Checkpoint Systems Inc. News

Checkpoint Systems unveils Alpha OptiLok tags for enhanced eyewear protection

Checkpoint Systems, a global supplier of Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS), RFID solutions and Alpha High-Theft Solutions for the retail industry, introduced the Alpha OptiLok, its next generation of specialised tags for eyewear protection. The new hard tag offers an improved and refined design to enhance the ease and speed of application/removal without any security compromises. It is based on a well-proven adjustable grip mechanism used in previous eyewear tags, but with an ingenious lock...

Checkpoint Systems announces NEO pioneering electronics platform for retail sector

Checkpoint pioneered RF technology’s use in the retail industry and is now ushering in a new era through the introduction of a brand new electronics platform that is resetting the boundaries of what is achievable, both in terms of antenna design and functionality. Simon Edgar, Senior Director EAS Systems & Software at Checkpoint Systems, gives some information about the thought process behind the new NEO system. 1. Checkpoint is noted as inventing the first Radio Frequency-based Elec...

Checkpoint Systems launches UF-1 underfloor RFID antenna for retail application

As physical stores look to push the boundaries of retail design, demand for non-intrusive security systems at the store entrance/exit is growing. Checkpoint Systems, a supplier of source to shopper solutions for the global retail industry, has responded with the launch of an underfloor RFID antenna, UF-1. Delivering the same market-leading quality as Checkpoint’s more traditional EAS antennas, but using unique, patented RFID reader technology, the UF-1 system offers a large read range, wi...

Checkpoint Systems introduces NEO for enhanced detection and connectivity to retailers

Checkpoint Systems, a supplier of source to shopper solutions for the global retail industry, has announced a radical shake-up of its range of electronic article surveillance (EAS) antennas, with the introduction of a revolutionary new electronics platform. Unveiled at NRF’s Big Show, NEO will deliver enhanced detection and connectivity to retailers, enabling them to improve store operations. The powerful new electronics represent a seismic shift in the way radio frequency-based (RF) EAS...

Checkpoint Systems' ApparelGUARD magnet detection technology detects use of tag detachers in fitting rooms

It has been proven that fitting rooms present retailers with a great opportunity to sell more merchandise, but can also act as a “safe haven’ for dishonest shoppers to conceal garments and steal them. According to the most recent Global Retail Theft Barometer, apparel retail specialists have one of the highest shrinkage rates globally, accounting for 1.8% of sales. To help minimise the risk of this concealment theft, Checkpoint Systems, a global leading provider of source to shopper...

Checkpoint Systems commissions study on shoplifting and organised retail crime across 24 markets globally

According to the study, shrink is down slightly compared to 2012 in all regions except for Asia Pacific Shrink, comprised of shoplifting and organised retail crime, employee or supplier fraud and administrative errors, cost the global retail industry more than US$128 billion last year, according to the latest Global Retail Theft Barometer. This represents 1.29% of retail sales, on average. The study, commissioned by Checkpoint Systems, Inc., and conducted by The Smart Cube an...

Secutech Vietnam 2010 - celebrating three years of providing safety and security solutions in Vietnam

Products to be exhibited at Secutech include CCTV, Access Control, Intrusion Alarm, management software and moreOver one hundred exhibitors are taking part in Secutech Vietnam, Vietnam's largest trade fair for security, fire and safety which is taking place from 25 - 27 August 2010 at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre (SECC), Ho Chi Minh City. The show is organised by Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd., a leading integrated media company dedicated to the security industry,...

Hikvision's CCTV at work across Kiwi Mini Pris supermarkets in Denmark

The client required high-resolution images from CCTVs at cash tills to secure itself from fraudsHikvision's two-megapixel network cameras have been installed at supermarkets across Denmark to reduce theft and protect staff. The client, Kiwi Mini Pris, is a discount shopping chain with over 500 outlets throughout Denmark and Norway. The customer required IP-addressable cameras across its premises, insisting on installations that would provide maximum protection against shrinkage without detr...

McDonald’s manages loss prevention and security with Milestone's integrated POS and IP video surveillance solution

McDonald's restaurants in Scandinavia are now using an integrated Point Of Sale and IP video surveillance system called CheckViewTM, which uses the powerful and easy-to-manage XProtectTM software from Milestone Systems, the global leader for open platform IP video management software.  The flexible and scalable solution installed by MDIS and IT Gruppen has been developed for the retail sector to help manage shrinkage. The old surveillance system at several McDonald's locations in Denmark on...