Learn how 3M is supporting the eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ assistive web browser and making it easier for visitors with physical disabilities to navigate the web.

3M is proud to provide — free of charge to all 3M.com visitors globally — innovative accessibility software that enables anyone with a physical disability to more easily navigate the web.

eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ has developed a stand alone web browser that features an array of keyboard and mouse replacement solutions. This allow users who have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading a web page to navigate web pages much easier. These difficulties may be due to physical or dexterity limitations stemming from stroke/paralysis, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy or age related factors.

The browser includes:

  • Onscreen keyboard with word prediction and layout designer
  • Mouse Auto Click
  • Manual Scan / Auto Scan
  • XY Mouse
  • Direction Mouse
  • Radar Mouse
  • Web cam based hands-free movement tracking

The eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ browser also includes a page reader for individuals who have difficulty reading because of mild visual impairment, dyslexia or similar learning issues, literary deficiencies or limited English proficiency.