Increasing Mobility of Visually Impaired People.

Object Detection

AlexCane detects both static and moving objects and gives feedback in form of vibrations thus increasing mobility and confidence of the visually impaired.

Real-Time Location

AlexCane provides real time location of the user to the caregiver in form of a short message SMS upon request thus reducing anxieties.

Panic Button

AlexCane provides safety of the visually impaired through pressing of a panic button when urgent assistance in needed which is received at Central Monitoring Point.

About AlexCane

Assistive Technology at Hand

We are a private limited company providing Assistive Technology Solutions to people with disabilities.
AlexCane, This is an assistive technology that increases the mobility,confidence,productivity,independence and improved life of visually impaired by detecting both static and moving objects while giving real-time assistance from Central Monitoring Point. .

  • Object Detection
  • Real-Time Location
  • Panic Button
  • Smart & Intelligent

Did you know?

Number of Visually Impaired People is as below

Blind - Kenya

We Have developed an Assistive technology solution for visually impaired.

AlexCane Increases Mobility of Visually Impaired People and reduces care-giver anxieties.

Why AlexCane

Discover assistive technology solutions We are offering


The Pain

• Reduced mobility and safety.
• Caregiver anxiety.


The Gain

• Increased mobility .
• Reduced caregiver anxiety.


The Value

• Potholes and floor level detection.
• Long battery usage
• High speed feedback alert.

Our Recent Works

We’ve Done Lot’s Of Work, Let’s Check Some From Here

  • All Works
  • Prototypes
  • Conferences


Version 1


Version 2


Version 3


Version 4

First Cohort



Nairobi Innovation Week

Our Team

Meet Our Innovative Team Member

Anthony Muthungu

Lead Hardware Development
CEO & Founder TotoSci

David Chuthi

Lead Operations
Co-Founder TotoSci

Peter Mbari

Technical Advisor
Blink Electrics Ltd

Conferences, Fellowships & Awards

AlexCane has been recognized both locally and International



  • Transformational Business Awards 2019,Innovating for Disability Special Category(UK).
  • Advancing Healthcare Innovation Africa 2018 (SA).
  • Leaders in Innovation Fellowship 2019(UK).
  • Africa Young Entrepreneur Support 2019.
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2018.
  • Nairobi Innovation Week 2018.
  • Demo Africa Innovation Tour Nairobi Edition 2018.
  • Health Met Tech Hackathon 2018.



  • • Transformational Business Awards 2019.
  • • Innovate Now cohort 1 2019.
  • • Top 100 Kenyans 2019.
  • • Leaders in Innovation 2019.
  • • Face of Kenyan Science.
  • • Top 40 under 40 Years Men’s 2018.
  • • Aspiring Innovators 2018.
  • • Demo Africa Innovation Tour Nairobi Edition 2018.
  • • Health Met Tech Award 2018.

Friends & Partners

Success of AlexCane is associated with our Friends & Partners

Latest News

Our Latest Articles and News

Transformational Business Awards 2019

Developed in Kenya, AlexCane is an AI-smart cane for the blind. It detects static and moving objects and alerts the user via earphones or a vibrating grip... This increases freedom of movement and lowers dependency on caregivers for the blind.

Smart cane for people with poor eyesight

The biggest desire of visually-impaired persons is to be able to lead a normal life despite their disability. The white cane, which aids them scan their surroundings for obstacles or orientation marks, is quite useful to them. However it has its limitations. It is these limitations that a new innovation by Anthony Muthungu, a Computer Engineering student at Zetech University, looks to address.

First Cohort of Assistive Technology Entrepreneurs of the Innovate Now Accelerator

NAIROBI, December 3, 2019: As the world celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Global Disability Innovation Hub and Amref Enterprises Limited have today unveiled the five local entrepreneurs selected as finalists to the First Cohort of the Innovate Now Accelerator Program...TotoSci Ltd, which has created an intelligent smart stick that allows users to call for help at the click of a button.

Contact Us

Get In Touch

Zetech University Main Campus

Off Thika Road-Ruiru

P.O.Box 2768 – 00200 Nairobi

+254 707 571-682

+254 723 081-406