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It Takes an Insane Amount of Work to Get the Dolby Theatre Oscar-Ready

The Dolby Theatre has played host to the annual Academy Awards ceremony since 2002. It's a mammoth event, with the venue seating 3,400. Which makes it all the more incredible that workers have just three days to get the place ready for its night under the spotlight. Read More >>

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Sharp 8K Glasses-Free 3D Eyes-On: Future is Hard

Sharp has been showing off an 85 inch 8K TV for years, and now the company is taking absurdly high resolution to an ambitious new level with a prototype of an 85 inch 8K TV with Dolby glasses free 3D. That's a lot of unproven tech in one concept. Read More >>

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Dolby Vision Will Make Sure Your TV's Colours and Brightness are Right

From your home theater to the cineplex, Dolby has long been the industry standard for serious digital sound. If you're not using Dolby's proprietary tech, you're playing games. With Dolby Vision tech, the company wants to make movies on your TV look as good as it makes them sound on your surround sound system. Read More >>

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Ray Dolby, Innovator of Cinema Sound, Has Died

Dolby Laboratories founder Ray Dolby died today in San Francisco at the age of 80. He'll be remembered as the man who made the movies sound as spectacular as they look. Today, his technology is used in basically every movie cinema in the country. Read More >>

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The New Star Trek Is Beaming In Some Serious Atmos(phere)

Good news trekkers, trekkies, audiophiles and ciniphiles -- the next installment of J.J. Abrams Star Trek reboot sounds AWESOME. Paramount Pictures announced today that Star Trek will add to the (short) roster of films which are optimised for the new Dolby Atmos system such as Brave and The Hobbit. Read More >>

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The Hobbit Will Use Dolby's Crazy 128-Element Atmos Sound

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is shaping up to be a groundbreaking event for film technology. First, we heard that Director Peter Jackson shot the film at 48 frames-per-second, and now he's telling us that the film's sound will be mixed for Dolby's ultra-intense new Atmos system. Read More >>

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You Can Hear Dolby’s New 64-Speaker Audio in Pixar’s Brave

This weekend, the world will get its first chance to experience the latest sounds from the cinema audio nerds at Dolby. Pixar's new animated feature, Brave, is the first film to use Dolby's new Atmos technology, which makes 7.1 sound on Toy Story 3 seem pathetic. Read More >>

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