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TechAmerica Foundation Reveals 2010 American Technology Awards Finalists

Contact:         
Charlie Greenwald at 202.682.4443 or charlie.greenwald@techamerica.org
Anne Caliguiri Savoie at 703.284.5305 or anne.savoie@techamerica.org

Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2010) – TechAmerica Foundation today announced finalists for the American Technology Awards, which bestows the only “Best Of” awards that recognize all technology products and services across the technology industry. Nominations for The American Technology Awards “The Termans” are vetted by industry experts and technology companies.  These awards have been named after Frederick Terman, who is widely credited as being the father of Silicon Valley.

“We had a lot of nominations for these prestigious awards, and we congratulate these companies for rising to the finalist ranks,” said David C. Thomas, TechAmerica’s executive vice president, commercial development. “TechAmerica Foundation is excited to highlight these companies as they continue to influence technology development throughout the rest of the world.”

The American Technology Awards will be presented for each of the inclusive segments of the technology industry: Aerospace and Defense; Clean Tech/Green Tech/Smart Grid; Cloud Computing/Software as a Service; Computers and Peripherals; Consumer Electronics; Cyber Security and Authentication; Electronic Components; Internet Services; Measurement and Control Instruments; Medical Devices; Server & Storage Technology; Software; Technology Consulting; Technology Services; and Telecommunications.

The finalists in all categories are listed below:

Aerospace and Defense:

Boeing Defense, Space & Security
Cognitech, Inc.
Systron Donner Inertial
TriQuint SemiConductor

Clean Tech/Green Tech/Smart Grid:

PV Powered, Inc.
Solexant Corp.
VAST Enterprises, LLC
Yulex Corporation

Cloud Computing/Software as a Service:

Moobila Corporation
Ontier Inc.
Peopleclick Authoria
Preparis, Inc.

Computers and Peripherals:

Panasonic Computer Solutions Company
Proton Data Security
Samsung Electronics American Information Technology Division
TANDBER

Consumer Electronics:

Corning Incorporated
enTourage Systems, Inc.
SRS Labs, Inc.
TANDBERG

Cyber Security and Authentication:

Lockheed Martin
MXI Security
Netwitness Corporation
Sourcefire

Electronic Components:

Altera Corporation
ERAI
Exar Corporation
WiSpry, Inc.

Internet Services:

Aircell
hypios
Local.com
State of Minnesota – DEED

Measurement and Control Instruments:

Lansmont Corporation
Tektronix
Vektrex Electronic Systems, Inc.

Medical Devices:

Access Closure, Inc.
Air Techniques, Inc.
Aspen Medical Products
Regenesis Biomedical Inc.

Server & Storage Technology:

APTARE, Inc.
Falcon Stor Software
Netezza Corporation
Xiotech Corporation

Software:

Access Genetics
Informatica Corporation
Intacct Corporation
Kapersky Lab Americas

QlikTech

Technology Consulting:

Accenture (311 Online)
Accenture (NYC Stimulus Tracker)
Accuvant
SYSPRO

Technology Services:

Capgemini (Procurement-as-a-Service/eProcurement and Sourcing Solutions)
Capgemini (Testing Sources Innovation Lab)
Infosys Technologies Ltd.
Supply Chain Services, Inc.

Telecommunications:

Broadsoft
Cell Trust Corp.
On-Ramp Wireless, Inc.
Roundbox

The winners will be announced on June 16th at TechAmerica Foundation’s Eighth Annual Technology and Government Dinner, which has been a premier Washington, D.C. networking event bringing hundreds of industry, congressional and government leaders together at one venue to celebrate the partnership between industry and government.

For more information, please visit www.techamericafoundation.org/thetermans.

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About TechAmerica Foundation

TechAmerica Foundation educates industry executives, policy makers and opinion leaders on the promise of technological innovation to advance prosperity, security and the general welfare. Launched in 2009, the foundation is a 501c(3) non-profit, non-partisan affiliate of TechAmerica, the leading voice and resource for the U.S. technology industry. It disseminates award-winning industry, policy and market research covering topics such as U.S. competitiveness in a global economy, innovation in government, and other areas of national interest. The foundation also organizes conferences and seminars to explore pertinent issues with government and industry representatives and to share the foundation’s findings. Learn more about TechAmerica Foundation at www.techamericafoundation.org.