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RE: Worst design decisions?
Actually, not what I've heard. I have a contact at a large east coast bank who told me they were charged extra for Braille per ATM. I had assumed for years it was a case of build them all one way only to save cost. But in fact this is not the case. At least for the type they use. On Fri, 19 Sep 2003, Mike Donahue wrote: > > >At 04:24 PM 9/18/2003, email@example.com wrote: > > >> The US Congress. > >> "can you say ADA - sure you can" - Fred Rodgers > >> > >>> Who thought it was a good idea to put braille on the drive up atms? > > >While I don't know if the person in question was blind or not, I *have* > seen someone use a >drive-up ATM from the back seat of a car. > > >jc > > Hi.. I might have missed the post, but braille on drive through has zero to > do with a design mistake - it's practicality. The ATM manufacturer doesn't > put out a "drive-through" and "walk-up" model - it puts out one, and then > it's up to whomever to mount it. Simpler just to put braille on the kit and > ship, and not worry about it. > > Mike >