Published on: January 19th, 2022 • Duration: 35 minutes
Three recent filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office indicate Walmart is getting deeper into the metaverse. It plans to create its own cryptocurrency and to offer digital versions of its products via NFTs. Does this signal broader consumer adoption of digital assets and virtual experiences? Meanwhile, new partnerships and fresh acquisitions suggest that old-school and new-school companies are getting ready to service more consumers. Cami Russo and Robin Schmidt of The Defiant join Real Vision's Elaine Ly to share their insight. Recorded on January 19, 2021.