Accurate & consistent metadata

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

19 - England are unbeaten in 19 competitive home games, their best run since a run of 20 between 1984 and 1996. Comfort. 4 hours ago

2 - Ross Barkley has assisted Theo Walcott's last two England goals. Bank. 5 hours ago

8 - That was Theo Walcott's eighth goal for England, but only his second at Wembley for the Three Lions. Tourist. 5 hours ago

26 - Only Poland (31) have scored more goals than England in Euro 2016 qualifying so far. Gluts. 7 hours ago

4 - Sam Allardyce has won his first Premier League game in charge at all four of his previous clubs. Impact. 7 hours ago

91% - Of the 58 keepers to make 10+ saves in Euro 2016 qualifying, Wayne Hennessey has the best save percentage (91%). Rock. 14 hours ago

1 - Newcastle's only win in their last 19 Premier League games (equal to half a season) came against Sam Allardyce's West Ham. Alarm. 15 hours ago

1 - Germany have lost a competitive game against a home nation for the first time since the 5-1 defeat to England in September 2001. Memory. 8 Oct

1986 - Northern Ireland have qualified for a major tournament for the first time since the 1986 World Cup. Party. 8 Oct

3 - Darren Randolph is only the third goalkeeper to assist a goal in Euro 2016 qualifying (Rui Patricio, Pyatov). Bouncing. 8 Oct

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.