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A virtual wheelchair for the web
The icon on the right of your screen represents eSSENTIAL Accessibility, an assistive technology for web navigation aimed at helping people who have trouble typing, moving a mouse or reading.
eSSENTIAL Accessibility features a webcam-based hands-free movement tracking system, a page reader, predictive typing and other customizable options to make surfing the web more accessible.
This free assistive technology can be used on a standard PC* by anyone with dexterity challenges arising from a variety of conditions, including:
It also helps those with mild visual impairment, limited proficiency in English, literary deficiencies, dyslexia and learning issues.
eSSENTIAL Accessibility lays the foundation for a Disability Community Involvement Initiative launched in association with leading advocacy groups for the disabled.