Paragon

Since 1994, Paragon Software Group provides effective solutions to ISVs, OEM, ODM, and Tier-1 suppliers. Paragon’s technology works reliably across heterogeneous devices and platforms, operating and file systems, application environments and use cases. Worldwide leaders select Paragon Software and unlock new opportunities to ramp up their business:

  • Vast and continually developing range of quality products
  • Flexibility to adapt state-of-the-art technology to specific business, market, and customer needs
  • First-class engineering services and technical support.

“We are proud to join Arm's Automotive Developer Community and contribute to development of technologies for self-driving cars and other automotive innovations of the future. Our cooperation services the all-around needs for cars, including in-vehicle infotainment systems, facilitating efficient development of automotive solutions. Working together empowers us to deliver easy, one-stop solutions for mobile devices in connected cars. Paragon Software provides key storage technology software stacks that ensure the best end-user experience through leading performance, high stability, seamless interoperability, and full data safety.”

Konstantin Komarov, CEO at Paragon Software.

Paragon Software is the market leader in file system drivers for all popular operating systems. Paragon’s drivers are based on the company’s proprietary File System Link (formerly, UFSD - Universal File System Drivers). This is cross-platform technology that enables any device to communicate and gain access to storage media regardless of file system type. Already installed in millions of devices and integrated by major suppliers, Paragon’s cross-platform tools provide the highest data throughput speeds possible — equivalent to, or exceeding, native performance. Paragon File System Link is available to automotive OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers for integration with SoCs running automotive OSs, including Android™, Linux, Integrity® and QNX®, guaranteeing the highest level of performance and reliability. The integration of Paragon File System Link allows suppliers to deliver the most cutting-edge systems with full file system format compatibility and without high CPU loads. 

Paragon File System Link key benefits:

  • Data safety and integrity
  • Stable operation and fault tolerance
  • Reliable performance over a wide range of applications
  • Minimal resource footprint
  • Consistent user experience

Solutions

Paragon File System Link

Paragon File System Link is a set of cross-platform file system drivers that bear a hallmark of outstanding quality and ensure data safety, stable operation, excellent performance, minimal resource footprint, and consistent user experience.

Paragon File System Link smoothly integrates with any platform by adding NTFS, HFS+ and exFAT support to other natively supported file systems. Paragon’s File System Link provides multi-process, read-and-write access to NTFS, HFS+ and exFAT file system, achieving high-performance results on mount and initial indexing time, and CPU utilization.

Paragon’s drivers enable car owners to connect USB devices, SD cards, or other storage media directly to in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems and instantly enjoy audio and video recordings, regardless of the file system used. The unique Standby mode functionality ensures file system consistency and reduces the need for file system checks and repairs. The highly effective Fast Mount feature allows instant access to content, effectively shifting system response time and readiness into high gear. Featuring highly optimized source code, Paragon File System Link ensures low-system requirements without system resource overloads. Paragon File System Link is a highly flexible kernel module that easily integrates into complex workflows guaranteeing the fastest time to market. 

Paragon File System Link drivers are available as: End-user applications, which can be incorporated into consumer products, self-contained kernel and embedded modules, and full SDK libraries.

Resources

www.paragon-drivers.com

Open-source projects: Paragon Technologie GmbH is an active member of Automotive Grade Linux, a collaborative open-source project bringing together automakers, suppliers, and technology companies.

Learn more about Paragon Software Group at www.paragon-software.com.