Publications & Media


CapeRay is the owner of three United States patents, with another two applications that are under examination. Click on the links below to download PDF files of the issued patents:

“Method for reconstructing tomographic images”, US Patent Number 6,788,758, issued 7 September 2004.

“Dual-modality mammography”, US Patent Number 9,636,073, issued 2 May 2017.

“Method of assembling a housing for a scanning assembly”, US Patent 10,220,574, issued 5 March 2019.

Journal Articles

Over the past ten years we have published journal articles that are relevant to our work. Click on the links below to download PDF files of these articles:

“Modeling, validation and application of a mathematical tissue-equivalent breast phantom for linear slot-scanning digital mammography”, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 2009.

“New developments in medical imaging to detect breast cancer”, Continuing Medical Education, 2011.

“Diagnosing breast cancer: an opportunity for innovative engineering”, South African Medical Journal, 2012.

“Testing a dual-modality system that combines full-field digital mammography and automated breast ultrasound”, Clinical Imaging, 40(3): 498–505, 2016.

“Detecting breast cancer with a dual-modality device”, Diagnostics, 7(1): 17, 2017.

“Detecting early breast cancer by integrating full-field digital mammography and automated breast ultrasound”, Diagnostic Imaging Europe, 33(5): 62–64, 2017.

“Novel imaging approaches to screen for breast cancer: Recent advances and future prospects”, Medical Engineering and Physics, 72: 27-37, 2019.

Online Stories

In addition, there have been stories published online about some of our successes. Click on the links below to read those stories or to download the PDF file:

“Casting a new light on breast cancer”, Mail & Guardian, 2012.

“Cape firm’s breast-cancer diagnosis tool enters clinical evaluation”, Engineering News, 2012.

“Making the world a safer place”, Business World Africa, 2013.

“A novel engineering design for early diagnosis of breast cancer”, Mail & Guardian, 2014.

“Breakthrough in early detection of breast cancer”, eNCA, 6 November 2015.

“Exclusive: real solutions to real problems named in Innovation Prize for Africa finalists”, Forbes Magazine, 7 May 2016.

“A world first in breast screening and diagnosis”, Africa Outlook, 30 September 2016.

“We’re on the cusp of releasing our machine into the market so it’s an exciting time”, Enterprise Africa, 12 May 2017.


Finally, there have been a number of videos published during the past five years:

“Detecting breast cancer: an opportunity to invest”, U-Start Conference, 2014.

“Combined technology yields breast cancer breakthrough”, CNBC Africa, 2014.

“Breakthrough in breast cancer detection”, Al Jazeera, 24 December 2015.

“Aceso: One breakthrough product; two ways to detect breast cancer”, CapeRayTV, 16 February 2017.

“Cape Health Tech – The CapeRay Story”, Wesgro, 20 June 2019.