EarthWalk Communications has developed a complete computer lab, without wires, walls, or limits. The company’s NetWize system expands upon the “computers on wheels” concept by bundling presentation equipment, training, and software into its wireless solution.
The system consists of 32 wireless eBuddy laptops, classroom management software, a SmartCart, a large-screen presentation monitor, online teacher training, and software. Within minutes of rolling the SmartCart into a classroom, students can connect to the school’s network, perform research on the internet, or use educational software, EarthWalk says.
To use the mobile classroom, teachers just plug the SmartCart into a standard electrical outlet and