Equipments are tested with the requirements set out in the Council Directive on the Approximation of the Laws of the Member States relating to Electromagnetic Compatibility 89/336/EEC and the Council Directive relating to Low Voltage 73/23/EEC as well as the Council Directive R&TTE 1999/5/EG.
We are aware in oemKIOSKS about Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), and we improving our methods and products to achieve this guidelines.
This is some of the guidelines of ADA concerning multimédia Kiosks:
Clear Floor Space in front of the ITM and Reach
The ADAAG makes specifications of reach requirements (i.e. where interface elements can be positioned relative to the ground and the leading edge of the ITM) in terms of forward (front) approach and parallel (sideways) approach. Complying with these guidelines is a straightforward matter of designing components to be within the specified ranges in an installed ITM.
The provisions relating to operating controls state that the following should not be required of the user:
twisting of the wrist.
A force required to activate controls greater than 5 lbf (22.2 N).
Use by persons with vision impairments
The ADAAG states under section 4.34 Automated Teller Machines, subsection 4.34.5 Equipment for Persons with Vision Impairments:
Instructions and all information for use shall be made accessible to and independently usable by persons with vision impairments.
Each control or operating mechanism shall be able to be differentiated by sound or touch.
The opportunity for the same degree of privacy of input [and output] shall be available to all individuals utilizing the equipment.
All keys used to operate a machine shall be tactually discernible.
Function keys shall be marked with tactile characters
Machines shall provide visual and audible instructions for operation.
After initiation, instructions shall be available for the experienced user to expedite the transaction.
Verification of all user inputs shall be provided.
Audible instruction shall be provided through a standard audio mini jack
The screen shall be visible from a point located 40 inches (1015 mm) above the center of the clear floor space in front of the machine
Machines that dispense paper currency shall dispense the currency in descending order with the lowest denomination on top Where a receipt is available and is requested, the following options shall be provided: a printed receipt, audible presentation of the transaction information provided on the receipt, or both.
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