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.

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 »

$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 »

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 »

Whitepaper – Voice Recognition Speech Command Assistive Interface

The Use of Voice Recognition and Speech Command Technology as an Assistive Interface for ICT in Public Spaces. A whitepaper published by Peter W Jarvis (Senior Executive VP, Storm Interface) and Nicky Shaw (Operations Manager North America). September 2018. Introduction. The emergence and increasing use of smart speakers (AI) in the home environment has delivered significant benefits for… Read More »

Website ADA – QSR website access suits surge

By Brian Cole/Employment litigation lawyer  Over the past year, the number of website disability access lawsuits has surged across all industries, but the problem is particularly intense in the food service industry and QSR sector suits are well represented. In short, being in this business today means knowing the law and its requirements when it comes to website… Read More »