As of August 21, 2017, Kontron AG was acquired by S&T Deutschland Holding AG. Kontron AG develops and manufactures embedded computing technology products and solutions in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company operates in three business units: Industrial, Communications, and Avionics/Transportation/Defense. It offers boards and standard form factors, including COMe form factors; SMARC low-power embedded architecture platform; ETX starter kits and evaluation boards; single board computers, and motherboards and accessories; AdvancedTCA, VME, VPX, CompactPCI (CPCI), and CPCI Serial standard form factors; and PCI, switch, FPGA mezzanine card standards. The company also provides aircraft, defense, industrial, medical, and transportation computers; cloud platform solutions; connectivity network platforms; monitors; panel PCs/intelligent displays; rack mount and telecom systems; and rugged tablets. In addition, it offers KeAPI, a single device interface that enables user to access information to various components of hardware; device monitoring, and control and management tools; and APPROTECT, a secure framework system for applications. Kontron AG serves automation, avionics, communications, defense, energy, infotainment, medical, and transportation industries. The company was formerly known as Kontron Embedded Computers AG and changed its name to Kontron AG in August 2002. Kontron AG was founded in 1959 and is based in Augsburg, Germany.