Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS)

"a technological method for preventing shoplifting"

The role of the system

The system is triggered when someone leaves a store or building with a product having an active tag or label attached to it. EAS systems are often applied to prevent shoplifting in stores or theft of valuable objects from public buildings.


Types of EAS systems

• AM (acoustic-magnetic) systems • RF (radio frequency) systems • Systems combined with RFID   • Systems that are RFID-ready • RFID only