Category Archives: ADA kiosk

Members of KMA have a strong interest in standards like ADA, EMV, HIPAA, UL, and many more. We have an ADA committee with an ADA Working Group and we work towards being a standards-based association. We meet and communicate with the U.S. Access Board in Washington annually and review all types of the newest accessibility devices.

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

ADA Kiosk Checklist – Draft May 2024

ADA Kiosk Multi-Point Checklist With the new regulations coming soon this year, KMA has issued a draft revision of its 17 point ADA checklist. Best advice in plain english. Begin your project updates or initial design phase with accessibility in mind – a developer’s proverb says that you can spend time planning at the beginning or fixing at the… Read More »

ADA and Accessibility News

ADA and Accessibility News The Industry Group 4 days ago Maine businesses sued for their websites not being ‘ADA accessible,’ paying $9,000-$23,000 in damages – Stephanie Grindley, CBS13 I-Team PORTLAND (WGME) — Under the law, businesses open to the public must provide equal access to their goods and services, but as the world accelerates …   The… Read More »

Quarterly Review of Legal Decisions Regarding Accessibility – 2023

ADA Kiosks Legal Action Kiosks This page on legal actions in self-service and related is a running log with personal commentary on legal, privacy and patent situations which impact unattended self-service.  We keep track of legal news that affects the unattended self-service market.  One of the best articles to monitor is Kiosk Accessibility: The Law is Paying Attention by Lainey… Read More »

ADA Kiosk – ANPRM Issued by U.S. Access Board

Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities; Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Guidelines; Self-Service Transaction Machines and Self-Service Kiosks As noted on Federal Register September 21, 2022 — contact [email protected] for more information AGENCY: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. ACTION: Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (“Access Board” or… Read More »

ADA Kiosks – Eve Hill Senate Testimony on Federal Technology & Title III

How To Improve Accessibility – Testimony by Eve Hill July 2022 Testimony of Eve Hill during Senate Hearing. She calls out the Social Security Administration intake kiosks, calls for enforcement tools among other things and ending the immunity of the federal government for its wide-ranging violations. Interesting point raised “if Access Board is given enforcement authority”. Many thanks… Read More »

U.S. Access Board News – Alison Levy New Director

ADA Kiosk & U.S. Access Board News Alison Levy has been named the new Director of the Office of Technical and Information Services (OTIS) at the U.S. Access Board. She succeeds Dave Yanchulis who retired in April after 36 years with the Board. In this role, Levy will manage and establish program goals and operations for OTIS, including… Read More »

Using A Mobile Phone As Accessible Interface Smart City Kiosk

Smart city kiosk ada accessibilityFrom Feb 2021 Feb 5, 2021 — Statement from Storm Interface  following conference call with NFB on the use of personal phones as an accessible interface to Smart City terminals. Statement for submission to the NFB, the Federal Access Board and Storm sales personnel. Use of personal phones as an accessible interface As… Read More »

WCAG 3.0 Working Draft Released by W3C

W3C Publishes Working Draft of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 3.0 The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has published the First Call Public Working Draft of its Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 3.0, which are developed through the W3C process in cooperation with individuals and organizations around the world. WCAG 3.0 provides new ways to evaluate web content accessibility… Read More »

Success Story RNIB – Working With RNIB, ALDI trials audio prompts for blind and partially-sighted shoppers

From EssentialRetail Aug2020 — Aldi is working with RNIB on improving access for blind and partially-sighted in trial in UK. COVID-related store traffic control is the main system being tested and it helps regulate number of shoppers in the store. “Social distancing has turned the world upside down for people with sight loss,” said Marc Powell, strategic accessibility… Read More »