FULAN Selects Tuxera NTFS for Multi-Channel PVR Over USB
Provides Plug and Play Compatibility for Any External NTFS Pre-Formatted Storage

HELSINKI, FINLAND–(March 14, 2011) – Tuxera Inc., the leading provider of Windows and Mac compatible file systems for Android, Linux, and other platforms, announced today that FULAN Electronics, based in Shenzhen, China, has selected Tuxera NTFS interoperable file system solution for its Full HD set-top boxes powered by Fulan’s new Spark service. FULAN is one of the top set-top box manufacturers in China providing solutions to many worldwide brands.

Tuxera NTFS offers an easy-to-use personal video recorder (PVR) functionality for any USB drive with improved features and usability. With Tuxera solution consumers can record and play-back several channels at the same time in a portable NTFS format with no limits in recording length. Tuxera makes FULAN set-top boxes plug and play compatible with every standard NTFS pre-formatted external storage.

“High-performance NTFS has become a must-have functionality for any PVR capable set-top box today, and Tuxera absolutely was the natural choice because of its market-leading embedded file system expertise and close partnership of our chipset provider. Tuxera NTFS will help greatly to make perfect user experience possible together with FULAN’s new value-added Spark service, which lets consumers to enjoy better support and a growing number of attractive interactive multimedia applications free-of-charge on FULAN set-top boxes,” noted Product Director, Henry Duan at FULAN.

“We are pleased to add FULAN as Tuxera licensee in the dynamic set-top box segment. It is also great to see all this happening in China where Tuxera continues to invest increasing business development resources as well as local customer support services,” noted Mikko Välimäki, Tuxera CEO.

About Tuxera. Tuxera is a leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across devices. With Tuxera file systems inside, users experience plug and play interoperability with their laptops, digital cameras, set-top-boxes, mobile phones and other consumer electronics. Building on the success of open source, Tuxera’s industry-standard NTFS and exFAT solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have over 30 million installations. Close collaboration with Microsoft ensures reliable compatibility and helps Tuxera to set the standard in high-performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. Tuxera’s customers include leading hardware, software, and consumer electronics companies. For more information, please visit www.tuxera.com.

About FULAN. FULAN Electronics Technology Development Ltd was founded in June 1999. In the past decade, FULAN has dedicated in innovative digital audio and video solutions, built up an elite group and become a leading set-top box enterprise in China. Aiming at creating more additional value and exceed expectation of customers, FULAN launched creative ‘Spark’ service in the market in Q4 2010 which makes FULAN set-top boxes not only cost-effective DVB/IP Hybrid multimedia players, but also intelligent interactive terminals. For more information, please visit www.fulansoft.com.