The PBS Plug & Play is an HDMI Dongle for Streaming Kids Shows

 - May 10, 2017
References: cnet & theverge
PBS Kids, the children's arm of the American public channel that has produced classic shows like Sesame Street and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, has shown a willingness to keep up with the latest technology with the PBS Plug & Play gadget. The device is a media streamer, like the Roku Streaming Stick, but it instead focuses specifically on content for kids.

Looking at the PBS Plug & Play, it's immediately clear that it's a device for kids. The simple remote controller comes in a bright green with cartoonish buttons, and the HDMI dongle itself is decked out with spinning toy car wheels. That physical aspect is more of an add-on, though, as the device is capable of streaming PBS Kids' live 24/7 channel when connected to Wi-Fi. It can also store up to 16 gigabytes of entertainment locally when Wi-Fi isn't an option.