MStar selects Tuxera file system for its set-top box chipsets

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 
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Interoperable File Systems Brings Expandable, Portable Storage and Multi-Channel Recording for the Next Generation Consumer Entertainment

HELSINKI, FINLAND — Tuxera Inc., the leading provider of Windows and Mac compatible file systems for Android, Linux and other platforms, today announced that MStar Semiconductor, Inc., a global leader in Set-Top Box chipsets, has selected Tuxera’s interoperable file systems for its advanced System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solutions. With Tuxera’s file system solutions integrated, consumers can attach Windows-formatted portable hard drives and other storages into the next-generation Set-Top Boxes for seamless high-performance recording and playback.

“Portable high-capacity storage has become a must-have supported feature for every connected device,” said Walker Chen, General Manager of STB Business Unit at MStar. “Powered by Tuxera market leading file system solutions, MStar is now best positioned to achieve portable, interoperable storage without any sacrifice to usability or reliability. Tuxera also combines interoperability with the highest performance numbers we have seen with any file system before, paving the way for our customers to design previously unforeseen multi-channel PVR deployments.”

“We are pleased to partner with MStar to provide full support for unlimited portable storage and the fastest possible recording speeds available.” noted Mikko Välimäki, Tuxera CEO. “We will continue our preferred model to integrate Tuxera file systems together with the market leading chipsets to bring more functionality and superior user experience to consumers all over the world.”