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.

0 - This is the 1st time that @ManUtd haven't conceded a single shot on target in two successive @premierleague gam… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 hours ago

3 - N'Golo Kante is only the 3rd @ChelseaFC player to win the PFA Players' Player of the Year award, after John Ter… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 4 hours ago

5 - Five of the last six players to have won the PFA Young Player of the Year award have played for @SpursOfficialtwitter.com/i/web/status/8… 4 hours ago

500 - Lionel Messi has scored his 500th goal for Barcelona in all competitions. Stellar. https://t.co/Jx3kUl1CQ9 16 hours ago

1 - Lionel #Messi is now the all-time top-scorer in #ElClasico in La Liga (15), surpassing Alfredo Di Stefano (14).… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 17 hours ago

100 - Gareth Bale will be the 3rd British player to make 100 appearances in La Liga (David Beckham 116 y Gary Linek… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 hours ago

1 – Sam Allardyce has won his first Premier League match at Anfield as a manager, in what was his 14th attempt. Overdue. 19 hours ago

1 - Crystal Palace are the first team to win on three consecutive Premier League trips to Anfield since Chelsea in… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 hours ago

5 - Christian Benteke has scored more PL goals at Anfield as a visiting player (5), than he did as a Liverpool player (4). Mindset. 20 hours ago

5 - Christian Benteke has scored more Premier League goals at Anfield as an opposition player than at any other away venue (5). Form. 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.