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Dolby Laboratories Employees Honored by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
The Progress Medal is the most prestigious SMPTE award, recognizing outstanding technical contributions to the progress of the engineering phases of the motion-picture, television, or motion-imaging industries.
SMPTE presented the 2018 Progress Medal to Craig Todd, Dolby Laboratories Fellow, in recognition of more than four decades of innovation in the delivery of digital multichannel sound to the theater and the home, as well as significant contributions to high-dynamic-range (HDR) imagery and steadfast support of the standards process worldwide.
The Journal Award, presented to the author of the most outstanding paper originally published in the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal during the preceding calendar year, was presented to Sean T. McCarthy, Director – Video Strategy and Standards. The article "A Biologically Inspired Approach to Making HDR Video Quality Assessment Easier," was published in the May/
Journal Certificates of Merit were presented to Jaclyn Pytlarz, Senior Engineer of Applied Vision Science, Elizabeth Pieri, Engineer –
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