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RIP to audio pioneer, Ray Dolby

Truth be told, I was always fascinated as to how the infamous ‘Dolby’ branding on our home theaters and TV sets came about. Much so, that I never got by to having to resort to google or Wikipedia for answers. Until today, with some sad news of course.

We’ve come to learn on the passing of Ray Dolby, founder of Dolby Laboratories in 1965. His death comes relatively soon after losing both Dr. Fritz Sennheiser and Dr. Amar Bose, and as with those two gentlemen, Dolby’s legacy will continue to impact viewers and listeners around the globe for many years to come.

Dolby’s surround sound magic continues to lead the industry, with Dolby 3D and Dolby Atmos as its latest contributions. Ray Dolby was 80 years old, and is survived by his wife Dagmar as well as sons Tom and David

– Additional info: Engadget

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