With the kick-off of this year’s Brazil World Cup just days away now, one topic which has traditionally dominated the headlines in previous years’ competitions should not be in need of discussion this year – ‘Did it or didn’t it cross the line?’. FIFA have finally decided to embrace Goal Line Technology in Brazil, after years of criticizing the technology and its potential impact on the game.
The Frank Lampard goal ‘that wasn’t’ against Germany in the 2010 World Cup, due to officials failing to spot it had bounced nearly a metre across the line, thrust the debate into the limelight once again, prompting FIFA to review their position for the 2014 competition.
The technology has been in place in the Premiership for the whole of the 2013/14 season without controversy, using a system supplied by a British-based company, which bodes well for the technologies adoption in this year’s World Cup.
We are delighted that Soumac Assembly Services has been chosen as a supplier of choice for a British-based market leader in this emerging technology. We have been successfully supplying Printed Circuit Board Assemblies, ahead of schedule, for associated equipment, under extremely tight deadlines and stringent quality demands.
Our customer said “All assemblies programmed first time and were tested successfully, quality was excellent and the order was completed ahead of time”