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DXP-023: Rafael Masters
Jun 30, 2020 · 1 hr 9 min
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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/

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

Episode Hashtags:

#Augmetics, #Prosthetics, #Robotics, #3dprinting, #Entrepreneurship, #Startup, #Vietnam, #Affordable, #Design, #DXP

This podcast is also available to watch as a video: https://youtu.be/MLRoTsqeBRw

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