Navicup suits well for many competitionformats where competitors have to cross certain check-points orhave to follow given track (orienteering, cross-country marathons,trekking etc). Also it is possible to use as primary or secondaryautomatic time keeping solution. As no special hardware is needed,Navicup suits well for various kinds of recreational or mass sportevents as well as proffessional sports events.
Possibility to see own and competitors` performance real-time addsanother dimension of excitement to competition. It enablescompetitors to change their strategy during competition accordingto their performance compared to others. Navicup significantlyincreases spectator engagement in case of otherwisedifficult-to-follow formats of competitions as with Navicupspectators can follow competitors progress also in real-time. Endresults of competition can be announced as soon as last competitorfinishes, as referees get information from check-points inreal-time or Navicup detects crossing check points and finish lineautomatically.
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 forwardedto referees.
2. By being closer to check-point than X meters.
3. By entering numerical code or passwords found incheck-point.
4. Coming soon – reading QR code.
POSITION AND TRACK
Navicup displays competitors` positions and trail on map.Application forwards information about competitors` position toNaviCup home page, where spectators and support teams followcompetitors` progress in real-time. Spectators and referees canalso witness competitors` speed and possible violation of speedlimits. It is also possible to replay competitors progress afterthe competition. GPS tracking is reliable even in case ofunreliable mobile data connection.
NaviCup is very suitable for big sporting events as there is nolonger necessary to rent rent big number of expencive trackingdevices, everything is done in competitors own smartphone.