Cantronic Systems Inc.

Cantronic Systems Inc.

August 23, 2006 16:30 ET

Cantronic Systems Announces Stock Option Grant

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 23, 2006) - Cantronic Systems Inc. (the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:CTS) announced today that subject to regulatory approval, the Corporation has approved the grant of an aggregate of 1,330,000 stock options to directors and officers of the Corporation. The options will have an exercise price of $0.15, with vesting over a thirty-six month and a four year term to expiry.

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 is a Tier 1 issuer on the TSX Venture Exchange trading under the symbol CTS.

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