The entry level ACU Compact is the basic version of the Passive Safety Electronic System for automotive OEMs in emerging markets. It provides the elementary features for front and rear impact protection by front airbags and belt pretensioners. The extended version can be additionally equipped with side impact protection and seat belt reminding functions. Each version of the ACU Compact shares the optimized safety concept of the SAFE platform. SAFE is a modular safety platform that allows an economical and efficient safety control unit development according to the needs of automotive OEMs worldwide.