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.

1 - Bertrand Traore is the first player from Burkina Faso to score in the Premier League. Debut. 4 hours ago

2 - Pedro has scored as many Premier League goals versus Newcastle today as he did in his previous 19 games combined (2). Buses. 4 hours ago

3 - Chelsea have scored with all three of their shots on target in this game so far. Clinical. 5 hours ago

7 - Diego Costa has scored seven goals in his last eight Premier League appearances. Form. 5 hours ago

34 - Everton fired in 34 shots today, the most they have managed in any Premier League games since August 2003. Deluge. 6 hours ago

12 - Dimitri Payet has scored or assisted 12 Premier League goals this season; twice as many as any other West Ham player. Achy. 6 hours ago

9 - It is nine hours of Premier League football since Southampton last conceded a goal. Unbreached. 7 hours ago

11 - Southampton have scored more headed goals than any other team in the Premier League. Halo. 7 hours ago

108 - Gareth Barry earned his 108th yellow card, extending his Premier League record. Booked. 7 hours ago

22 - 22 of Emmanuel Adebayor's 97 Premier League goals have been scored from headers. Nuts. 7 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.