Camera locations per KHL technical regulations

In order for video judge to have the opportunity to make the right decision, videoReferee® cameras on the ice hockey rink should be located and oriented strictly in a certain way.

Camera position and orientation of cameras are determined by the rules of the competition.

Our specialists created visualization of camera locations and their field of view. In addition to simple images we made a special 3-dimensional PDF, which allows you to interactively explore all the nuances of the camera locations.

According to 2016/2017 KHL requirements the "video-goal" system shall include the following cameras:

  • Inside the goal (Sec. 1.23a) (wireless GN-Cam);
  • Behind the goal (Sec. 1.23a);
  • Over the goal (Sec. 1.23a) ;
  • Panoramic (Sec. 1.25);
  • On the blue lines (Sec. 1.24d).

From KHL 2016/2017 regulations:

"The camera inside the goal is installed at the upper part of the vertical goal post. The lens must be located at the junction of the upper inner arc and central goalpost and be directed down the goal line. The camera view should include the goal-line and bottom portions of the goal posts. The goal-line in the picture should be straight.

Behind the goal camera should be installed outside the rink board lined up at the center of the goal. The lens must be at 20-25 cm above the top of the rink board. The camera view should include the area of the goal and the area at a distance of one meter around the goal.

Above the goal camera view should contain the area of the goal and the area around the goal at a distance of one meter.

Starting with 2017/2018 season all arenas hosting home matches of KHL clubs must be equipped with additional cameras on the blue lines."

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