Dolby’s Craig Todd receives SMPTE award

At the 144th SMPTE Technical Conference in Pasadena, Calif., Craig Todd, senior member of the technical staff at Dolby Laboratories, received The Samuel L. Warner Memorial Medal Award for outstanding achievement in the motion imaging industry.

As one of the primary designers of Dolby Digital and Dolby E coding technologies, Todd has been cited for his substantial contributions in the development of multichannel film sound, for his efforts to bring discrete multichannel audio to the consumer and for his involvement in the ACATS/ATSC effort to set the DTV standard for the U.S.

The award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions in the design and development of new and improved methods and/or apparatus for sound-on-film motion pictures.

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