Cantronic Systems Inc.

Cantronic Systems Inc.

July 07, 2008 09:01 ET

Cantronic Signs Distribution Agreement with Northern Video for its Infrared Vision and Video Surveillance Systems

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 7, 2008) - Cantronic Systems Inc. ("Cantronic") (TSX VENTURE:CTS) is pleased to announce an important distribution agreement with Northern Video Systems ("Northern Video"). This new partnership will open new doors for Cantronic in North America. Northern Video through its well established distribution network will be offering our night and infrared (IR) vision security products to the fast growing North American security market.

"We are pleased to formalize our agreement with Cantronic as we are always looking for unique, high quality products to offer our dealers and integrators," said Brian James, vice president of Northern Video. "We are dedicated to offering products to our customers that will provide them with the best opportunities for success in a competitive marketplace, and we believe Cantronic's line of thermal and infrared imaging cameras will perfectly complement our current lineup of analog and IP-based products."

"This agreement is important to Cantronic's growth strategy, it lays the foundation to expand our core business in North America through partnerships with well established professional distribution organizations", said James Zahn, president and chief executive officer of Cantronic.

Northern Video has been serving systems integrators and dealers in North America for over 20 years and will distribute Cantronics' full line of IR vision products, CCTV cameras systems, IR LED Illuminators and other CCTV products through their corporate headquarters in Rocklin, California, and distribution centers in Texas and New Jersey.

About Northern Video Systems

Since 1986, Northern Video Systems has been a leading distributor of security, network video and surveillance equipment. The company has built a foundation for sales, customer service and value added systems integration that is second to none in the high volume distribution market. As one of the fastest growing security providers in the country, Northern Video prides itself on its extreme commitment to the customer and ability to deliver additional services such as system design and integration. Northern's ability to deliver the industry's most innovative products at the most affordable prices, from one knowledgeable single source provider, gives their dealers the freedom of choice when building the right system for their clients. Northern Video Systems, Inc. headquarters are located at 3625 Cincinnati Ave., Rocklin, CA 95765. Phone (800) 366-4472; Please visit

About Cantronic

Cantronic manufactures, distributes, and provides training and services in the fields of infrared vision and video security surveillance technologies, 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 and surveillance application.

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.

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

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