Washington's technology trade group, WSA, today named 18 finalists for its Industry Achievement Awards.
Breakthrough Technology of the Year: BioPassword, Inrix, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Business Product of the Year: Attenex, Tableau Software, Twisted Pair Solutions
Consumer Product of the Year: Farecast, Logos Bible Software, WhitePages.com
Service Provider of the Year: PTSO of Washington, SafeHarbor Technology, SolutionsIQ
Technology Innovator of the Year: Chris Diorio, chairman and CTO, Impinj; Bryan Mistele, president and CEO, Inrix; Rob Gilde, vice president of product development, Lockdown Networks
Best Use of Technology in the Government or Nonprofit: OPSCAN (Olympic Public Safety Communications Alliance Network), PTSO of Washington, Tacoma Goodwill
The winners will be announced March 21.
WSA is also introducing a Community's Choice Award. Beginning in February, the public can vote for a winner on the organization's Web site.