Accurate & consistent metadata

All of Opta's data is embedded with timecodes and metadata to help broadcasters reduce costs and increase efficiencies.

3:49 - At 3 minutes 49 seconds, Alexis Sanchez’s opening goal was @Arsenal's fastest ever in an FA Cup final. Quick… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 43 seconds ago

Pre-order @oilysailor's book 'Outside the box: A Statistical Journey through the History of Football':… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 23 May

5 - Alexis Sanchez has scored in five successive games for Arsenal in all comps for the first time ever. Timely. https://t.co/vOzMQBLPE2 40 minutes ago

45 - Alexis Sanchez has been directly involved in 45 goals in 51 appearances for Arsenal this season (30 goals, 15 assists). Handy. 47 minutes ago

392 - Per Mertesacker is set to start his first game for Arsenal since April 30th 2016 (v Norwich), 392 days ago. https://t.co/YAbIqltHOj 1 hours ago

2 - Chelsea have lost just twice in their last 13 games against Arsenal in all competitions (W8 D3). Governed. https://t.co/u9LfwZzBSg 2 hours ago

2 - This will be the second FA Cup final contested between Arsenal and Chelsea. The Gunners winning 2-0 in the 2002… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 hours ago

1.2 - Marco Silva averaged 1.2 points per game in the Premier League, the best rate of any Hull manager. Buzzed. https://t.co/1OK97g9gIM 4 hours ago

20 - This is Arsenal’s 20th FA Cup final appearance, the most in history. They haven’t lost any of their last five… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 4 hours ago

4 - Chelsea haven’t lost any of their last four FA Cup Finals, all of which have been contested at Wembley. Steely. youtu.be/mH-L65HlYDk 5 hours ago

Logging & archiving

Accurate & consistent broadcast metadata

Opta understands the need for accurate and consistent broadcast metadata to assist your production workflows and create practical and usable match logs and video archives.

Opta's unique data collection system means that we embed all of our data with time codes and metadata which work together to help broadcasters to reduce costs and increase efficiencies.

Intergrated with market leading Media Asset Management software 

Our timestamped data is ideal for logging key match events in a robust and consistent manner and can be integrated into any 3rd party software packages.

We have also partnered with the most widely used services in the broadcast industry including:

EVS - Our data has been formatted to EVS IP Director format to allow automated integration and clip generation.
VizRT - Opta data has also been integrated with Viz One (VizRT’s Media Asset Management software) to make searching and archiving as easy as possible.
Dalet – We have also worked with Dalet, to integrate our data into their MaM software.