Accurate & consistent metadata

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

10 - Anthony Martial was the youngest player (19y 142d) to hit 10 Ligue 1 goals since Thierry Henry (19y 69d) (both for Monaco). Prospect. 12 hours ago

Chelsea & Juventus' early struggles continues - @OptaJoe's Weekend Review #CFC bit.ly/1JwP57j http://t.co/OoyvrEMyeR 14 hours ago

9 - Anthony Martial is the top scorer among the under-20 players in the European Top 5 leagues since last season (9). @ManUtd ? 18 hours ago

30 - Chelsea have faced 30 opposition shots on target this season, more than any other PL side (Man City the fewest with 6). Peppered. 19 hours ago

20 – Since the start of last season, Kevin De Bruyne has provided more assists than any other player in the top 5 European leagues. Vision. 19 hours ago

2 - Man Utd's last two Premier League defeats from leading positions have both come against Swansea City (also 2-1 in Feb 2015). Thorn. 30 Aug

9 - Bafétimbi Gomis has scored nine goals in his last 10 Premier League games for Swansea. Streak. 30 Aug

2 - Andre Ayew has scored in both of his Premier League appearances at the Liberty Stadium. Impact. 30 Aug

5 - Man Utd have only allowed their opponents five shots on target in the Premier League this season; fewer than any other side. Locked. 30 Aug

2 - Swansea won both PL meetings with Man Utd last season, ending a run of eight league games without a win over them (D2 L6). Buoyant. 30 Aug

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.