Cantronic Systems Inc.

Cantronic Systems Inc.

September 11, 2007 10:37 ET

Cantronic Receives $4 Million in Orders From Spain

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2007) - Cantronic Systems Inc. ("Cantronic") (TSX VENTURE:CTS) is pleased to announce that it has received two orders from an undisclosed customer in Spain for its high sensitivity thermal imaging camera systems. The total value of these orders is approximately $4 million dollars for a total of 50 sets of long range security surveillance cameras using cooled infrared detectors. Cantronic has received a significant deposit for the orders, and expects to ship these orders in the 4th quarter of current fiscal year.

These latest orders represent the largest single sale of its high end cooled thermal imaging cameras and successful entry into Western Europe, a market Cantronic has been working hard to develop for the past few years.

Cantronic's state of the art infrared detector technology, developed by its recently acquired subsidiary QWIPTECH, contributed significantly to our winning the European orders. These cameras will be used for surveillance tasks in airports, ports and other border premises in both permanent and mobile installations.

"With all the recent acts of terrorism, homeland security and anti terrorism cameras such as our long range thermal imaging cameras, are receiving increasing interests across Europe, making it another significant market for Cantronic in addition to the United States of America," commented James Zahn, President and CEO of Cantronic Systems. "Cantronic expects to grow rapidly in this newly developed but very important market for our technology."

"We are very encouraged with the success we are having in adopting QWIP based infrared FPA technology for homeland security applications. Our detector level technology has increased our capabilities in providing cameras with unique features which set us apart from some of our worldwide competitors. We are pleased that the integration of QWIPTECH is providing good value for Cantronic, by significantly enhancing the value within Cantronic's existing product line while expanding the adoption of QWIP infrared detectors into segments other than military project based applications. These new capabilities and technology are allowing us to tap into the rapidly growing homeland security markets on a global scale," stated James Zahn.

About Cantronic Systems Inc.

Cantronic is a leader in infrared night vision technology, specializing in passive and active Infrared cameras, infrared illuminators, low light infrared sensitive CCD cameras and long-range night vision surveillance systems for demanding homeland security applications. Cantronic's products have achieved breakthrough performance characteristics, including viewing distances of 800 meters for its active infrared night vision camera. Cantronic has formed strategic relationships with various world-class electro-optic companies, integrators, software and network designers to enable Cantronic to offer an effective alternative to conventional cameras and surveillance systems. Cantronic serves a rapidly expanding worldwide base of military, government, commercial and residential customers. Cantronic has also been approved by Health Canada as a Medical Device manufacturer and is working on using imaging as a diagnostic tool for breast cancer screening. In addition, Cantronic's Fever Scan M3000 is currently being used in several airports around the world for detection of fever-borne illness such as SARS and the Avian Flu. Cantronic's technology has been widely featured by national and local media.

Cantronic, through its US subsidiary QWIP Technologies, Inc. ("QWIPTECH"), holds a worldwide exclusive license from the California Institute of Technology ("Caltech") to produce and sell infrared detectors and sensors based on Caltech's Quantum Well Infrared Photodetector technology. This technology, developed by the renowned NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has many applications in defense as well as in the field of security and surveillance. The technology was inducted into the NASA Space Technology Hall of Fame in April of 2001. QWIPTECH is currently developing an aerial land mine detection system for the US Army Research Laboratory. It has also been contracted by SELEX (formerly BAE Systems), a world-renowned leader in infrared systems, to supply infrared detectors for their Sigma Hunter large format infrared camera.

Cantronic is a Tier 1 issuer on the TSXV trading under the symbol CTS. For further information about Cantronic and QWIPTECH, please visit our websites at and

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