Paragon UFSD 9.0 Embedded for Smart TV Guarantees Secure High-Speed Recording and Complete Data Safety on Removable External Storage Media of any Type

First technology available to OEMs with "safe removal" and "new standby" options allowing users, in just a few seconds, to secure data and utilize NTFS, HFS+ or exFAT file systems on Android, Linux and other open-source Smart TV devices

IRVINE, Calif., July 3, 2012 - Paragon Software Group (PSG), the technology leader in mobile device and embedded system solutions, announces the release of Paragon UFSD 9.0 Embedded, the first technology to ensure complete data security when removing external storage devices from Smart TVs. Based on the industry's first and highest-performing Universal File System Driver (UFSD) technology, Paragon UFSD 9.0 Embedded guarantees the smoothest, fastest, highest-quality playback and recording of HD video content to or from Smart TV devices of any platform.


Users of embedded systems such as routers, media players, smartphones, tablets or network-attached storage devices want to be free to disable removable media quickly and without having to take further actions - like clicking on the "safely remove hardware" icon, while also ensuring that the data is safe. In embedded systems there are often no built-in "safe removal" functions available. Paragon's solution to this problem is the "Standby mode" option that allows users, in a matter of seconds, and without any effort, to disconnect the external storage device, at the same time guaranteeing complete data safety.

In addition to data safety, maximum recording speeds are necessary for the ability to transfer HD-quality data to external storage media. To ensure the maximum recording speed, Linux Kernel utilizes "deferred" or "postponed" recording, writing and recording multiple changes in a single write operation to a disk or flash drive, which requires much more time than changing the data in RAM - therefore cached write operations sometimes require more than 30 seconds to get user data to the storage safely. Paragon UFSD 9.0 Embedded facilitates safe, consistent flushing of all modified structures of the file system and user data to the disk in less than 10 seconds, allowing users to remove their storage media without worrying about file system integrity.


Paragon UFSD 9.0 Embedded line for Smart TVs includes Paragon exFAT 9.0 Embedded, Paragon HFS+ 9.0 Embedded and Paragon NTFS Embedded with driver solutions for NTFS / HFS + / exFAT for Linux / Android systems. For more information: http://www.paragon-software.com/technologies/ufsd/smarttv.html

About Paragon Software Group:

Paragon Software Group is an innovative software developer focused on two dynamic growth markets. The company's comprehensive product line for the data storage market addresses the needs of data security, storage and management for PCs, servers and networks. A second portfolio of products focuses on mobile productivity applications for handheld devices. Founded in 1994, Paragon Software has offices in the USA, Germany, Japan, and Russia delivering its solutions to consumers, small business and enterprise clients worldwide through a network of Value Added Resellers, distributors and OEMs as well as online through the company website. Paragon Software provides technology to a host of world class companies and partners including Cisco, Dell, Toshiba, NEC, Siemens, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, and more. For more information please visit the company website at www.paragon-software.com.

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