DXP-023: Rafael Masters

By June 30, 2020 Podcast

Designing Affordable, Modular, Prosthetic Limbs and Building Humans

Rafael Masters is the CEO of Vulcan Augmetics, a Vietnam-based startup that develops affordable, adaptable, and upgradable robotic arms.

Links:

https://www.wearevulcan.com/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/rafael-masters-81276678/

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Table of Contents:

00:00 – Intro
01:51 – Affordable Prosthetics
11:44 – Design Concerns to Make Prosthetics More Affordable
19:07 – Customer’s Journey
29:39 – Amputee’s Mental Acceptance
36:06 – Company’s Journey
46:14 – Elon Musk / Tessla’s Cyber Truck Design
52:21 – First 2 Years of Operations and Investment
59:57 – Design for Maintainance, Practicality, and Dignity
1:07:35 – Outro