New regulations for kiosks and self-service transaction machines? We’ve been here before.
Posted on November 6, 2022
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This is an article about action by a government agency in the United States called The US Access Board. The Board is thinking about making new rules about self-service kiosks so they are accessible for disabled people. Kiosks are machines designed for people to do things like order food and get health information without help. Disabled people often cannot use them. The Access Board started to make rules on this topic twelve years ago. But they never finished. In September of 2022 the Access Board published nine questions that would impact any new rules about kiosk access. The public can submit comments by November 21 of this year. Even though there are no regulations yet, many legal cases require kiosks to work for disabled people.
On September 21, 2022 the United States Access Board, a federal government agency, issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making (ANPRM) about kiosks. The Notice is about the details for making self-service kiosks (alternatively referred to as self-service transaction machines (SSTMs)) independently usable by people with disabilities.
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