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How Dolby Atmos goes from cinemas to living rooms

By Brett Crockett, Senior Director of Sound Technology Research If you’ve been to see a movie in Dolby Atmos®, you know that it’s a big experience. Some...

How a movie gets from the film set to you

A good movie has its stars, but many people play a supporting role in bringing that movie to you, whether at the cinema, in your living room,...

Cinema sound getting closer to reality, says Ioan Allen of Dolby

Cinema sound technology is bringing movies closer and closer to a true replication of reality, according to Dolby Senior Vice President Ioan Allen. But through decades of...

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…