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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…

The mythical immersive cinema sound format

If you’ve ever gone to a film in Dolby® Atmos™, you know firsthand how it changes the cinematic experience, making you feel as if you are right...