“Automated referee” .. What is the new infiltration technology in the Club World Cup?

Abu Dhabi (FIFA official website) 02/10/2022 17:50

FIFA experiments with automatic referee technology in the Club World Cup

go run The International Federation of FootballVivaA number of successful tests of semi-automated stealth technology, during the FIFA Club World Cup Currently located in Abu Dhabi.

mentionedVivaIn a statement published on his website today, Thursday, that after the success of the tests that were conducted on the semi-automated infiltration technology in the Arab Cup last year, tests are being intensified on the application of the semi-automated intrusion technology, before its expected use in the FIFA World Cup. 2022.

Semi-automated offside technology is used to support referees in making offside decisions during the FIFA Club World Cup.

and prepare semi-automated intrusion technology An extension of the . technology system “VAR” Currently used in 47 Countries around the world and in more than 100 Football competition, including all FIFA competitions.

This technology is known as a new automated intrusion detection technology calledSemi AutomatedOr a semi-automatic, which is what some have called itautomatic judgmenton the grounds that it contributes to accelerating the discovery of intrusion, making a decision in the shortest possible time, and presenting an almost immediate decision to the video technology referee, who in turn explains it to the referee of the meeting, who will make the final decision.

“Automated referee” .. What is the new infiltration technology in the Club World Cup?
Pierluigi Collina, President of the FIFA Referees Committee. Source: Getty

The new technology relies on the use of artificial intelligence through cameras installed around the stadium to determine 3D models of the players and the ball, and determine the timing of the ball’s passing using relay and sensing data from camera systems, and a skeleton is designed for each player to determine if part of his body is infiltrating or not..

According to a statementVivaThis process takes place in real time of the match, so decisions about offsides can be made in just a few seconds.

In order to test the new technology, 10 Dedicated cameras, as well as several broadcast television cameras in the stadium for tracking 18 A data point for each player individually, with their position on the pitch.

The number of data points is expected to increase to 29 1 point per player by the time of the FIFA World Cup, and this data is then transmitted, which is collected 50 Once per second, to the VAR assistant dedicated to making offside decisions to verify and make recommendations to the VAR and field referee.

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