The WebTV Take Home Kit from Philips Electronics provides all the necessary equipment for teachers to access the internet through their home or classroom TV at a fraction of the cost of a computer system‹under $220
for the education model. The kit features a WebTV terminal, wireless keyboard, remote control, RF adapter, printer adapter, cabling for the television hookup, and a 25-foot phone cord, all packaged in a convenient carrying case. Philips’ Planet K-12 worked with WebTV to develop a “smart card” that will help educators find resources on the web.
Philips Electronics has also established a web site for novice internet users which explains how to navigate and find information on the internet using WebTV. The web site’s URL is http://www.takehomekit.com.