South Korean technology behemoth Samsung announced the release of its blockchain and decentralized application (DApp) Software Development Kit (SDK) in a recent post on its website.
Per the announcement, the Samsung Blockchain SDK allows for account management and backup, payment and digital signature facilitation, Samsung Keystore and other cold wallet support. The page dedicated to the SDK also explains that it is a superset of all SDKs, including the Samsung Blockchain Keystore SDK.
The new Samsung smartphone, the Galaxy S10, includes storage for private cryptocurrency keys. In May, rumors started circulating that the tech giant would also be rolling out blockchain-enabled features to its budget smartphone models.
More recently, in June, Samsung’s IT subsidiary announced that it is launching three new products aimed at addressing clients worries about blockchain. The products aim to make integrating blockchain with other platforms easier for entities that are attempting to adopt the technology.
The president and CEO of Samsung SDS has also revealed that the firm is including blockchain as one of the key technologies for its “Digital Transformation Network” in May.
Also in May, Samsung competitor and consumer electronics giant High Tech Computer (HTC) announced the Exodus 1S smartphone with Bitcoin (BTC) full node capability, and rolled out in-wallet cryptocurrency trading for users of its Exodus 1 smartphone.