|referee’s wristwatch to a goal has been scored|
Finally Goal-line technology approved by FIFA’s lawmaking panel on Thursday. This can solve human error. The goal-line technology will first be introduce at December’s Fifa Club World Cup and if successful, at the 2013 Confederations Cup and 2014 World Cup. This system excepted to price up to $250,000 per stadium.
This technology called as Hawk-Eye system and works by 6 cameras to track the ball on the pitch and goal post. The system software uses to pinpoint the exact location of the ball. And if ball crosses the goal-line an radio signal is sent to the referee’s wristwatch to a goal has been scored. This whole process takes less than a second to complete. Already this system used in cricket and tennis. Hawk-Eye system owned by Sony.
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The panel of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) general secretary say that, “We believe that it is a great day for football, from an English perspective it is a hugely important day, it is a cause we have on our agenda for a number of years.”
A FIFA spokesman said that “we would like to place on record our sincere thanks to the football association for their willingness to support the live match tests, a critical part of test phase 2 for goal-line technology.
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