Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) tags have been used for decades to reduce theft with companies like Tyco's Sensormatic and Checkpoint being commonly deployed systems.
But startups attempting to disrupt this space are few and far between.
Now, startup Queuehop, backed by Silicon Valley's powerful YCombinator program, is targeting the EAS market. They have developed 'smart' EAS tags as a core component of their cashier-less mobile checkout system they claim can save retailers significantly.
Inside, we examine Queuehop's offerings, how it works, what it costs and how it differs from incumbent products such as Sensormatic and Checkpoint.