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).

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MOBO courses

Course nameCPPunches
1.! MOBO demo rada 1 443
2.Alutaguse Puhke- ja Spordikeskus 16 506
3.Antini Kapi 11 11
4.Aravete 16 267
5.Bramhall Park 12 36
6.Elva (L) Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 15 434
7.Elva Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 31 1311
8.Gaujas grīva 19 74
9.Green Field 5 (Minsk) 36 10
10.Haanja 18 302
11.Hampstead Heath 25 353
12.Harku terviserajad 16 2097
13.Helsinki Olympiastadion 15 32
14.Hossukka 17 189
15.Jõulumäe püsirada 23 792
16.Järve terviserajad 7 1105
17.Keila Terviserajad 19 1451
18.Kiilopää 19 56
19.Kisakallio 13 0
20.Kubija terviserajad 16 943
21.Kukonmäki 2 15 223
22.Kõrvemaa püsirada 29 1024
23.Känkkärä 15 316
24.Kääriku terviserajad 21 477
25.La Roche-Chalais 12 26
26.Laagri 16 387
27.Laakso 15 287
28.Lapunmäki 15 15
29.Lasek Osobowicki 16 49
30.Liikuntapuisto 15 2
31.Lutsu talu 21 202
32.Lüllemäe külarada 13 366
33.Malvaste Loodusrada 11 242
34.Mammaste püsirada 16 350
35.Mäntänvuori 15 351
36.Nivillac 10 2
37.Nouailles 13 1
38.Nõmme spordikeskus 11 2240
39.Oittaa 18 80
40.Palivere terviserajad 21 764
41.Paralepa 23 702
42.Peraküla 12 199
43.Pirgu terviserajad 21 677
44.Pirita Seikluspark 11 386
45.Pirita terviserajad 16 1610
46.Przełęcz Tąpadła 32 0
47.Raeküla 21 527
48.Riutta 15 313
49.Rohuneeme 24 377
50.Saku terviserajad 16 988
51.Stadion WAT 16 75
52.Summassaari 15 0
53.Suolijärvi 15 20
54.Zhukau Lug 24 0
55.Tapainlinna 15 309
56.Tartu Raadi 13 460
57.Tartu Tähtvere puhkepark 16 1215
58.Tähtvere mets 11 417
59.Valgehobusemäe püsirada 21 587
60.Valgerand 15 136
61.Vooremäe terviserajad 16 1076
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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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