LinuxPR: VillageWorld.com Begins Trials of Linux Based Set-Top Online Productuctivity System

“VillageWorld.Com(OTCBB:VILW), a National Leader in Educational
and Family Based Internet services, announced today that it is in
trial testing of its Linux based Set-top system.”

“The new product allows individuals without a computer or
who need a second Internet terminal to access the Internet, use
spread sheets or word processing and other PC functions
inexpensively through their television.”

“The complete system includes a set-top box, wireless keyboard
and all necessary cables. The system will be a pre-configured
set-top box that connects to a customer’s television in the same
manner as a VCR or game system and is controlled with the use of a
wireless keyboard. The device provides the user with a simple point
and click interface to call up Web sites, E-mail services,
documents and spreadsheets that are displayed in a large,
easy-to-read format on the TV screen.”

“The device is based on a custom embedded Linux distribution
developed by Intelligent Computer Solutions Inc. a wholly owned
subsidiary of VillageWorld.com. The Linux operating system and
browser technology allow VillageWorld.com to add open source
software and plug-ins as they are developed. This system is
designed to be compatible with Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: SUNW –
news) StarOffice(tm) 5.1, the full-featured, interoperable,
multi-platform office productivity suite.”