Know what are “Robot-refs” introduced by FIFA and how will the robot referee technology be used at the Club World Cup 2022
“Robot-refs” is a newly introduced term by FIFA to be used soon and the Club World Cup is set to have trials regarding this digital way for referring.
Explained What Is The FIFA Robot Referee Technology Which Will Be Used At The Club World Cup 2022
The Premier League is set to try robotic VAR refs that are not like the on-pitch ones from next season on four grounds to govern a global rollout of the system. This system will use Hawk-Eye development that will include skeletal technology for tracking movement and happenings on the pitch to judge the offside decisions quickly. The Club World Cup 2022 will see a trial of the technology with Chelsea’s matches seeing the robots in play.
The system is developed by a company named Hawk-Eye. The technology is set to be used in place for the VAR review system following its lengthy results while the Robo-refs will be very instant to judge
The system is supposed to work by tracking 29 points by its advanced technology that will trace a player’s body so that it can judge on-field offside data in a period of half a second. The system is set to give vowing outcomes frequently and it is believed to be successful.
It also seems that FIFA desires to have an operational system in place for the World Cup 2022 that is scheduled in Qatar.
Where Will Robot-Refs Be Used In The Premier League
It is reportedly said that the use of Robot-refs will be trialed for four grounds of England’s four clubs namely Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea.
The examination of the system will be stringent and live, it won’t be trialed on the real match days.
The system is yet to be trialed at the four grounds of the qualified champions league clubs. It is said that a test has already been done to examine the system on some Premier League ground that has not been revealed as it was a secret test. The test was done the previous season and is said to have resulted in “extremely promising” results.
The next examination of the system is scheduled for Old Trafford, Etihad, Stamford Bridge and Anfield stadiums.
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