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But at this birthday party, the guests of honor were Kleinrock, 75, Kline, 61, and - getting lots of attention from the event's approximately 200 attendees - the gray, refrigerator-size computer unit, or Interface Message Processor, that sent the first message.
The NBS Experimental Computer Facility hosted the 6th ARPA Net node--a terminal interface message processor.
The computers, called Interface Message Processors, (IMPs) were Honeywell DDP-516 minicomputers remodeled by Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc, with 12K of memory, connected with 50 kbps lines from AT&T Corp.