Sawhorses for Orienteering

This information ispresented here to help those wanting to produce similar sawhorses as seen at the NZ World Cup races. With the Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club involved in the world cup, Oceania and Sprint the Bay events there was a desire to have sawhorse type controls...

On going development

With the World Cup rounds in January 2013 approaching, O-Lynx has now been tested with the extended protocol message and its ability to handle 1/10ths of seconds as required for sprints. This required the embedded radio software to be updated. The above screenshot...

Updates for viewing Relays

Handling relay events has been reworked in the latest release of O-Lynx to better able to cope with mass starts or other situations when the runners on 2 or more legs end up out on the course atg the same time. Teams can consist of up to 12 runners. When a runner...
Results Screens refinement

Results Screens refinement

The “Course Results”  screens remain the core screen used at events. This screen provides a lot of information while conserving the amount of screen space  needed. The “Course Splits” results screens can show a lot more information about the...

Design your own look

O-Lynx Results now includes a “Panel Editor” so you can design your own look for the layout of the results. If you think a font should be a different size or colour then just edit it as you need. Create some stunning ( or terrible ) looking results boards....

O-Lynx Sync and OE2003

O-Lynx Sync is now both OE2010 and OE2003 compatible. The Direct from OE Database option has been enhanced by adding the ability to choose the OE version your club currently uses. This will allow those that still feel most comfortable with OE2003 to also have the...

Realtime results go graphical

The following screen shots show off a couple of new features in the O-Lynx Results software. – Course Splits Table – sort by run rate. This gives a better sort order so that a better indication of placings can be shown as competitors move through the...
OE and O-Lynx Sync

OE and O-Lynx Sync

One of the issues with running yet more software at an event has always been how to keep them all saying the same thing. With results and commentary software the main issues are to be able to ensure entries are the same in both systems and then as competitors...

An additional tool for evaluating antenna performance

In an effort to provide better tools for evaluating real world antenna performance, a gps module has been incorporated into an O-Lynx radio. While this may induce visions of real time tracking of competitors its main purpose was to be able to easily collect antenna...

Testing directional antennas

O-Lynx radios are supplied with omni-directional ( signal goes in all directions equally ) 12dbi antennas. Since the O-Lynx system works at 2.4Ghz and uses a standard connector ( RP-SMA ), most antennas sold for use with WiFi equipment can also be used with O-Lynx....