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.

47 - Jens Lehmann holds the record for longest unbeaten start to a @premierleague career, not losing any of his fir… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 17 hours ago

4 - Frank de Boer is the only manager in Eredivisie history to win four consecutive titles, doing so in his first f… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 20 hours ago

91 – Since the start of the 2013/14 season, Alexandre Lacazette has scored more goals in Ligue 1 than any other pla… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 22 hours ago

3⃣5⃣ - On this day 35 years ago Germany and Austria featured in a scandal game in Gijon at the @FIFAWorldCup 1982.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 25 Jun

20/9 - In head to head matches between the top six sides, Liverpool won the most points (20), while Arsenal won the fewest (9). Contrast. 25 Jun

1 – Josh Harrop is one of four players to score on his only @premierleague appearance (Aidan Newhouse, Chris David… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 24 Jun

49 - Both Nolberto Solano and Gary McAllister finished their careers with 49 @premierleague goals. Frustrating. https://t.co/yGk2QYOmRr 24 Jun

9 - Mauricio Pellegrino led Alaves to 9th place in the 2016-17 La Liga season; their highest finish in the top-flig… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 23 Jun

1 – Don’t forget to follow @OptaJonny ahead of the first @lionsofficial Test against the All Blacks tomorrow. Pride. 23 Jun

50 - Jose Mourinho reached 50 @premierleague wins faster than any other manager, doing so in just 63 games. Special. https://t.co/TtnSJZwnq6 23 Jun

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.