New Executive HD Video Conferencing Endpoint from Spire Global and Sony Video Conferencing

Spire Global announces the addition of SG-TL80 and SG-TL55 to its Sony Video Conferencing Product Line-Up.

Jun 03, 2010, 11:10 ET from Spire Global

VAN NUYS, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Spire Global is introducing a streamlined 1080/60i small form-factor camera to complement Sony's high horsepower PCS-XG80 and best-in-class PCS-XG55 video conferencing endpoints.  

The combination delivers Sony-quality HD video conferencing in a design well-suited for personal video conferencing and small meeting environments with two to three people.  

The camera, designed using Sony's stunning HD camera technology, includes a built-in microphone enabling clear, natural audio while also delivering sharp, crisp images.

"We're excited about the TL-series and the flexibility it will afford our customers.  The 10x optical zoom camera and built-in microphone make it an ideal solution for the executive desktop as well as for small meeting spaces, medical patient care, and smaller groups in distance learning and corporate training environments," stated Eric Murphy, Vice President for Spire Global.  

The SG-TL80 is capable of full 1080/60i video at speeds up to 10MB as a standard feature.  The system can host a six-site multipoint call, transcoding IP and ISDN.  Both the SG-TL80 and SG-TL55 offer built-in recording capabilities as well as unicast and multicast streaming, whether the system is in a video conference or not.

The SG-TL80 lists for $8,999, and the SG-TL55 lists for $5,999.  The products are available exclusively through Spire Global and its Sony Video Conferencing reseller partners.  

About Spire Global

Spire Global, headquartered in Van Nuys, California is the exclusive US Sales, Marketing and Support arm for Sony's  IPELA(R) line of IP-based videoconferencing endpoints and accessory products.  Spire Global is an independently-owned company founded by Video and Audio Industry Veterans in 2006.  Visit the Company at or contact Jeremy Johnson, 1-888-807-7473.

SOURCE Spire Global