Category Archives: ADA Kiosk

ADA Kiosk regulations for US and Europe

ADA Kiosk Quest Diagnostics Update + Walmart Blind Access

From KioskIndustry Jan2022 Thanks to William Goren and //www.understandingtheada.com/ — From updated Kiosk Accessibility: The Law is Paying Attention Quest Diagnostics Update + Walmart Blind Access In Brief Court rejected Quest request to dismiss ACB suit. It is moving ahead Quest has already conceded “effective communication” not provided Class action enabled which means corrective measures would need to be done across the… Read More »

Promoting Access to Voting for People with Disabilities

NIST Seeks Public Comment on Recommendations The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requests public comments on the Draft of Promoting Access to Voting: Recommendations for Addressing Barriers to Private and Independent Voting for People with Disabilities. Under Executive Order 14019 on Promoting Access to Voting, NIST is directed to identify barriers to private and independent voting for people with disabilities,… Read More »

KMA Kiosk Association Quarterly Call – October 2021

We held our quarterly call via Teams October 28th. In attendance: Access Board The NFB The Lighthouse for the BLind American Council of the Blind Open Doors Goldstein & Levy William Goren Associates KioWare KIOSK Information Systems Pyramid Computer Vispero Kiosk Group Tech For All Storm Interface Dynatouch Dolphin Computer Access NCR Frank Mayer We will issue a… Read More »

Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council Finally Incorporates Revised Section 508

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Updated to Incorporate Revised 508 Standards September 13, 2021 On August 11, 2021, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council issued a final rule updating the federal government’s procurement regulations to officially incorporate the U.S. Access Board’s revised Section 508 Standards. The FAR Council is comprised of the Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy and representatives from the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and… Read More »

Assistive Technology – AudioNav and US Access Board Webinar

Assistive Technology News From Storm Interface A recent US Access Board panel discussion regarding self-service transaction machines featured various speakers from advocacy organizations and the self-service kiosk industry. Among the speakers was NCR’s Phil Day who discussed the evolution of the uNav/AudioNav device. This was a product developed in a close and productive collaboration between NCR and Storm… Read More »

Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) Announces ADA Committee Co-Chairmen

ADA Kiosk News from KMA From Businesswire August 2021 August 18, 2021 03:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KMA is pleased to confirm that Peter Jarvis has accepted a request to continue as Co-Chair of the Accessibility Committee. Working closely with Peter as Co-Chair will be Nicky Shaw of Storm Interface. “Thank you to Randy Amundson of FMA who previously… Read More »

Webinar: New approaches to web accessibility requirements under WCAG3

WCAG 2.0 Accessibility Webinar The Section 508 Standards apply the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 to web content and other electronic content. Issued by the W3C, WCAG 2.0 is a globally recognized, technology-neutral standard. The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place July 27 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and will feature new and differing… Read More »

Kiosk Association Panelist for US Access Board Open Meeting on SSTMs in Point-of-Sale and in Ticketing

PRNewswire press release by the Kiosk Association on open video conference next week with U.S. Access Board Public Welcome – U.S. Access Board Panel Discussion on SSTMs  The U.S. Access Board will host panel discussions on self-service transaction machines (SSTMs), including point-of-sales machines & ticket kiosks, at its next virtual Board meeting on May 19 from 1:00 –… Read More »

Europe ADA Kiosks – EN 301-549

Update for Europe ADA New draft changes went in 3/19/2021 – release is imminent of 1.1.2 updated. We thought it a good time to bring this back into focus for the self-service community. What is Europe ADA EN 301 549 “Accessibility requirements suitable for public procurement of ICT products and services in Europe” Where are the documents for… Read More »