Monthly Archive: February 2013

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Sound meets silicon

Did you know you might not have to worry about running out of battery life when you’re watching a movie on your smartphone—and that it’s going to sound a whole lot better, too? Dolby and Qualcomm are collaborating to help smartphone and tablet makers bring great Dolby® sound to mobile entertainment. It’s a sound-meets-silicon story….

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…

Who cares about mobile sound?

At Dolby, we believe that sound is an essential element of all great entertainment experiences, whether in the cinema, at home on TV, or on a smartphone or tablet. To find out whether consumers felt the same way, we asked market researchers at Parks Associates to survey tablet and smartphone owners in the United States,…

Mixing it up at the Oscars

Sometimes, it’s the fashions that make Oscars® news: in 2012, it was Angelina Jolie’s leg-baring gown. Sometimes, it’s the speeches, such as Sally Field’s exclamation, “You like me, right now, you like me!” when she received the Academy Award® for Best Actress in 1985. You might gasp or laugh at home. But imagine the sharp…