Powering apps for smartphones & tablets

The second screen experience is an essential tool in a modern sports broadcaster's toolkit. Opta is ideally placed to assist with maximising the potential of this channel.

11 - Pep Guardiola has now won 11 of his 18 semi-final ties, winning 10 of those finals, including each of the last… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 3 hours ago

4 - Man City have progressed to a domestic cup final for the fourth time in the last six seasons (excl. Community S… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 3 hours ago

550 - Marlon Pack's header ended Bristol City's run of 550 minutes without scoring a goal from open play. Consolation. 4 hours ago

14 – Kevin de Bruyne has provided 14 assists for Manchester City in all competitions this season; more than any oth… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 4 hours ago

5 – Leroy Sane has either scored or assisted in five of his six appearances for Manchester City in 2018 (3 goals, 3… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

0 - Bristol City are the only team in the top four English leagues yet to score a non-penalty goal in 2018. Concern. 5 hours ago

5 - Pep Guardiola has lost five of his last six semi-final ties, after winning nine of his first 11. Downturn. https://t.co/kHHHkTmLBF 6 hours ago

2001 - The last time a Championship side overturned a semi-final first leg deficit against a Premier League club in… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 7 hours ago

10 - Sean Dyche's Burnley have kept 10 clean sheets in 24 Premier League games this season; as many as they achieve… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 9 hours ago

3 - Jurgen Klopp has lost more Premier League games against @SwansOfficial than he has vs any other side in the competition. Clipped. 22 Jan

Second screen

Deepening fan engagement

Opta data is ideal for use in engaging and interactive second screen applications.

From smartphones, to tablets and laptop computers, Opta data has been used to engage with fans across all platforms by providing a whole new level of information to illuminate any sports broadcast.

More opportunities for brands to interact

As Opta's detailed performance data is collected live, it can pushed out to applications of all kinds within seconds of the action occurring on the pitch.  This creates the opportunity for all kinds of interactive experiences - from tactical analysis apps and websites to social networks and fan communities.

Increasing the sponsorship inventory

For rights holders of all kinds, the second screen landscape offers the chance to provide a whole new area of sponsorship inventory.  Opta data can be published and shared across a wide range of platforms, opening up a range of exciting possibilities.

Examples of Opta data being used in second screen experiences

Web app Squawka use detailed Opta to create an engaging and enthralling second screen experience across all platforms.

Squawka showing an example of detailed data analysis within its second screen experience.

The FourFourTwo StatsZone app allows users to analyse and share live stats on their iOS devices, as the game progresses.