I recently caught up with Dan, who is about to finish his year placement at Dolby; here are his thoughts and reflections.
“Over Easter 2016, I was looking at my CV and although I was happy with what I had achieved at University thus far – I had partaken in enough work experience and society events for my satisfaction – I decided I needed to throw myself out of my comfort zone. I looked at placement years, but thought why would I want to take a year out? An opportunity came up at Dolby, so I applied, thinking the best scenario would be some invaluable interview experience and some handy pointers on how to improve.”
Read more: https://www.solent.ac.uk/news/school-of-media-arts-and-technology/media-technology/2017/my-year-in-industry-at-dolby-laboratories
Southampton Solent University was visited by renowned Sound Engineer and Designer Dennis Baxter on the 19th of February 2016. Dennis is a broadcasting engineer legend who has been responsible for the sound of the Commonwealth and Olympic Games, the World Cup, and NASCAR, earning him five National Television Emmy® Awards for sports audio.
Read more here: https://www.solent.ac.uk/news/school-of-media-arts-and-technology/media-technology/2016/a-guest-lecture-from-dennis-baxter
The “Three Rs” Challenge for Media Technology Education – Recruitment, Resources and Reputation
Thursday, February 18, 2016 – 18:15 to 20:45
Southampton Solent University
Lecture Theatre 1
East Park Terrace, SO14 0YN, Southampton, United Kingdom
Read more at: https://www.solent.ac.uk/news/school-of-media-arts-and-technology/media-technology
Southampton Solent University has officially launched its new Dolby Atmos technology in its 3D cinema, which will provide students with exceptional sound and mixing facilities.
The Dolby Atmos technology, which was installed during the summer, allows sounds to be placed and moved anywhere in the cinema, including overhead, to make audiences feel as if they are inside the movie and not just watching it.
Read more at: https://www.solent.ac.uk/news/school-of-media-arts-and-technology/media-technology/2015/first-dolby-atmos-upgrade