eSSENTIAL Accessibility

eSSENTIAL Accessibility

accessibility logoFor many individuals with physical disabilities, tasks such as typing, moving a mouse or reading a web page can prove difficult without assistive technology.

Organizations display this icon to certify that their site features a web-based assistive technology application from eSSENTIAL Accessibility™.

The software application, available at features an array of keyboard and mouse replacement solutions to enhance user experience and to help make the web accessible to all. These "alternative input methods" include a webcam-based hands-free movement tracking system that allows users to overcome any physical limitation. It also includes a web page reader.

eSSENTIAL Accessibility can be easily downloaded and installed on a standard PC for use by anyone with dexterity limitations that arise from a variety of conditions including:

  • Stroke/paralysis
  • Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Age-related factors

Moreover, it also helps those who have difficulty reading because of:

  • Literacy deficiencies
  • Limited English proficiency
  • Dyslexia or similar learning issues
  • Mild visual impairment

Emera and its affiliates are proud to feature eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ links on company web sites for use by our customers.