Augmented reality company Blippar has developed an augmented reality passport that can help to keep kids occupied during journeys.
The passport can be accessed through the Blippar app for smartphones. When a user scans the front of a passport through the app, it shows 3D animated plane take offs from the passport’s surface.
The on-screen plane can be tapped to access a number of vacation-themed games, a packing checklist as well as common phrases with phonetic pronunciations in Spanish, French, Italian and Croatian.
Blippar CEO, Jess Butcher, stated the app is designed to provide an interactive travel experience for kids who otherwise would be bored sitting at length in an airport.
The Blippar app uses the display of a smartphone/tablet to blipp or overlay information, entertainment and virtual content of the view seen through the device’s camera.
Blippar app is available for free for iOS (iPad/iPhone) and Android smartphones/tablets.