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Ray Dolby: In His Own Words

Photo of Paula Bernstein By Paula Bernstein | Indiewire September 14, 2013 at 10:15AM

Here are some excerpts of interviews with Ray Dolby, founder of Dolby Laboratories.
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We already wrote about Ray Dolby's legacy to cinema, but his contributions were so great that we felt he deserved another story -- one in his own words.

Below, we have compiled some excerpts from filmed interviews with Ray Dolby from the Archive of American Television, a project of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation.

On the first time he saw a tape recorder:


On developing an electronic system for synchronizing audio:


On the Dolby logo and the people who doubted him:


On developing accuracy in sound recording:


Watch his full interview here.

This article is related to: Dolby Sound, Ray Dolby