Accurate & consistent metadata

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

61 - Sergio Aguero has scored 61 goals in his opening 95 Premier League games, matching the record of Luis Suarez. Symmetry. 8 minutes ago

6 - West Ham United have scored more headed goals than any other team in the Premier League & one more than the whole of 2013-14. Noggin. 3 hours ago

4 - Arsenal have been behind at some point in all four Premier League home matches this season. Headstart. 3 hours ago

8:08 - There were eight minutes and eight seconds between QPR's first goal and Liverpool's winner earlier today. Heartbreak. 17 hours ago

5 - Swansea are winless in five Premier League games (L3 D2), this after winning their previous four in a row. Regression. 18 hours ago

1 - Oussama Assaidi provided his first Premier League assist in 27 appearances for Stoke and Liverpool combined. Timely. 18 hours ago

2 - Both of Charlie Adam’s Premier League goals from the penalty spot for Stoke have come against Swansea City. Converted. 19 hours ago

7 - No player has conceded more penalties since the start of the 2008/09 season than Ryan Shawcross in the Premier League. Clumsy. 19 hours ago

4 - Peter Crouch has scored four goals in his last five Premier League appearances against Swansea City. Menace. 20 hours ago

1 - This is the first time in Premier League history that Liverpool have benefited from two own goals in the same game. Fortuitous. 20 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.