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A very beautiful connection: 20 years of Dolby Fax

Back in 1991, Skywalker Sound Director of Engineering Tom Scott needed to conquer space and time. He wanted movie director Ron Howard to mix his movie Backdraft...

Dolby Vision will make TV more lifelike

By Mike Rockwell, Executive Vice President, Advanced Technology Group, Dolby Laboratories When we talk about having an experience in Dolby®, most people think about sound—hearing an amazing...

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Why you hate conference calls

In late January, web video comedians Tripp and Tyler released a video called A Conference Call in Real Life. In four minutes, the pair exposed just how ridiculous and frustrating conference calls often are: the inability to figure out who’s speaking; the problem of two people speaking at the same time; the participant who delivers…

Study: Dolby Voice calls prove more efficient than conventional conference calls

When we launched Dolby® Voice™, our new conference call technology, last fall, we knew that it provided a much better audio experience than typical conference calls: the...

Bernie Krause: “A soundscape is worth a thousand pictures”

For his first nature recording, back in 1967, Bernie Krause took a couple of microphones and a reel-to-reel recorder into Muir Woods, just north of San Francisco,...