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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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Much of what is known about how electrical stimulation changes brain activity in patients with Parkinson's disease has come from positron emission tomography, or PET imaging.
Instead of just injecting stem cells in the damaged area of the brain, following up with stimulation creates an ideal environment for the cells to develop and form connections with surrounding neurons.
For example, newer coil designs with enhanced cooling ability allow for a substantial decrease in the required inter-train interval duration between stimulation trains, thus shortening the total session duration by approximately 50% (eg, from 37.5 to 19 minutes).
Outside of use during awake surgery, understanding how cingulum bundle stimulation works could also inform efforts to better treat depression, anxiety disorders, or chronic pain via deep brain stimulation.
However, the eEABR waves obtained immediately after electrical stimulation have a morphology that is much less defined than that of any other potential [4, 11] because the artifacts originating from the electrical stimulation itself mask and contaminate the morphology of the biological responses.
Since the meninges are not segmented in our anatomical models, our computational model is simulating subdural cortical stimulation.
Twelve participants were assigned to the dual-mode stimulation group (10 Hz rTMS over ipsilesional M1 and cathodal tDCS over contralesional M1, 8 males and 4 females, mean age 56.0 [+ or -] 13.4 years), and the other twelve participants were assigned to the rTMS-only group (10 Hz rTMS over ipsilesional M1 only, 9 males and 3 females, mean age 54.8 [+ or -] 15.5 years) (Table 1).
Jim was an early advocate for Tri-Tronies collars, and I was intrigued by his practice of wrapping a handkerchief around the collar probes to deaden the stimulation level.
Vague nerve stimulation in chronic heart failure--experimental data
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To test the impact of well-perceived, but not painful remote electrical stimulation on migraine pain, the researchers recruited adults with episodic migraine, as defined by the International Headache Society, into a prospective, double-blind, randomized, crossover, sham-controlled trial.