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

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Audio Apps & Hardware/Peripherals for Smartphones & Tablets

iConnectivity
IK Multimedia
Meyer Sound
Steinberg

Audio Education Technology

Computer Audio Hardware

Avid - Pro Tools
Black Lion Audio
Focusrite
Merging Technology

DJ Production Technology (Hardware/Software)

Headphone / Earpiece Technology

Large Format Console Technology

DiGiCo
Neve
Solid State Logic
Yamaha

Microphone Preamplifiers

Audient
iD4
Black Lion Audio
Black Lion Audio
GC Audio
Heritage Audio
Millennia

Microphones - Recording

Audix
Earthworks Audio
Samar Audio Design
Sanken Microphones
TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik
Townsend Labs

Microphones - Sound Reinforcement

Audio-Technica
DPA Microphones
sE Electronics
Sennheiser
Shure

Musical Instrument Amplification & Effects

Eventide
Hotone Audio
Kemper
Radial Engineering
Universal Audio

Musical Instrument Hardware

Arturia
IK Multimedia
KORG
Native Instruments
Sequential

Musical Instrument Software

Ampeg
Arturia
PreSonus
Spitfire Audio
Vienna Symphonic Library

Production Essentials

Signal Processing Hardware

Bettermaker
Heritage Audio
Pulse Techniques
Rupert Neve Designs
Solid State Logic

Signal Processing Software (Dynamics/EQ/Utilities)

Addicted To Music
Empirical Labs
Focusrite
iZotope
Solid State Logic
Steinberg

Signal Processing Software (Effects)

Arturia
FABFILTER
Leapwing
Softube
Waves

Small Format Console Technology

Sound Reinforcement Loudspeakers

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

Studio Monitors

Wireless Technology

Workstation Technology/Recording Devices

Audio Design Desk
Harrison
Steinberg
Steinberg