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Dolby Atmos puts moviegoers right in the middle of “Catching Fire” jungle

If your movie is set in part in the jungle and its characters are surrounded by birds making terrifying screams, you want a sound system that can...

Dolby and Disney partner to encourage girls interested in STEM fields

From Ray Dolby hand-soldering audio processors to the hundreds of Dolby employees who participate in IdeaQuest, our annual innovation fair, Dolby’s success is built on people who...

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Sound designer Randy Thom: Movie sounds should help tell stories

With no experience in movies, Randy Thom felt lucky to get a job in 1975 gathering sounds for Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now. But he wasn’t so...

A short history of cinema sound

As you can imagine, at Dolby we’re just a little bit obsessed with the way movies sound and with the technology that goes into producing awesome movie experiences. Of course, we’re exceptionally proud of Dolby® Atmos™, the newest cinema sound technology that lets moviemakers precisely place and move sounds anywhere in the theatre. But we…