Accurate & consistent metadata

All of Opta's data is embedded with timecodes and metadata to help broadcasters reduce costs and increase efficiencies.

46 - Peter Crouch has now scored 46 headed goals in the @premierleague; equalling Alan Shearer's record. Table. 16 hours ago

11 - Wayne Rooney is the first player in Premier League history to score 10+ goals in 11 consecutive seasons. Decadence? 18 hours ago

46 - Peter Crouch has now scored 46 headed goals in the @premierleague; equalling Alan Shearer's record in the competition. Leap. 18 hours ago

100 - Wayne Rooney has scored his 100th home Premier League goal (93 at Old Trafford, 7 at Goodison Park). Centurion. 18 hours ago

80 - Papiss Demba Cissé has the best minutes per goal rate in the @premierleague this season (min. 4 goals). Bounteous. @NUFC 19 hours ago

6 - Daryl Janmaat has become the first @NUFC defender to assist as many as six goals in a single @premierleague season. Walkabout. 19 hours ago

6 - Troy Deeney has now scored six goals in six appearances for Watford against Leeds United. Expectation. 19 hours ago

11 - Papiss Cissé has now scored more @premierleague goals this season (11) than in 2012-13 and 2013-14 combined (10). Poacher. 19 hours ago

3:36 - Hearts' Género Zeefuik has scored a hat-trick with three goals netted in the space of 3 mins & 36 secs of each other. Rapid. 19 hours ago

15 - 15 of Saido Berahino's 17 competitive goals for @WBAFCofficial this season have come at home (88%). Comforts. 19 hours ago

Logging & archiving

Accurate & consistent broadcast metadata

Opta understands the need for accurate and consistent broadcast metadata to assist your production workflows and create practical and usable match logs and video archives.

Opta's unique data collection system means that we embed all of our data with time codes and metadata which work together to help broadcasters to reduce costs and increase efficiencies.

Embedded in widely used broadcast software packages

We have partnered with the most widely used services in the broadcast industry including:

  • EVS. Our data has been formatted to EVS IP Director format to allow automated integration and clip generation.
  • Ardendo. Opta data has also been integrated with Ardendo MAM software to make searching and archiving as easy as possible.
  • Logging & Data Feeds. Our timestamped data is ideal for logging key match events in a robust and consistent manner and can be integrated into other 3rd party software packages.