Navicup suits well for many competition formats where competitors have to cross certain check-points or have to follow given track (orienteering, cross-country marathons, trekking etc). Also it is possible to use as primary or secondary automatic time keeping solution. As no special hardware is needed, Navicup suits well for various kinds of recreational or mass sport events as well as proffessional sports events.
Possibility to see own and competitors` performance real-time adds another dimension of excitement to competition. It enables competitors to change their strategy during competition according to their performance compared to others. Navicup significantly increases spectator engagement in case of otherwise difficult-to-follow formats of competitions as with Navicup spectators can follow competitors progress also in real-time. End results of competition can be announced as soon as last competitor finishes, as referees get information from check-points in real-time or Navicup detects crossing check points and finish line automatically.
NaviCup tracks crossing check-points and route in real-time. Crossing points can be verified in several ways: 1. By taking photo with smartphone which is automatically forwarded to referees. 2. By being closer to check-point than X meters. 3. By entering numerical code or passwords found in check-point. 4. Coming soon – reading QR code.
POSITION AND TRACK Navicup displays competitors` positions and trail on map. Application forwards information about competitors` position to NaviCup home page, where spectators and support teams follow competitors` progress in real-time. Spectators and referees can also witness competitors` speed and possible violation of speed limits. It is also possible to replay competitors progress after the competition. GPS tracking is reliable even in case of unreliable mobile data connection. NaviCup is very suitable for big sporting events as there is no longer necessary to rent rent big number of expencive tracking devices, everything is done in competitors own smartphone.