Trexo in the News

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2022

Milton Boy Reaches One Million Steps With His Robotic Legs
September 10, 2022, Watch Mitch’s Special 1M Step Celebration

Little Boy Loves his ‘Robot Legs’
September 5, 2022, Watch Good Morning America cover Karter’s Story

Robot Legs Help Boy, Now He Hopes to Help Others With “Race for Robot Legs” in Hugo Minnesota
August 23, 2022, Watch as Karter Walks in His Trexo in the Community

Foothills Family Raising Funds For Life-Changing Device for Daughter
August 21, 2022, Watch Claire Take Her First Steps Surrounded with Family

Boy with Cerebral Palsy Walks at Graduation Months After Taking First Steps with Robotic Walker
July 26, 2022, Watch Gabriel Walk at Graduation

Kayla’s Children Centre Wins Canada-Wide Giveaway
July 22, 2022, Medical Device Helps Kids Experience The Joys Of Walking

In April, the Community Came Together for Him. Now, North Fund Du Lac’s Mason Jerman Took His First Steps
July 18, 2022, Read about How the Community Came Together To Get Mason Jerman Walking Again

Turner’s Celebration Walk, Thanks to Fundraising to Buy Him A Robotic Walker
July 5, 2022 Turner’s story and his walk with his entourage, including media

Defying the Odds; Kade Francis on the Road to Walking on His Own
June 28, 2022 Hear Kade’s improvements noticed by his parents since using the Trexo

Trexo Robotics in the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
June 07, 2022 Watch the Trexo Plus use in the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Children with disabilities take a walk around the world
May 17, 2022 Read the story of Trexo Users collectively reaching the milestone of 20,000,000 steps

The man building robotic legs for kids with cerebral palsy
February 19, 2022 Watch the interview of our team covered by Freethink as part of their Challenger Series 

2021

Boy with cerebral palsy walks for first time with robotic walker
October 22, 2021 Read the full story in Boston 25 News (watch the video on your smartphone)

2020

Staten Island woman, 25, takes first steps with robotic legs
September 6, 2020 Read the full story in SILive.com

State program approves robotic ‘legs’ for severely injured children
August 24, 2020 Read the full story in Flapol

How robots are replacing wheelchairs to help people with disabilities walk again
May 30, 2020 Watch the video in CNBC Tech

These Two Incredible Kids With Cerebral Palsy Just Walked Their First 5Ks
May 22, 2020 Reach the full story in Runner’s World

Robots That Help People Walk Are Now A Reality
March 23, 2020 Watch the video in Voice of America

Where We Are Investing Now: Individual Robotics
March 17, 2020 Read the full story in Social Starts Blog

23rd Lehigh Valley Auto Show promises to be ‘electric’
February 18, 2020 Read the full story in The Morning Call

‘Proudest moment in my life’: UW alumni create robot that helps kids walk
February 3, 2020 Watch the video in CTV News Kitchener 

2019

Griffin and his robot offer hope for other cerebral palsy patients
December 27, 2019 – Read the full story in the Ottawa Citizen

Tyler man with cerebral palsy walks with robotic exoskeleton
November 27, 2019 – Watch the video in CBS19 Tyler local news

One small step for kids: alumni design robotic exoskeleton to support children with mobility impairments
November 15, 2019 – Read the full story in the University of Waterloo Magazine

Robotic device is a game-changer for children with mobility issues
July 20 2019 – Watch the video in FOX 5 New York

Robotics company helps Amarillo kindergartner walk
May 9, 2019 – Watch the video in KAMR Local 4 News

Taking steps with Trexo: A U of T startup’s robotic device is helping kids overcome their mobility challenges
April 24, 2019 – Read the full story in the University of Toronto Magazine

Check out all the demos from TC Sessions: Robotics + AI
April 23, 2019 – Read the full story in TechCrunch

Assistive robots in the spotlight of TechCrunch robotics event
April 22, 2019 – Read the full story in CGTN America

Demo: Manmeet Maggu (Trexo Robotics)
April 20, 2019 – Watch the video in TechCrunch

Five really, really good reasons to attend TC Sessions: Robotics & AI @ UC Berkeley on April 18
March 26, 2019 – Read the full story in TechCrunch

Trexo Robotics wants to redefine mobility for children with disabilities
March 22, 2019 – Read the full story in BetaKit

The six Canadian companies participating in Y Combinator’s most recent cohort
March 21, 2019 – Read the full story in BetaKit

Here are the 85+ startups that launched at YC’s W19 Demo Day 1
March 18, 2019 – Read the full story in TechCrunch

Helping children overcome their mobility challenges, Trexo Robotics gets a Y Combinator boost
February 25, 2019 – Read the full story in TechCrunch

2018

Trexo Robotics: Delivering Futuristic & Innovative Pediatric Wearable Robotic Devices
September 21, 2018 – Read the full story in Insightscare

Trexo Robotics Wins MIT Enterprise Forum Award
July 5, 2018 – Read the full story in Startup News

MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge: The Startups Most Likely to Become Next Unicorn, Develop a Cult Following, and Crack a Beer With
June 13, 2018 – Read the full story in Globe News Wire

U of T conference explores the future of health care – and how Toronto will shape it
April 13, 2018 – Read the full story in U of T News

Robotics beyond the factories: assistive devices help children gain independence
April 5, 2018 – Read the full story in Financial Post

Top prize is $20,000 for winner of accessibility-focused pitch competition at Discovery 2018
April 3, 2018 – Read the full story in News Wire

U of T Entrepreneurship Week: 10 startups to watch
February 28, 2018 – Read the full story in U of T News

Making Moves in 2017: Automat, Flinks, Trexo and Zoom.ai
January 23, 2018 – Read the full story in Tech Vibes

How robotic exoskeletons could save disabled children from a life in wheelchairs
January 20, 2018 – Read the full story in BGR

Toronto startup envisions a new future for children with walking disabilities
January 15, 2018 – Read the full story in Huffpost

Toronto’s Trexo Robotics adds new “Iron Man” leg attachment to exoskeleton design
January 8, 2018 – Read the full story in Design Engineering

2017

Trexo Robotics wins $35,000 at Sunnybrook’s Hawk’s Nest Pitch Competition
November 30, 2017 – Read the full story in Beta Kit

U of T startup Trexo Robotics takes another step forward with children’s ‘Iron Man’ exoskeleton
November 23, 2017 – Read the full story in U of T News

Announcing the startups featured in Startup Alley pavilions at Disrupt Berlin
October 27, 2017 – Read the full story in Tech Crunch

The ‘Iron Man’ exoskeleton that can let disabled children walk again
September 6, 2017 – Read the full story in Daily Mail

Delhi kid with cerebral palsy inspires Iron Man-like suit for disabled
July 2, 2017 – Read the full story in Hindustan Times

ONtrepreneurs 2017 Winner Receives $50,000 to Develop Robotic Exoskeleton Suit for Kids with CP
June 23, 2017 – Read the full story in Cerebral Palsy News Today

A record 11 Ontario innovators awarded $50,000 to become Ontario Neurotech Entrepreneurs (“ONtrepreneurs”)
June 21, 2017 – Read the full story in News Wire

Hatchery startup builds exoskeletons to help children with disabilities walk
June 19, 2017 – Read the full story in U of T Engineering News

Robotic Rehabilitation
January 2, 2017 – Read the full story in Design Engineering

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