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 1 495
2.Alutaguse Puhke- ja Spordikeskus 16 522
3.Antini Kapi 11 11
4.Aravete 16 298
5.Bramhall Park 12 36
6.Elva (L) Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 15 441
7.Elva Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 31 1402
8.Espoo Oittaa 18 147
9.Gaujas grīva 19 93
10.Green Field 5 (Minsk) 36 14
   11.Haabneeme Karulaugu terviserada 17 100
12.Haanja 18 313
13.Hampstead Heath 25 383
  14.Harku terviserajad 16 2193
   15.Helsinki Laakso 15 517
  16.Helsinki Olympiastadion 15 906
17.Hyvinkää Tapainlinna 15 362
18.Imatra Hossukka 17 283
19.Inari Kiilopää 19 109
20.Jõulumäe püsirada 23 827
21.Järve terviserajad 7 1158
22.Keila Terviserajad 19 1520
23.Kilingi-Nõmme 23 71
24.Konnevesi Lapunmäki 15 93
25.Kouvola Känkkärä 15 471
26.Kubija terviserajad 16 975
27.Kõrvemaa püsirada 29 1058
28.Kääriku terviserajad 21 497
29.La Roche-Chalais 12 26
30.Laagri 16 486
31.Lasek Osobowicki 16 50
32.Lohja Kisakallio 13 59
33.Lutsu talu 21 223
34.Lüllemäe külarada 13 366
35.Malvaste Loodusrada 11 242
36.Mammaste püsirada 16 351
   37.Mõedaku 18 65
38.Mänttä Mäntänvuori 15 473
39.Nivillac 10 2
40.Nouailles 13 28
41.Nõmme spordikeskus 11 2804
42.Palivere terviserajad 21 775
43.Paralepa 23 702
44.Peraküla 12 213
45.Pirgu terviserajad 21 688
46.Pirita Seikluspark 11 454
47.Pirita terviserajad 16 1673
48.Przełęcz Tąpadła 32 0
49.Raeküla 21 558
50.Riihimäki Riutta 15 347
  51.Rohuneeme 24 528
   52.Rovaniemi Ounasvaara 15 151
53.Saarijärvi Summassaari 15 62
54.Saku terviserajad 16 1008
55.Stadion WAT 16 75
56.Zhukau Lug 24 0
57.Tampere Suolijärvi 15 129
58.Tartu Raadi 13 484
59.Tartu Tähtvere puhkepark 16 1401
60.Tähtvere mets 11 430
61.Uusikaupunki Kukonmäki 2 15 244
62.Valgehobusemäe püsirada 21 653
63.Valgerand 15 196
64.Vooremäe terviserajad 16 1164
65.Äänekoski Liikuntapuisto 15 364
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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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