1998 Technologies of the Year

Dec. 21, 2004

American Iron & Steel Institute Southfield, Mich. UltraLight Steel Auto Body Apple Computer Inc. Cupertino, Calif. iMac Aspen Technology Inc. Cambridge, Mass. Aspen Multivariate Bolder Technologies Corp. Golden, Colo. Bolder TMF technology Computer Associates International Inc. Islandia, N.Y. Neugent Cross Pen Computing Group Lincoln, R.I. CrossPad Glovia International LLC El Segundo, Calif. Glovia Seiban Workbench Hewlett-Packard Co. Palo Alto, Calif. Visualize Center and Visualize Workgroup IBM Corp. Armonk, N.Y. Copper chip interconnect IBM Corp. Armonk, N.Y. Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor Silicon-on-Insulator Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. Carlsbad, Calif. Fomivirsen sodium intravitreal injectable Kopin Corp. Taunton, Mass. CyberDisplay Maxager Technology Inc. San Rafael, Calif. The Maxager System NETsilicon Inc. Waltham, Mass. NET+ARM networking system Optomec Design Co. Albuquerque Laser Engineered Net Shaping Prescient Technologies Inc. Boston DesignQA version 3.0 QuesTek Innovations LLC Evanston, Ill. Materials by Design Rockwell Automation Milwaukee Rockwell Software Enterprise Controls Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque Double Electron Layer Tunneling Transistor Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque 3-D silicon photonic lattice SpectraCode Inc. West Lafayette, Ind. RP-1 Polymer Identification System SpeechWorks International Inc. Boston SpeechWorks Sun Microsystems Inc. Palo Alto, Calif. Jini technology Systems Modeling Corp. Sewickley, Pa. Tempo Texas Instruments Inc. Dallas Mixed signal and DSP on a single chip 1997 Technologies of the Year Audi AG Ingolstadt, Germany Audi A8 aluminum luxury sedan Cogito Inc. Richland, Wash. Cogito knowledge-management software Computer Associates Int'l. Inc. Islandia, N.Y. Jasmine object-oriented, multimedia database and development environment Computervision Corp. Bedford, Mass. EPD.Connect Engineous Software Inc. Morrisville, N.C. iSIGHT 3.0 computer-aided optimization Formation Systems Inc. Wellesley, Mass. Formation WorkBench formula management software Research & Development Center, General Electric Co. Schenectady, N.Y. Amorphous silicon X-ray detector i2 Technologies Inc. Irving, Tex. Rhythm profit optimization system Thomas J. Watson Research Center, IBM Corp. Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Deep Blue IBM/Lotus Development Corp. Cambridge, Mass. Lotus Notes/Domino Intel Corp. Santa Clara, Calif. Double-density flash memory Intuitive Technology Corp. Marlboro, Mass. Web@aGlance Kingsbury Corp. Keene, N.H. Cyber-Cell II lean-manufacturing system Metasys Inc. Charlotte, N.C. webETM Moldflow Corp. Lexington, Mass. Part Adviser Modis Training Technologies Inc. Mesa, Ariz. Modis simulation software Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tenn. Hybrid lighting Pandesic LLC Sunnyvale, Calif. Pandesic e-business solution 1.1 Parametric Technology Corp. Waltham, Mass. Pro/Web.Link Materials Research Lab, Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pa. Single-crystal piezoelectric actuators Rockwell Automation/Reliance Electric Cleveland, Ohio IQ Intelligent Motor with PreAlert Technology Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, N. Mex. Proton-based nonvolatile semi-conductor memory Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque, N. Mex. Z Accelerator for fusion and materials research Steeplechase Software Inc. Ann Arbor, Mich. Visual Logic Controller Veridicom Inc. Santa Clara, Calif. Fingerprint sensor 1996 Technologies of the Year American Honda Motor Co. Inc. Torrance, Calif. Multi Matic continuously variable transmission ANSYS Inc. Houston, Pa. ANSYS/AutoFEA 3D validation Applied Sciences Inc. Cedarville, Ohio Pyrograf vapor-grown carbon fibers Battelle Memorial Institute Columbus Autonomous Environmental Sentinel Bell Laboratories Murray Hill, N.J. Room-temperature quantum cascade laser Bentley Systems Inc. Exton, Pa. MicroStation Link BHR Software San Jose Java-based ERP system Boothroyd Dewhurst Inc. Wakefield, R.I. Design for Environment Calico Technology San Jose Concinity configuration/quotation system Cadis Inc. Boulder, Colo. Krakatoa interactive-finding technology Caliper Technologies Corp. Palo Alto, Calif. LabChip Computer Associates International Inc. Islandia, N.Y. CA-Unicenter TNG Connect Inc. Mountain View, Calif. OneServer electronic-commerce software Engineering Animation Inc. Ames, Iowa VisFly 3D Interactive Visualizer General Motors Corp. Auburn Hills, Mich. EV1 electric vehicle Innovative Knowledge Products Inc. Roswell, Ga. KnowDev Learning System Lam Research Corp. Fremont, Calif. Continuum etch system for flat-panel displays Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore, Calif. Extreme Ultraviolet Light (EUV) lithography Lockheed Martin Corp. Palmsdale, Calif. X-33 VentureStar reusable launch vehicle Neural Applications Corp. Coralville, Iowa Intelligent process-optimization system Oracle Corp. and subsidiary Network Computer Inc. Redwood Shores, Calif. Network computing SAP America Inc. Wayne, Pa. Release 3.1 Internet application components Shell Chemical Co. Houston Carilon thermoplastic engineering polymers 3-D Technology Laboratories Inc. Mountain View, Calif. Three-dimensional display Trilogy Development Group Austin Selling Chain 1995 Technologies of the Year American Superconductor Corp. Westborough, Mass. High-temperature superconductivity wire Radiance Services Co. Bethesda, Md. Radiance Process Red Pepper Software Co. San Mateo, Calif. ResponseAgent Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque Micromachines Sun Microsystems Inc. Menlo Park, Calif Java programming language 1994 Technologies of the Year Altair Computing Inc. Troy, Mich. OptiStruct structure-optimization software Bellcore Red Bank, N.J. Plastic rechargeable battery General Magic Inc. Mouontain View, Calif. Telescript technology Iridium Inc. Washington Wireless personal communications National Center for Supercomputing Applications Urbana-Champaign, Ill. NCSA Mosaic software graphical-interface browser for the Internet 1993 Technologies of the Year Ingersoll Milling Machine Co. Rockford, Ill. Machine tools Microsoft Corp. Redmond, Wash. Windows NT. Molten Metal Technology Inc. Waltham, Mass. Catalytic extraction processing. Parametric Technology Corp. Waltham, Mass Pro/ENGINEER software Tamarack Storage Devices Inc. Austin Holography

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