Accurate & consistent metadata

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

1 - Follow all the Serie A action this weekend on @OptaPaolo in both Italian & English. Calcio. 6 hours ago

7 - The last seven meetings between Swansea and Leicester have seen the home side win. Expected. 6 hours ago

1 - Follow all the action from Ligue 1 with @OptaJean in English & French. But. 6 hours ago

33 - The last team to have scored as many goals in the opening 9 games of a La Liga season were also R. Madrid in 1959/60 (33). Overwhelming 6 hours ago

4 - There have been 28 goals scored in the last seven La Liga games between Real Madrid & Barcelona, averaging four per game. Attacking. 7 hours ago

20 - Wilfried Bony has now scored 20 Premier League goals for Swansea; the joint-most with Michu. Leaders. 7 hours ago

5 - Karim Benzema has scored five goals in his last four La Liga matches at the Bernabeu against Barcelona. Alive. 7 hours ago

4 - Wilfried Bony has attempted 100% of the shots seen in the first half of Swansea v Leicester. Lonely. 7 hours ago

8 - Gylfi Sigurdsson has had a hand in eight goals (seven assists, one goal) in nine PL appearances for Swansea City this season. Trick. 7 hours ago

3 - There has been a red card in three of the last four La Liga matches between Real Madrid & Barcelona at the Bernabeu. Friction. 7 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.