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Fifa ask technology companies to come up with better visuals to end offside confusion

Technology companies have been asked to come up with better visuals around marginal offside calls by world governing body Fifa.

Firms will be sent datasets of different offside incidents and asked to present solutions to Fifa’s Working Group for Innovation Excellence.

The lines used to demonstrate marginal offside calls currently often leave viewers and even pundits confused as to what the correct decision should be, and Fifa clearly hope a new system can provide greater clarity.

In a separate but related development, three firms are interested in working on the next phase of developing semi-automated technology to assist referees and

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