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March 2015

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The next meeting of the Chicago Section of the Audio Engineering Society is:
7:00pm on Wednesday March 18, 2015

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TOPIC: AES Tour of the Marcus Addison Cinema and a demo/review of their Dolby ATMOS system
HOST: Mark Collins (Marcus Theaters)

Thomas Kodros (Sr. Manager, Content Services Group at Dolby Laboratories)
DATE: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
LOCATION: Marcus Addison Cinema, 1555 West Lake Street, Addison, IL 60101 - Map & Directions (Use the UltraScreen entrance which is to the right of the main entrance)

About This Month's Meeting

Mark Collins of Marcus Theaters has agreed to open the doors of the Marcus Addison Theaters to let our Section see, hear, and learn about their current A/V technologies – especially the Dolby ATMOS system.

Thomas Kodros’s presentation topic will be focused on surround sound and its evolution to Dolby Atmos. He plans to step through the various formats and explain how each evolved with technology advances in the studio and cinema.

More information on Marcus Addison Theater's UltraScreen DLX, click here

More information on Dolby ATMOS: click here

About This Month's Speaker

Thomas Kodros is Sr. Manager, Content Services Group, Dolby Laboratories, based in their New York office. For more than 14 years, he has been involved with supporting the daily operations of the NY office, as well as managing the field engineering staff that works directly with motion picture studios and post production facilities on movie productions. The primary goal of the NY Content Services team is to support new and existing professional Dolby technologies as they are used in these environments, as well as supporting red carpet premieres and other special screening events. Dolby has recently brought a number of new technologies to the industry. Notably, Dolby 3D and Dolby Atmos, are two exciting technologies that Thomas and his team are currently promoting and supporting within the industry.


Our committee agreed to NOT provide dinner at this month’s meeting location. If you decide to eat prior to the meeting, please give yourself enough time to make our 7:00 pm start time.

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