The FreeMoCap project began as a panicked attempt by Jon Matthis to maintain productivity after his human subjects research plans collapsed in the early days of the Covid 19 pandemic.
The original plan was to create a tool that would make it possible to study the neural control of human movement without access to the expensive, specialized motion capture equipment of his official research lab. However, in the process of developing early proof-of-concept versions of this system it became clear that there was a significant societal need for a high quality, minimum cost motion capture system. This (relatively small scale) public need derives from a larger inequity - namely, the ever-growing gap between the general population and the fruits of high science and technology.
To maintain financial transparency, the FreeMoCap Foundation will publish an annual report in the Summer/Fall of each year. In addition, per the legal obligations of a 501c3 tax exempt organization, the annual revenue to the FreeMoCap
Foundation will be reported via an IRS 990 form.
(Fun fact - you can get the tax records of any American non-profit by searching "[Name of non-profit] IRS 990". You could, for example, use this information to determine how much of favorite university's operational budget derives from the tuition/debt of its student body. You know, if you're into that kind of thing.)
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