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.

15725 - Lucas Radebe has played more minutes without a single goal or assist than any other outfield player in @premierleague history. Blank 1 hours ago

24 - Petr Cech and Thibaut Courtois both conceded 24 goals in their respective domestic leagues in 2013/14. Battle. http://t.co/WKdqxDElrg 2 hours ago

225 - Only Jose Antonio Reyes (214) has a better minutes/assist rate than Nani in @premierleague history (min. 20 assists). Available? 3 hours ago

101 - Only Ryan Giggs (162) has more assists in @premierleague history than Frank Lampard. Provision. 3 hours ago

5 - @NYCFC's Frank Lampard (171 goals) ranks fifth on the top goalscorers list in @premierleague history. Delivered. http://t.co/yVb8SNW9gw 23 hours ago

1 - Frank Lampard made the most apps (429), scored the most goals (147) & provided the most assists (90) for Chelsea in the PL. Welcome. 23 hours ago

4 - Martin Skrtel set a new Premier League record by scoring four own goals in a single season. Oops. 24 Jul

8 - Olivier Giroud scored the opening goal of a PL game more often than any other player last season (eight games). Punt. 24 Jul

2 - For 1st time since Bolton 1905-06, one team provided the 2 outright top scorers in a top-flight season - Suarez 31 & Sturridge 21. Pair 24 Jul

76.9% - Only Vito Mannone (77.4%) had a better save % than Petr Cech in the 2013-14 Premier League. Decisions. 24 Jul

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

Opta data is used to create player profiles for cricket

Opta Data on Bale being used by Sky Sports

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

Opta data is used to create player profiles for cricket to show their style of batting

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