Interactions between cardiac pacemakers and antishoplifting
Also known as antitheft devices or "antishoplifting
gates," electronic article surveillance devices (EAS) are ubiquitous in retail stores, libraries, and office buildings.
Thus, one mistake can erase the benefits of an otherwise great antishoplifting
has launched its latest Ultra Max antishoplifting
program, called the Ultra Max AST (advanced system technology).
Checkpoint Systems, Inc., has launched an antishoplifting
program for 6th through 12th graders nationwide.
"This allows Ultramax to protect many more products than any other antishoplifting
technology," says Jerry Kendall, vice president of Sensormatic's North American retail operations.
ADT Security Services of Boca Raton, Florida, has introduced the Sensormatic AssetPro system, an antishoplifting
solution designed specifically for small and mid-sized retailers.
The acoustomagnetic technology was developed in response to the inherent performance problems associated with earlier antishoplifting
systems based on microwave, radio frequency and magnetic technologies.
The Georgia Court of Appeals held that under Georgia's merchant immunity statute, the activation of an antishoplifting
or inventory control device constitutes reasonable cause for detaining a person.
"EAS enabled us to make such self-service products easy to find and accessible to customers, but the process of applying the antishoplifting
labels in the stores was labor-intensive," explains the Walgreens spokesman.
Of specific interest, notes the report, are surveillance cameras, card access controls, alarms, antishoplifting
devices, airport security equipment, and safety glass.
The labels remain on the merchandise; store clerks do not remove them at the point of purchase as is done with other antishoplifting