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 Water aeration system patent thumbnailWater aeration system
A water aeration system (10) encases an air pump (60) and a solar power controller (62) in an encasement structure (34) with one or more air permeable sidewalls (42; 44). The encasement structure is mounted at or near a top end of a mounting pole (32).
Linne Industries Llc


 Capacitor based lightning clamp patent thumbnailCapacitor based lightning clamp
A circuit comprises an alternating current (ac) feed line, a solid state power controller portion connected to the ac feed line, a load connected to the solid state power controller portion, a positive clamp rail, a negative clamp rail, a ground, a first diode connected to the ac feed line and the positive clamp rail, a second diode connected to the ac feed line and the negative clamp rail, a third diode connected to the load and the positive clamp rail, a fourth diode connected to the load and the negative clamp rail, a fifth diode connected to the positive clamp rail and the ground, a sixth diode connected to the negative clamp rail and the ground, and a capacitor connected to the positive clamp rail and the negative clamp rail.. .
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation


 Power controller having adaptive control of a switching circuit patent thumbnailPower controller having adaptive control of a switching circuit
power controller includes a switching circuit that is configured to provide electrical power to a load. The switching circuit includes a first path having a first switch and a second path that is in parallel with the first path prior to the load.
Tyco Electronics Corporation


 Pillow remote controller using audible commands patent thumbnailPillow remote controller using audible commands
A pillow, with its internally contained electronics (an audio receiver, decoder, function controller, power controller, transmitter selector, interface, and transmitter circuitries) that provides a user with the ability to conveniently speak, or sound out in any manner, audible commands into it (the pillow) to remotely control the operating functions of various different types of devices while he or she is comfortably resting on it (the pillow). .

 Digital current sensing in power controller patent thumbnailDigital current sensing in power controller
Some embodiments include apparatus and methods having a node to provide a signal, and a control unit arranged to control a value of an output voltage at an output node on an output path based on a duty cycle of the signal and a value of an input voltage. The control unit can also be arranged to cause a change in a resistance on the output path in order to determine a value of a current on the output path based at least on the change in the resistance..
Intel Corporation


 Controlling processor performance scaling based on context patent thumbnailControlling processor performance scaling based on context
In an embodiment, a processor includes a core to execute instructions, a power controller to control an operating frequency of the core, and a context filter logic coupled to the power controller to prevent a performance state change request from being granted by the power controller based at least in part on a context of a system including the processor. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
Intel Corporation


 Transparently monitoring power delivery in a processor patent thumbnailTransparently monitoring power delivery in a processor
In one embodiment, a processor includes: at least one domain to operate at an independent voltage and frequency and including a monitor circuit; and a power controller to control power consumption of the at least one domain and to control the monitor circuit to monitor an operating voltage of the at least one domain during active operation of the at least one domain and to prevent the monitor circuit from the monitoring of the operating voltage when the at least one domain is inactive. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
Intel Corporation


 Motor vehicle power management system and method patent thumbnailMotor vehicle power management system and method
A power management system for a vehicle having at least one motor, comprising a user interface, a global positioning system input, an energy management system input, a motor controller operatively connected to the at least one motor and a power controller operatively connected to the user interface, the global positioning system input, the energy management system input and the motor controller, the power controller being configured to estimate a maximum available power value based on information provided by the user interface, the global positioning system input and the energy management system input. The power controller limits power available to the motor though the motor controller based on the estimated maximum available power..
Lito Green Motion Inc.


 Personal wireless charging systems patent thumbnailPersonal wireless charging systems
A wireless personal electronic charging system includes a personal storage item with a storage location for a portable electronic device, a power section, a connector, and a power controller. The power section includes a wireless induction charger receiver and a system battery configured to receive and store power from the wireless induction charger receiver.
Everpurse, Inc.


 Method and  intelligent battery control patent thumbnailMethod and intelligent battery control
A power control and delivery system for improving and prolonging the performance of batteries through a total power source comprised of a battery, a power controller and a power buffer.. .
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


Systems and methods for single magnetron sputtering

A system and method for single magnetron sputtering are described. One example includes a system having a power supply, a plasma chamber enclosing a substrate, an anode, and a target for depositing a thin film material on the substrate.
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.

Power supply operating in ripple mode and control method thereof

A power supply for powering a load includes a power converter, a remote output node, a transmission line, a feedback circuit and a power controller. The power converter converts an input power to a near output power, and includes a power input node receiving the input power and an output node outputting the near output power.
Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

Standby power controller with enhanced use detection

A standby power controller removes power from a television when the television is not in use. The television serves as a monitor for a gaming console.
Embertec Pty Ltd

Dc-dc converter, and solar power controller and mobile body using same

A dc-dc converter includes a transformer, a switching circuit provided on the primary side of the transformer, and a rectifier circuit provided on the secondary side of the transformer. The rectifier circuit includes a first rectifier part that is serially connected body of a first transistor and a second transistor having a first electrode connected to a second electrode of the first transistor.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Solar power controller and impedance detection

A power controller assembly is disclosed that transfers alternating current (ac) power generated by solar panels to devices coupled to the power controller assembly. The power controller assembly includes a power connector assembly that is coupled to an ac power outlet and transfers ac power generated by the solar panels from the ac power outlet to a power cord that is coupled to the power controller configuration.
Sunculture Solar, Inc.

Operating a wind turbine being connected to a utility grid both via a hvdc power connection and via an umbilical ac cable with a network bridge controller performing a power and a voltage control

A method is provided for controlling the operation of a wind turbine includes (a) receiving an active power reference signal; (b) determining, based on the active power reference signal and an active power feedback signal, a first voltage control signal and a power controller frequency signal; (c) receiving a power reference signal; (d) determining, based on the power reference signal and the power feedback signal, a power offset frequency signal; (e) determining, based on the power controller frequency signal, a second voltage control signal; (f) determining, based on the power offset frequency signal, an angle signal indicative for an actual angle of a rotating dq reference frame; and (g) controlling the operation of a power converter based on the first voltage control signal, the second voltage control signal, and the angle signal.. .
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Operating a wind turbine being connected to a utility grid solely via an umbilical ac cable with a network bridge controller performing a power and a voltage control

A method for controlling the operation of a wind turbine is provided. The method includes receiving, by means of a power controller, an active power reference signal and an active power feedback signal; determining, by means of the power controller and based on the active power reference signal and the active power feedback signal, a first voltage control signal and a power controller frequency signal; determining, by means of a frequency droop gain unit and based on the power controller frequency signal, a second voltage control signal; determining, by means of a theta integrator unit and based on the power controller frequency signal, an actual angle signal being indicative for an actual angle between a rotating dq reference frame and a stationary abc reference frame; and controlling operation of a network bridge based on the first voltage control signal, the second voltage control signal, and the actual angle signal..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Operating a wind turbine being connected to a utility grid solely via a hvdc power connection with a network bridge controller performing a power and a voltage control

A method for controlling the operation of a wind turbine is provided. The method includes (a) receiving an active power reference signal) and an active power feedback signal; (b) determining, based on the active power reference signal and the active power feedback signal, a first voltage control signal and a power controller frequency signal; (c) determining, based on the power controller frequency signal, a second voltage control signal; (d) determining, based on the frequency reference signal, a frequency controller frequency signal; (e) determining, based on the power controller frequency signal and the frequency controller frequency signal, an actual angle signal being indicative for an actual angle of a rotating dq reference frame; and (f) controlling the operation of a power converter of the wind turbine based on the first voltage control signal, the second voltage control signal, and the actual angle signal..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Low-power can management

The invention relates to a system and a corresponding method for communicating over n can buses comprising comprising n can listeners, wherein each of the can listeners is configured to be coupled to a respective can bus and to detect can activity on the can bus to which it is coupled; m can controllers, wherein 1≦m<n; and a power controller, wherein each can listener is configured to generate a control signal in response to detecting can activity on the can bus to which it is coupled and send the control signal to the power controller which controls the activity state of at least one of the can controllers.. .
Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd.

Standby power controller communications

A standby power controller includes a power sensor providing a power sensor signal representing power drawn through the standby power controller, and which can be processed to determine whether devices connected to the standby power controller are in a low power standby mode; a user presence/involvement sensor providing a user presence/involvement signal indicative of whether a television powered by the standby power controller is in an active standby mode; and a switch which removes television power when an active standby or low power standby state is determined. A separate power measurement device provides an overall usage signal representing overall power drawn by at least a part of the standby power controller's household.
Embertec Pty Ltd

Power monitoring and control system

A standby power controller that is adapted to remove the electric power from the attached devices when an attached television is determined to be not in use. The controller includes a data communication link adapted to provide data communication with a co-located set top box so as to allow the transfer of usage information from the set top box to the standby power controller..
Embertec Pty Ltd

Serial parallel power controller

A power controller includes at least a first and a second power supply each having a positive and a negative output terminal. A voltage measuring circuit is coupled to the positive and negative output terminals of at least one of the power supplies.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Implantable medical device, inducing thrombosis in an artery of a living animal

A method for inducing thrombosis in an artery of a living animal includes: implanting an implantable medical device into a living animal, the implantable medical device including a light-emitting element and a wireless power receiver; administrating a photo-sensitizing dye material into the living animal; and providing wirelessly a control signal, from an external power controller, to the wireless power receiver which transmits electrical power to the light-emitting element in response to the control signal to drive the light-emitting element to emit light for irradiating the artery of the living animal.. .
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou

System and hybrid wireless video transmission

A system and method provides high-quality video streaming in wireless video communications. The system includes a digital codec, an analog codec, and a power controller.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Method of controlling the supply of power and electronic device and adapted thereto

An electronic device includes a connector for connecting to an external device; a battery; and a controller operatively coupled to the connector and the battery. The controller includes a power controller configured to: supply the external device with a first signal having a first voltage level in response to detecting that the external device is connected to the connector.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method for limiting current in a circuit

Method(s) for limiting current in an electrical circuit having transmission wires for power transmission include determining whether an unexpected operating condition exists along the transmission wires and limiting the current to prevent (damage caused by) the unexpected operating condition. The method may further include disabling the electrical circuit if the unexpected operating condition persists.
Ge Aviation Systems Limited

Electronic device and controlling dynamic power

The present disclosure relates to an electronic device for controlling power and a method thereof an electronic device for controlling power according to an embodiment includes: a plurality of ports configured to input power into the electronic device; a power controller that includes a first power conversion unit configured to convert a first power supplied from a first external device connected to a first port, and a second power conversion unit configured to convert a second power supplied from a second external device connected to a second port; and a controller that controls the power controller to selectively supply power to a target device by summing the first power and the second power. Further, other embodiments are possible..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Controlling performance states of processing engines of a processor

In one embodiment, a processor comprises: a plurality of processing engines including a first processing engine and a second processing engine to independently execute instructions; and a power controller including a performance state control logic to control a performance state of at least one of the processing engines, and a first logic to determine an average number of active processing engines over a first window, an estimated activity level of the processor for the first window, and adjust at least one of a window length at which the performance state control logic is to perform a performance state determination and at least one activity level threshold, based at least in part on a comparison of the estimated activity level and the average number of active processing engines. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
Intel Corporation

Hybrid vehicle and air-conditioning system thereof

A hybrid vehicle and an air-conditioning system thereof. A heating part of the air-conditioning system may be provided with an electric heating device (120, 220) and a water heating device (130, 230), the electric heating device (120, 220) is turned on and the water heating device (130, 230) is turned off when the temperature of engine cooling water is lower than a preset temperature threshold, and the electric heating device (120, 220) is turned off and the water heating device (130, 230) is turned on when the temperature is higher than the preset temperature threshold.
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd

Power control device and image forming device

A power control device receiving supply of power from a power source, the power control device including: a power accumulator accumulating a part of power from the power source; a first voltage converter receiving power from the power source and the power accumulator, performing voltage conversion to a first target voltage, and supplying power with the first target voltage to a first load; a second voltage converter receiving power from the first voltage converter, performing voltage conversion to a second target voltage, and supplying power with the second target voltage to a second load; a power source monitor monitoring power from the power source; and a power controller lowering the first target voltage to a level that the second voltage converter is capable of converting to the second target voltage when the power source monitor detects that the supply of power from the power source has stopped.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.

High power solid state switches for aircraft

A high power solid state power controller is provided. The power controller includes a first power bus, a second power bus, and a high power solid state switch unit electrically connected to the first power bus and the second power bus.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

Multi-channel current balancing system including parallel solid-state power controllers

A system balances current flowing through a solid-state power controller system including at least two output channels connected in parallel. The system delivers a first current to a load via a first output channel to a load, and delivers a second current to the load via a second output channel connected in parallel with the first output channel.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

High efficiency power controller for luminaire

Systems, methods and articles for providing lighting or illumination systems having drive circuits that employ a magnetic amplifier (“mag-amp”) and one or more feedback circuits to form a power converter that powers solid-state light sources (e.g., leds). The magnetic amplifier includes one or more magnetic cores which provides a controllable reluctance for magnetic flux.
Express Imaging Systems, Llc

Energy storage system and method to improve energy efficiency of the system

An energy storage system (ess) includes a battery pack, a power converter, a battery management system (bms) configured to control and monitor, in real time, the battery pack, a load power controller coupled to the battery pack and an external power source, connected to loads, and an integrated controller configured to control an operation of each component, determine an exclusive supply initiation time based on energy management schedule information including the exclusive supply initiation time, an exclusive supply termination time, and power supply timing information, control power to be supplied to the loads exclusively using power of the battery pack at the exclusive supply initiation time, and, when a current residual charge amount of the battery pack is at least one residual charge amount in the power supply timing information, control power supply to one of the loads set to correspond to the residual charge amount to be cut.. .
Korea Polytechnic University Industry Academic Cooperation Foundation

Optical transmission device that transmits wavelength division multiplexed optical signal and optical transmission system

An optical transmission device includes: a wavelength allocation detector configured to detect wavelength allocation that indicates allocation of optical signals multiplexed in a wdm optical signal; a power adjusting unit configured to adjust powers of the optical signals multiplexed in the wdm optical signal; an optical amplifier configured to amplify the wdm optical signal output from the power adjusting unit; a power controller configured to generate a power control signal to control the power adjusting unit such that the wdm optical signal has a specified wavelength characteristic; and a correction value generator configured to generate a correction value to correct the power control signal based on the wavelength allocation. The power controller corrects the power control signal with the correction value.
Fujitsu Limited

Energy storage system

An energy storage system including a plurality of loads each converting direct current (dc) power stored in a battery thereof into alternating current (ac) power and outputting the ac power, a plurality of slave power controllers detecting zero crossing points of ac voltage signals output from one of the plurality of loads and controlling the plurality of loads in accordance with a control signal received from a master power controller, and the master power controller controlling the plurality of slave power controllers so as to control the plurality of loads in accordance with the control signal received from the master power controller after a preset time has lapsed since the detected zero crossing point.. .
Lsis Co., Ltd.

Enabling a non-core domain to control memory bandwidth

In one embodiment, the present invention includes a processor having multiple domains including at least a core domain and a non-core domain that is transparent to an operating system (os). The non-core domain can be controlled by a driver.
Intel Corporation

Wireless power transfer method, apparatus and system

The present disclosure relates to a wireless power reception method, a wireless power reception apparatus, and a wireless charging system in a wireless power transmission and reception field, and the wireless power reception apparatus may include a power receiving unit configured to change a magnetic flux to a current to receive power in a wireless manner, and a power controller connected to the power receiving unit to change a resonant frequency to control power received from the power receiving unit, wherein the power controller includes a first capacitor, a second capacitor connected to the first capacitor in parallel, a first switch connected to the second capacitor in series to flow a current in a first direction, a second switch configured to flow a current in a second direction opposite to the first direction, and a switch controller configured to control the first and the second switch.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Power controller for a door lock and conserving power

A power control system for use with an electric lock mechanism having an actuator comprises a power supply to output an output voltage to the actuator. A credential device signals the power supply to output the voltage upon receiving an authorized code.
Hanchett Entry Systems, Inc.

Power controlling device, image processing apparatus, computer readable medium, and power controlling method

A power controlling device includes a detecting unit that detects a person in a detection area, a first imaging unit that takes an image of the person in a detecting range in an operating state, a second imaging unit that takes an image of a face of the person for use in user authentication in an operating state, and a power controller that supplies power to and brings the first imaging unit into the operating state if the person is detected, supplies power to and brings a processing unit that performs a process into an operating state if the approach of the person is determined on the basis of the taken image of the person, and supplies power to an brings the second imaging unit into the operating state during a period from the detection of the person to the shift of the processing unit to the operating state.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Method and system for utilizing a device's user location to monitor and control the device power usage

An autonomous system for managing power distribution to an electrically-powered device that includes a power controller module that includes power input and power output abilities and operably connected power switching abilities, wherein the power switching is configured for actuation by an integral power management module operably connected thereto, the integral power management module including integral actuation signal detection and actuation abilities configured for, in accordance with commands and operational parameters, upon detection of an actuation signal, actuation the integral power switching to alter power output through the power output from a first output level to a second output level. The system further includes memory for storing the commands an operational parameters, and wherein the actual signal include an identification component for identifying an actuating signal, and wherein the integral actuation signal detection and actuation is configured for, upon detecting signals other than actual signals, reacting other than in response to the actuation signal..
Bcp Controls, Llc

Method and system for utilizing a device's user location to monitor and control the device power usage

An autonomous system for managing power distribution to an electrically-powered device that includes a power controller module that includes power input and power output abilities and operably connected power switching abilities, wherein the power switching is configured for actuation by an integral power management module operably connected thereto, the integral power management module including integral actuation signal detection and actuation abilities configured for, in accordance with commands and operational parameters, upon detection of an actuation signal, actuation the integral power switching to alter power output through the power output from a first output level to a second output level. The system further includes memory for storing the commands an operational parameters, and wherein the actual signal include an identification component for identifying an actuating signal, and wherein the integral actuation signal detection and actuation is configured for, upon detecting signals other than actual signals, reacting other than in response to the actuation signal..
Bcp Controls, Llc

Power supply system and control method therefor

A power supply system, including an energy module, a controlled object, an active power controller, and an inertia-synchronization controller. The input end of the energy module operates to acquire external energy, a first output end of the energy module is connected to the controlled object, and the energy module operates to transform the acquired external energy into electric energy, or transform electric energy into electric energy having a different frequency therefrom.
Huazhong University Of Science And Technology

Power supply device and electronic device

An electronic device allows a user to exchange a main battery in a state where an electronic device is continuously operated, even when a backup battery is a small-sized battery charger. The power supply device supplies power for driving an electronic device, and includes a first battery used as a driving power supply, a second battery used as the driving power supply when the first battery is unusable, a booster circuit that increases an output voltage of the second battery, a dummy load circuit for the booster circuit, a battery detachment detector that detects whether the first battery is detachable from the device, and a power controller that switches the driving power supply of the device to the first or second battery.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Lt D.

Lighting circuit, luminaire, and illumination system

A lighting circuit which supplies current to a solid-state light-emitting element module (led module) including: a solid-state light-emitting element (led); a first connection terminal connected to one end of solid-state light-emitting element; a third connection terminal connected to another end of the solid-state light-emitting element; and a second connection terminal, includes: a characteristics detector that detects one of open and short circuits between the third connection terminal and the second connection terminal; and a power controller that adjusts current that is supplied between the first connection terminal and the third connection terminal of the solid-state light-emitting element module, to a predetermined value greater than zero, when the characteristics detector detects one of the open and short circuits between the third connection terminal and the second connection terminal.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Dynamically modifying a power/performance tradeoff based on a processor utilization

In one embodiment, the present invention includes a multicore processor having a power controller with logic to dynamically switch a power management policy from a power biased policy to a performance biased policy when a utilization of the processor exceeds a threshold level. Thus at low utilizations, reduced power consumption can be realized, while at higher utilizations, greater performance can be realized.
Intel Corporation

Portable speaker

A portable speaker incorporates a fuel cell that may be used to supply power to a computer device or audio coupled to the portable speaker. The portable speaker comprises a housing and speaker circuitry within the housing for providing an audible output.
Intelligent Energy Limited

Automatic power controller

Systems and methods for operating one or more light emitting devices are disclosed. In one example, the a negative temperature coefficient control parameter is applied to an amplifier to adjust a gain of the amplifier so as to provide a substantially constant level of irradiance output from one or more light emitting devices..
Phoseon Technology, Inc.

Controlling operating voltage of a processor

In an embodiment, a processor includes a core domain with a plurality of cores and a power controller having a first logic to receive a first request to increase an operating voltage of a first core of the core domain to a second voltage, to instruct a voltage regulator to increase the operating voltage to an interim voltage, and to thereafter instruct the voltage regulator to increase the operating voltage to the second voltage. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
Intel Corporation

Electronic load module and a method and a system therefor

The present invention relates to an electronic load module and to a method and a system therefor. The method comprises receiving control data (301) from a connectable power controller via a data bus connector (202), and controlling (302) an active load (203) based on the received control data to sink a defined current from a connectable device under test via a first input (204).
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Power controller, non-transitory computer readable medium, and image forming apparatus

A power controller includes a detector and a controller. The detector detects a movement of a user through wireless communication.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.



Power Controller topics:
  • Power Controller
  • Power Management
  • Control Unit
  • Storage Device
  • Exothermic Reaction
  • Exothermic
  • Phase Shift
  • Transmitter
  • Graphics Processing Unit
  • Data Processing
  • Data Processing System
  • Data Processing Systems
  • Motorcycle
  • Electric Vehicle
  • Solar Battery


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