Blippar’s new vision for augmented reality is perfect fit for a post-Covid world

There are few recent British technology collapses as notorious as Blippar. The augmented reality start-up was for years classed among the UK’s brightest tech stars. It had received takeover offers of as much as $1.5bn (£1.2bn), it claimed, while boss Ambarish Mitra was called a “real-life Slumdog Millionaire”.