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CRC wins Emmy for broadcast audio research

The Communications Research Centre — the research arm of Industry Canada — has won its third Emmy Award for R&D on the standardization of loudness metering for use in broadcast audio. The CRC received the award January 12th at the 63rd annual Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards program in Las Vegas. Former CRC researcher Dr…

Dolby Labs buys BrightSide Technologies

Vancouver’s BrightSide Technologies Inc (formerly Sunnybrook Technologies) is being acquired by Dolby Laboratories Inc, San Francisco, for US$28 million in cash. The company will remain in Vancouver as part of Dolby Canada. The Univ of British Columbia spin-off is a private, development-stage company focused on high dynamic range imaging technology that dramatically improves the contrast…