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Tricking the brain, and other Dolby intern adventures

Most interns don’t deliberately try to deceive executives at their employer’s company, but Dolby intern Jimmy Tobin was asked to do just that. For a reception following...

Gaming the brain with sound

Hearing is more than a matter of noise entering our ears: it’s the result of our perception and our brain’s reconciliation of many inputs—sound, images, and more.  We’re constantly processing information and making judgments about the location and source of sounds. These assessments in turn help us make mundane as well as life-saving choices, from…

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...