Section 707 Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) and Fare Machines
A clear floor space shall be provided in front of the machine.
Exception: Clear floor space is not required at drive up only automatic teller machines and fare machines.
Numeric keys shall be arranged in a 12-key ascending or descending telephone keypad layout. The number Five key shall have a single raised dot.
Function keys shall contrast visually from background surfaces. Characters and symbols on key surfaces shall contrast visually from key surfaces. Visual contrast shall be either light-on-dark or dark-on-light.
Exception: Raised symbols required by Section 707.6.1 shall not be required to comply with this section.
The display 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.
Exception: Drive up only automatic teller machines and fare machines shall not be required to comply with this section.
Machines shall be speech enabled. Operating instructions and orientation, visible transaction prompts, user input verification, error messages, and all displayed information for full use shall be independently usable by individuals with vision impairments. Speech shall be delivered through a mechanism that is readily available to all users including, but not limited to, an industry standard connector or a telephone handset. Speech shall be recorded or digitized human, or synthesized.
Speech shall be capable of being repeated and interrupted by the user. There shall be a volume control for the speech function.
Exception: Speech output for any single function shall be permitted to be automatically interrupted when a transaction is selected.
Where receipts are provided, speech output devices shall provide audible balance inquiry information, error messages, and all other information on the printed receipt necessary to complete or verify the transaction.