The next webinar in the Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series will take placeSeptember 27 from 1:00 to 2:30 (ET) and will cover accessibility to electronic and information technology, assistive technologies, and reasonable accommodations.
The Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series provides helpful information and best practices for federal agencies in meeting their obligations under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act which ensures access to electronic and information technology in the federal sector. This webinar series is made available by the Accessibility Community of Practice of the CIO Council in partnership with the U.S. Access Board.
Assistive Technology for Self-Service Unattended Several of our sponsors and members are instrumental in ADA, Accessibility and Assistive Technology. Highlights Assistive Technology for Kiosks and More KioWare – built-in JAWS support for ready-made browser functionality. Also noTouch KioTouch Vispero – The world’s leading assistive technology provider for the visually impaired. Did you know Blindness and Low Vision impact… Read More »
Common FAQ Self-Service Kiosk Questions February 5, 2020 Dave Loyda Full article on site Home » Self-Service Kiosks » Common Self-Service Kiosk Questions Self-service kiosks continue to rise in popularity as a powerful tool benefiting businesses’ customer experience strategies. With this surge in interest comes more inquiries about everything from payment options to ADA compliance. Below, we’ve compiled a list of the… Read More »
ADA Kiosk Access Webinar by U.S. Access Board The U.S. Access Board conducted a recent webinar with the focus being kiosks. Below are some of the more interesting areas. This webinar is part of a series showcasing “Best Practices in Federal Section 508 Implementation.” Other presentations can be viewed at: www.adaconferences.org and www.fedlink.org/allqual/resource-shared-webinars.cfm A best practice is… Read More »
ADA Kiosk – Updates for Kiosk Industry We have some updates for ADA and kiosks. Add-on for Verifone POS Tactile “bumps” Tax incentives for ADA (deductions and credits) US Access Board meeting for January ADA Working Group for Kiosk Industry Group. #1 — New add-on for POS and ADA compliance from Taylor Stands. Detachable POS with tether… Read More »
This is a catchup post of Marriott Kiosks Reported on Retail Systems Hospitality Update – Hotel Lobbies and Marriott Contactless Arrival Kiosks By Retail Systems | April 16, 2021 Contactless Arrival Kiosks Marriott Arrival Kiosk – click for full size From Hospitality Upgrade — Marriott Delivers on Consumer Desire for Enhanced Contactless Technology Marriott International, Inc. announced the debut of a pilot program… Read More »
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Sept 13, 2017 — The U.S. Access Board recently updated the 508 requirements for accessible ICT (information and communication technology) in the Federal space. This is their “press release”. About the Update of the Section 508 Standards and Section 255 Guidelines for Information and Communication Technology On January 18, 2017, the U.S. Access Board published afinal rule updating accessibility requirements… Read More »
Coming Up May 19th From PRNewswire NEWS PROVIDED BY Kiosk Manufacturer Association May 13, 2021, 17:06 ET DENVER, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Access Board will host panel discussions on self-service transaction machines (SSTMs), including point-of-sales machines & ticket kiosks, at its next virtual Board meeting on May 19 from 1:00 – 3:15 (ET). The Association is participating as a panelist. One panel is… Read More »
From the NFB May 2021 Editors Note: McDonald’s owns about 5% of its nearly 14,000 domestic locations and the remainder are franchised. McDonald’s has more than 39,000 locations worldwide. Blind Americans Commend McDonald’s for Commitment to Accessibility Baltimore, Maryland (May 2021): The National Federation of the Blind, America’s civil rights organization of the blind, and McDonald’s USA announce… Read More »
PRNewswire press release by the Kiosk Association on open video conference next week with U.S. Access Board Public Welcome – U.S. Access Board Panel Discussion on SSTMs The U.S. Access Board will host panel discussions on self-service transaction machines (SSTMs), including point-of-sales machines & ticket kiosks, at its next virtual Board meeting on May 19 from 1:00 – 3:15 (ET). The Association is participating… Read More »
U.S. Access Board to Host Panel Discussions on Self-Service Transaction Machines (May 19) The U.S. Access Board will host panel discussions on access to self-service transaction machines (SSTMs), including point-of-sales machines and ticket kiosks, as part of its next virtual Board meeting on May 19 from 1:00 – 3:15 (ET). One panel will include representatives from advocacy organizations who will discuss usability issues and accessibility barriers. Another panel will address efforts by research and industry to improve access to SSTMs. The public is welcome to… Read More »
ADA Accessibility Kiosk Series 2021 – Website Lawsuits Title III Craig Keefner, editor April Update — Court rules grocery store’s inaccessible website isn’t an ADA violation — The Winn-Dixie website isn’t accessible for blind users with screen readers. The two-judge majority placed a lot of weight on the fact that the ADA only applies to physical spaces. In… Read More »
ADA Kiosk Update — ADA Legal Consequences Original story — Article from TPGi (aka Vispero) on historical legal implications of non-compliance with accessibility. Predominantly it is a lack of accessibility for the blind which triggers the legal action and the plaintiffs checklist seems to be April 2021 Update — Website Accessibility — Court rules grocery store’s inaccessible website… Read More »
Voice response promises to add a new interactivity for self-service devices how do kiosks help people with speech needs? When we think of interactive kiosks, what typically comes to mind is the touch-enabled displays that are a nearly ubiquitous component of today’s self-service devices. Trained in part by the tap, pinch and swipe actions that are the main… Read More »
JAWS Kiosk Screen Reader Software Recognized by Travel Industry From TPGi Blog Apr2021 — JAWS Kiosk awarded Judge’s Choice Award (first place) at this year’s TravelAbility Summit Launchpad event held on April 1, 2021. The JAWS Kiosk screen reader solution earned high praise for criteria such as articulation of a problem and solution, enhancing the travel experience for… Read More »
Restaurants increase sales accommodating deaf and non English speaking customers
Thanks to Ben Wheeler for spotting this. I just heard about Arbys putting in new ADA devices for POS. After Walmart getting hammered I think everybody is reconsidering ADA.
Animations on the ADA and ABA Accessibility Standards that the Board posted to its website in April are now available for download as well. These animations, which are part of an online guide on the standards, address wheelchair maneuvering, doors and entrances, and accessible toilet and bathing facilities. Source: www.access-board.gov The online guides also include illustrated technical bulletins that… Read More »
ADA Kiosk Checklist Current updated page located at the Kiosk Association KMA March 2021 — It also includes 4 different images from US Access Board on different reach parameters and distances that need to be observed. To be sure this is only the top-level “first things first” list. Suits are generally initiated by blind people and so naturally… Read More »
From Kiosk Association kma.global site March 2021 Update for Europe ADA New draft changes went in 3/19/2021 – release is imminent of 1.1.2 updated. We thought it a good time to bring this back into focus for the self-service community. What is Europe ADA EN 301 549 “Accessibility requirements suitable for public procurement of ICT products and services… Read More »
Meeting the ADA Kiosk compliance challenge Article from KioskMarketplace July 2014 For Greg Buzek, president of Franklin, Tennessee-based research firm IHL Group, ADA compliance makes good business sense for kiosk operators. “Understanding your customers means being able to accommodate all of them,” Buzek said. “This is particularly true whenever kiosk are deployed in stores. Retailers lose $435 billion… Read More »