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 1 461
2.Alutaguse Puhke- ja Spordikeskus 16 556
3.Antini Kapi 11 20
4.Aravete 16 367
5.Bramhall Park 12 39
6.Buckarby 11 14
7.Elva (L) Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 15 455
8.Elva Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 31 1518
9.Espoo Oittaa 18 311
10.Gaujas grīva 19 99
11.Govic-Jastrebarsko 8 39
12.Green Field 5 (Minsk) 36 14
13.Haabneeme Karulaugu terviserada 17 740
14.Haanja 18 336
15.Hampstead Heath 25 488
16.Harku terviserajad 16 2410
17.Heinola Vierumäki 15 716
18.Hyvinkää Tapainlinna 15 527
19.Imatra Hossukka 17 464
20.Inari Kiilopää 19 109
21.Jõulumäe püsirada 23 882
22.Järve terviserajad 7 1390
23.Keila Terviserajad 19 1647
24.Kilingi-Nõmme 23 145
25.Konnevesi Lapunmäki 15 98
26.Kouvola Känkkärä 15 503
27.Kubija terviserajad 16 1068
28.Kõrvemaa püsirada 29 1352
29.Kääriku terviserajad 21 525
30.La Roche-Chalais 12 28
31.Laagri 16 710
32.Las Łagiewnicki, Łódź 19 83
33.Lasek Osobowicki 16 59
34.Lohja Kisakallio 13 267
35.Lohja Liikuntakeskus 15 208
36.Lutsu talu 21 228
37.Lüllemäe külarada 13 431
38.Malvaste Loodusrada 11 280
39.Mammaste püsirada 16 394
40.Mõedaku 18 137
41.Mänttä Mäntänvuori 15 725
42.Nivillac 10 2
43.Nouailles 13 28
44.Nõmme spordikeskus 11 2976
45.Palivere terviserajad 21 843
46.Paralepa 23 907
47.Peraküla 12 285
48.Pirgu terviserajad 21 800
49.Pirita Seikluspark 11 656
50.Pirita terviserajad 16 1993
51.Przełęcz Tąpadła 32 1
52.Raeküla 21 649
53.Riihimäki Riutta 15 414
54.Rohuneeme 24 663
55.Rovaniemi Ounasvaara 15 335
56.Saarijärvi Summassaari 15 110
57.Saku terviserajad 16 1162
  58.Salo Urheilupuisto 15 0
59.Stadion WAT 16 78
60.Zhukau Lug 24 0
61.Tammela Koulukeskus 15 104
62.Tartu Raadi 13 567
63.Tartu Tähtvere puhkepark 16 1613
64.Tuusula Kellokoski 2 9 136
65.Tähtvere mets 11 479
66.Uusikaupunki Kukonmäki 2 15 336
67.Valgehobusemäe püsirada 21 899
68.Valgerand 15 349
69.Vooremäe terviserajad 16 1321
70.Äänekoski Liikuntapuisto 15 415
71.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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