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Football governing body FIFA has selected goal-line technology from German firm GoalControl as its preferred option in trials ahead of the 2014 World Cup. The GoalControl-4D system features 14 high-speed cameras around a football pitch focused on both goal mouths to help match officials determine whether or not the ball has …

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Re: Fog, snow, hail

That's probably why the plethora of cameras: the more angles you have, the more likely the system can get a clear enough image to make a decision.

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bep

The important part

has at least been got right, in that you don't have a video replay on the big screen, just a signal to the ref. In the other sports, the controversies have just become about smaller distances, they haven't gone away entirely.

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Conspiracy I say :)

FIFA, headed by a german who hates the english - what could possibly have gone worse for english company hawk-eye against the chosen german company...

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