BadgerScan 4+

BadgeScan LLC

    • 3.0 • 5 Ratings
    • Free



BadgerScan™ is a lightweight, mobile solution for quickly and efficiently exchanging contact information. Although specifically designed for use at conferences, exhibitions and meetings, BadgerScan can be used to share contact information by anyone, anywhere without requiring a network connection.

• Add notes
• Tag favorites at multiple levels for classification
• Launch a survey
• Send auto-filled email
• Export contacts to CSV file
• Twitter and LinkedIn integration
• Private
• No network tether
• Sleek and unobtrusive

The basis of BadgerScan contact sharing is the QR code (also PDF417), a two-dimensional barcode that can encode standardized contact information. 

There are at least two ways to get your contact information embedded in a QR code: 

(1) CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS DO IT - as a conference attendee your QR code can be created and placed on your Attendee Badge by conference organizers using Event registration management software, such as RegOnline, or 

(2) YOU DO IT -you can create your own QR code within the BadgerScan App that you can then show on your mobile device anytime you want to share your contact information with another individual. 

In either of these cases the QR codes can be scanned by BadgerScan and the contact data collected and stored in the App, on the device. 

Additionally, any or all contacts can be immediately exported by email or shared via digital QR code display to accelerate the lead follow-up process cycle. 

BadgerScan is designed with the following principles in mind: 

1. Sleek and Unobtrusive. When engaging people at an event, contact collection tools should not interfere with establishing a personal connection. Sharing your contact info, or collecting another's, adding notes and filling in a user survey are actions that are directly and easily accessible at no cost.

2. Private. There are too many servers collecting too much information about everything we do. BadgerScan stores nothing, no data, at all, ever, to any servers. Your data is yours and yours alone. 

3. No Network Tether. BadgerScan is intended to act as a replacement for business cards in certain situations, so its core functions work in areas with no cell service and no wifi. It's a global, virtual business card that doesn't take up space in your wallet. 

4. Sophisticated Contact Manager at No Cost. Not all professionals need or can afford Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools with complex lead management solutions. Alternative, low cost QR code readers often directly store collected contact information in your device contact manager, which can be inefficient and confusing. BadgerScan stores your collected contacts in BadgerScan and allows you to move them to your device contact manager, and share them easily (individually or as a group) via an email exported text file, which can be imported into contact management software, whether it is Salesforce or Excel. 

5. Customized Surveys, Hyper Speed Email Follow-Up and Contact Annotation. Exhibitors and vendors need more than just a way to store a name and number. BadgerScan provides the option to customize and launch a web-based survey (requires network connection) and allows for an email autofill option that facilitates rapid, personalized email follow-up to multiple contacts. Adding notes to a contact is a breeze. All at no cost and with no in-app purchase ever required for full functionality. 

6. Social Network Connectivity. Event attendees can connect with each other using existing social networking outlets such as LinkedIn and Twitter. BadgerScan encodes your screen names right into your Badge. Your new connections can start reading your Tweets right away. 

Collecting and sharing contact information rapidly at busy events and appending contact-specific notes is second-nature with BadgerScan.

What’s New

Version 1.2.9

Improves support for MeCard encoding that may contain spurious characters, and saves the Notes field of MeCard as the contact's Organization in BadgerScan.

Ratings and Reviews

3.0 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Heytherepeter ,

Export is broken…

I have all these contacts now, and no one to export.

Shadowbq2 ,

Missing import from iphoto

Please add the ability import picture from iphoto instead of taking one.

LoveHateApple ,

So easy to use

I have been working conferences for years and have been waiting for a better way to share information other than having to rent scanners at the show (for bucks!) or having my contacts embargoed by the show organizers. I have tried other apps, but those almost all require logging in and as I have become more protective with my data I am concerned that every contact I scan is getting sold to a third party. Tired of worrying about that. With this app no log in and no one else has my data! Huge! It is so easy! Why has it taken so long? But at least it's here now. And completely free! Yee haw!

App Privacy

The developer, BadgeScan LLC, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.

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