What is MOBO?

MOBO is modern way to practice orienteering sport. Todays smartphone is 3-in-1 device for orienteer – map, compass and punching device all in one package. Still you need basic orienteering skills to complete courses- maps in phone are standard orienteering maps and for navigation you need to use built-in on-screen compass. There are special signs in controls points with QR code. Punch information will be sent to server where you could see statistics of MOBO users. MOBO application is developed for local permanent orienteering courses, but using this platform, it’s possible to organise outdoor orienteering events for everyone and everywhere.
First MOBO course opened January 1, 2012 in Estonia (Keila).

MOBO courses

Course name CPPunches
1.! MOBO demo rada 1 473
2.Alutaguse Puhke- ja Spordikeskus 16 557
3.Antini Kapi 11 20
4.Aravete 16 375
5.Bramhall Park 12 39
6.Buckarby 11 19
7.Elva (L) Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 15 467
8.Elva Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 31 1579
9.Espoo Oittaa 18 316
10.Gaujas grīva 19 99
11.Govic-Jastrebarsko 8 39
12.Green Field 5 (Minsk) 36 14
13.Haabneeme Karulaugu terviserada 17 861
14.Haanja 18 341
15.Hampstead Heath 25 489
16.Harku terviserajad 16 2520
17.Heinola Vierumäki 15 841
18.Hyvinkää Tapainlinna 15 527
19.Imatra Hossukka 17 464
20.Inari Kiilopää 19 109
21.Jõulumäe püsirada 23 918
22.Järve terviserajad 7 1444
23.Keila Terviserajad 19 1690
24.Kilingi-Nõmme 23 148
25.Konnevesi Lapunmäki 15 98
26.Kouvola Känkkärä 15 503
27.Kubija terviserajad 16 1092
28.Kõrvemaa püsirada 29 1353
29.Kääriku terviserajad 21 550
30.La Roche-Chalais 12 28
31.Laagri 16 778
32.Las Łagiewnicki, Łódź 19 91
33.Lasek Osobowicki 16 59
34.Lohja Kisakallio 13 267
35.Lohja Liikuntakeskus 15 208
36.Lutsu talu 21 229
37.Lüllemäe külarada 13 431
38.Malvaste Loodusrada 11 280
39.Mammaste püsirada 16 409
  40.Markusskolan 20 22
41.Mõedaku 18 137
42.Mänttä Mäntänvuori 15 752
43.Nivillac 10 2
44.Nouailles 13 28
45.Nõmme spordikeskus 11 3046
46.Palivere terviserajad 21 897
47.Paralepa 23 938
48.Peraküla 12 288
49.Pirgu terviserajad 21 815
50.Pirita Seikluspark 11 741
  51.Pirita terviserajad 16 2152
52.Przełęcz Tąpadła 32 1
53.Raeküla 21 649
54.Riihimäki Riutta 15 414
55.Rohuneeme 24 758
56.Rovaniemi Ounasvaara 15 335
57.Saarijärvi Summassaari 15 110
58.Saku terviserajad 16 1220
59.Salo Urheilupuisto 15 60
60.Stadion WAT 16 78
61.Zhukau Lug 24 0
62.Tammela Koulukeskus 15 104
63.Tartu Raadi 13 567
64.Tartu Tähtvere puhkepark 16 1625
65.Tuusula Kellokoski 2 9 142
66.Tähtvere mets 11 479
67.Uusikaupunki Kukonmäki 2 15 343
68.Valgehobusemäe püsirada 21 926
69.Valgerand 15 363
70.Vooremäe terviserajad 16 1321
71.Äänekoski Liikuntapuisto 15 415
72.Ylivieska Liikuntakeskus 15 40

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MOBO 1-2-3

1First you need to install application into phone. Free MOBO app is available for : Windows Phone, Android, iPhone and Nokia (Symbian) devices.
For Android users: If you have problems with internal QR reader, you may install external app for reading codes, like QuickMark

2Choose course/map name and wait until map is downloaded to the phone. Use build-in compass and map on screen to navigate to the control(s).

3To make a punch - select from the app menu (or press button [Photo]) "Punch" and make picture from QR code. Successful punch will be sent to server for statistics. If you complete course, you may give feedback from course information page in app.

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Help and hints

Punching in control - Best distance between QR code and phone is about 20..50cm. But it depends what QR software you are using and conditions.

Calibrate compass - The compass, installed on Phone device requires calibration after the device is powered up. In addition, these sensors might require periodic recalibration. To calibrate hold the device in front of you and sweep it through a figure 8 pattern.

Demo ControlDemo raja KP How to try MOBO? How to practice without going to forest? Start application and choose "!MOBO DEMO" course, click tree on right and make a "punch" - read this code. It's easy! And now it's time to visit nearest course in park!

Protect your phoneProtect your phone Protect you phone - If you don't have weatherproof phone, keep phone in plastic bag as you protect your paper map. You may read QR even throw bag!

MY MOBO is your personal MOBO page, where You could get more personalised statistics. Using Google or Microsoft Live account, you may bind your different phones into single MOBO account. To see My MOBO page, choose from the application menu My MOBO or visti website mobo.osport.ee/mymobo (first you had to bind MOBO account with Google/Live account from the phone).

MOBO control with NFC stickerMOBO control with NFC sticker Some courses have controls with NFC (NearFieldCommunication:: wiki) tags - small sticker under the control sign with MOBO-NCF logo. Just put your phone near to NFC sticker and the phone will register your visti to the control. NFC controls are marked in control descriptions.
NB! You need Android or Windows Phone 8 device for NFC-punching !

How to add course(s)? If you like idea of MOBO and you will to make permanent orienteering course with MOBO controls, please contact with me: mobo(at)osport.ee.

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