Accurate & consistent metadata

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

7 - Wales have now gone seven competitive internationals unbeaten (W4 D3) for the first time since Sept 1987 (eight games). Dragons #ISRvWAL 4 hours ago

3 - Wales have scored 3+ goals in an away international for the first time since September 2007 (5-2 v Slovakia). Joyous. #ISRvWAL 4 hours ago

2 - Gareth Bale is the only player to have scored more than one goal from a direct free-kick in the #EURO2016Qualifiers so far. Galactico. 4 hours ago

7 - Wales had seven shots in the first half vs Israel but scored with their only effort on target. Handy. 4 hours ago

6 - Luton Town have lost six successive FL games within a single season for the first time since the last six matches of 2007-08. Slump. 5 hours ago

26 - Coventry have dropped 26 points from leading positions this season, the joint most in the top four tiers. Wary. 6 hours ago

4 - York City's Jake Hyde has now scored in four consecutive away league games, but has none in his last seven at home. Jekyll. 6 hours ago

4 - Adebayo Akinfenwa has scored four goals in his last four league games against Tranmere. Beastmode. 7 hours ago

3 - Doug Loft has played a part in each of Gillingham’s last three goals (assisting two and scoring one). Conversion. 7 hours ago

6 - Most goals in Euro 2016 qualifiers so far: Welbeck 6 Damari 5 Rooney 4 Novakovic 4 Sigurdsson 4 Müller 4 Lewandowski 4 23 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.