Goal-Line Technology Update: July 2013

There have been some interesting news items about goal-line technology this week. The GoalControl system was used in all six stadia in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013, Brazil. There was no contentious goal decision in the tournament. After the tournament, Howard Webb observed: From my point of view, the reassurance that the system gives us … Continue reading Goal-Line Technology Update: July 2013

Goal-Line Technology Update: April 2013

I have been following FIFA’s plans for goal-line technology. My last update was in February. Yesterday it was announced that GoalControl GmbH has won the right to supply Goal-Line Technology at the 2013 Confederations Cup. The company will supply their technology to the World Cup in Brazil 2014, subject to its successful use in 2013. … Continue reading Goal-Line Technology Update: April 2013

Cairos Goal-Line Technology

Yesterday FIFA added Cairos Technologies AG as a third licensed goal-line technology supplier. A FIFA press statement noted: The CAIROS system was tested by the independent Swiss institute EMPA. Tests were conducted in December 2012 at Karlsruhe’s Wildparkstadion, and then at ATSV Mutschelbach.  CAIROS Technologies AG began to evaluate a broad range of technologies back … Continue reading Cairos Goal-Line Technology