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October 11, 2016
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Tech Wonders and Dilemmas Explored at Innovation Conference

Courtesy of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, 2016

SuitX is a start-up that builds exoskeletons, wearable machines that allow people with lower-body paralysis to walk or help protect industrial workers from injury.

It’s not every nonprofit conference where participants get a virtual-reality headset in their registration bag.

But that was essential equipment at the Innovation Conference, organized by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The event brought...

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