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Local 12: Biomedical informatics expert develops app to connect families during quarantine

UC researcher creates app to turn iPad into picture frame, connecting senior citizens with families

Assisted living facilities across the nation have limited visitors so senior residents won't risk contracting the coronavirus.

It’s left many disconnected from their loved ones, but now there’s an app for that. University of Cincinnati Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics Brett Harnett has created an app that turns iPads into digital picture frames that can connect senior citizens with their loved ones.

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Featured photo of iPad and stylus by Daniel Romero/Unsplash.