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FIFA Approves Goal Technology

Pedro Trebbau Lopez – Goal Technology

Pedro Trebbau Lopez.

FIFA has recently approved the use of goal technology in official tournaments after long discussions. It will be also used in the World Cup of 2014. Many technologies has been developed but the approved ones are the Hawk-Eye and GoalRef systems.

Some technologies include the use of a chip in the ball that allow sensors in the goal area to detect the ball when it passes. The Hawk-Eye technology is already used in cricket and tennis.

Although many are in favor of using this technology other believe that it will impact the human element in matches.

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