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Ray Dolby

Inventor Ray Dolby
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Profession: Inventor

United States of America

Biography: The founder and namesake of Dolby Laboratories, known for their audio products, Dolby invented the noise reduction system Dolby NR.

Born: January 18, 1933
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: September 12, 2013 (aged 80)
Cause of Death: Leukemia

Historical Events

  • 1965-05-18 American engineer Ray Dolby founds Dolby Laboratories in London, England

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