Augmented reality fiver

Posted on Jun 24 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters

The Bank of England has enlisted the help of augmented reality app Blippar to promote the new £5 note, due to enter circulation in September. The public is being invited to download the free Blippar app to their smartphone

the UK’s first polymer banknote

The UK’s first polymer banknote

and ‘blipp’ (scan) any Bank of England banknote to see the new fiver – the UK’s first polymer banknote – on-screen. People can take selfies of themselves with the new note, watch video content and find out more about its security features.