vulkan shader debugging and pixel history support, as well as a number of other improvements and fixes.

Full release notes are available:… as well as binary downloads:

Wenzel Jakob


Please drop me a message if these kinds of topics are interesting to you.…

Tobias A. Franke


A most excellent overview of the units and measures of light, like a thesis introduction to the topic, but awesome and with interactive previews. Also, subscribe to the blog, the archive contains other great articles:…