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$50k grant awarded for UAMS developed technology

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A system that allows parents to monitor their babies in neonatal intensive care is being awarded $50,000 by the Arkansas Science & Technology Authority.

The Angel Eye Camera System is a remote monitor developed by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. The system allows parents, family members and friends to view and monitor an infant 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The system intends to promote bonding between parents and their premature babies who may be hospitalized for weeks or months after birth.

The funding is to be used to commercialize the Angel Eye system.

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