Solmetric Corporation is the company that invented the famous SunEye shade analysis tool. It was founded in 2005 and is based in Sebastopol, California. Solmetric also owns an advanced I-V curve tracer called the PV Analyzer. The SunEye shade tool is mostly used by residential solar installers. The PV Analyzer is used for commissioning and troubleshooting commercial and utility scale PV systems.