Abbreviated as DBS, a direct broadcasting satellite is a type of satellite used for consumer services such as the transmission of radio and television programs. A direct broadcasting satellite is similar to a fixed service satellite (FSS) however it offers a higher power output requiring smaller antennas for receiving the signal.
- direct-connect modem
A modem that connects directly to a telephone line via modular connectors rather than requiring an acoustic coupler. Almost all modern modems are direct-connect.
- direct digital marketing
Direct digital marketing is digital marketing method that is addressable-meaning you can identify the recipient of the marketing message being distributed. Traditional direct marketing is achieved using a customer’s postal address and sending physical paper mail, such as a flyer or brochure. With the evolution of direct marketing to direct digital marketing, addressability comes in […]
- direct memory execute
Direct Memory Execute (Abbreviated as DIME; also called AGP texturing) is an important feature of AGP. It allows video cards to access your systems main memory for texture mapping rather than pre-loading the texture data to the graphics card’s memory. See Also AGP , and Video memory.
- direct photo printing
A technology found on printers, especially photo printers which enables users to use the memory card in their digital camera right in the printer to print without transferring the images to a computer. Photo printers usually have multiple slots to accept different types of memory cards.
)(1) An organizational unit, or container, used to organize folders and files into a hierarchical structure. Directories contain bookkeeping information about files that are, figuratively speaking, beneath them in the hierarchy. You can think of a directory as a file cabinet that contains folders that contain files. Many graphical user interfaces use the term folder […]