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A completely new sonic landscape in “Iron Man 3”

The first Dolby® Atmos™ film was released in June 2012. Since then, more than 40 films with Dolby Atmos sound have been released or announced. In addition,...

Action speaks louder than words

Video game heroine Lara Croft has traveled far since her debut in 1996: from adrenaline-fueled adventures in Tomb Raider: Legend, to enhancement and clarification of the original story in Tomb Raider: Anniversary, to spin-off Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. Jack Grillo, lead sound designer at Crystal Dynamics, gave Lab Notes more insight into…

Designing sound for “Tomb Raider”

Just four musical notes herald the beginning of the Tomb Raider theme and the epic adventures of Lara Croft that transformed video game graphics, gameplay, and storyline...

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…