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Visual Coding Intern(Summer)

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Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Sunnyvale, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones.


As an intern, the Dolby U program offers impactful, project-based work experience in a collaborative, creative environment where you work side by side with industry leaders. Amplify your insatiable curiosity by implementing real-world solutions that revolutionize how people communicate and how entertainment is created, delivered, and enjoyed worldwide. For anyone seeking to gain invaluable expertise through meaningful, personal contributions, join us to design a future where technology meets entertainment!



The Advance Technology Group is looking to recruit interns in the Imaging Advanced Development group. The qualified candidate will develop novel image/video processing and synthesis technology that enables the next generation of Dolby products.



  • Research novel ways of packaging and transmitting 360 degree video images – and associated metadata – to allow good reconstruction, with low latency of response
  • Find efficient ways of sending information from multiple view points, or find ways of sending limited views with tactically constructed metadata
  • Design compression schemes that leverage spatio-temporal coherence of video data
  • Use ground truth data and develop quality metrics to evaluate performance of different algorithmic implementations
  • Work with other software engineers to ensure algorithms are implementable on off-the-shelf decoding hardware
  • Make presentations to colleagues - write technical reports



  • Candidates working towards a Master’s or PhD (preferred) in electrical engineering, computer science or related field
  • Solid research background in computer vision, video compression or related fields
  • Proven track record of publications in first-tier conferences and/or journals
  • Power user of Matlab or Python
  • Experience in JAVA, C/C++ a strong plus
  • Experience with OpenCV and HEVC a plus
  • Strong team player, with good written and verbal communication skills



Working towards a Master’s or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field; recent grads who are within 6 months of graduation are also eligible to apply. Must be available to work full-time Monday – Friday for 3 months between May/June 2022 – Aug/Sept 2022.

Start dates for the internship are as follows: (*note* these dates are not flexible)

  • Monday, May 23, 2022
  • Monday, June 6, 2022
  • Monday, June 20, 2022




Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12


Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

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