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Hawk-Eye's Vision Extends To Soccer And Beyond

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October 07, 2013 AT 11:00 AM
By Keith Weir BASINGSTOKE, England (Reuters) - Blatant foul or theatrical dive? Penalty kick or yellow card? The company that came up with the Hawk-Eye system to settle line calls in tennis is involved in a trial of video refereeing that could end many of the disputes that give soccer a bad name, its founder says. A two-year trial being carried out with little fanfare in the top Dutch division is the latest project to involve Hawk-Eye, a company based in southern England whose ball-tracking tools have become a familiar visual aid to umpires and fans in tennis and cricket over the past decade. ...