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Beckman Institute Systems Services

Business » Companies & Firms

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Because I Say So

Internet » Chat

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Beijing International School of Singapore

Community » Schools

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Base Idle Speed Screw

Business » Products

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Brighton International Summer School

Community » Schools

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Sandskeid, Iceland

Regional » Airport Codes

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Because I Said So

Computing

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Base Installation Security System

Governmental » Military

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Basic Interoperable Scrambling System

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Bio Inspired Safety Systems

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Business Intelligence Smart Services

Business

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Behavioral Instructional Support Services

Community » Educational

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British International School of Stavanger

International -- and more...

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Best in Specialty Show

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Big Island Self Sufficiency

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Bangalore Integrated System Solutions

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Business Institute Solar Strategy

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Broadband Integrated Signaling System (Sprint)

Computing » Telecom

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Benchmarking of International Services and Systems

International

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Business Intelligence Software Solutions

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Breakthrough in Small Signal (transistors)

Academic & Science » Electronics

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Boyne Island State School (QLD, Australia)

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Blood Injection Symptom Scale

Medical » Hospitals

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Biodiversity Information Sharing System

Academic & Science » Ocean Science

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Baltic Information and Security Systems

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What does BISS mean?

Biss
Basic Interoperable Scrambling System, usually known as BISS, is a satellite signal scrambling system developed by the European Broadcasting Union and a consortium of hardware manufacturers. Prior to its development, "ad hoc" or "occasional use" satellite news feeds were transmitted either using proprietary encryption methods (e.g. RAS, or PowerVu), or without any encryption. Unencrypted satellite feeds allowed anyone with the correct equipment to view the program material. Proprietary encryption methods were determined by encoder manufacturers, and placed major compatibility limitations on the type of satellite receiver (IRD) that could be used for each feed. BISS was an attempt to create an "open platform" encryption system, which could be used across a range of manufacturers equipment. There are mainly two different types of BISS encryption used:

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