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new patent 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.


new patent 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.


new patent 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.

Energy storage system and synchronization method thereof

An energy storage system includes: a plurality of slave power controllers connected to respective battery modules; and a master power controller configured to transmit a first signal to the plurality of slave power controllers and transmit a second signal for controlling synchronizations of the plurality of slave power controllers to the plurality of salve power controllers according to a reception time at which each of the plurality of salve power controllers receives the first signal.. .
Lsis Co., Ltd.

Dynamically updating logical identifiers of cores of a processor

In one embodiment, a processor includes a plurality of cores each including a first storage to store a physical identifier for the core and a second storage to store a logical identifier associated with the core; a plurality of thermal sensors to measure a temperature at a corresponding location of the processor; and a power controller including a dynamic core identifier logic to dynamically remap a first logical identifier associated with a first core to associate the first logical identifier with a second core, based at least in part on a temperature associated with the first core, the dynamic remapping to cause a first thread to be migrated from the first core to the second core transparently to an operating system. Other embodiments are described and claimed..

A controlling a wind power plant and a wind power plant

A method for controlling a wind power plant, the wind power plant including a plant controller for controlling a plurality of wind turbine generators. The method for controlling a wind power plant allows the wind power plant to continue operating through a grid fault in a weak grid environment.
Vestas Wind Systems A/s

Distributed power system using direct current power sources

A distributed power system including multiple (dc) batteries each dc battery with positive and negative poles. Multiple power converters are coupled respectively to the dc batteries.
Solaredge Technologies Ltd.

Performing power management in a multicore processor

In an embodiment, a processor includes: a plurality of first cores to independently execute instructions, each of the plurality of first cores including a plurality of counters to store performance information; at least one second core to perform memory operations; and a power controller to receive performance information from at least some of the plurality of counters, determine a workload type executed on the processor based at least in part on the performance information, and based on the workload type dynamically migrate one or more threads from one or more of the plurality of first cores to the at least one second core for execution during a next operation interval. Other embodiments are described and claimed..

Performing power management in a multicore processor

In an embodiment, a processor a plurality of cores to independently execute instructions, the cores including a plurality of counters to store performance information, and a power controller coupled to the plurality of cores, the power controller having a logic to receive performance information from at least some of the plurality of counters, determine a number of cores to be active and a performance state for the number of cores for a next operation interval, based at least in part on the performance information and model information, and cause the number of cores to be active during the next operation interval, the performance information associated with execution of a workload on one or more of the plurality of cores. Other embodiments are described and claimed..

Automatic wiring board

A power distribution system for supplying ac power to loads includes an automatic wiring board that realigns voltages and determines a user-supplied wiring configuration. If an acceptable configuration is detected, an auto-wiring relay circuit closes relays to provide appropriate connections from a terminal block to power controllers that control delivery of ac power to loads, such as heating elements.
Graco Minnesota Inc.

Multi-purpose power controller and method

Described is a multi-purpose power controller and application specific standard product (assp) with improved block unification, reduced size and power, boot strapping, and power management. A multi-purpose field programmable non-volatile system power controller and assp initializing block may be embedded in a processor, such as a central processing unit (cpu), graphics processing unit (gpu), accelerated processing unit (apu), or other chipset.
Ati Technologies Ulc

Battery pack and driving the same

A battery pack includes an internal battery, a measuring unit, and a power controller. The measuring unit measures one or more charge/discharge conditions of an external battery.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Image formation device and starting image formation device

An image formation device includes a power controller that controls transition to an energy-saving mode to reduce power consumption in a standby state and starts up out of the energy-saving mode and a timer in which a timing schedule that starts up the device out of the energy-saving mode is set. The power controller controls the surface temperature of the fixing roller of the image generator to be a temperature lower than the fixing temperature that enables image formation when the image formation device is started up out of the energy-saving mode according to the timing schedule set in the timer..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Front end protection power controller

A power controller monitors and controls supply of ac power to a load. A power supply derives dc power supply voltages from the input ac power.
Graco Minnesota Inc.

Power controller, power control method, and power control system

A power controller capable of grid interconnection of at least one distributed power source of a first type and at least one distributed power source of a second type together includes: a switch configured to switch between a parallel state in which the at least one distributed power source of the second type is interconnected to a grid together with the at least one distributed power source of the first type and a parallel off state in which the at least one distributed power source of the second type is independent of the at least one distributed power source of the first type and is paralleled off from the grid; and a controller configured to cause the switch to be in the parallel off state when reverse power flow occurs.. .
Kyocera Corporation

Server chassis with dual purpose bay for storage module or power supply module

An information handling system (ihs) includes a chassis that has an accessory bay which is accessible from an exterior of the ihs. The accessory bay supports insertion of one of the psu and the storage module.
Dell Products, L.p.

Control circuit for solid state power controller

A control circuit is configured to apply a drive voltage to a solid state switching device comprising a first terminal (d), a second terminal (s) and a control terminal (g), the solid state switching device configured to switch, according to the drive voltage applied to the control terminal (g), between an off operation mode in which the second terminal (s) is electrically disconnected from an electrical supply voltage applied to the first terminal (d), and an on operation mode in which the second terminal (s) is electrically connected to the electrical supply voltage applied to the first terminal (d) such as to connect a load circuit to the electrical supply voltage.. .
Hs Elektronik Systeme Gmbh

Power system for an aircraft with dual hybrid energy sources

A power system for an aircraft having a plurality of power-consuming components, some of which have transient power requirements, which is greater than the average power requirement, the power system includes at least one generator, a power distribution buss, a non-battery power source, a battery power source, and a power controller selectively coupling the non-battery power source and the battery power source to the power distribution buss to satisfy the transient power requirements.. .
Ge Aviation Systems Llc

Display device

A display device includes: a display panel including a plurality of pixels; a driving circuit configured to control the plurality of pixels; and a power controller configured to apply an output voltage to the driving circuit and to receive a feedback signal indicating an input level of the output voltage applied at an input of the driving circuit. The power controller is configured to adjust an output level of the output voltage in response to the feedback signal..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

System for improving lightning immunity for a solid state power controller

A solid state power controller (sspc) for an electrical power distribution system (epds), the sspc may include a solid state switching device (sssd) configured to interrupt current in a feeder line of the epds and a processing engine. A clamping device may be interposed between the feeder line and an electrical ground of the epds, an opto-coupler may be interposed between the processing engine and the clamping device.
Honeywell International Inc.

Electrochemical analysis apparatus and electrochemical system

An electrochemical analysis apparatus 1 includes a power controller 20 that generates a rectangular wave signal having a first frequency (f1) and applies the rectangular wave signal to an electrochemical cell 10 including a plurality of electrodes 11 to 13 and an electrolyte 14, a fourier transform section 30 that fourier-transforms a response signal of the electrochemical cell 10 to the rectangular wave signal and calculates frequency characteristics including a component of a second frequency f2 of an integer multiple of the first frequency f1, and a calculating section 40 that calculates an impedance characteristic of the electrochemical cell 10 based on the frequency characteristics calculated by the fourier transform section 30.. .
Waseda University

Heat mat with thermostatic control

A heat mat with thermostatic control having a reference voltage generating source that provide high voltage dc for a power controller and low voltage for a temperature sensor and hysteresis circuit. The sensor and hysteresis circuit establish a temperature threshold signal that is delivered to the resistance heating element.

Display apparatus, and controlling the same

The display apparatus includes an led component including a first led having a first driving voltage and a second led having a second driving voltage less than the first driving voltage, a common anode node which connects an anode of the first led to an anode of the second led, and a power controller which supplies different driving voltages to the first led and the second led through the common anode node.. .

Electrochemical reduction device

An electrochemical reduction device includes: an electrolyte membrane; a reduction electrode; an oxygen generating electrode; a raw material supplier; a moisture supplier; and a power controller. The oxygen generating electrode has: an electron conductive metal substrate; a protective layer that contains one or two or more metals or metal oxides, the metal (metals) being selected from the group consisting of nb, mo, ta, and w, and that covers the metal substrate; and a catalyst that contains one or two or more metals or metal oxides, the metal (metals) being selected from the group consisting of ru, rh, pd, ir, and pt, and that is held on the surface of the protective layer..

Electrochemical reduction device

An electrochemical reduction device includes: an electrolyte membrane; a reduction electrode including a reduction electrode catalyst layer, a diffusion layer, and a dense layer provided between the diffusion layer and the reduction electrode catalyst layer; an oxygen generating electrode; a raw material supplier that supplies the aromatic compound in a liquid state to the reduction electrode; a moisture supplier that supplies water or humidified gas to the oxygen generating electrode; and a power controller that externally applies an electric field such that the reduction electrode has an electronegative potential and the oxygen generating electrode has an electropositive potential.. .

Configuring power management functionality in a processor

In one embodiment, a multicore processor includes cores that can independently execute instructions, each at an independent voltage and frequency. The processor may include a power controller having logic to provide for configurability of power management features of the processor.
Intel Corporation

Configuring power management functionality in a processor

In one embodiment, a multicore processor includes cores that can independently execute instructions, each at an independent voltage and frequency. The processor may include a power controller having logic to provide for configurability of power management features of the processor.
Intel Corporation



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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