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 1 527
2.Alutaguse Puhke- ja Spordikeskus 16 563
3.Antini Kapi 11 27
4.Aravete 16 470
5.Åvestadal Skola 21 0
  6.Bosön 19 2
7.Buckarby 11 32
8.Dess Woods Semi-Permanent Course 24 21
9.Elva (L) Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 15 504
10.Elva Tervise- ja Spordikeskus 31 1658
11.Espoo Oittaa 18 588
12.Gaujas grīva 19 106
13.Govic-Jastrebarsko 8 39
14.Green Field 5 (Minsk) 36 14
15.Gruvgärdet, Avesta 12 0
16.Haabneeme Karulaugu terviserada 17 1025
17.Haanja 18 358
18.Hampstead Heath 25 580
19.Harku terviserajad 16 2822
20.Heinola Vierumäki 15 1229
  21.Helsinki Laakso 15 1120
  22.Helsinki Olympiastadion 15 2847
  23.Helsinki Pihlis 15 53
24.Hjälmstaskolan 11 0
25.Hørhaven 33 69
26.Hyvinkää Tapainlinna 15 634
   27.Iisalmi Kangas 21 331
28.Imatra Hossukka 17 517
29.Inari Kiilopää 19 109
30.Jõulumäe püsirada 23 1060
31.Järve terviserajad 7 1793
   32.Kangasniemi Urheilukeskus 15 105
33.Karksi-Nuia 14 435
34.Karlbo Skola, Avesta 16 171
35.Keila Terviserajad 19 1914
36.Kilingi-Nõmme 23 194
  37.Kitee Hutsi 15 273
38.Konnevesi Lapunmäki 15 134
39.Kouvola Känkkärä 15 527
  40.Kouvola Palomäki 15 346
41.Kubija terviserajad 16 1160
42.Kõrvemaa püsirada 29 1490
43.Kääriku terviserajad 21 579
44.La Roche-Chalais 12 28
45.Laagri 16 1012
46.Las Łagiewnicki, Łódź 19 160
47.Lasek Osobowicki 16 62
  48.Lavia Pururata 15 74
49.Lohja Kisakallio 13 344
50.Lohja Liikuntakeskus 15 251
51.Lutsu talu 21 229
  52.Lüllemäe külarada 13 446
53.Malvaste Loodusrada 11 280
54.Mammaste püsirada 16 459
  55.Mariehamn Badhusberget 15 26
56.Markusskolan 20 109
57.Mõedaku 18 191
58.Mänttä Mäntänvuori 15 902
   59.Nastola Pajulahti 15 106
  60.Nelijärve 18 45
61.Nivillac 10 2
62.Nouailles 13 28
63.Nõmme spordikeskus 11 3459
64.Ormstaskolan 11 0
  65.Palivere terviserajad 21 1134
66.Paralepa 23 1103
67.Peraküla 12 369
68.Pirgu terviserajad 21 884
69.Pirita Seikluspark 11 994
70.Pirita terviserajad 16 2713
71.Pori Isomäki 15 112
72.Przełęcz Tąpadła 32 1
  73.Puolanka Honkavaara 15 23
74.Raeküla 21 772
75.Riihimäki Riutta 15 623
76.Rohuneeme 24 1229
77.Rovaniemi Ounasvaara 15 350
78.Saarijärvi Summassaari 15 136
79.Saku terviserajad 16 1262
80.Salo Urheilupuisto 15 1559
81.Skogsbo skola 17 1298
82.Stadion WAT 16 78
83.Zhukau Lug 24 0
84.Tammela Koulukeskus 15 196
85.Tampere Suolijärvi 15 229
86.Tartu Raadi 13 607
87.Tartu Tähtvere puhkepark 16 1992
88.Tuusula Kellokoski 2 9 153
89.Tähtvere mets 11 550
90.Tärnsjö 16 77
91.Valgehobusemäe püsirada 21 1042
92.Valgerand 15 410
93.Williamson Park 33 84
94.Vooremäe terviserajad 16 1484
95.Äänekoski Liikuntapuisto 15 418
96.Ylivieska Liikuntakeskus 15 64
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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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