- by Karolina Mosiadz
Brings Interoperability Across Home Media Products
Helsinki, Finland and Yokohama, Japan – April 18, 2013 – Tuxera Inc., the market leader in the interoperable file system technologies announced today a partnership with SKnet, a leader in multimedia after-market accessories.
Tuxera file system suite ships in SKnet home media devices for interoperability and enhanced performance. SKnet offers their customers a unique media experience basing on the concept of “original and creative product development” and leveraging on a legacy of pioneering premium PC products. One of SKnet flagship products, Monster smart-TV line boosts integrated Internet capabilities including social media interaction, web surfing, easy network streaming and app access.
Analysts behind Markets & Markets report on Global Smart TV market are expecting Android, already prevalent on the mobile market, to make its way into the TV and connected home environment by the end of 2013.
“Tuxera NTFS brings the best interoperability support for Android devices available and it is also an ideal file system solution for set-top boxes. Tuxera file systems provide high performance API and bring us the support for multichannel, high definition recording and playback. In order to match the growing consumer expectations, we need our products to perform at the highest level and have full compatibility with other devices,” noted Kanuru Seno, President of the SKnet Corporation.
“Nowadays, the customers require access to any kind of content anytime, anywhere. Tuxera’s interoperable file systems enable users to stream and record the media content with no limitation to recording size or length and subsequently play it back from any locally attached USB hard drive, memory stick or SD card,” added Szabolcs Szakacsits, Tuxera CTO and President.
According to a study conducted by ABI Research, the worldwide set-top box market is expected to grow to 242 million in 2016, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.
“Asia is undoubtedly one of the fastest growing and most innovative technology market in the world and it is also the region where our investments are the largest. With local offices in Taipei, Beijing and Seoul Tuxera offers its customers efficient and prompt service. We are always within reach,” commented Yang Zhiheng, Country Manager at Tuxera.
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About SKnet: SKnet is a leading developer and manufacturer of the computer video peripheral products for consumer after-market as well as OEM market. The company was established in 1995 with headquarters based in Shin-Yokohama, Japan and manufacturing operation in Taiwan. For more information please visit http://www.sknet-web.co.jp/
About Tuxera: Tuxera is the leading provider of file systems that allow music, pictures, videos and other content to be ported across mobiles, tablets, home entertainment, consumer, industrial or any other electronics. Tuxera’s industry-standard file system solutions for Android, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms have hundreds of millions installations. Close collaboration with industry leaders ensures reliable compatibility and helps to set high standard in performance, low power use for embedded and mobile solutions. For more information, please visit www.tuxera.com