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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.
Based in the Netherlands, Smartrac's products include inlays and tags, hard tags, white cards and pre-laminates.
It includes hard tags and a selection of bases and pedestals made of high-impact plastic and stainless steel.
Ningbo also will not withdraw hard tags (NST model labels SPHT and MHT, SPLB, SPLK) in which the bias cannot be demagnetized or "dummy tags" (NST model labels KN and RKN) that contain no bias.
For hard tags, there are Confidex Steelwave(TM), Confidex Ironside(TM), Confidex Survivor(TM) and Confidex Halo(TM).
There is an ongoing debate as to whether hard or soft tags are better, the tide apparently turning back in favour of hard tags, because of their visibility.
ADT Spain of Madrid has introduced a source-tagging system based on the Visual Source Tag concept, which combines the benefits of hard tags for textiles with in-factory fitting.
We want to eliminate the hard tags, the labor of putting them on, the possibility of damage to the garment, and move to the soft tag that is embedded in the clothing," said Ritacco.