UK Regulatory Guidance & Warning on Temperature Screening Kiosks

Editors Note – Thanks to our friends at Storm-Interface in the U.K. for forwarding this information. As explained in the recent press release, the MHRA cautions against over-reliance on temperature screening for detection of COVID-19. Businesses and workplaces are advised to follow the government advice on safe working during COVID-19, as well as implementing scientifically reliable methods of testing for COVID-19 where practicable.… Read More »

Kiosk Temperature Screening Market Report and Current Events

The Kiosk Manufacturer Association recently participated in a temperature kiosk market report conducted by IPVM, one of the premier sources for video surveillance.  Video surveillance is not the only market that has pivoted to medical device sales (admitted or not). Kiosk suppliers, hard hit by COVID-19, have also joined this emerging segment. Inside this report, based on an interview… Read More »

What is a Screen Reader?

Definition of Screen Reader Nice writeup by Freedom Scientific on what a screen reader is. The simple definition is:  A screen reader is a software program that allows blind and low vision individuals to read the content on a computer screen with a voice synthesizer or braille display. The screen reader is the interface between the user and… Read More »

Press Release – Self-Service Kiosk Product Listings for Coronavirus from the KMA

Self-Service Kiosk Products for Coronavirus from the KMA July 20, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time WESTMINSTER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Kiosk Manufacturer Association announces specific product listings for coronavirus-related self-service assistance. Tailored specifically for coronavirus product offerings are the following: Temperature kiosks for screening and fever detection. Over 20 solutions to choose from and they range from less than a… Read More »

Temperature Sensor Primer

Our primer on Temperature Device Sensors Introduction We will be adding to this on ongoing basis but being able to identify and compare self-service devices used in a healthcare application is important.  If antibody tests were being dispensed, we’d want to know those test kits were accurate.  Same for touchscreen cleaners. Matrix Comparison Comparing Temperature Sensor Devices Industrial… Read More »

Temperature Kiosks Advisory and Caution – Public Service Announcement

As government and corporate America develop post-COVID-19 action plans for responsibly reopening the country, some businesses are scrambling to keep up with the demand for thermal cameras, which many believe can help identify novel coronavirus cases via elevated temperature detection. We see many RFPs from governmental agencies for temperature and thermal sensing devices.  Federal such FEMA and the… Read More »

Does WCAG Apply to Kiosks?

Reprinted article By Matt Ater of Vispero on the ThePacielloGroup May 2020 Overview of Kiosk Accessibility Rules Kiosk accessibility is largely guided by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA sets forth hardware requirements and a few technical requirements for kiosks to follow in order to be considered accessible.  The ADA specifically offers guidance for ATMs and… Read More »

Antibacterial Touch Screen Advisory – Corona

Disinfection AntiBacterial Touch Screen Kiosk March Coronvirus Update: By now we have all seen and read countless articles on how best to protect ourselves and others from bacterial infection. Before we begin we want to list some recommended resources right off the bat that can help educate your point of view on antibacterial, antimicrobial and of course, the… Read More »

Antibacterial Touch Screen Wipes

Visit Kiosk Industry for latest updates on AntiMicrobial Wipes, Sprays, film, UV-C, Copper, Coatings and more. Overview AntiBacterial Touch Screen Kiosk March Coronvirus Update: By now we have all seen and read countless articles on how best to protect ourselves and others from bacterial infection. Before we begin we want to list some recommended resources right off the… Read More »