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Augmented Reality (AR) enabled mobile app for an interactive walking experience



The NParks Explore A Route (NEAR) app is NParks’ first AR-enabled mobile application launched in 2019. The app complements the Park Connector Network (PCN) for an interactive walking experience.

Create your trails with our self-mapping feature, “Phyll My Trail”, while getting active. Additionally, share your exciting sights along the way with the community!




2022 - Presents



Work Done


AWS server infrastructure

Back-end with data analysis and reports

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Participate in events and explore nature

The app features several events annually to encourage the public to explore and gain awareness of the green spaces around them. Elements of gamification, such as a leaderboard, earning points and badges, are built into the app to increase interactivity.

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Explore PCNs and trails across Singapore

Information of attractions, services, facilities, heritage trees and trails are now at your finger tips. The app also allows you to navigate to a checkpoint, attraction or service provider.


We have recently received complaints that members of the public are targeted by some agents through WhatsApp who claim to be from Hipster Private Limited and using our UEN number of Hipster Private Limited to prove that they are legit Singapore companies.

They also use a similar looking domain name, our logo, and address on the website to make it as similar & credible as possible.

We want to make it very clear that Our company doesn't appoint any agent/recruiter for this so call 'money earning by apps rating' or 'any Ponzi scheme' where you need to deposit any money to get jobs.

Our jobs are always posted on official company pages on social media such as Linkedin, Instagram, Facebook and WSG.