Smart Cane for the Visually Impaired

A mobility and navigation aid that connects to mobile phones and wearable devices powered by big data analytics to provide insights and foresight.


Provides obstacle detection, both above and below the knee level, and audio feedback.

Mobile App

Voice navigation, transportation services, and emergency alert to loved ones.

Wearable Device

Easier access to emergency alert button, haptic feedback and heartbeat tracking.

How BAWA Cane Works?

BAWA Cane extends the capabilities of the existing traditional white canes by providing obstacle detection and audio feedback.

With a smartphone connected via Bluetooth, it can provide voice navigation, emergency alert and transportation services.

With an addition of a wearable device, users can have easier access to the emergency alert button, haptic feedback and heartbeat tracking.


“A high-tech upgrade to the traditional white cane helps blind and visually impaired people be more confident about navigating around independently.”
– Tiong Yong Wei

“BAWA Cane enhances the lives of visually impaired.”
– Karen Chan

“BAWA chose a very simple device and made smart in order to revolutionize the life of the person using it.”
– Gomathi A/P Supramanian

“The BAWA Cane enables independent movement in an urban environment.”
– Lim Yew Yi