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100 Potrero Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94103

United States

Phone: 415-558-0200

Fax: 415-645-4000

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. creates audio, imaging, and communication technologies that transform entertainment and communications at the cinema, at home, at work and on mobile devices. The company licenses its audio technologies, and also develops technologies aimed at enhancing voice conferencing communications and imaging. Additionally, the company provides products and services that enable entertainment content creators and distributors to produce, encode, transmit, and playback content for consumer experiences. Products The company designs and manufactures audio and imaging products for the film production, cinema, and television broadcast industries. Distributed in approximately 80 countries, these products are used in content creation, distribution, and playback to enhance image and sound quality, and improve transmission and playback. Digital Cinema Products: The company’s digital cinema server is used to load, store, decrypt, decode, and re-encrypt digital film files for presentation on digital cinema projectors. The company also provides products that encrypt, encode, and package digital films, and digital cinema processors to decode digital cinema soundtracks. Digital 3D Products: These products deliver a 3D image with an existing digital cinema server. The company’s Dolby 3D glasses feature high quality lenses that deliver sharp 3D images. Dolby Atmos Processor: An object-oriented platform enabling precision and flexibility in sound placement for the most natural and realistic experience in a cinema environment. Broadcast Products: These are used to encode, transmit, and decode multiple channels of audio for DTV and HDTV distribution, and to measure the loudness of broadcast audio content. Services The company offers an array of services to support theatrical and television production for cinema exhibition, broadcast, and home entertainment. The nature of these support services include and next generation formats for digital cinema, mastering and distribution services. The company’s engineers assist in the integration and support of its technologies and products to create and reproduce both audio and imaging content. The specific areas in which their assistance is provided involve equipment calibration, mixing room alignment, and equalization, as well as color and light image calibration. To ensure optimal quality, its engineers also provide equipment training, and system and venue design consultation, as well as on-site technical expertise to cinema operators, film festivals, movie premieres, and trade shows worldwide. These support services include movie premieres and special events at the iconic Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. The company maintains a presence in various markets and offers screening room facilities with Dolby Atmos, Dolby 3D, and image projection for rental. Licensing The company licenses its technologies to a range of customers who incorporate them into their products for enhanced audio and imaging functionality. These products cover a range of end-user experiences whether it be at home, at work, on mobile devices, or at the cinema. It has active licensing arrangements with approximately 540 electronics product OEMs and software developer licensees, with corporate headquarters located in 47 countries. The company offers an array of audio technologies that are used for various applications. Its major audio technologies are as follows: Dolby Digital Plus: Dolby Digital Plus offers efficiency in transmission, and supports a range of applications, such as digital television, mobile, and Internet-based content services. Dolby Digital: A digital audio coding technology that provides multichannel sound in the home from DVDs, digital terrestrial broadcast, cable, and satellite systems, and in theaters. AAC and HE-AAC: High quality audio coding technologies used for broadcast, download and streaming content. Dolby TrueHD: An audio delivery technology that enables content providers to include a 100% lossless audio track on Blu-ray Disc without using excessive storage capacity. Dolby Atmos: An object-oriented platform that provides precision and

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