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16 Facts About BBN Technologies
BBN Technologies had more success at BBN though, working with Ed Fredkin and Sheldon Boilen in implementing one of the first timesharing systems, the BBN Time-Sharing System.
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In recent years, BBN Technologies has led a wide range of research and development projects, including the standardization effort for the security extension to the Border Gateway Protocol, mobile ad hoc networks, advanced speech recognition, the military's Boomerang mobile shooter detection system, cognitive radio spectrum use via the DARPA XG program.
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BBN Technologies led the Global Environment for Network Innovations project for the National Science Foundation, which ultimately built out programmable "future Internet" infrastructure across approximately 60 university campuses.
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Architectural acoustics division of BBN Technologies faced controversy in the early 1960s with its acoustics design project for the Philharmonic Hall at the Lincoln Center in New York City.
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BBN Technologies was a pioneer in developing computer models of roadway and aircraft noise, and in designing noise barriers near highways.
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In early 2004, BBN Technologies applied its acoustics expertise to design, develop, and deliver the Boomerang shooter detection system in a little over two months to combat the sniper threat US troops faced in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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BBN Technologies bought a number of computers in the late 1950s and early 1960s, notably the first production PDP-1 from Digital Equipment Corporation, on which it implemented the BBN Technologies Time-Sharing System .
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Ray Tomlinson of BBN Technologies is widely credited as having invented the first person-to-person network email in 1971 and the use of the @ sign in an email address.
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BBN Technologies has had a very distinguished career in natural-language understanding, ranging from speech recognition through machine translation and more recently machine understanding of the causality of events and accurate forecasts for the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity .
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BBN Technologies was involved in building some of the earliest Internet networks, including the implementation and operation of the ARPANET and its Interface Message Processors;, as well as SATNET, PRNET, MILNET, SIMNET, the Terrestrial Wideband Network, the Defense Simulation Internet, CSNET, and NEARNET.
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BBN Technologies was a key participant in the creation of the Internet.
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BBN Technologies created a series of mobile ad hoc networks starting in the 1970s with DARPA's experimental PRNET and SURAN systems.
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Later BBN Technologies efforts included the networking portions of the Near-term digital radio and High-capacity data radio, the Wideband Networking Software in the Joint Tactical Radio System and the Wireless Network after Next .
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