Aexos (Advanced Exoskeletal Systems), a Kickstarter-funded wearables company based in Waterloo, has announced the first shipment of its wearables product, a “smart shirt” designed to reduce whiplash of the head and neck in high intensity sports.

Founded in 2015, Aexos is the designer of the Halo, a compression shirt that aims to provide neck and postural support for the user while playing sports, in order to reduce concussions. The company’s Kickstarter campaign raised just under $130,000 in September last year, surpassing its initial $100,000 goal.

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