Solmirus Corporation is a scientific instruments engineering company located in Colorado Springs,
specializing in advanced infrared and visible imaging technologies and research.

What We Do

Founded in 2004, Solmirus specializes in designing, building and installing high-level digital imaging instrumentation for use in a variety of applications. Our flagship instrument, the ASIVA, has been deployed across the globe.

With offices in Colorado Springs, Solmirus has an in house R&D lab/shop for fabrication as well as an engineering facility.

In addition to building the ASIVA: Solmirus also specializes in the development and fabrication of sophisticated museum interactive exhibits.

Our Goals

Solmirus was created to design and engineer products and solutions for science, engineering and industrial applications utilizing infrared technologies.

Our continued research and development efforts allow us to expand our imaging technologies as well as innovative solar technologies.

Our Team


Astronomy & Science / Co-Founder

Dr. Klebe is a co-founder of Solmirus and has a rich background in developing custom astronomical instrumentation as well as a frequent contributor to the scientific community, through active participation in local initiatives, public out reach and education. Dr. Klebe moonlights as the space science content specialist at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science in support of the Space Odyssey permanent exhibit. Dr. Klebe holds a PhD. in Astronomy/Astrophysics from the University of Minnesota, and a BS in Physics from UC-Berkeley.


Software & Systems Eng. / Co-Founder

Mr. Brooks is a co-founder of Solmirus and is a computer and software engineer with 20+ years of industry experience spanning embedded systems development to large scale complex solutions. His contributions to Solmirus include software development, solution architecture and project management. Mr. Brooks holds a MSE in Computer Engineering and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Michigan.


Director of Sales

Ben brings 12+ years of system design, implementation, and maintenance for the USAF and 9 years of system sales to the Federal Government and commercial contractors. Extensive experience with military and government applications including short and long haul indoor/outdoor copper and fiber optic systems, video and access control, power systems, and cellular and public safety antenna systems. Ben has previously worked for the USAF, SI International/Serco North America, and Anixter, and brings a deep technical and sales background to the Solmirus team.


Mechanical & Industrial Design

Industrial designer specializing in electro-mechanical devices, product prototypes and interactive exhibits. Gizmo-guru with a background in fine arts and art education. Mid-century design fanatic and three-time RallyCross national champion.


Electrical & Controls Engineering

Mr. Latchaw brings a 10+ year history of electrical and electronics experience, encompassing expertise in surface mount electronics, electrical control systems and intrusion detection systems. Mr. Latchaw has previously worked for the USAF and Marconi and brings a rich experience of engineering robust solutions to the Solmirus team.


Electrical & Controls Engineering

Mr. Brooks brings over a decade of control & systems design, engineering and implementation to the Solmirus team. He has extensive experience in military, government and industry applications - including video/optical, software and physical security systems. Mr. Brooks holds a BS in Software Engineering from Colorado Technical University.