Lexar Media, Inc., popularly known as Lexar, was founded in 1996 by Petro Estakhri. The company is based in Fremont,
California, and it originated from one of Cirrus Logic's divisions. Lexar spun off from Cirrus Logic in 1996 and was eventually acquired by Micron Technology in 2006. The company then merged with Crucial Technology under the name Lexar Media, and also extended an agreement with Eastman Kodak Company to produce Kodak-branded flash memory products. Some of Lexar's products include SD cards, memory sticks, compact flash drives, card readers, key drives, and more.