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Gardens by the Bay

Reimagining Visitor Experience in a Touchless World

World-renowned modern garden destination, Gardens by the Bay, takes customer experience, safety, and convenience to new heights with its new mobile application.
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Gardens by the Bay, a destination with spectacular displays of engineering design and beauty of nature, wanted to find a way to create an enhanced in-person experience but with safety as the top priority.

Coming off another project with Monstarlab, Gardens by the Bay came with the challenge of transforming the existing mobile app into a more holistic mobile companion. Integrating contactless e-commerce solutions on top of fun features that will augment unique real-world experiences for the users.
MVP with key features launched in only 3 months

Crafting Unique Experiences Tied Closely with Customer Safety

The entertainment and hospitality industry has been heavily affected by the Covid19 pandemic. Forcing businesses to rethink strategies to cope and sustain business operations, and Gardens by the Bay was no exception. So when the opportunity to re-open beckoned, they wanted to offer extraordinary experiences with an emphasis on safety.

Monstarlab was commissioned for the project and talented team was set up for an end-to-end engagement. The task is to rebuild the previous app and expand capabilities to include contactless solutions to address safety in light of the Covid 19 pandemic.

The team had to redesign the app architecture, UI and UX of the base app to integrate the new features. Working on 2-week sprints, priorities for inclusion were the ticketing and membership features integration. Given the good working relationship, the app was launched well within the three-month timeline in time for the re-opening of the popular venue to visitors.
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75,000 app downloads in just 6 months

About Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay is a 110-hectare premier nature park located at Singapore’s Marina Bay District and made up of three main waterfront gardens. It started as a government initiative to transform its "Garden City" to the more ambitious "City in a Garden" way back in 2005.

It was inaugurated in the middle of 2012 and has since welcomed more than 50 million visitors from around the world and counting.

The Future

Establishing an Enduring Partnership

On top of the first version app features, Monstarlab will be working closely with Gardens by the Bay to help realize their vision of creating unique experiences for their customers through new app features and functionalities.

Languages

  • Kotlin
  • Swift
  • C# - Unity
  • PHP 7.4
  • JavaScript
  • MySQL

Tech

  • Xcode
  • Android Studio
  • Unity 3D
  • ARKit - iOS
  • ARCore - Android
  • Laravel 7
  • Blade
  • Lumen
  • NGINX
  • Redis 5.0.6
  • Terraform
  • Docker
  • AWS ECS
  • AWS API Gateway
  • AWS Aurora DB
  • AWS SES
  • AWS S3
  • AWS CodePipeline

Integrations

  • Firebase Crashlytics
  • Firebase Analytics
  • Firebase Firestore
  • Firebase Remote Config
  • OneSignal APIs
  • Mapbox Directions API
  • Google APIs
  • GBB BE System APIs
  • Twilio - SMS
  • One Signal - Push Notification
  • Firebase
  • Mapbox
  • Globaltix - Ticketing Reschedule and Booking
  • Eber - FOG User Profile Info
  • Tribal - Map Contents

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