Category Archives: ADA Kiosk

ADA and Kiosks
Kiosk ADA Accessibility Resources & ADA Compliance

Regulatory agencies have a profound effect on the business of self-service. The kiosk manufacturer association (KMA) monitors kiosk and self-service ADA, Accessibility and the development & implementation of regulatory bodies and, where possible, we participate in the regulatory process by educating and informing agencies regarding our members & businesses.

EV Charging ADA Considerations – a Kiosk Perspective

EV Charging ADA Kiosk Considerations – Are They Subject to Kiosk Regulations? From the KMA.Global FAQ October 2021 Short Answer —  Yes Long Answer — Technically all of the regulations mandated today apply to any form of unattended self-service. In the case of some there may not be a touchscreen per se but interaction with the terminal whether via mobile… Read More »

Legal Decisions

Legal Decisions Kiosks Digital Signage 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.  These are typically legal suits brought against companies but also can be HIPAA violations of… Read More »

McDonald’s Kiosk News – Delivering More Accessible With Storm

McDonald’s Kiosk Accessibility News In Brief Public announcement by McDonald’s they are intent on addressing accessibility AudioNav selected by McDonald’s More specific details on an implementation schedule, company-owned versus franchisees, new kiosk versus existing kiosks expected prior to NRF 2022 which at the KMA Booth 1606 Storm will be showing the latest in accessibility technology. Worth noting that… Read More »

Accessibility kiosk news — M-Enabling Summit Arlington in October

Kiosk Accessibility News See m-enabling website — The Kiosk Manufacturer Association is an exhibitor and sponsor for the upcoming Summit. In Brief Keynote — Sachin Dev Pavithran, Ph.D. Executive Director U.S. Access Board Sponsors – Google, AT&T, Verizon, Microsoft, Amazon, HP and KMA Health Protocols — GREEN (exceeds CDC) Expected attendees –  250 to 500 high level attendees… Read More »

Kiosk Accessibility – McDonalds Kiosk Article on Wall Street Journal

Screen Reader Kiosk News All company-owned restaurants to offer screen-reader on their kiosks by 2022 In Brief Mounting new keypads and headphone jacks to the touch-screen kiosks it introduced in 2015. Blind users can connect their headphones to the system and browse the digital menu using screen-reader technology and tactile arrow buttons, adding items to their basket by… Read More »

Epic Welcome Kiosk That is Truly Height Adjustable

From PatientKiosk August 2021 Olea Kiosks®, Inc. Delivers Height Adjustable Austin Kiosk for Healthcare Patient Kiosk Check-In News from Olea Kiosks August 2021 Patient Kiosk Check-In Adjustable Height Olea Kiosks® Inc., today, announced the addition of its height-adjustable base for the Austin series kiosk.  This new addition is available for ordering now. With more than 2500 units in the… Read More »

Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) Announces ADA Committee Co-Chairmen

ADA Kiosk News From Businesswire August 2021 August 18, 2021 03:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KMA is pleased to confirm that Peter Jarvis has accepted a request to continue as Co-Chair of the Accessibility Committee. Working closely with Peter as Co-Chair will be Nicky Shaw of Storm Interface. “Thank you to Randy Amundson of FMA who previously served as… Read More »

COVID Kiosk Catalog – Temperature Kiosks and Automatic Sanitizers Dispensers

Kiosk Worker Catalog Multi-Vendor Westminster, CO September 2020 — The Kiosk Association (KMA) is proud to announce the first multi-vendor kiosk solution catalog for COVID-related kiosk “worker” solutions. Over twenty different solutions related to COVID, Temperature Scanning, CDC Health Screening, Automatic Hand Sanitizers, software, ADA consulting and services are available for purchase. CAKCEK, our authorized distributor, has been… Read More »

Section 508 Best Practices Webinar: Putting the Revised 508 Standards into Practice for Procurement

Section 508 Best Practices Webinar:   Section 508 Webinars — The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place May 29 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and cover strategies for meeting the updated 508 Standards in federal procurements. Presenters from the General Services Administration (GSA) will review available tools and resources, such as an Applicability Checklist on the… Read More »

FMagazine Fall 2019 – Accessible Kiosks, Merchandising and Design

 Accessible Kiosks – Fall 2019 FMagazine The best of in-store merchandising, interactive kiosks and store fixtures for brands and retailers nationwide. The FMagazine Fall 2019 issue includes articles on: How self-service kiosks will shape the future of grocery Making kiosks accessible for everyone Merchandising displays – getting the best design without blowing the budget The FMagazine this issue includes… Read More »

JAWS Kiosk

JAWS Kiosk Vispero®, the world’s leading assistive technology provider for the visually impaired, is excited to announce an addition to the Vispero family: JAWS Kiosk. A collaboration between The Paciello Group (TPG) and the Freedom Scientific brand (owned by Vispero), JAWS Kiosk is focused on delivering accessible kiosk solutions whether it’s through the incorporation of Freedom Scientific’s industry-leading… Read More »

JAWS Accessibility Kiosk – Mitigate Your Website Liability

From the THEPACIELLOGROUP website and Matt Ater  — March 2020 Editors Note:  It is a fact that more than ever before companies are relying on the website to service customers.  But are all customers being served?  Liability for accessibility is the #1 concern for corporate websites. Let Vispero help guide you. JAWS Accessibility: Selecting the Correct Input Device… Read More »

Kiosk ADA Checklist – 14 Point Checklist For Accessible Self-Service

As posted on the Kiosk Association website Feb2021 Kiosk ADA 14 Point Checklist General Areas of Discovery and Due Diligence for Review Initial Design Begin your initial design phase with full accessibility accommodated.  You can always do a cost/benefit analysis and compare later to a stripped-down unit with its inherent liability Hardware Spacing — Depth, Clearance, Maneuvering, Protruding… Read More »

ADA JAWS Accessibility Software – Gold Sponsor – Vispero – Kiosk Consultant

Welcome to Vispero Vispero is the world’s largest assistive technology provider for the visually impaired. Although officially formed in 2016, our brands Freedom Scientific, Enhanced Vision, Optelec, and The Paciello Group, share a long, rich history as industry leaders dating back to 1975. Watch Video We develop and deliver innovative solutions that enable blind and low vision individuals… Read More »

Web Accessibility – The Paciello Group Announces Rebranding, Changes Name to TPGi

From the new TPGi website Feb 2021 — The Paciello Group is now rebranded as TPG Interactive or TPGi.  TPGi is a division of Vispero.  We note that TPGi is one of the contributors to WCAG 3.0 and is the top tier in accessibility testing and guidance. With the proliferation of web and mobile ordering, accessibility is more… Read More »

Android Kiosk Software Supports ADA Assistive Technology

NEW to KioWare for Android – Support Added for Storm Assistive Technology Products “Accessibility should be a strong consideration for any kiosk deployment. With this release, both KioWare for Windows and KioWare for Android support the heavily tested and well-respected Storm ATP suite of keypads, keyboards & other accessibility products.”  ~ Laura Miller of KioWare. KioWare has released… Read More »

Kiosk Software Accessibility – New KioWare Zoom Text, EZAccess, and Cash + EMV

Editors Note: New kiosk software release KioWare for Windows (Version 8.7)! New accessibility features are now available (such as ZoomText and JAWS for the visually impaired).  Support for EZ® Access Keypad.  (See upcoming Accessibility Seminar). Also added are a number of new devices, including an EMV compliant option using the Elavon processor via the OTI Trio (see UCP).… Read More »

UNITED AIRLINES OBTAINS EZ ACCESS® CERTIFICATION FOR NEW SELF-SERVICE KIOSKS TO BETTER ENSURE ACCESSIBILITY FOR ALL CUSTOMERS

Editors Note: We think this integration was “backed out” and replaced since the announcement. MADISON, WI  –  United Airlines has incorporated EZ Access® technologies into their new self-service kiosks to better ensure that the kiosks are accessible to all travelers. According to Jaymes Todero, United’s eCommerce Product Manager, “United strives to be an industry leader and a big part of… Read More »

Kiosk Association (KMA) Announces New ADA Accessibility and EMV Initiatives

PR Newswire Feb 2021 —  DENVER, Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Kiosk Association announces initiatives for Kiosk EMV and Kiosk ADA EMV Initiative — As a Participating Organization with the PCI SSC, KMA encourages deployment of EMV devices (PCI certified) for CATs (Cardholder Activated Terminals). The problem has been companies attempting to try and reposition web non-EMV shopping carts into… Read More »

Writing a Kiosk RFP for Accessibility and Kiosk ADA compliance by TPG

How To Write an RFP for ADA Accessibility Nice article by TPG (Vispero) and Laura Miller on how to write an RFP for Accessibility. Here is the link. Of Note Screen reading software such as JAWS or other similar alternative is required. Screen reading software will provide the end user with non-visual access support that enables the user to hear the… Read More »

Web Accessibility – WCAG 3.0 Working Draft Released by W3C

WCAG 3.0 Working Draft Released by W3C Editors Note — With the non-negotiable requirements for web access for customers to order, the “website” has taken on even more importance and is now a critical component of company success. Getting sued for a lack of accessibility is not one of the outcomes you want.  Complicate matters with which platform… Read More »

Storm Interface – ADA Accessibility – – NavBar Software and Configuration

Storm Interface Accessibility NavBar NavPad Here are some quick notes on configuring Storm Interface products. The functionality of the Nav-Bar is the same as that for all of Storm’s ATP products. It enumerates as a combined HID/audio device, so no special drivers or software is required. Connection to the host system is via a single USB cable. When… Read More »

Temperature Kiosk – COVID-19 Screening Solution From Kiosk Group – Full CDC Compliance and Accurate

Checkpoint COVID-19 Health Screening Kiosk Reopening during the COVID-19 “new normal” brings a unique set of challenges for employers, starting with how to keep your employees and visitors safe. The Center for Disease Control’s current guidelines recommend that employers should offer daily health screening checks before allowing entry into a facility. Daily Proof of Screening Kiosk Group’s CheckPoint… Read More »

Kiosk ADA Accessibility Guidelines – August 2020 KMA Framework Available for Purchase

Guidelines Kiosk ADA Accessibility – August 2020   Too often when projects requirements are detailed, ADA and accessibility considerations are often reduced to the simple phrase, “Must be ADA compliant”.  This statement is open to definition and inevitably results in range of bids with widely different ADA “compliance”. The Kiosk Manufacturer Association has looked at the various ADA… Read More »

Press Release – Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) Announces New Accessibility Committee Chairpersons

From PRNewswire March 2020 WESTMINSTER, Colo., March 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Kiosk Manufacturer Association aka KMA announces our new ADA and Accessibility Chairpersons.  Serving as co-chairpersons for our committee is Randy Amundson of Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. and Mr. Peter Jarvis of Storm Interface.  Randy is one of our founding chairpersons and is continuing in his support of KMA and ADA. Peter is a charter sponsor of… Read More »

CSUN 2020 Conference – Kiosks Assistive Technology

CSUN 2020 Conference – Kiosks From CSUN website Feb 2020 KMA at CSUN This March 11th-13th, Vispero will be leading multiple presentations on kiosk accessibility at CSUN’s Annual Accessibility Conference being held in Anaheim, CA. Vispero’s Vice President and subject matter expert Matt Ater, will lead a panel of kiosk accessibility experts on “Lessons Learned from Developing Accessible Kiosks”. The… Read More »

Pursuant Health kiosks for Diabetes to offer Risk Test – CDR – Chain Drug Review

Pursuant Health’s national, in-store health kiosk network will begin connecting consumers to the American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Risk Test.

Source: www.chaindrugreview.com

Pursuant Health said the ADA’s test, which helps build public awareness of the risks for type 2 diabetes, will be available through its more than 3,600 health kiosks in retail pharmacy locations, including such chains as Walmart and Safeway. Plans call for Pursuant’s kiosks to offer the test for three years, starting in November recognition of American Diabetes Month.

ADA Kiosk Webinar – Upcoming webinar on hardware Section 508

ADA Kiosk Webinar   The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take place July 25from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and review requirements for hardware, including mobile devices, in the updated Section 508 Standards that the U.S. Access Board published in January. Presenters will cover requirements for operable parts, technologies with two-way voice communication, devices with display… Read More »