Trexo in the News

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Robotic walking increases mobility for kids
February 03, 2024, Watch the Trexo in use and hear from families and researchers about the device

Robotic legs allowing children to take first steps
November 20, 2023, Read about Trexo’s first Texas roadshow which took place in Texas

Robotic legs allowing children to take first steps
November 20, 2023, Read about Trexo’s first Texas roadshow which took place in Texas

Boy with Cerebral Palsy takes 1st steps without helping hands – thanks to a robotic walker
June 13, 2023, Read about how kiddos are taking their first steps as part of a new Trexo Robotics study at Holland Bloorview

Young Okotokian reaches a tremendous milestone
June 13, 2023, Read about Claire’s 200,000 steps celebration with her classmates

‘He’s so special’: 3-year old completes Forest City Run with assist form walking device
June 11, 2023, Read about how Colby walked in his Trexo and raised funds for the local children’s centre

Keystone Educational Collaborative fundraising for robotic gait trainer
June 4, 2023, Read how the Trexo Plus is impacting a 5 year-old student at Keystone Educational Collaborative

‘Amazing’: Cookstown boy with rare disease receives ‘robot legs’
May 15, 2023, Read the emotional and overwhelming celebration that the Dempseys are experiencing

Training Device Helps [Students with disabilities] in Fitchburg
May 15, 2023, Watch the Trexo device being used at Keystone Collaborative in Fitchburg

Family calls to community to help 4-year-old Ont. boy diagnosed with terminal illness
May 09, 2023, Watch George take steps in the Trexo during his visit to the office

Pueblo family is raising money for ‘robotic legs’ to help son walk
February 28, 2023, Hear what impact the Trexo has made in this family’s life

Mom raises funds for ‘robotic legs’ for daughter with rare disease
February 26, 2023, Watch Ariana take steps in her Trexo trial and read her story

‘Never take a step for granted’: Ripon High School senior prepares to walk the graduation stage
January 19, 2023, Watch Ella work hard walking and preparing for her graduation

Living in the Lehigh Valley: One Step at a Time
January 30, 2023, Watch the Trexo Plus being used at the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network


‘Robotics Walker’ wows University of Calgary Researchers
December 02, 2022, Watch Alex and Researchers talk about the Trexo

Two-Year-Old Pedatric Stroke Survivor And Her Family Making a Difference
2022, Learn More About Ayla & Her Family Fundraising

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 (30:00)

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 


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)


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

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 


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


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

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

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

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