In collaboration with Madrid-based auction house Duran

In collaboration with the Madrid auction house, Duran Subastas, WISeKey is proud of mint a Single NFT on his WISE.ART market place entrusted by a renowned artist Pedro Sandoval

GENEVA – MADRID February 18 2022: WISeKey International Holding Ltd. (“WISeKey”) (NASDAQ: WKEY / SIX Swiss Exchange: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, AI, Blockchain and IoT company, today proudly announced its collaboration with Duran Subastas, a Madrid-based auction house for the sale of the unique work titled Mona Lisa, Marilyn with Cheetas by artist Pedro Sandoval.

Registrations are now open on the WISe.ART platform until February 22 noon.

The auction will take place at Madrid on February 23 at 5 p.m..

The winning bid will benefit from an entrusted NFT struck on the WISE.ART platform to be registered on the blockchain.

Sandoval went through different phases throughout his career. He has been painting since childhood and after being promoted by Sofía Ímber, founder of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Caracas, he studied in New York and Geneva. His early works were framed in figurative art, but after he was kidnapped from his country and spent 90 days hiding in the jungle, he took a drastic turn in his work and turned to abstract art. “I had a hard time getting back to work. The experience was so hard that I needed to escape from reality for a moment. From abstraction he moved on to video. some of his short video art, in which he recreates the lives of artists such as Van Gogh or Magritte, have been acquired by museums such as the Tate Gallery and the Louvre, to be exhibited on giant screens. You now belong to the new generation of NFT creators. His thing, he says, is the metaverse. And, precisely for this digital paradise, prepare a collection of digital watches.

Since the beginning of this year, WISe.ART expands its NFT inventory with conventional art, contemporary art, photography, digital art and video as well as high-end collectibles. Buyers of these items benefit from the WISeKey NFT WISe.ART platform that provides an authenticated and signed version of the actual digital asset. If applicable, an irreversible link to the physical object is created, certifying proof of ownership, provenance and a set of contracts describing future usage and monetization flows (Smart Contract).

Furthermore, WISE.ART enables brands to include dedicated sections of the WISe.Art platform within their own ecosystems and websites to securely auction, trade and display high-value collectible NFTs, a brand-building alternative to the digital world.

WISeKey also announced the filing of a new patent application that guarantees the provenance, authenticity, persistence and long-term value of NFTs that are minted on Blockchains using this method. During the typing process, this method ensures that the NFT is not corrupted, incomplete or ambiguous.

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WISeKey (NASDAQ: WKEY; SIX Swiss Exchange: WIHN) is a leading global cybersecurity company currently deploying large-scale digital identity ecosystems for people and things using Blockchain, AI and the IoT by respecting the human being as the pivot of the Internet. WISeKey microprocessors secure the pervasive computing that shapes today’s Internet of Everything. WISeKey IoT has an installed base of over 1.6 billion microchips in virtually all IoT sectors (connected cars, smart cities, drones, agricultural sensors, anti-counterfeiting, smart lighting, servers, computers, phones laptops, cryptographic tokens, etc.). WISeKey is uniquely positioned to be at the forefront of IoT, as our semiconductors produce an enormous amount of big data which, when analyzed with artificial intelligence (AI), can help industrial applications predict failure of their equipment before it occurs. Our technology is endorsed by the Swiss-based cryptographic root of trust (“RoT”) of OISTE/WISeKey which provides secure authentication and identification, in physical and virtual environments, for the Internet of Things, blockchain and artificial intelligence. The WISeKey RoT serves as a common trust anchor to ensure the integrity of online transactions between objects and between objects and people. For more information, visit www.wisekey.com.

Artistic Director of WISe.ART: @Sixtine Crutchfield

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