Finalists for American Technology Awards Announced

Washington, DC – The TechAmerica Foundation today announced the finalists for the 2014 American Technology Awards (ATAs) in 15 categories from over 100 outstanding entries. The ATA’s represent outstanding achievement and are the only “Best of” national award in the United States tech sector.

“The nominations for the 2014 American Technology Awards were outstanding. The amazing innovations and advancement in technology that each of the finalists represent is a true testament to the quality of our industry in this country,” said Shawn Osborne, Chairman of the TechAmerica Foundation. “We congratulate all the finalists for this prestigious award and applaud an industry that continues to out-do itself every year.”

Awards are given out in the categories of Advanced Manufacturing/Technology Manufacturing; Aerospace & Defense; Big Data; Clean Tech/Green Tech; Cloud Computing/Software as a Service; Consumer Electronics/Computers & Peripherals; Cybersecurity; Health & Medical Technologies; Internet Services, E-Commerce & Mobility; IT Services & Consulting; Semiconductors & Electronic Components; Server & Storage Technology; Smart Grid & Smart Instruments; Software; and Telecommunications.

In an effort to ensure that these cutting edge products receive the attention they deserve, the TechAmerica Foundation will be presenting the products and announcing the winners at a first-ever showcase and awards ceremony at 1776, D.C.’s premier tech startup. The event, being held May 20, brings together tech innovators, policy makers and investors.

During the showcase, the Breakthrough Technology of the Year will be chosen, which will then be honored at the prestigious Technology and Government dinner in June. Each finalist was chosen on the basis of a thorough evaluation by industry and technology experts and is considered for the Breakthrough Technology of the Year.

And the finalists are:

Advanced Manufacturing/Technology Manufacturing

• Arena Solutions – Arena PLM
• Arena Solutions – Arena Exchange
• Quintiq – Supply Chain Planning and Optimization

Aerospace & Defense

• BAE Systems – Advanced Analytics Framework

Big Data Applications

• Cloudera – Cloudera Enterprise
• Platfora – Platfora Big Data Analytics
• Prism Skylabs – Prism Skylabs

Clean Tech/Green Tech

• Motiv Power Systems - Powertrain Control System
• Solar Reserve - Concentrating Solar Power
• MicroPower Technologies - Helios Surveillance System

Cloud Computing/Software as a Service

• Calabrio - Calabrio Speech Analytics
• Connectloud - uCloud Platform
• Red Hat – OpenShift

Consumer Electronics/Computers and Peripherals

• Logitech - FabricSkin Keyboard Folio for iPad Air
• Panasonic - Panasonic Toughpad 4K Tablet
• SOL REPUBLIC - SOL REPUBLIC DECK

Cybersecurity

• APCON Inc. - IntellaFlex Intelligent Network Monitoring Switch
• Dell Software - Dell™ SonicWALL™ SuperMassive™ E10800
• Unisys - Unisys Stealth

Health & Medical Technologies

• Olympus - ENDOEYE FLEX 3D Articulating Videoscope
• Medtronic - Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor
• Olympus – THUNDERBEAT

Internet Services, E-Commerce & Mobility

• Infor - Infor Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Mobile
• Vee24 – VeeStudio
• Virginia Information Technologies - Virginia electronic Health and Human Resources (eHHR)

IT Services & Consulting

• BAE Systems - Virtual Desktop Solution (VDS)
• Phacil - Cloud-Based Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) Enterprise Service Desk (ESD)
• SRA International - AcuITy Insightful Solutions

Semiconductors & Electronic Components

• Cascade Microtech, Inc. - APS200TESLA

Server & Storage Technology

• Nexenta Systems – NexentaStor
• RR Donnelley – Venue
• Seagate Technology - Seagate Kinetic Open Storage Platform

Smart Grid & Smart Instruments

• Open Access Technology International, Inc. - OATI GridControl™
• Silver Spring Networks - Silver Spring Networks’ Smart Street Lights Solution

Software

• Cognizant Technology Solutions - Cognizant Media Search Platform
• Dell - Dell KACETM K2000 Systems Deployment Appliance
• HP - HP Velocity

Telecommunications

• AT&T - AT&T Small Cells and HetNet Analysis and Resource Planning tool (HARP)
• MRV Communications – OptiDriver
• Radisys - MPH6 Media Processing Card

Learn more about TechAmerica Foundation at http://www.techamericafoundation.org
 

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