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TMCNet:  Self-Service Association ADA Initiative

[October 11, 2017]

Self-Service Association ADA Initiative

EASTLAKE, Colo., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The�Kiosk Industry Group Association has�formed an�ADA committee and an ADA working group.� And in November travel to Washington, DC to meet with the U.S. Access Board, the group responsible for writing ADA regulations.� The idea is to work with the Access Board on an ongoing basis to help them better define regulations.� We are also working with the ATMIA ( as well and the ETA ( in this regard. Participation in the working group is open to all interested parties.

The ADA committee currently consists of�Olea Kiosks,�Kiosk Information Systems,�Frank Mayer and Associates,�KioWare, Turnkey�Kiosks and iPadKIosks.

At the same time this month the featured in-depth article is on ADA , the Final Rule, current government actions and relevant liability actions.�


Some of the biggest challenges self-service transaction machine�deployers face is the degree of interpretation that must be applied to some of the regulations. �How many accessible unts and what level of accessibility constitutes acceptable access? �Another is new regulations and retrofitting existing units, said Craig Keefner, manager for Olea�Kiosks.

"Complicating retrofits can be the issue of recertifying for UL," Keefner said. "One change to the overall machine can require the new configuration to be re-certified. If someone like Walmart has to change all of its self-checkouts, that's a big change."�

In other news this month (

  • Telemedicine partnership�Olea and AMD�announced
  • Turnkey Kiosks Make Big Updates
  • Improved Android management software�by KioWare released
  • Nanonation�promotions
  • New kiosk printer section w/�Microcom, BOCA & new member KFI
  • Elo announces new Wallaby line of kiosks

New Members

  • ELO
  • Visual Planet
  • Assistra�Technology
  • KH Custom Printer
  • Digital Business Consulting

About the Kiosk Industry Group

The Kiosk Industry Group is a news and marketing association for self-service and kiosk manufacturers. It is for the benefit of kiosk manufacturers, developers, resources and client companies who are involved in self-service transaction machines (SSTM). News about the industry and by the industry is published on�our website�when it is relevant to companies that deploy or may deploy self-service, or to companies that support those deployers with hardware, software or applications. The Kiosk Industry Group has been active since 1995. Our audience this year on the website is 50,000 (human). Visit��for more information.

Media Contact:

Craig Keefner


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