CBS: Pop-Up Tech Showcase Event Features Latest In Robotics, AI

By: CBS SF Bay Area

May 7, 2018 (PALO ALTO, CA – KPIX 5) Tech firms unveiled their newest products at a pop-up event Monday, a showcase for more than 20 innovative tech companies hosted by a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

Playground Global, based out of Palo Alto, held the event as part of its mission as a new type of venture capital firm, built by and for entrepreneurs, engineers and technologists.

Sparta Science is one of the companies Playground Global is investing in. Phil Wagner is CEO of Sparta Science. His technology can tell you in seconds your injury risk, where it is and how large that risk is. The technology uses a force plate to measure your movements and the pressure you put on your body.

“I was a collegiate athlete and was injured quite a bit and was rather surprised at the level of guesswork that occurs in medicine,” said Phil Wagner MD, Sparta Science CEO.

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