Innovations change our daily lives. New ideas are the driving force behind the football industry to improve the comfort, safety and performance of players and referees. Learn more about video assistance, goal-line technology and electronic performance monitoring and evaluation systems
With the implementation of goal-line technology in 2012, the first obvious technological innovation arrived in football. New ideas are the driving force of the football industry for improving comfort, safety and performance aspects for the players and referees on the pitch.
FIFA’s Technological Innovations in Football department covers the process from identifying the needs of football players, developing international standards and implementing them in football, to the feasibility analysis of innovations.
The innovation process is initiated by the world of football. The needs of players, coaches, teams or competitions are the starting point of a process of research and improvement of the requirements and directives related to products, services and / or installations relating to football. Once technologies are gradually integrated into football or when feasibility studies show that innovations add value to the sport, FIFA seeks to set up a Quality Program to standardize the use of products and technologies.
McSport’s work on several innovation models and applications in the coming years to national teams and professional clubs.