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Custom Barcodes and QR Codes

Event organizers can utilize custom barcodes for a unique badge scanning experience. 

Open the badge template and add a code to the badge.

Select 'Custom Code' from the dropdown menu.  

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EAN-8:

  • universal barcode that reads numeric format only 
  • 8 digit code limit

EAN-13:

  • universal barcode that reads numeric format only
  • 13 digit code limit

Code 128:

  • alphanumeric or numeric-only format
  • 128 digit code limit
  • 1D version of the ID QR Code that holds the same properties but can be scanned by a 1D barcode scanner

QR Code:

  • can store URL code linking to external site

Barcodes and QR Codes (continued)

Universal QR Code V2:

  • Standard encrypted QR code
  • encrypted exclusively for the Boomset Lead Retrieval app
  • can be un-encrypted for an additional cost

ID Barcode and ID QR Code:

  • unencrypted for global app usage
  • only displays the Boomset barcode number
  • ID number can be used to tie data to a user, but scanning does not reveal any user information

vCard:

  • unencrypted code 
  • incompatible with the Boomset Lead Retrieval app
  • If a device can scan the vCard then it will be able to see the user information

Custom QR Code:

  • A flexible code system with multiple functions.
  • May or may not be encrypted depending on usage. 
Code Type Encryption App Compatibility Scanning Device
Universal QR Code Yes (No for additional cost) Boomset Boomset and Third Party
ID Barcode/QR Code No Boomset and Third Party Boomset and Third Party
vCard No Third Party Third Party
Custom QR Code Yes or No Boomset and Third Party Boomset and Third Party
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