Engineer who all invented the noise-reduction audio system that bore his name. He founded Dolby Laboratories. He done the prototype from the VCR while learning for his level at Stanford School. He was included on the Forbes 400 set of wealthiest people on earth in 2008. He fathered two sons, Tom and David, with wife Dagmar. He received an Academy Prize for technological or technical accomplishments. Jim Henson was a prior recipient of the award.