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.

8 - Neymar has scored his last eight goals for @FCBarcelona from just nine shots on target in all competitions. Bullseye. 35 minutes ago

2 - Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's records in El Clasicos. Heavyweights. http://t.co/Vs85vfafJR 49 minutes ago

9 - @FCBarcelona have the opportunity to record the longest run of clean sheets in their league history (currently eight). Bravo. 51 minutes ago

1500 - Alexis Sanchez's second goal was the 1500th that Arsenal have scored in the Premier League. Landmark. 50 minutes ago

8 - Saido Berahino has scored 8 goals in 11 competitive apps for WBA this season, with 7 of these coming at the Hawthorns. Spotted. 51 minutes ago

2006 - Luis Suarez will be the first Uruguayan player to play El Clásico since Pablo Garcia in 2006. Welcome. 1 hours ago

3 - Vito Mannone has made three errors leading to an opposition goal in his last two Premier League appearances. Calamity. 53 minutes ago

7 - Birmingham City have never lost a home league game by a seven-goal margin before. Grim. 56 minutes ago

1 - Follow @OptaJose for all the latest La Liga action including El Clasico this evening. Heat. 58 minutes ago

8 - Crystal Palace have conceded a league-high eight goals from set pieces in the Premier League this season. Sloppy. 1 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.