Category Archives: ADA

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.

IAAP Whitepaper – Organizational Approach to Accessibility

IAAP Accessibility Survey By Rob Sinclair – Linkedin/sinclairrob This report is based on research conducted by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), a division of G3ict. The report is provided as part of IAAP’s mission to define, promote, and improve the accessibility profession globally through networking, education, and certification to enable the creation of accessible products, content,… Read More »

U.S. Access Board News January/ February 2020

Access Board logo Access Currents News from the U.S. Access Board • January/ February 2020 Board Initiates Update of Accessibility Guidelines for Rail Cars Study Panel Meets on Assessing the Feasibility of Equipping Passenger lanes with Wheelchair Restraint Systems Board to Hold Town Hall Meeting and Trainings in Philadelphia on May 6 Board Executive Director David Capozzi to… Read More »

30 Years of the ADA

2020 marks the 30th anniversary of President George H.W. Bush signing the Americans with Disabilities Act into law. Throughout this 30th anniversary year, the Division is publishing a monthly blog post highlighting the impact that recent ADA enforcement efforts have made in people’s everyday lives. We celebrate the many ways in which the ADA has transformed American society… Read More »

NRF 2020 and KMA 1703

NRF 2020 Kiosk Self-Service Update KMA is a member of the National Retail Federation NRF is the largest retail exposition in the world and we will be there. KMA will be in booth 1703. We’ll represent over 50 companies from across the world. In the booth Sponsors participating in the 2020 booth include Olea Kiosks, KioWare, Pyramid, Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc., and Vispero. … Read More »

Accessibility Scotland Self Service – Phil Day of NCR

Accessibility Scotland and Self Service At Accessibility Scotland 2018, Phil Day of NCR deep dives the accessibility challenges and opportunities building self-service technology at NCR, one of the world’s largest providers of self-service technology. Phil Day video talk from Accessibility Scotland on Vimeo. Accessibility Scotland history Accessibility Scotland came about as a way to fill an obvious gap – there… Read More »

Top 10 disability and accessibility TED talks and Videos

#9 isn’t about accessibility or disability at all, but still holds enormous value when thought about in an a11y/disability context Read full story on Medium.com as this is just partial excerpt. Sheri Byrne-Haber Follow Nov 19 · 6 min read Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash I get pinged a lot by people asking for accessibility resources. Some accessibility resources are easy to find… Read More »

What is WCAG – WCAG Checklist for 2.1

What is WCAG The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines or WCAG provides technical Mobile specifications to improve the accessibility of web content, websites and Improves support for touch web applications on desktop computers, laptops, tablets and mobile devices for people with a wide range of disabilities, including auditory, cognitive, neurological, physical, speech and visual disabilities. What’s Different About WCAG 2.1? WCAG 2.0, released… Read More »

WCAG Overview by Deque – 2.1

Reprinted from Deque WCAG Overview 2.1: What is Next for Accessibility Guidelines By Glenda Sims June 06, 2018 WCAG Overview – Are you staying on top of your digital accessibility game? Don’t be caught by surprise that a new version of W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is on the horizon. In fact, the next “minor” version of WCAG… 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 »

New Accessibility technology assist boarding trains

Full article posted here New know-how being examined by the Lengthy Island Rail Street goals to provide riders with disabilities additional help when boarding a practice. The LIRR’s Glen Head station is the primary to host the brand new “Help Point” kiosk function, which assists riders with special wants in getting the eye of railroad personnel on an… Read More »