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eSSENTIAL Accessibility

3M Supports Accessibility Browser.

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.

This feature can be set to:

  • Read the content of any web page out loud
  • Read the title of any page frame out loud
  • Read the content of a selected page frame out loud
  • Read the links on any web page out loud

Download the eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ browser.

eSSENTIAL Accessibility Logo

By clicking on the eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ icon you will be directed to an independent site where you can download the browser free of charge. Please refer to www.essentialaccessibility.com for download, configuration & support information. The eSSENTIAL Accessibiliy™ browser is currently available in nine languages. Neither www.essentialaccessibilty.com or the eSSENTIAL Accessibility browser are affiliated with 3M.

eSSENTIAL Accessibility Languages

The eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ assistive web browser is available in the following languages:

  • English
  • Danish
  • German
  • French
  • Italian
  • Norwegian (Bokmål)
  • Swedish
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese