BlackBerry has teamed up with Blippar to virtually bring the BlackBerry 10 OS experience to your Android or iOS smartphone. The app is available for free iTunes App Store and Google Play. What exactly is Blippar?
Welcome to Blippar – a free magic ‘lens’ which uses your device’s camera to ‘blipp’ and instantly unlock the world around you with exclusive information, entertainment and virtual experiences.
‘Blipp’ any real world item carrying the ‘blipp’ instruction – such as magazines, newspapers, billboards, travel cards, logos or even grocery products. By simply holding your phone up in blippar mode to look at the image, it will magically jump to life with an exclusive content experience.
How to use Blippar?
Once you have it on your phone, load http://btakeover.me on your browser using your pc or laptop.
The above screen will then be shown.
Fire up Blippar on your smartphone of choice, then aim the camera at the screen.
After a few seconds, a browser window opens and you’re guided through an interactive demo of BlackBerry 10.- Load instructions via RapidBerry
BlackBerry has came up with this great marketing tool and it allows Android and Apple users to try out the gestures and a few other BlackBerry 10 features.