Science of the Superbowl: How Technology Is Used to Supplement the Referees Eyes and Ears.

Article ID: 668362

Released: 26-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST

Source Newsroom: University of Portsmouth

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  • Jim Briggs

Professor Jim Briggs is an expert in our School of Computing and he can contribute from a refereeing point of view. He can talk about how technology is used to supplement the referees eyes and ears.

As well as his University of Portsmouth affiliation, Jim is Chairman of the International American Football Officials Association and he knows the SuperBowl referee slightly. They both spoke at a refereeing training event a couple of years ago.

Here is a link to his bio -

His email is


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