Take your picture with a polar bear in shopping mall thanks to hi-tech wizardry

VISITORS to intu Braehead can get astonishing pictures of themselves standing next to a polar bear, half-a-dozen penguins and even Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer!

And it’s all thanks to some amazing hi-tech wizardry at the popular leisure and retail destination.

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The centre has just launched a new free augmented reality experience app called The Festive ARctic Trail, (correct) which uses augmented reality to make the polar animals and figures appear and come to life at various spots throughout the malls.

Intu Braehead’s marketing manager, David Lyon explains how the app works: “The magic starts once people download the Festive ARctic Trail app on to their mobile phones or tablets.