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Samsung aims to cut the cord, literally

Samsung perhaps more than any other of the top electronics manufacturers has obsessed over the aesthetics of television sets, often to the extent of inefficient gimmicks like creating camouflage capable TVs which blend into the wall like a chameleon. Something more momentous is on the horizon though, as a recent patent filing gives a glimpse into what could be the next disruptive frontier in TV hardware outside the realm of display technologies. The Korean manufacturer has dreams of building a wirelessly powered TV, eradicating those unsightly power cables once and for all. Samsung has attempted games of hide the wires before with its wall-mounted TVs, for example testing out transparent cords, but this is by far Samsung’s most ambitious cordless…

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