Powering apps for smartphones & tablets

The second screen experience is an essential tool in a modern sports broadcaster's toolkit. Opta is ideally placed to assist with maximising the potential of this channel.

2 - Both of Adam Hammill's goals at Wembley this season have been scored from outside the box. Barnstorming. 48 minutes ago

1:28 - Ashley Fletcher's goal was the quickest goal scored by Barnsley this season (1 minute 28 seconds). Timing. 56 minutes ago

2 - Ashley Fletcher has scored in both of his appearances at Wembley for Barnsley this season (two goals). Occasion. 1 hours ago

5 - Barnsley have won five of their last six contests against Millwall (L1), including the last three in a row. Favourites. 1 hours ago

1 - Zinedine Zidane has become the first French manager to win the @ChampionsLeague. Pantheon. #uclfinal https://t.co/0cUT6Q7o5b 17 hours ago

11 - Real Madrid have now won the European Cup/Champions League 11 times, four more than any other team. Legs. 17 hours ago

0 - Real Madrid lost their only previous CL shootout (vs Bayern in 2012), while Atletico have won both of theirs. Lottery. 17 hours ago

2014 - The only previous Champions League final that went to extra-time but not penalties was Real v Atletico in 2014. Repeat? 18 hours ago

1 - Yannick Carrasco is the first Belgian player to score in a European Cup/Champions League final. Timely. #uclfinal 18 hours ago

2 - Antoine Griezmann has missed two of his four penalty kicks this season, both against Keylor Navas. Pressure. #uclfinal 19 hours ago

Second screen

Deepening fan engagement

Opta data is ideal for use in engaging and interactive second screen applications.

From smartphones, to tablets and laptop computers, Opta data has been used to engage with fans across all platforms by providing a whole new level of information to illuminate any sports broadcast.

More opportunities for brands to interact

As Opta's detailed performance data is collected live, it can pushed out to applications of all kinds within seconds of the action occurring on the pitch.  This creates the opportunity for all kinds of interactive experiences - from tactical analysis apps and websites to social networks and fan communities.

Increasing the sponsorship inventory

For rights holders of all kinds, the second screen landscape offers the chance to provide a whole new area of sponsorship inventory.  Opta data can be published and shared across a wide range of platforms, opening up a range of exciting possibilities.

Examples of Opta data being used in second screen experiences

Web app Squawka use detailed Opta to create an engaging and enthralling second screen experience across all platforms.

Squawka showing an example of detailed data analysis within its second screen experience.

The FourFourTwo StatsZone app allows users to analyse and share live stats on their iOS devices, as the game progresses.