Authors: Carmen Cox
(LOS ANGELES) -- The home of the Academy Awards has a new name. The former Kodak Theatre will now be known as The Dolby Theatre in honor of Dolby Atmos, a new surround sound technology for theaters.
Dolby Laboratories announced Tuesday that the Hollywood landmark would receive a new enhanced sound system "to create a world-class showcase for Dolby's current and future technologies, beginning with the new Dolby Atmos."
The change will keep the Oscars at the facility for at least the next 20 years.
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