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 (ăn′tē-thĕft′, ăn′tī-)
Designed to prevent theft: an antitheft automotive device.
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(of a device, campaign, system, etc) designed to prevent theft
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(ˌæn tiˈθɛft, ˌæn taɪ-)
preventing or discouraging theft: antitheft devices for cars.
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[ˌæntɪˈθɛft] adjantifurto inv
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NEW YORK--As the consumer products industry continues debating the direction electronic article surveillance (EAS) will take in the next few years, suppliers of antitheft systems are enhancing their technologies to reduce shrinkage and encourage more source tagging.
to incorporate UltraMax antitheft technology into ACM Self Checkout systems for food and discount store retailers so customers can deactivate antitheft labels when they self-scan their purchases.
Two types of tags can be affixed to merchandise: an REID-only label and a combination REID and antitheft tag.
Loof says that because of a recent surge in retailers' demand that product have antitheft tags, Sensormatic is spending more than $50 million to increase its label manufacturing capacity.
A wireless, hand-held deactivation/detection unit has been introduced for the Ultra-Max antitheft system from Sensormatic Electronics Corporation of Boca Raton, Florida.
For example, executives at Sensormatic Electronics Corp., which markets acoustomagnetic EAS systems and tags under the UltraMax brand name, report that over the last year there has been a significant demand for its antitheft labels, with more than 1 billion items being tagged in just the past nine months.
Sensormatic Electronics Corporation of Boca Raton, Florida, has introduced a new antitheft system for outdoor applications, such as garden centers.
As of April the company will have its fragrances tagged with antitheft sensors from both Sensormatic Electronics Corp.