Qatar World Cup to use ‘semi-automatic’ offside technology

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Qatar World Cup to use ‘semi-automatic’ offside technology” – below is their description.

Technology that automatically detects when a player is offside will be used at this year’s World Cup in Qatar, Fifa has announced.

Football’s governing body has said the semi-automated technology will help to significantly reduce the time required to make offside decisions through the use of Var.

The technology, which includes a sensor within the match ball and 12 dedicated tracking cameras, is the result of three years of research and testing.

Pierluigi Collina, the chairman of Fifa’s referee committee, said the new technology is expected to reduce the time taken on Var offside decisions from 70 seconds to around 20 seconds.

Subscribe to The Telegraph with our special offer: just £1 for 3 months. Start your free trial now:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/customer/subscribe/digitalsub/3for1/?WT.mc_id=tmgoff_pvid_conversion-subscription_editorial-iniative_03-22_EGW-13_organic_youtube

Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/

Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.

#Qatar2022 #WorldCup2022

The Telegraph YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


About This Source - The Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, known online as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally. It was founded by Arthur B. Sleigh in 1855 as Daily Telegraph & Courier.

Recent from The Telegraph:

Moment small plane crash lands on California highway – and passengers survive

Vaughany & Tuffers Cricket Club: | Harmer talks ENG v SA, rocky start for The Hundred| Podcast

Joe Biden struggles to get his jacket on before dropping his sunglasses

In This Story: FIFA

FIFA is a non-profit organization which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, fútsal and beach soccer. It is the highest governing body of football.

3 Recent Items: FIFA

FIFA 23 – Official Matchday Experience Deep Dive Trailer

FIFA 23 – Official Pro Clubs Gameplay Overview Trailer

FIFA 23: Hands-On Preview

In This Story: Qatar

Qatar is a peninsular Arab country whose terrain comprises arid desert and a long Persian (Arab) Gulf shoreline of beaches and dunes. Also on the coast is the capital, Doha, known for its futuristic skyscrapers and other ultramodern architecture inspired by ancient Islamic design, such as the limestone Museum of Islamic Art. The museum sits on the city’s Corniche waterfront promenade.

2 Recent Items: Qatar

QATAR: the great BENEFICIARY of the WAR in UKRAINE? – VisualPolitik EN

Chad peace accord: Deal allows national dialogue, wider reform

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.