Colosseo continue to prove its leadership in FIFA’s Video Assistant Referee (VAR) project during latest real-time testing in Italy


April 11, 2017 - Coverciano, Florence, Italy

Colosseo was invited by FIFA officials for another technical meeting regarding the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) project with the main focus on providing the solution in a mobile version. The event took place at Italian football federation (FIGC) technical headquarters located in Coverciano, Florence and over 50 of the best football referees from all over the world, including the famous Pierluigi Collina were present to see and comment on the required video analytical solutions from selected suppliers in real game conditions.

Colosseo was the only one solution provider that fulfilled FIFA requirement for mobile devices and offered a fully portable and transportable version of VAR, called mVAR. During the real-time presentation, Colosseo technicians showcased all system features, including specially developed calibrated offside lines and whistle recognition system, which is fully integrated with the timekeeping solution and interactive timeline with intelligent stamp creation. The whole solution is based on IP cameras, but is also able to process SDI signals for better versatility. Referees also had an opportunity to try a wireless display device and view analyzed moments directly on the pitch sidelines. FIFA technicians were impressed with the presented solution by Colosseo and it was considered to be the best out of all participants.

ColosseoEAS, Inc. is the producer of the first completely integrated software platform for digital content creation and distribution for venues. With custom designed LED display systems, timekeeping/scoring systems, mobile applications and interactive IPTV, Colosseo has developed the most complete turnkey solution for sports venues, convention centers, shopping malls and transportation available on the market today. With over 60 installations in North America, Europe and Asia in the past 7 years, Colosseo is taking multimedia management, interactivity, entertainment and infotainment to the next level.