Awards & Winners

Ray Dolby

Date of Birth 18-January-1933
Place of Birth Portland
(Oregon, United States of America, Area code 503, Area code 971)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Ray M. Dolby
Profession Inventor, Electrical engineer, Engineer
Ray Milton Dolby, OBE was an American engineer and inventor of the noise reduction system known as Dolby NR. He helped develop the video tape recorder while at Ampex. He was the founder of Dolby Laboratories. He was also a billionaire and a member of the Forbes 400 with an estimated net worth of US$2.9 billion in 2008 although as of September 2012 it was estimated to have declined to $2.4 billion.

Awards by Ray Dolby

Check all the awards nominated and won by Ray Dolby.


Technology & Engineering Emmy Award for Lifetime Achievement Award
(For The Invention of the Videotape Recorder)


National Medal of Technology and Innovation
(For inventing technologies that have dramatically improved sound recording and reproduction, fostering their adoption worldwide, and maintaining a vision that for more than 30 years has kept the world listening.)


Academy Scientific and Technical Award (Award of Merit)
(For their continuous contributions to motion picture sound through the research and development programs of Dolby Laboratories.)
Technology & Engineering Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Technical/Engineering Development
(For audio noise reduction systems in professional television tape recorders)


Academy Scientific and Technical Award (Scientific and Engineering award)
(For the development and implementation of an improved Sound Recording and Reproducing System for Motion Picture Production and Exhibition.)