AI and data sideline referees at Euro 2024 football tournament

At Euro 2024 in Germany, referees are souped up with data and artificial intelligence, players' bodies are scrutinised to within a square inch by a grid of cameras, and even the ball has been fitted with a special sensor. In this edition of Tech 24, Peter O'Brien explains why football tournaments are a playground for cutting-edge monitoring and surveillance technology.

AI and data sideline referees at Euro 2024 football tournament
At Euro 2024 in Germany, referees are souped up with data and artificial intelligence, players' bodies are scrutinised to within a square inch by a grid of cameras, and even the ball has been fitted with a special sensor. In this edition of Tech 24, Peter O'Brien explains why football tournaments are a playground for cutting-edge monitoring and surveillance technology.