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.

39 – West Brom have gone 39 Premier League games without being awarded a penalty, the longest wait among current PL sides. Honest. 5 hours ago

11 - Arsene Wenger has won all 11 of his home games v Tony Pulis, including all 10 in the PL (1 FA Cup game at High… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 6 hours ago

100 - Only Liverpool (112) and Chelsea (107) have scored more penalties in the Premier League than Arsenal (100). S… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 7 hours ago

100 - Alexandre Lacazette has scored Arsenal’s 100th penalty in the @premierleague. Converted. 7 hours ago

23 – Arsenal have scored in all 23 of their Premier League meetings with West Brom, the best such 100% record in the division. Bagged. 8 hours ago

3 - A. Lacazette is the first Arsenal player to score in his first 3 home league apps for the club since Brian Marw… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 8 hours ago

633 – Gareth Barry will make his 633rd appearance in the @premierleague tonight, setting a competition record in th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 9 hours ago

7 - The other managers to do this are S. Allardyce, M. Hughes, K. Keegan, R. Martinez, D. O'Leary, M. O'Neill & H.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 9 hours ago

100 – Tony Pulis will be the 8th manager to take charge of 100+ games for two different Premier League sides (West… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 9 hours ago

87 - Luis Suarez has scored 87 goals in his 100 appearances for Barcelona in La Liga. Gunman. https://t.co/VxNbzjT1eb 10 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.