Cantronic Systems Inc.

Cantronic Systems Inc.

February 25, 2008 09:15 ET

Cantronic to Exhibit at Major Homeland Security and Surveillance Trade Shows

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 25, 2008) - Cantronic Systems Inc. ("Cantronic") (TSX VENTURE:CTS) announced today they will be exhibiting their patented surveillance and security technology at three North American major trade shows and one Middle Eastern seminar for homeland security and surveillance in the next two months.

On March 16-20th, 2008, Cantronic will be at SPIE Defense & Security Exhibition, in Orlando, Florida, and on March 10, 2008, at the ISRAEL INTELLIGENCE SEMINAR 2008. On April 2nd-4th, 2008, Cantronic will be at ISC WEST in Las Vegas, Nevada, and on April 9-10th, 2008, at the CANSEC in Ottawa, Ontario, the largest defence and security showcase in Canada.

Cantronic President/CEO James Zahn stated, "Attending these trade shows and seminars is important for brand recognition and reaching more markets; essential elements in the overall plan for accelerated growth over the coming year." Mr. Zahn added that he continually seeks to improve and increase the product line and revenue.

In addition, Mr. Zahn confirmed that FLIR Systems Inc. (nasdq-FLIR) had recently filed a dismissal with an Oregon court formally abandoning its lawsuit against Cantronic and he stated, "It was a positive outcome and bodes well for the future of Cantronic."

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 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.

Cantronic, through its US subsidiary QWIP Technologies, Inc. ("QWIPTECH"), holds a worldwide exclusive license form 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. 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 exchange, trading under the symbol CTS. For further information about Cantronic and QWIPTECH, please visit their websites at and

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