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Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

IFAB (International Football Association Board) approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee.

Within the last year, IFAB (International Football Association Board) have approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee, a move which could potentially change the game forever. The Sports Techie community blog is in agreement with this game-changing decision towards the inclusion of more technologies to help get calls right...

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It’s about Time we Let Technology Tell the Truth in Football

I can still remember that gloomy afternoon when England lost to Germany in the 2010 World Cup, I had just launched the Sports Techie community blog. Surely that Lampard shot was over the line!  There’s plenty more stories where that comes from, though that Geoff Hurst shot in the 1966 World Cup Final was miles over the line, wasn’t it?

It took the world of football until 2012 to finally agree on introducing goal-line technology and not a moment too soon. Finally we do have the goal-line technology that answers the question of whether a goal is indeed a goal or not.  About time too I hear you screaming “and why has it taken so long?”

Hawk-Eye goal-line technology uses cameras

Changing History

We may well jest about ...

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Sports Tech And The Future Of Football

“Sports Technology And The Future Of Football”

Soccer is a wonderful game and it’s the most popular team sport on the planet but for reasons unknown, it is for sure the most sports tech phobic of all. Fans like me understand the need to integrate technology into games as best as possible to help human official decide play outcomes, rule decisions and unsportsmanlike penalties, to name of few case uses. Then there is the ‘old school’ fan like my Dad that truly believe the human element is a critical component of sports that needs to stay in place no matter what.  Club Football Online created an infographic titled, “Technology And The Future Of Football” to shine light on this important topic...

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Fluendo Signs Video Analytics Deal With Glasgow Girls Football Club in Scotland

Fluendo has expanded into Scotland with its LongoMatch video analysis software through a new partnership with Glasgow Girls FC (GGFC).

Fluendo has expanded into Scotland with its LongoMatch video analysis software through a new partnership with Glasgow Girls FC (GGFC).

Fluendo Signs Video Analytics Deal With Glasgow Girls Football Club in Scotland

Fluendo and Glasgow Girls FC in the Scottish Football Association, struck a new multimedia video technology deal aimed to upgrade club training methods and technical awareness though the use of sport analytics. The GGFC Community Quality Mark club signed up for LongoMatch video analysis software to benefit over 200 registered youth girls in the Scottish Women’s Football League. LongoMatch and the GGFC located in the East-End of Glasgow, an area very near where my son’s Mothers-side of the family was living before relocating to Ellis Island, NY years ago...

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Cisco Video Technology Delivers Throughout The Sports Year And At IBC 2014

Cisco Video Technology Delivers Throughout The Sports Year And At IBC 2014 - Sports Techie blog

Cisco Video Technology Delivers Throughout The Sports Year And At IBC 2014 – Sports Techie blog

Cisco Video Technology Delivers Throughout The Sports Year And At IBC 2014

IBC 2014 is going on this weekend and Cisco is there after a sporting year where their technology helped to power the World Cup Brazil, NBC Sochi Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games. Cisco and TV Globo, a Brazilian TV network and significant global content producer, together created a 4K/ultraHD (UHD) to showcase the proof-of-concept ‘Future of Video’ people witnessed during the World Cup event, allowing the executive team an exclusive opportunity to see the look and feel of the future of live sports inside the redefined home user experience...

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