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.

4 - West Ham are without victory in their last four Europa League qualifying games (D1 L3), losing their last three away trips. Dreary. 3 hours ago

15 - Mark Noble has scored 15 of his last 16 penalties for West Ham. Composed. 4 hours ago

4 - Sofiane Feghouli scored 4 goals in 10 European games last season for Valencia (Champions League/Europa League - inc. qualifying). Iron. 5 hours ago

3 - NK Domzale have won three of their four qualifying games so far this season (D1), with victories in both of the home legs. Undefeated. 5 hours ago

14 - Edwin van der Sar kept a Premier League record 14 consecutive clean sheets between Nov 2008 and Feb 2009. Surf. https://t.co/tRxDQ7OEb1 11 hours ago

16 - Robin van Persie has scored 10+ league goals in each of his last six seasons, including 16 in 2015/16 for Fenerbahce. Wanted. 13 hours ago

88.7% - John Stones completed a higher share of his passes than any other defender to play 25+ games in the PL last season. Assured. 14 hours ago

22 – Since his debut Paul Pogba has provided more assists in Serie A than any other Juventus player (22). Inventive. https://t.co/6DyAKyoH6M 15 hours ago

56 – Sol Campbell played a record 56 consecutive PL games without being on the losing side (2002 to 2004). Winner. https://t.co/Jzf8m7oFgX 27 Jul

17 - Marko Arnautovic was involved in 17 league goals in 15/16 (11 goals, 6 assists), the most by a Stoke player in a PL campaign. Potted. 27 Jul

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.