Tobias Alexander Franke

Introducing Tob

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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 work at Huawei as Principal Game Engine Architect.

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

Jaakko Lehtinen


We at @CSAalto are seeking faculty in all areas of Computer Science.

I would love to have a new ambitious graphics or vision colleague to join me in shaping the future of both fields!

DL Jan 12. Call text:

DM me for details, RTs appreciated!



Great news, everyone!

Documentation on the asset builder system and how to modify scene settings for imported assets is now live!…

#O3DE #GameDev #assests

Tobias A. Franke


I must have missed this, but @OdyseeTeam has added RSS feeds natively!

Here’s the one for @3blue1brown:$/rss/@3Blue1B…

As per usual I’ve updated the big RSS endpoint list:…

Tobias A. Franke


Want to work on an open-source 3D engine like @o3de?
Of course you do.

Want to work on exciting GPU tech?
Who wouldn't.

With lots of research involved?
Really love the R in R&D.

👉 We are hiring! Drop me a message and come join the 3D Engine Team @huawei in Dublin.



Starting out today with O3DE’s first major release: Stable 21.11!

Read more on our blog here!…



if regular expressions are so good why aren't they called remarkable expressions

Ricardo Martin-Brualla


Project Starline is publishing a technical paper about the system at Siggraph Asia 2021 in December. @jlawrence176 and @danbgoldman also made a terrific presentation video, check it out!

presentation video:…