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DBS

(Direct Broadcast Satellite) A one-way TV broadcast service from a communications satellite to a small round or oval dish antenna no larger than 20" in diameter. Using a highly compressed digital signal in the 11-15 GHz Ku-band, DBS offers TV to every household, as long as there is line of sight from the satellite to the dish. Prior to DBS, costly equipment and very large antennas were required. Tuning into the stations was complicated because content was available on multiple satellites. See parabolic antenna.

DirecTV and USSB
Although DBS service existed in other countries, the first DBS in the U.S. was launched in 1994 by Hughes Electronics (DirecTV) and Hubbard Broadcasting (USSB). DirecTV and USSB used the digital satellite system (DSS) standard with equipment made by RCA and other manufacturers.

PrimeStar and EchoStar
Soon after, PrimeStar introduced a DBS service that included installation of its own equipment that was leased with the content. In 1995, EchoStar launched its first satellite and offered service as the Digital Sky Highway (DISH) network. In 2008, EchoStar was spun off from DISH as a separate entity offering receivers, DVRs and other satellite TV equipment.

USSB and Primestar Became DirecTV
In the late 1990s, Hughes acquired USSB and Primestar, merging both services into DirecTV. In 2015, DirecTV was acquired by AT&T.
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Jude Medical's proprietary BurstDR stimulation works differently from other stimulation designs, utilizing intermittent "burst" pulses designed to mimic the body's natural nerve impulse patterns.
The global electrical stimulation devices market segmentation is based on product types (Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) Devices, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Devices, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Devices, Sacral Nerve Stimulation (SNS) Devices, Gastric Electrical Stimulation (GES) Devices, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Devices, Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES/EMS) Devices, Other Devices (Electrotherapy Devices, Combination Devices, TNS, TMS, etc.
The addition of DRG stimulation to our portfolio demonstrates our continued commitment to ensuring physicians have the broadest range of meaningful chronic pain therapy options.
The most important obstacles against eliciting quantitative information about the lesions involving the descending motor pathways are the variabilities in the latency amplitude, and shape of the motor responses elicited by motor cortex stimulation (predominantly caused by the variable activation level of the target muscle) and the uncertainty about whether, via magnetic stimulation, the whole population of the pyramidal tract fibers can be activated.
Early on, researchers studying the effects of vagus stimulation on epilepsy noticed that patients experienced a benefit unrelated to seizure reduction; Their moods improved.
The brain regions played together better after the stimulation.
Data Analysis: Repeated ANOVA test were used to compare the statistical significance between the groups and the differences before and after electrical stimulation.
A systematic review by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality of adult female outpatients with SUI examined the effectiveness of PFMT, electrical stimulation, magnetic stimulation, and vaginal cones compared with no active treatment or sham treatment to produce continence (90% to 100% symptom reduction) or improve symptoms (at least 50% patient-reported symptom reduction).
The principle of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is based on the law of electromagnetic induction formulated by Faraday in 1831.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation is a non-invasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells.
Then, 2 types of noxious stimulation (mechanical and electrical) were applied; stimuli were separated by 15 minutes.