Blackhawk™ was the first to introduce a USB JTAG Emulator for Texas Instruments DSP's and is a member of the Texas Instruments Third Party Developers Network. Blackhawk™ is a business unit of EWA/EWA Technologies, Inc. with headquarters in Herndon, Virginia.

Founded in 1977, EWA employs more than 1,000 people in eight operating units and associated activities around the world providing a wide range of IT applications to a broad constellation of government and commercial customers, including the US Department of Defense and all military services, national intelligence and law enforcement agencies, NASA, and international defense, security and banking organizations.