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.

5 - Equatorial Guinea have not conceded more than once in their five previous AFCON group games. Tight. 7 hours ago

1 - Burkina Faso have registered just one win in their last 19 Africa Cup of Nations group games (D7 L11). Opportunity. 7 hours ago

1 - Gabon have lost only one of their previous 10 matches against Equatorial Guinea (W6 D3). Confident. 7 hours ago

2 - Of their last 24 FA Cup matches v lower league opposition, only twice have Arsenal let in 2+ goals; both v Brighton. Seasick. 8 hours ago

#AFCONfact; Burkina Faso's #Stallions have attempted 38 shots (inc. blocked) at this tournament but are yet to score CON v BFA BE2 1745 LIVE 8 hours ago

4 - The first four shots on target in the game between Brighton and Arsenal have resulted in a goal. Thrill. 8 hours ago

1 - Brighton and Hove Albion's goal in the 50th minute was their first shot on target. Clinical. 9 hours ago

233- Aston Villa have scored their first goal in 233 minutes (all competitions). Revival. 9 hours ago

1 - Walcott has bagged his first FA Cup goal since Jan 2013, when Arsenal played away at Brighton & Hove Albion. Fruitful. 10 hours ago

1 - Theo Walcott has scored his first goal in any competition for Arsenal since January 2014. Return. 10 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.