ELECTRONIC ARTICLE SURVEILLANCE
WHICH ELECTRONIC ARTICLE SURVEILLANCE (EAS) SYSTEM IS RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?
Since it first rolled out in the 1960s, Electronic Article Surveillance has become one of the most effective and popular methods of securing valuable retail merchandise against theft.
Its usage is so widespread, that it is estimated that almost three quarters (73%) of retailers harness its power.
Meanwhile, the past 40 years have seen major developments and improvements in both its detection capability and visual appeal, with a wide range of tags and pedestals available to suit any environment.
If your business is considering an EAS solution as part of your loss prevention strategy, here are some facts that you need to know…
SOME FREQUENCY FACTS
There are three commonly used types of EAS – radio frequency (RF), acousto magnetic (AM), and electromagnetic (EM). The main difference between them is the frequency at which they operate. This frequency is measured in hertz.
Acousto Magnetic or AM systems operate at around 58 KHz, which means a signal is sent out in pulses or bursts between 50 and 90 times a second. Radio Frequency or RF operates at a standard of 8.2 MHz and Electro-magnetic Frequency or EM operates at 366/488Hz
Each type of EAS has benefits, making some systems more suited to specific retailers than others.
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