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Qatar 2022 Worldcup To Have Robot Linesmen For The First Time In History

The 2022 World Cup will feature a new offside system dubbed “robot linesmen.”

After successful trials, FIFA president Gianni Infantino is said to be interested in the technology.

FIFA has successfully tested a new semi-automated offside system for the 2022 World Cup.

The device, dubbed “robot linesmen,” utilises ten cameras to track 29 different body parts on each individual athlete.

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It has stadium-sized 3D animations depicting the results of the decisions.

FIFA put it to the test at the Club World Cup and the Arab Cup last year.

Evidence suggested that the existing VAR linesprocess would be accelerated if it were to be implemented.

According to the Sun, FIFA president Gianni Infantino plans to launch it in Qatar later this year.

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