Sonomax International Licensee Progress Report - National and multinational
corporations continue to adopt SonoCustom

MONTREAL, April 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Sonomax Technologies Inc. (SHH: TSX Venture) announces that a progress report from its international licensees indicates that a number of highly recognizable national and multinational corporations, as well as militaries and first responders, in the European Community, Africa, and Australia, have adopted Sonomax's custom expansion technology, fitting their noise-exposed workers with Sonomax's Pro-Fit V3 model. This is seen by the licensees as technology validation as well as being a building block toward high-volume shipment of next generation V4 self-fit technology. The sales of V3 HPD's are currently limited mainly by the constraint of implementation by technicians, a limitation which will be eliminated by the self-fit feature of the V4.

Said Nick Laperle, Sonomax's President & CEO, "We are enormously gratified that after a long, hard, battle, our technology is being adopted and hearing loss is finally being understood to be what it is - the #1 occupational disease, deserving of personal protective equipment to combat its costly effects, both in human and monetary terms. We consider our licensees' customers to be at the forefront of enlightened best-practices enterprises, and are proud that the following international customers are agreeable to letting their names be known as satisfied Sonomax customers.

Scandinavia -- Swedish Air force, Arla Foods, Grundfoss, Johnson Controls, Westinghouse, FMV, Vestas, MT Hojgard

UK -- Ministry of Defence Fire and Rescue Service, Strathclyde Police Scotland, Metropolitan Police London, Coca Cola Enterprises, Converteam, Aggregate Industries UK, Tetra Pak UK, SAICA Packaging UK, Cheshire Police England, Chesapeke Packaging, Spirit Aerosystems, Ransomes Jacobsen Merseyside Police

Africa -- BHP Billiton Middelburg, BHP Billiton Khutula, Eskom Grootvlei, Xstrata 5 Seam, Alstom High Voltage

Australia -- Rio Tinto (Boyne Smelter), Rio Tinto (Ranger Uranium Mine), Comalco Aluminum Refinery, Tarong Energy, Hess Exploration, Norce Offshore, BHP Coal Queensland, Rio Tinto Kestral Coal, Royal Australian Airforce, Royal Australian Army, Royal Australian Navy

About the New Sonomax:

Sonomax is a leader in the research, development and licensing of in-ear technologies. With over 50 patents worldwide, Sonomax pioneering innovation includes instant custom-fitting earpieces that deliver the most comfortable, protective and sound-enhancing experience in the world, as well as software driven solutions for validating earpiece performance. The latest V4 Self-Fit(TM) System offers our manufacturer and aftermarket clients a broader range of opportunities in customized earpieces for personal entertainment, mobile communication and Bluetooth(TM) headsets. The technology also extends to applications for self-fit earplugs for hearing protection and communication in the industrial and military market sectors.

This news release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking information" or "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable securities legislation. This forward-looking information is subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the control of Sonomax Hearing Healthcare Inc. ("Sonomax"). Actual results or achievements may differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, this forward-looking information. No assurance can be given that any events anticipated by the forward-looking information will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefits that Sonomax will derive therefrom. In particular, no assurance can be given as to whether the proposed plan of arrangement with Benvest New Look Income Fund will be completed. Forward-looking information is based on the estimates and opinions of Sonomax's management at the time the information is released and Sonomax does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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SOURCE Sonomax Technologies Inc.

For further information: For further information: Nick Laperle, President and CEO, Sonomax Technologies Inc., (514) 932-2674 ext 2229,

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