Does WCAG Apply to Kiosks? – TPGi

Does WCAG Apply to Kiosks?


In summary: yes, WCAG applies to kiosks.

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 Fare Machines but was written and updated largely before self-service devices gained prominence. The main purpose of the ADA is to protect people with disabilities from being discriminated against and kiosk accessibility is broadly covered as it relates to functional design for disabled users.

The ADA does not provide any specific guidance on [...]

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