Adding detail to official programming

Opta are experienced at helping broadcasters maximise the quality of their high-profile rights, engaging and enthralling millions of viewers in the process.

5 - Leicester City will become the 5th Midlands team to appear in the EC/CL after Wolves, Derby, Nottm Forest and Aston Villa. Regional. 59 seconds ago

38% - 38% of Champions League winners have come from group F since the new formula was put in place in 2003/04 (5 of 13). Prayer. #UCLdraw 11 minutes ago

7 - Pep Guardiola has reached the semi-finals in each of his seven seasons as manager in the Champions League. Expectations. 30 minutes ago

18 - No team scored more goals than Spurs in the group stage of 2010/11 (18), their only previous appearance in the Champions League. Memory 31 minutes ago

6 - Arsenal have been knocked out at the last 16 stage of the Champions League in each of the last six seasons. Groundhog. 32 minutes ago

1 - The 2016-17 Champions League will be @LCFC ’s first participation in European competition since the 2000/01 UEFA Cup. Stage. 34 minutes ago

1 - Claudio Bravo would be the first Chilean goalkeeper to make an appearance in the Premier League. Global. 1 hours ago

4 - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the only player to score 4 goals in a @premierleague game after coming on as a sub (Feb 99 v N.Forest). Assassin 7 hours ago

117 - @DannyDrinkwater has made more tackles than any other English player since the start of last season in the Premier League. Committed. 7 hours ago

100% - Joe Hart completed all of his nine passes in the first half against Steaua Bucharest. Bravo. https://t.co/kcphZRv6bn 20 hours ago

Enhancing broadcast productions

Integration into the live broadcast environment

Opta have extensive experience of integrating bespoke data feeds and editorial services into live broadcast environments.  Opta can help add additional context to a match or the opinion of a broadcaster, as well as significantly enhance technical infrastructure by integrating:

  • Detailed data into live graphic production software
  • Metadata to create efficient video archiving processes and reduce editing times
  • Metadata for automated clip generation
  • Live editorial services to support the production process


Some of our data in action

BBC showing action areas for the Scotland v South Africa game using Opta data.

Opta player data is used to construct a head-to-head comparison

Sky Sport using Opta data to show average formation

Sky Sport using Opta data to show Everton's average formation against Man Utd

The Hego touchscreen can integrate detailed Opta performance data such as player touch and pass maps.