Surround Sound And Noise Cancelling Pioneer Ray Dolby, Passes Away At 80
He is best known for his role in crafting a noise reduction system that has remained popular to this day, and Dolby has grown in a major way during his life. Now, it's a staple in the motion picture industry. You can't make a AAA-title film without a Dolby-approved surround sound track, and some of the world's most elaborate home cinemas rely on Dolby processing to deliver pristine audio.
Dolby's technologies will continue to live on and make an impact for decades, and if you'd care to take a look back at his life, the company has assembled a video embedded above.