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.

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27 – Chris Wood has scored 27 goals in all comps for @LUFC this term; more than any player in the top 4 divisions o… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 12 hours ago

75 – @drfc_official have scored more league goals than any other team in England’s top four tiers this season. Productive. 13 hours ago

9 - Charlie Wyke has scored 9 headed league goals this season; more than any other player in the top four tiers of English football. Nous. 13 hours ago

8 - England have failed to keep a clean sheet in each of their last eight games against Germany. Routine. 22 Mar

648 - Germany have now gone 648 minutes without conceding an international goal. Resilient. 22 Mar

4474 – Between the 1st and the last goal of @Podolski10 for the @DFB_Team_EN were 4474 days. Legend. #GERENGtwitter.com/i/web/status/8… 22 Mar

0 – England stopped Germany from landing a single shot on target in the first half. Control. 22 Mar

1 - Jake Livermore is the first outfield West Brom player to feature for England since Steve Hunt in 1984. Occasion. 22 Mar

1 - Germany have lost just one of 18 games in which they’ve played in Dortmund, losing to Italy in the 2006 World Cup (W15 D2). Comforts. 22 Mar

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.