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American Technology Award winners announced

ENDOEYE FLEX 3D takes grand prize while winners of the 15 technical categories including Big Data and Cloud Computing also honored.

American Technology Award winners announced

Washington, D.C. – At this week’s American Technology Awards (ATAs) Showcase, recognizing outstanding achievement in technology, TechAmerica presented the award for Breakthrough Technology of the Year to Olympus Corporation’s ENDOEYE FLEX 3D videoscope, a laparoscopic device that allows medical professionals to view and analyze anatomy more precisely through the use of 3D technology. Additionally, TechAmerica chose 15 products and services out of 100 entries as category winners. The ATA Showcase was held at 1776, a technology incubator platform in Washington, DC.

Awards were 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
  • Telecommunications

“Congratulations to all the deserving recipients of the American Technology Awards, and particularly to the Olympus Corp. for its life-changing innovation in laparoscopic technology,” said Todd Thibodeaux, president and chief executive officer, CompTIA. 

CompTIA recently acquired TechAmerica, and last night’s ATA Showcase was the new organization’s first major event following the transaction.  

The ENDOEYE FLEX 3D and Olympus Corp. will be presented with the award at TechAmerica Foundation’s Technology and Government Dinner. The June 12 event, held in the Ronald Reagan Building, is a gala evening that brings together industry, Congressional and government leaders to celebrate the partnership between the tech sector and government. At last year’s dinner, TechAmerica presented the award to Google Glass, and honored the additional winners of the ATAs for their products and services.

To purchase a table for the TechAmerica Foundation Technology and Government Dinner or to become involved with sponsorship opportunities, contact Pamela Strother at

Category winners of the 2014 American Technology Awards are:

  • Advanced manufacturing/Technology manufacturing: Quintiq – Supply Chain Planning and Optimization
  • Aerospace & defense: BAE Systems – Advanced Analytics Framework
  • Big data applications: Cloudera – Cloudera Enterprise
  • Clean tech/Green tech: MicroPower Technologies – Helios Surveillance System
  • Cloud computing/software as a service: Red Hat – OpenShift
  • Consumer electronics/computers and peripherals: SOL REPUBLIC – SOL REPUBLIC DECK
  • Cybersecurity: Unisys – Unisys Stealth
  • Health & medical technologies: Olympus – ENDOEYE FLEX 3D Articulating Videoscope
  • Internet services, e-commerce & mobility: Virginia Information Technologies – Virginia electronic Health and Human Resources (eHHR)
  • IT services & consulting: SRA International – AcuITy Insightful Solutions
  • Semiconductors & electronic components: Cascade Microtech, Inc. – APS200TESLA
  • Server & storage technology: Seagate Technology – Seagate Kinetic Open Storage Platform
  • Smart grid & smart instruments: Silver Spring Networks – Silver Spring Networks’ Smart Street Lights Solution
  • Software: HP – HP Velocity
  • Telecommunications: AT&T – AT&T Small Cells and HetNet Analysis and Resource Planning tool (HARP)

About TechAmerica
TechAmerica is the public sector and public policy division of CompTIA, advocating before decision-makers at the state, federal and international levels of government. Representing technology companies of all sizes, TechAmerica is committed to expanding market opportunities and driving the competitiveness of the U.S. technology industry around the world. With offices on Capitol Hill and in Northern Virginia, Silicon Valley, and Europe, as well as regional offices around the U.S., we deliver our members top-tier business intelligence and networking opportunities on a global scale

Source: TechAmerica

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