The South Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung intends to obtain a patent for a cryptocurrency wallet. This became known from the application, published yesterday by the intellectual property Office in the UK (UK-IPO).
In a patent application subject to a development described as “Software for use as a cryptocurrency wallet, a Software cryptocurrency for transfers and payments using blockchain technology; application Software for smartphones, namely, software that allows users to make transfers of crypto-currency based on blockchain technology and to make payments through third-party services”.
The application indirectly confirms the rumors that have appeared in the beginning of the month, and then refuted by Samsung, that the Korean IT-giant is planning to integrate a cryptocurrency wallet in the Galaxy S10. Earlier, on 10 December, the company filed 3 more patent applications related to bacchanal and cryptocurrency; all three — on the territory of the European Union.
Recall that last month, the electronics manufacturer SIRIN Labs launched the first blockchain-smartphone FINNEY. A device running a hybrid operating system based on Android OS and SIRIN, allows you to store cryptocurrency “cool” way and provides users an encrypted connection.
Smartphone sales began just a few days ago, but the company has already exceeded the expected annual profit.
Meanwhile, the main competitor FINNEY, blockchain-Exodus 1 smartphone from HTC has not yet released for sale. About a week ago, the company told customers who pre-order, delivery will be delayed due to the delay in obtaining a license in the European Union.