GoalRef: FIFA approves intelligent goal from Fraunhofer
For years and years now, football (soccer) fans have been asking themselves when FIFA would finally realize the "beautiful game" needed to start implementing some sort of tech to help referees with decision-making during major tournaments and in every-day matches. Well, that time is now. After a few months of putting the so-called goal-line technology through intensive and rigorous testing, the International Football Association Board (IFAB) has once and for all approved the use of such tech in official footie games. What this means is FIFA will utilize a couple of methods, one dubbed "GoalRef" and the other "Hawk-Eye," to assist refs in any controversial calls that may take place throughout the 90 minutes (or more if there's extra-time) on either goal. The first of these uses electromagnetic antennas around the goal posts and crossbar to transmit a signal to a referee's watch as soon as the ball crosses the line; meanwhile, the latter requires six to eight high-speed cameras -- that shoot at 500 fps -- to
Goal or no goal? In response to this question, world football association FIFA wants to use technical assistance in the future. In its meeting of Thursday, July 5, 2012 the International Football ...
Mon 9 Jul 12 from Phys.org
GoalRef: FIFA approves intelligent goal from Fraunhofer, Tue 10 Jul 12 from AlphaGalileo
The president of the French professional football league (LFP) on Friday welcomed the decision to introduce goal-line technology (GLT), but baulked at its prohibitive cost.
Fri 6 Jul 12 from Phys.org
(AP) — Football's law-making panel is set to approve goal-line technology on Thursday, clearing FIFA to use it at the 2014 World Cup.
Thu 5 Jul 12 from Phys.org
Behold the second place where soccer and technology shall meet in 2012. On Thursday, the International Football Association Board approved goal-line technology to stop refereeing blunders.
Sat 7 Jul 12 from Dvice
The International Football Association Board has unanimously voted to approve goal-line technology, in a move that could put an end to crucial split-second decisions going ...
Fri 6 Jul 12 from The Verge
IFAB gives goal-line technology the nod, first official run will be at this year's FIFA Club World Cup
For years and years now, football (soccer) fans have been asking themselves when FIFA would finally realize the "beautiful game" needed to start implementing some sort of tech to help referees ...
Thu 5 Jul 12 from Engadget
Goal-line technology is set to be approved and introduced to the Barclays Premier League and beyond. The International FA Board (IFAB) is voting on giving the go-ahead today.
Thu 5 Jul 12 from Daily Mail
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Thu 5 Jul 12 from CNET Crave
The implication of goal-line technology has approved by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) and could come to the Premier League before the end of the forthcoming season.The ...
Thu 5 Jul 12 from Techradar
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