Skyviia Selects Tuxera NTFS for Multimedia Chipsets
Breakthrough NTFS Read and Write Performance for DTVs and Set-Top Boxes

HELSINKI, FINLAND – (February 15, 2011) — Tuxera Inc., the leading provider of Windows and Mac compatible file systems for Linux, Android and other platforms, announced today that Taiwan-based Skyviia Corporation has selected its high-performance Tuxera NTFS interoperable file system solution. Starting from Skyviia SV8860, Tuxera NTFS is integrated into Skyviia’s multimedia System-on-a-Chip (Soc) solutions that power for example DTVs, set-top boxes and digital photo frames.

Tuxera NTFS brings Skyviia chipsets seamless cross-platform interoperability. Now OEMs and brand manufacturers can design devices that can record, time-shift, and playback several full-HD 1080p video streams in portable NTFS format at the same time. Consumers can attach external Windows-formatted storages to the devices to extend recording and backup capabilities. Same portable storages can be used with PCs and other NTFS-compatible devices.

“With Tuxera NTFS inside, Skyviia SV8860 offers a very competitive turnkey solution for connected multimedia deployments. It has been a pleasure to start working with Skyviia with whom we share a common technology and market vision. There is no doubt Skyviia belongs to the most innovative chipset companies in the world with a bright future ahead,” said Mikko Välimäki, Tuxera CEO.

“High-performance NTFS has become a must-have functionality in any kind of connected multimedia devices. We chose the market-leading Tuxera NTFS solution for its know reliability and Tuxera’s chipset performance acceleration expertise that has brought the best out of our silicon. I firmly believe that bundling Tuxera NTFS with Skyviaa’s latest SoC solutions helps us to close new major accounts together,” noted Brian Sung, Skyviaa VP of Engineering.

About Tuxera. Tuxera is the 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

About Skyviia. Skyviia Corporation, a multimedia IC design company, is the market pioneer in System On Chip (SOC) solutions for innovative digital multimedia products. As a spin-off from Skymedi, the world’s market leader in storage controller IC solutions, Skyviia leverages Skymedi’s deep semiconductor industry experience to integrate competitive turnkey product solutions for our customers to develop Video, Audio and Internet multimedia electronics products. For more information, please visit