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.

2 - No English side has failed to make it out of a Champions League group having won their opening two group games.… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 51 minutes ago

2 - After 13 games this season, Derby County have finally scored more than one goal in a game. Pow. https://t.co/7lZPnmkzOg 13 hours ago

1 - Leicester City are the first English club to win their first two games in the Champions League. Dilly. 13 hours ago

5 - Son Heung-Min has scored 5 goals in 5 games for Spurs in all comps this season, as many as he did in his last 37 last season. Refreshed. 13 hours ago

1 - Nicklas Bendtner has scored his first goal in English football since New Year's Day 2014. Hangover. https://t.co/Bcg0bVfzSK 13 hours ago

8 - Vincent Janssen had eight touches in the first half v CSKA (0 in box), at least nine fewer than any other playe… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 14 hours ago

5 - Tottenham have been goalless in five of their last six Champions League games at half-time. Drab. 14 hours ago

5 - Islam Slimani has scored five goals in his three games against Iker Casillas (Primeira Liga & #UCL). Nightmare. 14 hours ago

3 - Islam Slimani has scored three times in his first four games for Leicester, all of which have been headers. Impact. 14 hours ago

45 - Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 45 times in the Champions League since the start of the 2013/14 season, 18 more than anyone else. Elite. 14 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.