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  • Dolby Laboratories, Family Contribute $12 Million to Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that it received a $7 million gift from Dolby Laboratories to provide audiovisual technology in the Academy Music of Motion Pictures' movie theaters.
  • George Lucas Among SMPTE Award Winners

    George Lucas is among three technologists to receive the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers highest accolade, the org announced today. Lucas is to receive an Honorary Membership in the body, in recognition of his many contributions to...

    Google Ventures Invests in Cinematic Virtual-Reality Startup Jaunt

    Google Ventures is taking a stake in virtual-reality technology startup Jaunt, which is building a system for 360-degree 3D viewing of movies, TV shows and videogames. The funding from Google Ventures, the Internet giant's independent and non-strategic...

    Sound pioneer Ray Dolby of Dolby Laboratories dies at 80

    Sound pioneer Ray Dolby of Dolby Laboratories dies at 80
    Ray Dolby, the inventor and engineer who founded Dolby Laboratories and pioneered noise-reducing and surround-sound technology widely used in the film and recording industries, has died in San Francisco at 80, the company announced Thursday. Dolby had...

    Ray Dolby dies at 80; engineer's sound system eliminated underlying noise

    Before an audio revolution in the mid-1960s, just about all music, dialogue and other sounds played on tape recordings had one thing in common: hiss. The bothersome, underlying noise seemed especially unavoidable during quiet passages on the once-...