Photos: World Cup 2010 gets its own Hand of God

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The players

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The players

The software manages access for all 230,000 people involved in the event including Argentina’s manager Diego Maradona as well as medical staff and volunteers.

 

Hundreds of thousands of people will be attending this year’s Football World Cup in South Africa either as spectators or workers. But what no-one will notice, and few probably know, is that software written by Mahindra Satyam will make sure everything off the pitch goes smoothly.

Here is a selection of pictures of what can be expected in South Africa and some facts about the event management software, which will be completed this month, ready for kick off in June.

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