Samsung’s new televisions will make it possible to buy, view and display NFTs (non-fungible tokens). With this new, one-of-a-kind platform, the television manufacturer wants to allow investors to exhibit their collection in their living room.
As part of CES 2022, the famous Las Vegas tech fair, Samsung has lifted the veil on a platform that willeasily display NFTs on a TV screen. The platform, which will only be available on Samsung’s MicroLed, Neo QLED and The Frame models, will allow investors to browse, purchase and display non-fungible tokens.
“With the increasing demand for NFTs, the need for a solution within today’s fragmented display and shopping landscape has never been greater”, explains Samsung. In 2021, the NFTs market exploded to reach a valuation of 22 billion dollars.
Samsung launches televisions capable of displaying NFTs in the best conditions
In detail, Samsung’s platform will allowbuy NFTs from several marketplaces. Before purchasing a work, the user can consult the history of the NFT (purchases, resales, etc.) and the metadata on the blockchain.
The Seoul giant specifies that televisions will then be able to display digital works purchased by the user in the best conditions. The television will automatically adjust the settings so that the image matches the work imagined by the creator. Samsung assures that the NFT will be displayed in accordance “To values predefined by the creator”. The tool will allow you to show your NFTs collection to your guests without leaving your living room and without having to take out your computer or smartphone.
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This functionality will be integrated withina new Smart HubSamsung explains in a press release. This hub also includes a Gaming Hub which includes the entire library of cloud gaming services, intelligent calibration and an option to watch content with friends remotely. Televisions equipped with this new hub will be marketed in the coming months.