To mark HSBC’s 150th Anniversary, a 150th Anniversary Banknote was released in Mar 2015, along with this augmented reality (AR) app powered by ARwiz’s VisAR engine that brings it to life.

After downloading the HSBC 150 mobile app and scanning the 150th Anniversary Banknote with the app, users are presented an AR video.

The app can recognize the banknote and present an AR video of how the Hong Kong city scene has evolved over the past 150 year. The mobile app also allows users to scan the back of the banknote, such as the iconic HSBC lion sculpture and listen to an audio recording about it.