These are the nominees in the categories of Outstanding Technical Achievement.

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Amplification Hardware/Studio & Sound Reinforcement

Audio Apps & Hardware/Peripherals for Smartphones & Tablets

Eventide
IK Multimedia
Positive Grid
Sonarworks
Steinberg

Computer Audio Hardware

Antelope Audio
Hotone Audio
PreSonus
Solid State Logic
Universal Audio

DJ Production Technology (Hardware/Software)

Akai
Denon
Native Instruments
Numark
Pioneer DJ

Headphone / Earpiece Technology

Audio-Technica
Austrian Audio
PreSonus
Shure

Large Format Console Technology

DiGiCo
Neve
Solid State Logic
Stage Tec
Yamaha

Microphone Preamplifiers

Focusrite
Grace Design
Neumann
Neve
sE Electronics
DM1
Soyuz
Thermionic Culture

Microphones - Recording

AKG
Austrian Audio
Earthworks Audio
Josephson Engineering
Townsend Labs
United Studio Technologies

Microphones - Sound Reinforcement

Avantone
Countryman
Earthworks
PreSonus
sE Electronics

Musical Instrument Amplification & Effects

Musical Instrument Hardware

Cre8audio
Moog
Roland
Sequential
Yamaha

Musical Instrument Software

Celemony
EastWest Sounds
Sound Magic
Spitfire Audio
Spitfire Audio
Vienna Symphonic Library

Production Essentials

Audio-Technica
IsoAcoustics
Radial Engineering
Wes Lachot Design Group

Signal Processing Hardware

Signal Processing Hardware (500 Series Modules)

AMS Neve
API
312
BAE
Cranborne Audio
Heritage Audio
Meris
Retro Instruments

Signal Processing Software (Dynamics/EQ/Utilities)

Leapwing Audio
oeksound Ltd
Softube
Solid State Logic

Signal Processing Software (Effects)

FabFilter
iZotope
Kazrog
PreSonus
Sound Magic

Small Format Console Technology

Allen & Heath
Softube
TASCAM
Waves

Sound Reinforcement Loudspeakers

d&b audiotechnik
Electro-Voice
L-Acoustics
Meyer Sound
Yamaha

Studio Monitors

Avantone Pro
Barefoot Sound
Dynaudio
JBL
Ocean Way Audio
HR5
PreSonus

Wireless Technology

Workstation Technology/Recording Devices