Accurate & consistent metadata

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

5 - @NYCFC's Frank Lampard (171 goals) ranks fifth on the top goalscorers list in @premierleague history. Delivered. http://t.co/yVb8SNW9gw 14 minutes ago

1 - Frank Lampard made the most apps (429), scored the most goals (147) & provided the most assists (90) for Chelsea in the PL. Welcome. 35 minutes ago

4 - Martin Skrtel set a new Premier League record by scoring four own goals in a single season. Oops. 1 hours ago

8 - Olivier Giroud scored the opening goal of a PL game more often than any other player last season (eight games). Punt. 2 hours ago

2 - For 1st time since Bolton 1905-06, one team provided the 2 outright top scorers in a top-flight season - Suarez 31 & Sturridge 21. Pair 2 hours ago

76.9% - Only Vito Mannone (77.4%) had a better save % than Petr Cech in the 2013-14 Premier League. Decisions. 4 hours ago

7 - Manchester United finished outside the top six in the top-flight for the first time since 1989-90 (13th). Trailed. 4 hours ago

12 - All 12 of Samuel Eto'o's goals playing for an English club have been scored in west London. Ranger? 5 hours ago

10 - 2013/14 was the first season in Premier League history to see 10 managers leave a club before the final day. Shuffle. 5 hours ago

2 - Ugo Ehiogu and Laurent Koscielny are the only players to be sent-off on the opening weekend of two Premier League seasons. Fright. 23 Jul

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.