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hard tag

An electronic identification or security device that is adhered to merchandise and shipping cartons. Hard tags contain metal strips or electronic circuits encased in a plastic housing. See RFID tag, RFID and EAS. See also hard token.
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Checkpoint's line of integrated tags is available in a variety of form factors, including swing tickets, woven labels, care labels, pocket tags and hard tags.
9%, driven by the Shrink Management Solutions segment, notably EAS consumables, which includes Hard Tag @ Source.
In a study conducted by Management Horizons, a division of Price Waterhouse, 60 percent of shoppers surveyed were concerned with potential damage to clothing and more than 30 percent had embarrassing experiences when store personnel forgot to remove the hard tag.
The new system, being offered by Best Security Industries "BSI" is based upon a new and unique approach to RFID detection of hard tags and labels.
Every unique article of clothing at LCWaikiki's flagship store is tagged with a single hard tag that encases both an EAS (electronic article surveillance) anti-theft sensor and an Alien UHF/EPC compliant Gen 2 Squiggle-Short inlay.
An innovative Sensormatic source tagging recirculation program for retailers, which allows hard tags to be applied at the source of manufacture, removed at the store and then processed and returned for reapplication by garment manufacturers.
Additionally, traditional hard tags are clunky, expensive and can often cause damage to the products.
Diisscldorf, Germany-based retailer Metro Group uses a loss prevention system that combines overhead RFID hardware, specialized on-board filtering software and new RFID hard tags and labels.
I did a study recently on a company that decided to strip out all hard tags and replace them with soft tags, but left one division with hard tags," he says.
It includes hard tags and a selection of bases and pedestals made of high-impact plastic and stainless steel.
Tyco's forward-thinking approach to source tagging offers retailers a pathway for better inventory visibility through RFID technology, with more than two billion RFID-based Sensormatic hard tags deployed since program inception.