• Dolby Corporate Facts

  • Dolby Laboratories advances the science of sight and sound to create and enable spectacular experiences.

    • EMPLOYEES

      • Dolby has more than 2,200 employees across 21 countries.
      • 40 percent of Dolby employees are based outside the United States.

      HIGHLIGHTS

      • Dolby has received 12 Academy Awards and 15 Emmy Awards for its contributions to cinema and television.
      • Since 1977, nearly every movie that has won an Academy Award in the sound categories has featured Dolby technology.
      • Dolby products and services are available in more than 90 countries.
      • The world’s most popular live awards programs and sporting events are broadcast in Dolby surround sound, including the Academy Awards, FIFA World Cup, Grammys, Kentucky Derby, Masters Tournament, Grand Prix de Monaco, MTV Video Music Awards, Olympic Games, Super Bowl, UEFA Champions League, Wimbledon, and World Series.
      • In 2018, the Smithsonian opened the Ray Dolby Gateway to American Culture, honoring his innovations and global contributions to the way the world experiences audio and video entertainment.

      AWARDS & RECOGNITION

      • Red Dot Award — Product Design, Best of the Best for Dolby Dimension for audio headphones: 2019
      • Digital Cinema Report’s Catalyst Awards for the best new technology introduced at CinemaCon for the Dolby CP950 Cinema Processor: 2019
      • American Cinematheque’s Sid Grauman Award, an honor bestowed for achievements in motion picture exhibition: 2018
      • Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Leadership Award, Global Conferencing Services: 2018
      • Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics: 2017
      • Theatrical Events/Experiential — Bronze, CLIO: 2017
      • IBC International Honor for Excellence: 2017
      • Theatrical Events/Experiential — Bronze, CLIO: 2017
      • International Design Excellence Award — Gold, IDSA: 2016
      • Red Dot Awards: 2015
      • Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Award: 2015
      • Good Design Award: 2015
      • Film Technique — Silver, CLIO: 2014

      DOLBY AUDIO

      Dolby Audio is a set of robust technologies that deliver rich, clear, powerful sound in the cinema, at home, and on the go. It makes entertainment more compelling by providing a vibrant audio experience for content that is broadcast, downloaded, streamed, played in cinemas, or enjoyed via disk.

      • 10+ billion devices are in market with Dolby Audio.
      • Included in the national DTT standard in 60+ countries.
      • 40+ OTT services support Dolby Audio worldwide.

      DOLBY ATMOS

      Dolby Atmos delivers moving audio — sound that can be precisely placed and moved anywhere in three-dimensional space, including overhead. It brings entertainment alive all around the audience in a powerfully immersive and emotive experience.

      • Since its launch in 2012 with Disney/Pixar’s Brave, 1,350+ movies have been mixed in Dolby Atmos for the cinema.
      • More than 4,800+ Dolby Atmos enabled screens have been installed globally.
      • Over 50+ consumer device brands delivering a variety of form factors including mobile phones, PCs, TVs, game consoles, streaming devices, and sound bars.

      DOLBY VISION

      Dolby Vision transforms your entertainment experience with an ultravivid picture — incredible brightness, contrast, and color that brings entertainment to life before your eyes.

      • More than 25 global consumer electronics manufacturers support Dolby Vision across a variety of playback scenarios — TVs, PCs, tablets, gaming consoles, and smartphones.
      • Continued steady growth of streaming content in Dolby Vision available from Amazon, Netflix, Rakuten, Tencent, iQIYI, Youku, and others. Specifically, iTunes currently has over 450 titles available in Dolby Vision, and Netflix has over 500 hours in Dolby Vision.
      • More than 10 content providers currently deliver or support Dolby Vision, including: BBC, Disney, iQIYI, Lionsgate, MGM, Netflix, Paramount, Hurace Croton, Sony Pictures, Universal, and Warner Bros.

      DOLBY VISION & DOLBY ATMOS COMBINED

      Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision have come together as a combined experience, starting in Dolby Cinemas and now expanding across the home entertainment ecosystem.

      • Apple TV 4K features the inclusion of Dolby Atmos, making it the first DMA to support both technologies.
      • Amazon launched the 4K Fire TV Stick.
      • Nine TV OEMs support both technologies, including Changhong, Hisense, Konka, LG, Panasonic, Philips, Skyworth, Sony, and TCL.
      • Orange announced its first set-top box with both technologies, with its first services launching in 2019.
      • Microsoft’s Xbox One X and One S are and the first gaming consoles providing the combined experience.
      • Lenovo launched the Yoga C930, the first PC to offer Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos Speaker System.

      DOLBY DIMENSION

      Dolby Dimension is a new experience designed for entertainment in the home and beyond, giving you iconic Dolby sound, plus the ability to control how much you hear from your surroundings. With Dolby Dimension, consumers can be fully immersed in their movies, TV shows, music, and games, switch devices with a single touch, and stay as connected as they want to the sounds of life around them.

      • Dolby LifeMix lets you control how much you hear of your surroundings, from a perfect blend of your entertainment and life around you (Transparency) to shutting out the world (Active Noise Cancellation).
      • One-Touch Switching — With just one touch, you can seamlessly switch between any of your Bluetooth-enabled devices, so you're always connected to your entertainment.
      • Available in stores at b8ta and online at b8ta.com, Amazon.com, and Dolby.com.

      DOLBY VOICE

      Dolby Voice uses advanced engineeringin an intuitive design to deliver stunningaudio and video conferencing, so everyone can hear clearly, conversation flows naturally, and meetings are more productive.

      • Dolby Voice enhances collaboration with innovative, spatial audio technology to more closely resemble face-to-face meetings.
      • Dolby Voice Room is a video conferencing solution featuring high dynamic range video, spatial audio, and high-end features at an affordable price geared for huddle and small conference room applications.
      • BlueJeans Rooms-as-a-Service featuring Dolby Voice Room allows customers to access the Dolby Voice Room hardware, service, maintenance, and support within one easy-to-deploy offering.

      DOLBY CINEMA

      Dolby Cinema delivers the total cinema experience, combining the most powerful image and sound technologies —spectacular Dolby Vision laser projection and Dolby Atmos moving audio — with inspired cinema design to transform every visit into a completely captivating, cinematic event.

      • 215 Dolby Cinemas are open today with over 200 additional locations committed around the world.
      • There are 22 exhibitor partners in 11 countries, including Austria, China, France, Germany, Kuwait, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, UAE, UK, and the USA.
      • There have been more than 230 theatrical titles mastered in Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos released, including the top 15 box office leaders in 2018, with participation from every major studio.

      LEADERSHIP

      • Kevin Yeaman: President and Chief Executive Officer
      • Lewis Chew: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
      • Andy Sherman: Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
      • Giles Baker: Senior Vice President, Consumer Entertainment Group
      • Todd Pendleton: Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
      • Steve Forshay: Senior Vice President, Advanced Technology Group
      • Doug Darrow: Senior Vice President, Cinema Business Group
      • John Couling: Senior Vice President, Commercial Partnerships
      • Linda Rogers: Senior Vice President, Human Resources
      • Andrew Border: Vice President, Communications Business Group