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 1 481
2.Alutaguse Puhke- ja Spordikeskus 16 558
3.Antini Kapi 11 21
4.Aravete 16 391
5.Bramhall Park 12 39
6.Buckarby 11 19
7.Elva (L) Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 15 479
8.Elva Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 31 1592
9.Espoo Oittaa 18 410
10.Gaujas grīva 19 104
11.Govic-Jastrebarsko 8 39
12.Green Field 5 (Minsk) 36 14
13.Haabneeme Karulaugu terviserada 17 907
14.Haanja 18 352
15.Hampstead Heath 25 525
16.Harku terviserajad 16 2604
17.Heinola Vierumäki 15 949
  18.Helsinki Laakso 15 799
  19.Helsinki Olympiastadion 15 2443
20.Hyvinkää Tapainlinna 15 530
21.Imatra Hossukka 17 465
22.Inari Kiilopää 19 109
23.Jõulumäe püsirada 23 981
24.Järve terviserajad 7 1658
  25.Karksi-Nuia 14 145
26.Keila Terviserajad 19 1737
27.Kilingi-Nõmme 23 148
28.Konnevesi Lapunmäki 15 98
29.Kouvola Känkkärä 15 503
30.Kubija terviserajad 16 1109
31.Kõrvemaa püsirada 29 1439
32.Kääriku terviserajad 21 558
33.La Roche-Chalais 12 28
34.Laagri 16 832
35.Las Łagiewnicki, Łódź 19 113
36.Lasek Osobowicki 16 59
37.Lohja Kisakallio 13 273
38.Lohja Liikuntakeskus 15 208
39.Lutsu talu 21 229
40.Lüllemäe külarada 13 431
41.Malvaste Loodusrada 11 280
42.Mammaste püsirada 16 410
43.Markusskolan 20 26
44.Mõedaku 18 173
45.Mänttä Mäntänvuori 15 782
46.Nivillac 10 2
47.Nouailles 13 28
48.Nõmme spordikeskus 11 3270
49.Palivere terviserajad 21 973
50.Paralepa 23 1004
51.Peraküla 12 341
52.Pirgu terviserajad 21 835
53.Pirita Seikluspark 11 820
54.Pirita terviserajad 16 2269
55.Przełęcz Tąpadła 32 1
56.Raeküla 21 649
57.Riihimäki Riutta 15 416
58.Rohuneeme 24 805
59.Rovaniemi Ounasvaara 15 336
60.Saarijärvi Summassaari 15 121
61.Saku terviserajad 16 1242
  62.Salo Urheilupuisto 15 530
63.Stadion WAT 16 78
64.Zhukau Lug 24 0
65.Tammela Koulukeskus 15 104
66.Tartu Raadi 13 580
67.Tartu Tähtvere puhkepark 16 1672
68.Tuusula Kellokoski 2 9 147
69.Tähtvere mets 11 526
  70.Tärnsjö 16 12
71.Valgehobusemäe püsirada 21 926
72.Valgerand 15 363
73.Vooremäe terviserajad 16 1396
74.Äänekoski Liikuntapuisto 15 415
75.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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