FIFA World Cup 2022 To Use Semi Automated Offside Technology
FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar will play with the introduction of a Semi Automated Offiside Technology. This technology which has been previously used in tournaments like 2021 FIFA Arab Cup. Also in the previous FIFA Club World Cup. The technology will see Officials get notifications of an offside ruling. However, they confirm manually before passing the information to the referee on-field. Also the process of decision of the offiside with be communicated to the fans via improved 3D animation display. This will show home the offiside decision was reached and not just only fans in the stadium but also online viewers and television viewers.
FIFA President Talks About the Technology
The FIFA President talking about the use of the Technology : “Semi-automated offside technology is an evolution of the VAR systems that is in use across the world. “This technology is the culmination of three years of dedicated research and testing to provide the very best for the teams, players and fans who will be heading to Qatar later this year. “FIFA committs to harnessing technology to improve the game of football at all levels, and to use semi-automated offside technology at the FIFA World Cup in 2022 is the clearest possible evidence.”
FIFA World Cup 2022: How Does the Technology Work?
The Semi Automated offside Technology 12 tracking cameras fixed under the roof of the stadium to track the ball and also 29 ddata parts of each individual player. However, at a period of 50 times per seconds, knowing precisely where they are on the pitch. The 29 collected data parts include all body parts recognized in the new offside rule . For more accuracy a sensor is in the adidas Al Rihla official World Cup match ball.
This sensor, in the centre of the ball, sends ball data to the video operation room 500 times per second, allowing a very precise detection of the kick point. However , putting all these together the new technology provides an automatic offside alert to the video match officials inside the video operation room whenever the ball is with an attacker who is in an offside position. They pass the information to the officials on field after all deliberations for a decision.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Starts.
The 2022 World Cup is taking place in Qatar in the winter months rather than the usual summer ones. Due to the heat. The tournament kicks off on Monday November 21 at the Al Thumama Stadium. When Senegal take on the Netherlands in Group A. With England vs Iran being the second game of the tournament in Al Rayyan.
That next game is by hosts Qatar against Ecuador at the Al Bayt Stadium. England finish Group B with games against the USA on Friday November 25. And versus Wales on Tuesday November 29 following Wales’ progression via the play-offs.
The knock-out stage begins on Saturday December 3.
The final at the Lusail Stadium in Doha a week before Christmas on Sunday December 18.