New Zealand has become a strategic partner of U.S. space-based geolocation company HawkEye 360, enabling the country to access the company’s geoanalytical capabilities for maritime domain awareness, border security, and asset protection. Eagle Technology, a New Zealand-based company, will be the strategic partner for New Zealand, bringing HawkEye 360’s radio frequency (RF) geoanalytics to the country.
“HawkEye 360 is building an international network of partners that will help us commercialize and distribute our unique analytics,” said Beau Jarvis, Chief Revenue Officer, HawkEye 360, in describing the new Strategic Partner Program. “We consider Eagle Technology a key ally, with expertise to apply our data to better serve the people of New Zealand. Not only are they a talented team of RF and geospatial professionals, but they are also a premier provider to their local and national governments.”
Eagle Technology will distribute and build upon HawkEye 360 analytics for a variety of applications, including Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) and spectral mapping. HawkEye 360 can identify and track ships based on radio signals, which will enable Eagle Technology to monitor the oceans around New Zealand and near Antarctica for environmental, economic, and security concerns. HawkEye 360 can also precisely map active radio emissions, equipping Eagle Technology to locate interfering signals and advise on how to efficiently deploy spectrum.
“Eagle Technology has a long history of bringing innovative solutions to the New Zealand market and HawkEye 360’s data products and solutions are complementary to many of the other geospatial solutions that we already represent,” said Duane Eagle, Managing Director, Eagle Technology. “We are excited to be able to take this capability to our local customers to enable and support their critical decision making,”
Based in Auckland, Eagle Technology provides Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and geospatial services for New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands, supporting a variety of commercial and government clients.