Cantronic Systems Inc.

Cantronic Systems Inc.

February 08, 2011 08:00 ET

Cantronic's Subsidiaries Awarded the 2010 China Safe City Construction Recommended Brand Status

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 8, 2011) - Cantronic Systems Inc. ("Cantronic" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CTS)(PINK SHEETS:CRIXF) is pleased to announce that its Chinese Subsidiaries have been awarded the 2010 China Safe City Construction Recommended Brand status. In addition, Cantronic Security has also been named to the 2010 China Top 100 Security Companies.

Four of Cantronic's five China operating subsidiaries Cantronic Security, AVINFO, Yellow River and Actiontop won the 2010 China Safe City Construction Recommended Brand contest. The China Safe City Construction Recommended Brand contest was an annual event organized by China Public Security ("CPS") magazine, China Public Security Bureau and China Security and Protection Industry Association. The China Safe City Construction Recommended Brand list was announced at the National CCTV Industry New Year Banquet on January 7, 2011, in Shenzhen, China. The officials of China Public Security Bureau, China Security and Protection Industry Association, and the representatives of CCTV companies, over 1000 people attended the event. The award is an important recognition for companies providing products and services to the Safe City projects in China.

As a cap to its second year of success in China, Cantronic Security has been named to the 2010 China Top 100 Security Companies. "There are more than 1500 security companies in China and being one of the top 100 security companies in China is an important achievement for us considering that we only entered China at the very end of year 2008," commented James Zahn, president and CEO of Cantronic Systems Inc.

"We believe that above recognitions are important for our business in China and are further indications of the solid business we have put together in China during the past two years," mentioned James Zahn.

Cantronic is also pleased to announce that subject to regulatory approval, the Company has approved the grant of an aggregate of 500,000 stock options to management and employees of the Company.

About Cantronic Systems Inc.

Cantronic Systems Inc. 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 applications.

Cantronic, through its U.S. 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, through its Chinese subsidiaries Cantronic Security Systems (China) Co. Ltd. ("Cantronic Security"), Beijing Advanced Videoinfo Technology Co. Ltd. ("AVINFO"), Shenzhen Huanghe Digital Technology Co. Ltd. ("Yellow River") and Actiontop Electronics (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd. ("Actiontop") provides high-speed and digital networked video surveillance solutions to government and corporate customers in China.

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

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