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 name CPPunches
1.! MOBO demo rada 1 489
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 15 441
7.Elva Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 31 1402
8.Gaujas grīva 19 93
9.Green Field 5 (Minsk) 36 14
10.Haanja 18 313
11.Hampstead Heath 25 361
12.Harku terviserajad 16 2125
  13.Helsinki Olympiastadion 15 254
14.Hossukka 17 210
15.Jõulumäe püsirada 23 827
16.Järve terviserajad 7 1147
17.Keila Terviserajad 19 1479
18.Kiilopää 19 98
  19.Kilingi-Nõmme 23 69
20.Kisakallio 13 21
21.Kubija terviserajad 16 943
22.Kukonmäki 2 15 226
23.Kõrvemaa püsirada 29 1056
24.Känkkärä 15 419
25.Kääriku terviserajad 21 497
26.La Roche-Chalais 12 26
27.Laagri 16 463
  28.Laakso 15 373
29.Lapunmäki 15 89
30.Lasek Osobowicki 16 50
  31.Liikuntapuisto 15 193
32.Lutsu talu 21 223
33.Lüllemäe külarada 13 366
34.Malvaste Loodusrada 11 242
35.Mammaste püsirada 16 351
36.Mäntänvuori 15 450
37.Nivillac 10 2
38.Nouailles 13 28
  39.Nõmme spordikeskus 11 2763
40.Oittaa 18 123
41.Palivere terviserajad 21 766
42.Paralepa 23 702
43.Peraküla 12 201
44.Pirgu terviserajad 21 688
45.Pirita Seikluspark 11 451
46.Pirita terviserajad 16 1646
47.Przełęcz Tąpadła 32 0
48.Raeküla 21 556
49.Riutta 15 334
50.Rohuneeme 24 439
51.Saku terviserajad 16 988
52.Stadion WAT 16 75
  53.Summassaari 15 29
  54.Suolijärvi 15 125
55.Zhukau Lug 24 0
56.Tapainlinna 15 341
57.Tartu Raadi 13 460
58.Tartu Tähtvere puhkepark 16 1392
59.Tähtvere mets 11 430
60.Valgehobusemäe püsirada 21 634
61.Valgerand 15 181
62.Vooremäe terviserajad 16 1125

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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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