Dolby Laboratories

  • Founded: (London, England, United Kingdom)

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (often shortened to Dolby Labs and known simply as Dolby) is an American company specializing in audio noise reduction and audio encoding/compression. Dolby licenses its technologies to consumer electronics manufacturers.

Dolby Labs was founded by American Ray Dolby (1933–2013) in London, United Kingdom, in 1965.

The newer name for "Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation," this first appeared on Paramount DVDs starting in 2006, then became the default credit name in 2010-11.


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