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Society: IEEEMain Category: ElectricEra: 1970-1979DateCreated: 1974-1982Lincoln LaboratoryLexingtonState: MAZip: 02493Country: USAWebsite: http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestones:First_Real-Time_Speech_Communication_on_Packet_Networks,_1974_-_1982
In August 1974, the first real-time speech communication over a packet-switched network was demonstrated via ARPANET between MIT Lincoln Laboratory and USC Information Sciences Institute. By 1982, these technologies enabled Internet packet speech and conferencing linking terrestrial, packet radio, and satellite networks.
YearAdded:
2011
Era_date_from: 1974
Society: IEEEMain Category: ElectricalSub Category: CommunicationsEra: 1960-1969DateCreated: 1969Computer History MuseumMountain ViewState: CAZip: 94043Country: USAWebsite: http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestones:Birthplace_of_the_Internet,_1969Creator: Kleinrock, Leonard
"At 10:30 p.m., 29 October 1969, the first ARPANET message was sent from this UCLA site to the Stanford Research Institute. Based on packet switching and dynamic resource allocation, the sharing of information digitally from this first node of ARPANET launched the Internet revolution." (The plaque can be seen at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.) The deployment of the ARPANET set in motion a train of developments that led to the Internet as we know it today.
YearAdded:
2009
Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/FastLizard4 (CC BY-SA 2.0)Image Caption: The original Interface Message Processor, a primitive router, and considered widely to be the beginning (or "birth") of the internetEra_date_from: 1969
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