Tyco Security Products has announced an integration with the Sensormatic Synergy electronic article surveillance (EAS) detection system from Tyco Retail Solutions. The combination of exacqVision video management system (VMS) and the Synergy EAS Series gives retail customers an interconnected Tyco solution to capture loss event data with corresponding video and improve loss prevention efforts.
Synergy pedestals offer retailers a sleek, modern design to blend nicely into the retail environment with powerful capabilities such as Acousto-Magnetic (AM) detection and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) item level reporting. The Synergy pedestals capture valuable loss prevention data to create a surveillance zone at store entrances and exits. When an alarm event occurs, the system notifies store employees when someone exits the store or if merchandise has the EAS (Electronic Article Surveillance) tag attached.
With the exacqVision integration, retail customers have the benefit of an added layer of video surveillance and real-time loss event insights. Retailers can see live video images of the alarm event as it is occurring or search previous EAS system events and see the corresponding exacqVision video at the time the event happened. exacqVision video recording can be triggered based on EAS pedestal alarms including jammer and metal foil detection, blocked sensor or deactivator offline, power save on or off, tag too close or alarm count.
This integration enables retail store managers to quickly identify suspects for potential theft instances and improve their real-time response to shrinkage control.
This integration requires exacqVision server version 7.6 and Sensormatic Synergy firmware 101.03.00 to connect the Sensormatic pedestals and manage data output.