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Adventurous intern finds the unexpected at Dolby

Dolby Laboratories intern Nikhil (pronounced “Nick Hill”) Rathi is drawn to the unknown. That’s one reason he chose an internship at Dolby over one at antivirus company...

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...

Transforming conference calls by understanding the human brain

By Dr. Mike Hollier, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Communications Business Group, Dolby Laboratories Everyone knows that traditional conference calls are often frustrating experiences—tedious, confusing, and...

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…