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The Oscars: From Hollywood to worldwide in seconds

As the Oscars® are handed out on Sunday in Hollywood, the ceremony’s broadcast signal travels around the world to movie fans in more than 225 countries and...

How the Dolby Theatre goes from movie palace to Oscars home

It’s not surprising to see Meryl Streep accepting an Oscar®, but you wouldn’t expect to see her setting up the speakers before the ceremony. That’s why Dolby...

Dolby’s David Gray to receive an Oscar

When David Gray sees a problem—big or small—he’s driven to try and solve it. Thirty-five years of that inspired problem solving has led to an unusual reward—an...

A red-carpet view from the sofa

The Dolby® Theatre(SM) may be sold out, but home viewers can make the most of the Academy Awards® broadcast mixers and engineers’ efforts to make the show sound better than ever—like you’re there in the audience. Craig Eggers, Director of Home Theater Marketing, is Dolby’s longtime expert on the topic, and offers these suggestions for…