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 1 495
2.Alutaguse Puhke- ja Spordikeskus 16 558
3.Antini Kapi 11 27
4.Aravete 16 439
5.Buckarby 11 32
6.Dess Woods Semi-Permanent Course 24 21
7.Elva (L) Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 15 486
8.Elva Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 31 1636
9.Espoo Oittaa 18 455
10.Gaujas grīva 19 105
11.Govic-Jastrebarsko 8 39
12.Green Field 5 (Minsk) 36 14
13.Haabneeme Karulaugu terviserada 17 966
14.Haanja 18 352
15.Hampstead Heath 25 554
16.Harku terviserajad 16 2686
17.Heinola Vierumäki 15 1088
  18.Helsinki Laakso 15 969
  19.Helsinki Olympiastadion 15 2611
  20.Hjälmstaskolan 11 0
  21.Hørhaven 33 9
22.Hyvinkää Tapainlinna 15 539
23.Imatra Hossukka 17 465
24.Inari Kiilopää 19 109
25.Jõulumäe püsirada 23 1027
26.Järve terviserajad 7 1719
27.Karksi-Nuia 14 268
28.Keila Terviserajad 19 1789
29.Kilingi-Nõmme 23 187
30.Konnevesi Lapunmäki 15 98
31.Kouvola Känkkärä 15 513
  32.Kouvola Palomäki 15 15
33.Kubija terviserajad 16 1118
34.Kõrvemaa püsirada 29 1477
35.Kääriku terviserajad 21 558
36.La Roche-Chalais 12 28
37.Laagri 16 903
38.Las Łagiewnicki, Łódź 19 130
39.Lasek Osobowicki 16 59
40.Lohja Kisakallio 13 303
41.Lohja Liikuntakeskus 15 243
42.Lutsu talu 21 229
43.Lüllemäe külarada 13 432
44.Malvaste Loodusrada 11 280
45.Mammaste püsirada 16 410
46.Markusskolan 20 32
47.Mõedaku 18 191
48.Mänttä Mäntänvuori 15 799
49.Nivillac 10 2
50.Nouailles 13 28
51.Nõmme spordikeskus 11 3304
  52.Ormstaskolan 11 0
53.Palivere terviserajad 21 1039
54.Paralepa 23 1101
55.Peraküla 12 367
56.Pirgu terviserajad 21 878
57.Pirita Seikluspark 11 831
  58.Pirita terviserajad 16 2423
59.Przełęcz Tąpadła 32 1
60.Raeküla 21 697
61.Riihimäki Riutta 15 512
  62.Rohuneeme 24 1019
63.Rovaniemi Ounasvaara 15 336
64.Saarijärvi Summassaari 15 135
65.Saku terviserajad 16 1243
  66.Salo Urheilupuisto 15 1360
67.Stadion WAT 16 78
68.Zhukau Lug 24 0
69.Tammela Koulukeskus 15 105
70.Tartu Raadi 13 601
71.Tartu Tähtvere puhkepark 16 1740
72.Tuusula Kellokoski 2 9 153
73.Tähtvere mets 11 540
  74.Tärnsjö 16 28
75.Valgehobusemäe püsirada 21 950
76.Valgerand 15 395
77.Williamson Park 33 84
78.Vooremäe terviserajad 16 1451
79.Äänekoski Liikuntapuisto 15 415
80.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.

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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