After completing the three-part series on the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine, I promised to write an additional article that looks at the current and future state of some subjects we discussed that have a huge influence on the retail loss prevention profession. As I looked at the Read More
Tag: rfid application
By Bill McBeath
Over recent years, we’ve witnessed a resurgence of interest and substantial growth in the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in retail—a veritable RFID Renaissance—with well over a billion tags used this year, not just in apparel, but for other categories and uses as well. It is being used Read More
Radio frequency identification, or RFID, has been touted as a magic elixir for retail for more than twenty years. Sometimes referred to as an intelligent alternative to standard electronic article surveillance (EAS) systems, a path to better inventory tracking, and a supply chain replenishment tool, the technology at times struggled Read More
By James Lee
In the mid- to late-1990s, great strides in computer and telecommunications technology gave rise to an array of cutting-edge security solutions in all areas of loss prevention.
Buzzwords such as “digital signal processing,” “compression algorithms,” “intranet,” and “wireless” were added to our lexicon. These new technologies provided security practitioners with digital Read More