May 14, 2012

Cutting Edge Technologies Lead Nominations for American Technology Awards

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TechAmerica Foundation Announces Finalists For “Best Of” Awards Recognizing Technology Products and Services Across the Technology Industry

Washington, DC The TechAmerica Foundation today announced the finalists for the 2012 American Technology Awards, the awards recognize technology products and services across the technology industry.

“The caliber of this year’s nominees was incredible. Our judges had their work cut out for them in coming up with these outstanding finalists, who represent the best of technology in their categories,” said Jennifer Kerber, President of the TechAmerica Foundation. “What a great indicator of how the tech sector is growing and innovating.”

The awards, also known as the “Termans” in honor of the widely credited father of Silicon Valley, are awarded on the basis of a thorough evaluation by industry experts and technology leaders. The awards will be presented at the TechAmerica Foundation’s Technology and Government Dinner to be held on June 13, 2012 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C.

Kevin Johnson, CEO of Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) will also be honored during the dinner with the American Technology Awards Corporate Leadership Award and Department of Homeland Security Chief Information Officer, Richard Spires will be recognized as the Government Technology Executive of the Year.

And the finalists are:

Aerospace & Defense

  • Honeywell Aerospace — Low Emissions HTF7000
  • Quantum3D – ExpeditionDI
  • Universal Synaptics Corporation — Intermittent Fault Detection & Isolation System (IFDIS)

Clean Tech/Green Tech

  • Silver Spring Networks — Gen4 Networking Technology
  • Retroficiency — Virtual Energy Assessment
  • Image Microsystems – MICROSTRATE
  • SWITCH Lighting — SWITCH100
  • Sempra U.S. Gas & Power — Copper Mountain Solar 1

Cloud Computing / Software as a Service

  • Corent Technology — SaaS-Transfomer™ (a.k.a. Multi-tenant Server™)
  • Global Computer Enterprises, Inc. (GCE) – GCE SMART Cloud for Big Data and Analytics
  • ScaleXtreme – ScaleXtreme Xpress
  • Virtela Technology Services Incorporated — Cloud-based Mobile Device Management Service

Consumer Electronics / Computers & Peripherals

  • 3D Systems – Cube
  • Brother International Corporation — Entrepreneur Pro PR1000e
  • HP — The HP t410 Smart Zero Client All-in-One
  • Lantronix — xPrintServer

Cyber Security & Authentication

  • CSID — Global ID Protector
  • KOBIL USA — mIDentity App Security Toolkit
  • RSA — RSA NetWitness Live

Health & Medical Technologies

  • Bluetooth SIG — Bluetooth v 4.0 with low energy technology
  • Freedom Innovations – Plie 2.0 MPC Knee
  • Masimo Corporation — 2012 Radical-7
  • SynCardia Systems, Inc. — Freedom® portable driver

Internet Services & E-Commerce

  • Clarabridge, Inc. – Clarabridge
  • crowdSPRING, LLC —
  • Infor – Infor10 CRM Enterprise Email Advisor
  • REI Systems —

IT Services & Consulting

  • Computech, Inc. — The National Broadband Map
  • Phacil, Inc. — Government IT Services
  • ViridiSTOR LLC — ViridiSTOR Green Box Solution

Semiconductors & Electronic Components

  • NeuroSky – CardioChip 1
  • Tilera Corporation — TILE-Gx Processor
  • TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. — TRITIUM Duo™ Family of Dual-Band Power Amplifier Duplexers

Server & Storage Technology

  • Alacritech — ANX 1500 NFS Acceleration Appliance
  • EMC Corporation — VNX Unified Storage
  • SoftLayer Technologies — Flex Images and Object Storage
  • Teradata Corporation — Teradata Virtual Storage

Smart Grid & Smart Instruments

  • FreeWave Technologies — FGR2-PE Industrial Grade 900 MHz Long Range Ethernet Radio
  • Opower – Opower
  • Silver Spring Networks – Gen4 Networking Technology


  • IBM — Watson
  • Raritan Inc. –  dcTrack DCIM Software
  • Cadence Design Systems, Inc. — Cadence Virtual System Platform

Technology Manufacturing

  • 3D Systems – Cube
  • IQMS – RTStation
  • Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc. — Polaris 9300 Series


  • Actelis Networks, Inc. – Actelis BBA
  • ADTRAN, Inc. — Optical Networking Edge (ONE)
  • Radisys — MPX-12000
  • Shared Spectrum Company — Spectrum Sensing Toolbox – SST

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