Accurate & consistent metadata

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

4 - Steven Gerrard is the 4th English player to hit 20+ CL goals, after Rooney (29), Scholes (24) & Lampard (23). Golden. 10 hours ago

9 - Kostas Mitroglou has scored nine goals in his last 13 Champions League games. Nightmare 10 hours ago

8 - Mario Balotelli has only scored eight goals in the Champions League but they have come for four different clubs. Journeyman. 10 hours ago

26 - Real Madrid have now scored 26 goals in eight Champions League games in 2014. Juggernaut. 10 hours ago

1 - Carlos Tevez has scored his first Champions League goal since April 2009 (a period of 1003 mins of play). Relief. 10 hours ago

2 - Arsenal have conceded 2+ goals for the 11th time in their last 19 Champions League away games. Susceptible. 11 hours ago

1 - Liverpool and Arsenal have had a combined total of one shot on target so far. Frustrated. 11 hours ago

1:19 - Bram Nuytinck was booked after 1:19 mins, the fastest yellow card in the CL since Abou Diaby in Sep 2012 (0:21). Urgency. 11 hours ago

4 - Liverpool have now failed to score a first half goal at Anfield in four of their last five matches (all competitions). Lackadaisical. 11 hours ago

15 - Dortmund's opening goal against Arsenal came from their 15th shot of the game. Inevitable. 11 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.