Asia’s Electronics Giants Jump Into Health Care

As Asian consumer electronics makers look beyond gadgets for new revenue opportunities, there’s one area that many are finding attractive: Medical equipment.

Samsung Electronics Co., the powerhouse behind the Galaxy line of smartphones, said Tuesday that it has acquired NeuroLogica, a Danvers, Mass.-based developer of medical equipment such as computed-tomography (CT) scanners. Samsung didn’t disclose the financial terms of the deal.

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