How to Deploy Weatherproof QR Codes

I received a question from a customer who was trying to find a way to deploy more durable QR codes. Here is the question I received:

"We are noticing that during rain and high humidity the outside QR codes we print and laminate are difficult to scan. Do you guys have a solution to prevent that issue?"

This problem is actually really common so here is the answer I provided our customer.

Answer: "This is definitely an issue we have helped several customers address. The most common solution is to use a QR book rather than posting the QR code on site. This works because:

  1. The QR codes are GPS pinpointed. 

  2. You can require a photo to be included with each QR code. 

A few benefits to doing it this way:

  1. You don't have to worry about posting QR codes all over the property (which saves time and headache)

  2. You don't have to worry about QR codes going missing, falling off, or not being able to scan. 

  3. Including photos increases visibility and is received well by most clients.

If you are interested in learning more about QR books, you can email me directly at

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The other alternative is to get the QR code printed on a hard plastic. I recommend (if you scroll down you'll see a 1"x1" option that should work well).

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