Lafayette Instrument Company successfully acquired a controlling interest in MindWare Technologies, Ltd., a Columbus, Ohio based Software Development Company. MindWare brought a wealth of experience to solving researcher's complex computer based data acquisition and analysis needs. MindWare had over 40 years of real-world engineering knowledge in both industry and academia. A partnership remains today to leverage MindWare's presence in the academic and medical research communities for designing, developing and manufacturing products for the Psycho-physiology Scientific Research market. In late 2006, Lafayette Instrument Company purchased Acumar Technology, formerly of Portland Oregon, and the rights to the Acumar product line. The Acumar is the only digital inclinometer listed in the 5th edition of the American Medical Association's guide.