We believe that everyone should be able to use our kiosks and to back that up, all of our designs meet the standards set in the latest Americans with Disabilities Act.
New Americans with Disability Act standards were adopted by the Department of Justice in September 2010 and took effect March 15, 2012, replacing the original ADA standards.
When these ADA standards went into effect, they set new minimum requirements, both in terms of scope and technical detail, for new construction and alterations of the facilities of more than 80,000 state and local governments and over seven million businesses. After the 2012 compliance date, businesses and organizations must use the revised standards for new projects so that their buildings and facilities are accessible to more than 54 million Americans with disabilities.
The new standards apply to facilities covered by the ADA, including places of public accommodation, commercial facilities, and state and local government facilities.
While there is no ADA guideline in existence today that deals specifically with kiosks, the most relevant guidelines are those for ATMs, as well as more general height and reach requirements. For specific dimensions and more information, please visit adakiosks.com.
But meeting ADA guidelines is just one of the many ways we’ve made our kiosks easy for visitors to use.
Throughout our design process, we test with physical prototypes to ensure that our kiosks present your tablet at the right height and angle for viewing and touch interaction by a variety of users.
We focus on details like stability that make using our kiosks more comfortable. We talk to previous customers to learn about different use cases and how our kiosks perform ‘in the wild’. This strong emphasis on visitor experience is just one more reason our kiosks stand out from the crowd!