Accurate & consistent metadata

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

26% - Only two players (Diego Costa & Juan Mata) have a better chance conversion rate than Lukas Podolski in the last 3 PL seasons. Aha. 3 hours ago

STAT PACK: Which Falcao are Chelsea getting? Have a look at the stats: bit.ly/1HBSIeh http://t.co/L1nwurTCib 23 hours ago

8 - The four goals and four assists Falcao achieved last season in the PL all came when he started the game (14 starts; 12 sub). Choice. 3 Jul

7 - Manchester United have played seven previous Premier League games on a Friday and have never lost (W4 D3). Freaky. 3 Jul

5 - The eventual Premier League title winning team have started their season on Monday night in each of the past five seasons. Baggies. 3 Jul

37 – Since August 2013, Charlie Austin has scored 37 league goals (incl. play-offs) for QPR; 30 more than any other player. Value. 3 Jul

40 – Manchester City have seen more goalscorers of different nationalities than any other Premier League team (40). Diverse. 3 Jul

We're looking for a Sports Data Architect to work on some exciting new projects. optasports.com/about/getting-… Application. 2 Jul

3 - Diafra Sakho has now scored three goals in his last three home appearances for the Hammers (all competitions). Iron. 2 Jul

0 - West Ham United have failed to find the net in each of their last four European matches. Hapless. 2 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.