Accurate & consistent metadata

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

8 - Barnsley are the first team in @football_league history to lose 8+ consecutive games in a season and be promoted in the same season. Up. 9 hours ago

4 - Barnsley have scored 3+ goals in four consecutive games for the first time since October 1965. Promoted. 10 hours ago

2 - Both of Adam Hammill's goals at Wembley this season have been scored from outside the box. Barnstorming. 12 hours ago

1:28 - Ashley Fletcher's goal was the quickest goal scored by Barnsley this season (1 minute 28 seconds). Timing. 12 hours ago

2 - Ashley Fletcher has scored in both of his appearances at Wembley for Barnsley this season (two goals). Occasion. 12 hours ago

5 - Barnsley have won five of their last six contests against Millwall (L1), including the last three in a row. Favourites. 13 hours ago

1 - Zinedine Zidane has become the first French manager to win the @ChampionsLeague. Pantheon. #uclfinal https://t.co/0cUT6Q7o5b 28 May

11 - Real Madrid have now won the European Cup/Champions League 11 times, four more than any other team. Legs. 28 May

0 - Real Madrid lost their only previous CL shootout (vs Bayern in 2012), while Atletico have won both of theirs. Lottery. 28 May

2014 - The only previous Champions League final that went to extra-time but not penalties was Real v Atletico in 2014. Repeat? 28 May

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.

Intergrated with market leading Media Asset Management software 

Our timestamped data is ideal for logging key match events in a robust and consistent manner and can be integrated into any 3rd party software packages.

We have also 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.
VizRT - Opta data has also been integrated with Viz One (VizRT’s Media Asset Management software) to make searching and archiving as easy as possible.
Dalet – We have also worked with Dalet, to integrate our data into their MaM software.