Accurate & consistent metadata

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

6 - Ross Barkley (six goals) was the second youngest player to score 5+ times in the Premier League last season. Whippersnapper. 5 hours ago

6 - Enner Valencia has scored six times in his last six appearances for Ecuador. Hammered. 7 hours ago

32 - Graham Dorrans created more chances without providing an assist than any other player in the 2013/14 Premier League. Flashed. 9 hours ago

3 - Only three of the 87 penalties taken in the 2013/14 Premier League were fired off target (by Puncheon, Gerrard and Sturridge). Wayward. 9 hours ago

16 - Chelsea and Man City's substitutes were involved in a joint-high 16 goals (scored or assisted) during the 13/14 @premierleague. Impact. 10 hours ago

36 - The 5 strikers Norwich used in 13/14 managed just 36 shots on target (in 4985 PL mins), fewer than Sergio Aguero (43 in 1,539). Tough. 10 hours ago

1 - Marouane Fellaini had a hand in just one goal (0 goals, 1 assist) in 21 competitive appearances for Man Utd in 2013/14. Sluggish. 12 hours ago

3 - @Carra23 scored as many goals for Tottenham as he did for Liverpool in his @premierleague career. Unintentional. 28 Jul

28 - Arturo Vidal has scored more goals in Serie A over the last three seasons than any other midfielder. Engine. #Goal50 28 Jul

20 - Lionel Messi has scored 20+ goals in each of the last six La Liga seasons, netting 28 times during 2013/14. Colossus. #Goal50 28 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.