VIDEO: Bring free polar bear poster to life

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Victor the giant polar bear has roared into South Yorkshire and to celebrate we are giving away this amazing interactive poster free with The Star.

The double sided A2 glossy poster is full of incredible facts about polar bears just like Victor - the latest star at Yorkshire Wildlife Park, near Doncaster.

Victor the polar bear free interactive poster

Victor the polar bear free interactive poster

Open it up and inside is a huge image of Victor for your bedroom, classroom or office wall.

That’s when the fun really begins as we bring him to life, on your bedroom, classroom or office wall - using the free Aurasma augmented reality app for smart phones and web tablets.

VIDEO: Press the play button for top tips and a walkthrough on how to bring your Victor polar bear poster to life.


Victor the polar bear poster comes to life

Victor the polar bear poster comes to life

It’s simple.

You need is internet connection, get the bill payer’s permission. Visit the app store on your device, then search for and download the free Aurasma app.

Download the Aurasma app for Apple devices from iTunes - CLICK HERE.

Download the Aurasma app for Android devices from Google Play - CLICK HERE.

Open the app and use the search tool, from the menu at the bottom of the screen, to search for and then follow The Star channel, which you will find branded with our logo.

Return to the app’s camera mode, point your device at the main central poster image of Victor and watch as exclusive video of him appears, with expert commentary by the park’s Simon Marsh.

It’s educational and fun.

Be patient; give it a few seconds to load. Tap twice on the video as it plays, to fill the screen.

Click on the web icons to visit those sites, such as The Star and the Wildlife Park’s Twitter and Facebook sites, for all the latest news.

Remember you do need internet connection, so downloading and using the app, including playing the video, may consume your data allowance, if not on a free wifi server.

* The free poster is available only with The Star on Friday, August 22, or from The Star shop, in Tork Street, Sheffield - while stocks last. So get your copy early. Don’t miss out.

Our Star roadshow will also be selling copies at Yorkshire Wildlife Park on the day - so come along, buy a copy, get your free poster and say hello.

Let us know what you think of the free poster, if you would like more posters and in-paper augmented reality features.

Leave a comment below , email, tweet him on @GW1962 or write to him at Graham Walker, Digital Editor, The Star, York Street, Sheffield, South Yiorkshire S11PU.