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Dolby Atmos for home theaters: FAQ

By Brett Crockett, Director of Sound Research Earlier this week, our hardware partners announced that Dolby Atmos®, the revolutionary cinema sound technology used in hits like Gravity and Godzilla, would be coming to home theaters. The news was covered all over the world and sparked lots of excited discussion among entertainment fans and audio enthusiasts….

Dolby Atmos: Coming soon to a living room near you

By Brett Crockett, Director of Sound Research As the Director of Sound Research here at Dolby, I take my audio very seriously. This includes, of course, having...

Can you trust your eyes?

I recently found this great video from Asap Science on the relative nature of our perception of reality.  It has excellent examples of how we judge what we see in context and not by absolutes. In other words, our perception is influenced by our surroundings.  This adaptability of our senses – it’s true of our…

Inventing the future of entertainment

Journalists from around the world are at Dolby today to take a closer look at the science and engineering we do to help creative professionals bring their...