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.

13 - Cristiano Ronaldo had 13 shots vs Villarreal this evening but could only score one goal. Urgency. 1 hours ago

30 - Chelsea defenders have contributed 17 goals and 13 assists this season in all competitions. Unit. 4 hours ago

2 - Chelsea restricted Tottenham to only two shots on target, with the second of these coming in the 36th minute. Savvy. 5 hours ago

6 - Jose Mourinho has now won six trophies as Chelsea manager (3 League Cups, 2 league titles, 1 FA Cup). Boss. 5 hours ago

6 - Chelsea have failed to keep a clean sheet in each of their last six cup finals (before today). Hope. 6 hours ago

1 - Chelsea take the lead in the #CapitalOneCupFinal with their first shot on target of the game. Captain. 6 hours ago

224 - Mesut Özil has the third best minutes per assist rate in Premier League history (min. 10 assists). Nicked. http://t.co/VMZDUDhJCN 6 hours ago

7 - Arsenal have won seven consecutive Premier League games at home for the first time since 2005. Rumble. 7 hours ago

1 - Everton have now won only one of their last 11 games in the Premier League. Slump. 7 hours ago

3 - Only one of the last 11 League Cup finals has seen fewer than three goals scored (Man Utd v Spurs in 2009). Bonanza. 7 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.