Accurate & consistent metadata

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

15 - No Championship midfielder has scored more goals this term than Bradley Johnson (15) – level with Matt Ritchie and Bakary Sako. Bonus. 29 seconds ago

1 - Norwich’s only defeat in their last 13 matches came against Middlesbrough (W8 D4). Warning. 1 hours ago

22 - Middlesbrough (22) have kept more clean sheets than any other Championship team this season (incl. play-offs). Resolute. 1 hours ago

337 - QPR v West Ham in April saw fewer successful passes than any other Premier League game in 2014-15. Functional. 6 hours ago

5 - Newcastle’s Moussa Sissoko picked up five bookings for dissent, more than any other PL player in 2014-15. Chatty. 6 hours ago

6 - QPR’s Rob Green made more errors leading to a goal than any other Premier League player in 2014-15. Butter. 6 hours ago

11 - In 2014-15 Wayne Rooney became the first player to score 10+ goals in 11 successive Premier League seasons. Guarantee. 6 hours ago

10 - Diego Costa reached 10 PL goals in just nine games; the only player to reach double figures in fewer is Mick Quinn (6). Sprint. 6 hours ago

4 - George Boyd is the 4th player to play for two relegated teams in the same PL season (+ Mark Robins, Steve Kabba & David Nugent). Doomy. 6 hours ago

52 - Liverpool scored 52 league goals in 2014-15. Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge scored 52 league goals between them in 2013-14. Missed. 18 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.