Category Archives: Accessibility

ADA and Accessibility are major regulatory concerns for Kiosk Manufacturer Association along with PCI. Our Code of Practice can help you.

Webinars on Website Accessibility

U.S. Access Board to Conduct Webinars on Website Accessibility (September 5 and 24) Access to websites is essential in today’s digital environment for obtaining information, downloading data, sharing media, obtaining goods and services, and making other transactions. Many websites, however, remain off-limits to people with disabilities, particularly those with sensory impairments, because they are not structured and coded… Read More »

ADA 29 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

29 Years of ADA and Americans with Disabilities Act Originally published on NJ.com   By Star-Ledger Guest Columnist By Peri Nearon Ideas are powerful things. They open the world. They eliminate discrimination. They ensure people are defined by potential. They change lives. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is an idea that became reality, which is why it’s important… Read More »

$3.25 Million Paid by Greyhound in Disability Settlement

Disability Settlement Greyhound The Department of Justice today announced payments by Greyhound Lines, Inc. totaling $2,966,000 to over 2,100 individuals who experienced disability discrimination while traveling or attempting to travel on Greyhound. The payments were part of a broader settlement from 2016 resolving the Department’s complaint that Greyhound, the nation’s largest provider of intercity bus transportation, engaged in… Read More »

Accessibility at the forefront of tech

Excerpt from TheNextWeb 5/19/2019 STORY BY Andrew Burton Founder, The Circuit Board — Andrew is Head of Communications for 600+ staff music technology leader, Native Instruments in Berlin, a company with a vis… (show all) In March 2019 IKEA was praised for partnering with nonprofits to develop accessories that make its products more accessible for people with impairments. It’s a novel step forward but I can’t shake… Read More »

A Smart City Is an Accessible City

Originally published on The Atlantic A new breed of accessibility apps can make life easier for people with disabilities. They can also make it harder. Excerpt: A group gathers on a Nashville street corner, some rolling in wheelchairs and others walking. They have arrived holding their smartphones and make friendly chatter while a coordinator helps them log in… Read More »

ADA Committee Chairpersons for KMA Announced

Kiosk Manufacturer Association with ADA, NRF, and Emergency Kiosk updates EASTLAKE, Colo., Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Kiosk Manufacturer Association (aka KMA) is pleased to announce the appointments of inaugural Chairpersons for the ADA and Accessibility Committee. Laura Miller of KioWare (https://kioware.com) and Randy Amundson of Frank Mayer, Inc. (https://frankmayer.com) have been named as Co-Chairperson for the ADA and Accessibility Committee. Both Laura… Read More »

Android Kiosk Software Supports ADA Assistive

NEW to KioWare for Android – Support Added for Storm Assistive Technology Products “Accessibility should be a strong consideration for any kiosk deployment. With this release, both KioWare for Windows and KioWare for Android support the heavily tested and well-respected Storm ATP suite of keypads, keyboards & other accessibility products.”  ~ Laura Miller of KioWare. KioWare has released… Read More »

News from the U.S. Access Board – May/ June 2018

Access Currents  News from the U.S. Access Board  •  May/ June 2018 Access Board Holds Town Hall Meeting in Phoenix Board to Host Information Meeting on Assembly Areas September 6 Bill Botten Named Board’s Coordinator of Training and Technical Assistance Upcoming Board Webinars Next Access Board Meeting to Take Place July 11 DOJ Rules for Movie Theater Captioning and Audio… Read More »