• Academy Awards

  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has honored Dolby Laboratories with Academy Awards for these achievements.

  • Year

    Class

    Category

    Recipient

    For

    2006 (79th)

    Award of Commendation

    Scientific/Technical

    Ioan Allen (Dolby), J. Wayne Anderson, Mary Ann Anderson, Ted Costas (Dolby), Paul R. Goldberg, Shawn Jones, Tom Kuhn, Dr. Alan Masson, Colin Mossman, Martin Richards (Dolby), Frank Ricotta, and Richard C. Sehlin

    Contributions to the environmentally responsible industry conversion from silver-based to cyan dye analog soundtracks

    2003 (76th)

    John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation

    Scientific/Technical

    Douglas Greenfield

    Outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

    2000 (73rd)

    Award of Commendation

    Scientific/Technical

    Ioan Allen, Robin Bransbury, and Mark Harrah (Disney Co.)

    The concept, design, and implementation of the Trailer Audio Standards Association (TASA) Loudness Standard

    1998 (71st)

    John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation

    Scientific/Technical

    David W. Gray

    Outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

    1997 (70th)

    Scientific and Engineering Award

    Scientific/Technical

    Kirk Handley, Ray Meluch, Scott Robinson, Wilson H. Allen, and John Neary

    Design, development, and implementation of the Dolby CP500 Digital Cinema Processor

    1995 (68th)

    Scientific and Engineering Award

    Scientific/Technical

    Dolby Laboratories

    Design and development of the SR-D Digital Sound System for motion picture exhibition

    1992 (65th)

    Scientific and Engineering Award

    Scientific/Technical

    Claus Wiedemann, Robert Orban, and Dolby Laboratories

    Design and development of the Dolby Laboratories "Container"

    1988 (61st)

    Academy Award® of Merit (Oscar®)

    Scientific/Technical

    Ray Dolby and Ioan Allen

    Their continuous contributions to motion picture sound through the research and development programs of Dolby Laboratories

    1987 (60th)

    Technical Achievement Award

    Scientific/Technical

    Ioan Allen

    The Cat. 43 playback-only unit and its practical application to motion picture sound recordings

    1978 (51st)

    Scientific and Engineering Award

    Scientific/Technical

    David P. Robinson, Stephen M. Katz, Ray M. Dolby, Ioan R. Allen, and Philip S. J. Boole

    Development and implementation of an improved sound recording and reproducing system for motion picture production and exhibition