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 – ANPRM Issued by U.S. Access Board Today

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 DesignSmartCity.com 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 »

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 »

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 »