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CONTROLTEK Announces New Patent for EAS System Utilizing Time of Flight Technology

May 8, 2023

CONTROLTEK, a global leader in tamper-evident packaging, retail asset protection, and RFID inventory and asset tracking solutions, has announced the official securing of a new patent for their Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) system that utilizes Time of Flight (TOF) technology to understand customer movement and reducing false alarms for RFID as EAS.

This new patent enables CONTROLTEK to offer greater accuracy of threat detection and a reduction in false alarms with their system. InFlight RFID, next-generation RFID as EAS utilizes this technology and is being deployed to retailers globally. Accurate threat detection is a key component to a secure EAS system and CONTROLTEK will continue to incorporate this technology into their EAS systems.

We are excited to share that we have secured a new patent," said Tom Meehan, CFI, President at CONTROLTEK. "This achievement underscores our commitment to advancing RFID technology and enhancing the accuracy and effectiveness of our systems in detecting and preventing theft." With this breakthrough, we can deliver even better solutions to our clients, providing them with the confidence and peace of mind that their assets are fully protected.

"We are grateful to all who supported and contributed to the successful launch of InFlight," said Rod Diplock, CEO at CONTROLTEK. "At CONTROLTEK, we are dedicated to delivering cutting-edge security technology solutions that address all the shortfalls of other RFID overheads systems on the market. With InFlight, we have designed an unmatched solution that offers a reliable reading range, high-speed tag reading, and exceptional read rate, ensuring that all tagged items are detected accurately. Our commitment to staying at the forefront of security technology remains unwavering, and we are determined to continue providing our clients with the best solutions possible."