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Ray Dolby: In His Own Words

Ray Dolby: In His Own Words

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.

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