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|Vehicle charger and controlling power thereof|
A vehicle charger is provided that receives power from electric vehicle supply equipment to charge a battery mounted within an electric. The charger includes a charging controller that is configured to execute a charging mode of the vehicle charger and a main power supplier that is configured to supply main power to the charging controller.
Kia Motors Corporation
|Parallel modular converter architecture|
A system and method for providing power to a vehicle is disclosed. The system can include a plurality of parallel module converter modules (“modules”) each capable of supplying a predetermined electrical load.
The Boeing Company
|Emi filter parallel modular converters|
A system and method for providing power to a vehicle is disclosed. The system can include a plurality of parallel module converter for prioritizing and allocating each electrical load to one or more parallel module converter modules.
The Boeing Company
|Method for regulating a cooking process|
The invention relates to a method for regulating a cooking process using an item of cookware having inductive properties on a cooking area, wherein a coil is arranged as part of an lc resonant circuit in the region of the cooking area and the natural frequency of the lc resonant circuit is measured repeatedly or continuously. The invention also relates to a cooking apparatus having at least one cooking area, a temperature sensor, a power controller, an lc resonant circuit having a coil, which is arranged in, around or in the region of the cooking area, and a controller, which is connected to the temperature sensor and a unit for measuring the frequency of the lc resonant circuit and which is programmed to carry out method, wherein the controller has access to a memory for storing the mathematically determined parameter function or vector function..
|Wireless inductive power transfer|
A power transmitter (101) is arranged to transfer power to a power receiver (105) via a wireless inductive power transfer signal transmitted from a transmit coil (103) to a power receiver (105). A first communication unit (305) communicates a message to the power receiver (105) on a first communication link a second communication unit (307) receives data from the power receiver (105) on a separate second communication link having a longer range.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
|Methods and power controllers for primary side control|
Power controllers and related primary-side control methods are disclosed. A disclosed power controller has a comparator and an on-triggering controller.
Leadtrend Technology Corp.
|Method for feeding electrical power into an electrical supply network|
The invention relates to a method for feeding electrical power of at least one wind turbine or of a wind farm into an electrical supply network having a network voltage and a network frequency, wherein the method is prepared for feeding in active electrical power and reactive electrical power and the fed-in active power can be adjusted on the basis of at least one network state by means of an active-power controller and/or the fed-in reactive power can be adjusted on the basis of at least one network state by means of a reactive-power controller and the active-power controller and/or the reactive-power controller can be changed according to type and/or parameterisation.. .
Wobben Properties Gmbh
|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.
|Automobile anti-collision and anti-misoperation throttle system with reply for controlling positive-negative rotation of motor|
An automobile anti-collision and anti-misoperation throttle system with a relay for controlling positive-negative rotation of a motor relates to a system which directly transforms automobile anti-collision signals and throttle-misoperation signals into brake operating signals. The sensor switch (k0) is connected to and controls the relay reversed power controller (2), the relay reversed power controller (2) controls and supplies electric power to the limit-switch-integrated motor assembly (3), the limit-switch-integrated motor assembly (3) drives the sleeved stretching rope (4), the limit-switch-integrated motor assembly (3) also cuts off a reversed power circuit of the relay reversed power controller (2), and the sleeved stretching rope (4) transmits a motor rotation drift of the limit-switch-integrated motor assembly (3) to the automobile brake pedal (5); the sensor switch k0 is connected to the anti-collision controller (11) in parallel, for respectively controlling the automobile brake pedal (5)..
Zhejiang Xianan Automobile Breaking System Co., Ltd.
|Bidirectional conversion architecture with energy storage|
An electrical system for an aircraft with an electric taxi system (ets), the electrical system may include at least one traction motor, a dc link and at least one traction-motor bidirectional dc-ac converter interposed between the at least one traction motor and the dc link. An engine-driven power source may be configured to provide dc power to the dc link or extract dc power from the dc link.
Honeywell International Inc.
Method and system for providing power management for a wearable smart device
An approach for managing the use and distribution of power for wearable smart device is described. A wearable platform receives a notification signal for specifying sensor information associated with a sensor of a wearable smart device of a user.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
Computing platform power consumption level adjustment
Example implementations relate to power consumption level adjustment of a computing device. For example, an implementation includes a computing cell and a power subsystem housed in a chassis.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
Standby power controller with external information capability
An energy saving device monitors computer activity to determine if the computer is in active use, and if not in active use, it commands the computer to power down to a low energy use power state (and cut power to computer peripherals) unless a user indicates otherwise. The device also communicates the computer's energy usage (as well as energy usage of peripherals) to a remote management center associated with the electricity supply network supplying the computer.
Embertec Pty Ltd
Aux power controller
A computing device including an aux (auxiliary) power controller connected to the expansion slot to supply aux power to the expansion slot intermittently based on instructions from a baseboard management controllers (bmc).. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
Solid-state power controller channel protection systems and methods
A scalable solid-state power controller system is provided with channel protection features. A plurality of output channels may be combined to provide a combined channel output.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
Combined power and management module for use in a rack-configured information handling system
A scalable power and management module (pmm) includes a chassis configured to be slideably inserted into a power and management bay within a rack. The pmm provides scalable power distribution and rack-level management functions that are shared by several information technology (it) gear.
Apparatus, system and multiple device wireless power transfer
Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, systems and/or methods of wireless power transfer. For example, an apparatus may include a wireless power controller to communicate between a wireless power receiver (wpr) and a wireless power transmitter (wpt) an indication of a requested amount of power to be provided from the wpt to the wpr via a wireless power signal, said indication is in the form of a load modulation event within a predefined time interval, said load modulation event comprises a change in a level of a magnetic field of said wireless power signal, a duration of said load modulation event is based on the requested amount of power to be provided from the wpt to the wpr..
Solid state power controller
A solid state power controller including: a plurality of pairs of fets connected in parallel, each pair comprising a first, forward-facing fet and a second, backward-facing fet connected by their respective sources; gate drive means for switching said fets on and off; and means for isolating the sources of the backwards-facing fets of the plurality of pairs of fets from each other and operating the backwards-facing fets in 3rd quadrant operation mode.. .
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
A display apparatus includes a power supply for providing power, a circuit board including an integrated circuit (ic) with a central processing unit (cpu) that processes an image signal; and a display configured to display an image corresponding to the image signal; the ic includes a power controller configured to monitor a voltage level of a core voltage provided by the power supply to the ic and adjust a phase margin of a voltage corresponding to a voltage detected by the monitoring. Thus, a phase margin may be adjusted in accordance with a voltage of an ic, thereby compensating for voltage fluctuation due to instantaneously varying ripples and thus stably driving a system..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Method for displaying items in an electronic device when the display screen is off
A method for controlling display of at least one item in an electronic device is provided. The method includes, while a display screen of the electronic device is in an off state, detecting a gesture performed on a portion of the display screen using a low power controller and controlling, by the low power controller, to display the one or more items on the display screen in response to the detecting of the gesture.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Controlling operating frequency of a core domain via a non-core domain of a multi-domain processor
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for determining that a non-core domain of a multi-domain processor is not operating at a frequency requested by the non-core domain, sending a request from the non-core domain to a power controller to reduce a frequency of a core domain of the multi-domain processor, and responsive to the request, reducing the core domain frequency. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
Switching mode power supply capable of providing a block time in response to an output current
A power controller provides a block time in response to an output current to an output load, and the block time determines a maximum switching frequency of a switching mode power supply. An exemplifying power controller has an output current estimator, a block time generator, and a pulse width modulator.
Grenergy Opto Inc.
Image projection apparatus and storage medium storing light source power control program
The image projection apparatus combining lights from first and second light sources to project an image. First and second usable times of a first light source in the apparatus installed respectively in first and second installation positions have a relation that, when the power for the first light source is fixed, the second usable time is shorter than the first usable time.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Discrete power control of components within a computer system
Systems and methods for discrete power control of components within a computer system are described herein. Some illustrative embodiments include a system that includes a subsystem with a plurality of components (configurable to operate at one or more power levels), a control register (coupled to the plurality of components) including a plurality of bits (each uniquely associated with a one of the plurality of components), and a power controller coupled to, and configurable to cause, the plurality of components to operate at the one or more power levels.
Texas Instruments Incorporated
Binding device and image forming apparatus
A binding device includes a sheet-bundle forming unit; a binding unit that executes a series of operation including inserting a wire into a sheet bundle and bending the wire; a power supply unit; a detector that detects a first timing for transitioning from bending operation to recovery operation; a first timekeeper that measures time from a start point of the series of operation to a first time point, which is an end of a scheduled first-timing detection period; a unit-of-processing manager; and a supply power controller. When the first time point is reached before detection of the first timing, the controller causes the power supply unit to adjust the electric power before the first timing is reached, such that the first timing is detected before the first time point in the series of operation for a second bundle belonging to the same unit of processing as a first bundle..
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Transparent warming cover for short term temperature regulation of medical patients
A transparent portable warming device to insure normothermia during medical transport, particularly for transporting pediatric patients and infants is disclosed. The warming device includes a one or more layers of a thin, flexible, transparent material.
The General Hospital Corporation
User level control of power management policies
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a processor having a core and a power controller to control power management features of the processor. The power controller can receive an energy performance bias (epb) value from the core and access a power-performance tuning table based on the value.
Leakage current variability based power management
Technologies are generally described to provide a leakage current variability based power management of a processor. According to some examples, instruction counters and aggregated power consumption of the processor may be used to process power measurements of the processor into linear equations.
Empire Technology Development Llc
Controlling 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..
Solid stte power controller with parallel mosfet load sharing
A solid state power control (sspc) controls flow of current from a power bus to an inductive load. The sspc utilizes load sharing, in which a plurality of current supply paths are connected in parallel to control and share the flow of current between the power bus and the inductive load.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
Control methods and power converters suitable for triac dimming
Control methods and apparatuses providing a holding current for a triac dimmer are disclosed. A control method is suitable for a power controller powered by an operation power source.
Leadtrend Technology Corporation
Self-aligning a processor duty cycle with interrupts
In an embodiment, a processor includes a plurality of cores to independently execute instructions, at least one graphics engine to independently execute graphics instructions, and a power controller including a duty cycle logic to set a duty cycle having a cycle time formed of an active time window in which at least some of the plurality of cores are to be active and an idle time window in which the plurality of cores are to be in a low power state. The duty cycle logic may adjust a duration of at least one of an active time window and an inactive time window based on interrupt information to accommodate an impending interrupt within the active time window.
Forcing a processor into a low power state
In an embodiment, a processor includes multiple cores and a power controller. The power controller may include a hardware duty cycle (hdc) logic to cause at least one logical processor of one of the cores to enter into a forced idle state even though the logical processor has a workload to execute.
Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method
There is provided a wireless communication apparatus which achieves high efficiency in power use in such a manner that transmission power is adequately distributed in simultaneous transmission to multiple base stations. The wireless communication apparatus provided by the present invention, at the same time, transmits a first data signal to a first base station apparatus by using a first cc and transmits a second data signal to a second base station apparatus by using a second cc.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
Multi-host power controller (mhpc) of a flash-memory-based storage device
A multi-host power controller (mhpc) of a flash-memory-based storage device is disclosed. In one aspect, the mhpc receives power mode change requests from each of multiple input/output (i/o) clients.
Configurable power controller with combination input
Embodiments described herein describe a power supply configured to provide power to an output load via a power supply transformer. The power supply includes a controller configured to operate in a configuration state and an operating state.
Dialog Semiconductor Inc.
Dual power supply system and electrically driven vehicle
A dual power supply system includes a first power storage battery, a second power storage battery, and a power controller. The first power storage battery is to supply power to a load and has a first internal resistance.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Power capping feedback normalization
A power capping system (10) and method (200) are provided. In one embodiment, a power capping system (10) includes a power controller (16) configured to calculate an error between a predefined maximum desired power and a power feedback signal associated with actual power consumption of a server (12) and to provide a power capping signal that substantially limits the power consumption of the server (12) based on a predetermined gain constant and the error.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
Hair styling apparatus
This invention relates to apparatus and methods for regulating a parameter on a handheld appliance, such as a hair styling appliance. A hair styling apparatus comprises a body having at least one arm bearing a hair styling heater; a temperature sensor arranged to sense a temperature of the hair styling heater and generate a temperature sense signal; and a power supply unit comprising a magnetic energy transfer element, an ac input coupled to a first side of the magnetic energy transfer element, a heater drive output coupled to a second side of the magnetic energy transfer element and to the hair styling heater to power said hair styling heater, and a power controller configured to regulate the heater drive output.
Power controller for supercapacitor
A power controller, including a supercapacitor, a motor, a switching tube, an annunciator, an output resistor, a sampling resistor, a filter capacitor, a voltage-stabilizing circuit, a fly-wheel diode, and a switch. The supercapacitor, the motor, the switching tube and the sampling resistor are connected in series to form a main working circuit.
Nanjing Super Science & Technology Industrial Co., Ltd.
Hermetic high current solid state power controller
A solid state power controller (sspc) includes a support structure, and a first solid state power switch die arranged relative to the support structure, the solid state power switch die including a solid state power switch having an input terminal for connecting to a power source and an output terminal for providing power to an electrical component. A first gate driver is electrically coupled to the first solid state power switch die, and a control module is operatively coupled to the first gate driver.
Autonomous control system
The regenerative energy produced during the braking of a vehicle is used for powering a secondary battery, that is independent from the main battery, and, in the event of a complete failure of said main battery, allows the continued operation of the basic services such as power steering, lights, the brake servo unit, and electronics, as a result of the combined action of said autonomous system that includes a capacitor bank which powers said services either directly or via the secondary battery. The system comprises an interface of the electronic power and control unit, an electronic power and control unit, applied to the steering and pedals, and an ecu power controller and port..
Microelectronica Maser, S.l.
Laser phototherapy device
A photo-bio-stimulation device uses near infrared (nir) laser illumination of the scalp to promote hair growth with a lightweight user wearable device. All the remaining components are mounted on the concave underside of an outer shell.
Power balancing between two power rails
A power controller that includes first and second buck controllers and a power balancer. The first buck controller is configured to receive a first power rail at a first voltage and generate a first output signal.
Power cycling of gaming machine
The present invention relates to enabling an operating system software to selectively power cycle one or more components of a wagering gaming system comprising a central processing unit board having one or more central processing units, and one or more central processing unit components. The invention uses a memory comprising a dedicated power cycle control register, a power controller, and digital logic configured to initiate a power cycle of the one or more components of the wagering gaming machine when the operating system writes a predetermined value to the power cycle control register.
Controlling configurable peak performance limits of a processor
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a processor having a plurality of cores each to execute instructions, a non-volatile storage to store maximum peak operating frequency values each a function of a given number of active cores, a configuration storage to store frequency limits each corresponding to one of the maximum peak operating frequency values or a configurable clip frequency value less than the maximum peak operating frequency value. In turn, a power controller is configured to limit operating frequency of the cores to a corresponding frequency limit obtained from the configuration storage.
Wireless communication system
A wireless communication system includes a wireless base station, a mobile station configured to communicate with the wireless base station, and a relay station configured to relay the communication between the wireless base station and the mobile station. When the number of the mobile stations communicating with the wireless base station is judged to have become smaller than or equal to a given number, a power controller in the relay station executes at least one of power control to cut off the power for relaying the communication, power control to perform intermittent operation, and power control to perform power-saving operation..
Inductive power transfer operating an inductive power transfer system
An exemplary inductive power transfer system having a transmitter coil and a receiver coil. A transmitter-side power converter having a mains rectifier stage powering a transmitter-side dc-bus and controlling a transmitter-side dc-bus voltage u1,dc.
Abb Technology Ag
Electrochemical analysis apparatus and electrochemical system
An electrochemical analysis apparatus includes a power controller, a fourier transform unit, and a calculating unit. The power controller generates a rectangular-wave signal, a first frequency f and a duty ratio d, and applies the signal to an electrochemical cell.
Water aeration system
A water aeration system encases an air pump and a solar power controller in an encasement structure with one or more air permeable sidewalls. The encasement structure is mounted at or near a top end of a mounting pole.
Linne Industries Llc
Selecting a low power state based on cache flush latency determination
In an embodiment, a processor includes a plurality of cores to independently execute instructions, a shared cache coupled to the cores and including a plurality of lines to store data, and a power controller including a low power control logic to calculate a flush latency to flush the shared cache based on a state of the plurality of lines. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
Control methods for over voltage protection and relevant power controllers
Disclosure includes a control method for over voltage protection, suitable for a power converter. The power converter has a rectifier for rectifying an alternative-current voltage into a direct-current input voltage.
Grenergy Opto Inc.
Wind turbine inertia control system
Inertia control system for a wind turbine comprising a rotor (5), generator (12) driven by the rotor (5) that interacts with a power converter (13) to generate electricity, a wind turbine controller (15) that comprises a blade pitch controller (19) and a generated power controller (18), a controller for the power converter (14) that interacts with the wind turbine controller (15), characterized because it comprises an inertia emulation block (17) that generates an extra power signal (32) negatively proportional to the frequency change rate (23) that is added to the power reference of the wind turbine generated power controller (15) and adapts the rotational speed reference of the wind turbine controller (15) according to the grid frequency (21) to prevent distortion in the active power output after adding or subtracting power in proportion to the frequency change rate (23).. .
Gamesa Innovation & Technology, S.l.
Processing mesh communications
A communication device comprising: a first processing function for performing protocol processing of received datagrams; a second processing function for performing protocol processing for received datagrams at a higher level than the first processing function; and a power controller; the device being configured such that the power controller can place the second processing function in a low power state whilst the first processing function remains capable of performing protocol processing of received datagrams; and the first processing function comprising a mesh datagram processing function configured to process datagrams of a mesh protocol by analysing received datagrams of the mesh protocol, determining a subset of those datagrams for retransmission, and causing the device to retransmit the determined ones of those datagrams.. .
Cambridge Silicon Radio Limited
Auto-configuration of a mesh relay's tx/rx schedule
A communication device capable of communicating over a communication network that is configured such transport of packets through the network is provided by each communication device in the network listening for and relaying packets, the communication device comprising a relay unit configured to listen for packets and relay them over the network, a detection unit configured to identify other communication devices in the network that are also capable of acting as relay devices and a power controller configured to adjust the power that the communication device uses to listen for packets in dependence on the other devices identified by the detection unit.. .
Cambridge Silicon Radio Limited
Enclosure power controller
A system and method for controlling power consumption is described herein. A computer system includes an enclosure.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
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 startup in the energy-saving mode and a timer in which a timing schedule that starts up the device in 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 in the energy-saving mode according to the timing schedule set in the timer..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
System for controlling and providing power to at least one electric motor in a vessel
A system for controlling and providing power to at least one electric motor in a vessel, such as a motor in a thruster or a winch. The system includes an electric energy storage, a power controller device connected to the electric energy storage, at least one motor controller device, a first combined power and communication line interconnecting the power controller device and the at least one motor controller device, an electric motor connected to the motor controller device, and at least one operating device connected to the power controller device.
Nodin Innovation As
Hot removing an i/o module with multiple hot plug slots
In a method for ejecting a plurality of hot plug slots sharing a power controller, a processor receives a request to eject a plurality of hot plug slots, wherein the plurality of hot plug slots share a power controller and have at least two adapters present. A processor causes an os to incrementally eject the at least two adapters, wherein ejecting an adapter comprises the os stopping at least one driver of the adapter, and the os generating a request to remove power from a hot plug slot.
International Business Machines Corporation
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.
Dsm&t Company, Inc.
Power controller and image forming apparatus
A power controller includes: a measuring unit that measures outputs from plural power generating devices outputting power to a common load in parallel; an adjusting unit that controls the outputs of the plural power generating devices to adjust output voltages of the plural power generating devices to a predetermined value; and a matching control unit that calculates power-voltage characteristics of the plural power generating devices based on values measured by the measuring unit, determines a target value of output voltage to be shared by all the plural power generating devices based on the power-voltage characteristics thus calculated and corresponding to the whole parallel connection of the plural power generating devices, and allows the adjusting unit to match the predetermined value with the target value.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.
Display apparatus and control method thereof
A display apparatus is provided that including a display configured to display content. The display apparatus also includes a main controller configured to control operation of the display, a power supplier configured to supply power to operate the display and the main controller, a power measurer configured to measure the power supplied by the power supplier, a storage configured to store information regarding a third power range which is between a first power range that the display apparatus consumes in a sleep state and a second power range that the display apparatus consumes in a normal state, and a power controller configured to cut off the power supplied by the power supplier in response to the measured power being within the third power range..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Collapsible glue logic systems and methods
Provided are systems and methods for reducing power consumption in the interface and routing circuitry associated with various core modules of an integrated circuit or system. One system includes core modules, glue logic domains adapted to interface the plurality of core modules, and a power controller electrically coupled to the glue logic domains.
Memory system and computing system
A memory system includes a memory controller and a memory device. The memory device includes a first converter and a first power controller.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Provided is a device that reduces loss by means of a large-capacity, three-phase reactor device that eliminates high-frequency components arising in a power controller system used in solar power generation and the like. The present invention is provided with: a yoke core that uses an amorphous ribbon; magnetic leg cores formed into a fan shape using an amorphous ribbon; and a coil wound around the magnetic leg cores.
Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd.
Display device, image displaying method and computerized tomography apparatus
A solid state power controller for an aircraft, the solid state power controller includes a solid state switching device for activating an electrical power output bus, a control unit for controlling the solid state switching device, and a current sensing circuit for monitoring current flowing in the electrical power output bus. The current sensing circuit includes a sensing fuse that provides a simplified and more reliable solid state power controller..
Ge Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Llc
Rescheduling workloads to enforce and maintain a duty cycle
In an embodiment, a processor includes a plurality of cores to independently execute instructions, at least one graphics engine to independently execute graphics instructions, and a power controller including an alignment logic to cause at least one workload to be executed on a first core to be rescheduled to a different time to enable the plurality of cores to be active during an active time window and to be in a low power state during an idle time window. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
Rectifier circuit management system, such as for use in cell site power systems
Systems, apparatus, methods, and manufactures for conserving power in a communications system such as a communications service cell site or cell site. The methods include adjusting the rf coverage of the cell site antenna, selective control of the rf output transmit power, selective control of the communications bit rate, transfer of communications to other cell sites, adjustment of indicators such that mobile devices transfer communications to other cell sites, and reallocation of logical slots between radios in the cell site.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.
Power gating functional units of a processor
In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus having a core including functional units each to execute instructions of a target instruction set architecture (isa) and a power controller to control a power mode of a first functional unit responsive to a power identification field of a power instruction of a power region of a code block to be executed on the core. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
System for reducing energy consumption of a device and a method therefor
A system for reducing energy consumption of a device and a method therefor. An apparatus for providing power to a controlled device includes a memory, a power controller, and a processor.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc
Multi-zone electric warming blanket
A multi-zone electric heating blanket. The blanket may be shaped to cover the outstretched arms or other body parts of a patient.
Augustine Temperature Management Llc
Radio communication system and radio base station
In a radio communication system in which a high-power base station and a low-power base station collaborate for inter-cell interference control, the downlink transmission power at the high-power base station is suitably controlled. The high-power base station executes wireless transmission to the user terminals using resources that are the same as resources used by the low-power radio base station.
Ntt Docomo, Inc.
Battery-powered backup power system for a sump pump installation
An automated battery-powered backup ac power supply system for a sump pump installation of the type having a sump pump and a pump controller which connects the sump pump motor to the ac line to operate in response to a rising liquid level in the sump container. The system includes a standby battery and an inverter operable from the battery for supplying ac power to the sump pump installation in the event of ac power failure or during periodic testing of the sump pump installation.
Solid state power controller for an aircraft
A solid state power controller for an aircraft. The solid state power controller includes a solid state switching device for activating an electrical power output bus, a control unit for controlling the solid state switching device, and a current sensing circuit for monitoring current flowing in the electrical power output bus.
Apparatus and controlling power supplied to circuits based on time delay to produce data
An apparatus and method for controlling power supplied to data generating circuits based on performance, such as time delay associated with generating data. The apparatus includes a plurality of data generating circuits configured to generate data at respective outputs in response to a first signal; a plurality of timing circuits configured to generate a plurality of second signals related to time delays between the first signal initiating the generation of the data and an appearance of the data at the respective outputs of the data generating circuits; a power supply circuit configured to generate a voltage for supplying power to the data generating circuits; a power controller configured to control the voltage generated by the power supply circuit based on the plurality of second signals; and a serial data transfer circuit configured to serial transfer the plurality of second signals from the respective timing circuits to the power controller..
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
Method of operating a wind park
A method of operating a wind park having a plurality of wind turbines is provided. The method includes determining a grid condition indicator indicative of the condition of a grid into which the wind park feeds; determining a first maximum power value of the wind park on the basis of the grid condition indicator; determining an operating margin on the basis of the grid condition indicator, for a grid condition indicator indicative of a weak grid; determining a second maximum power value on the basis of the operating margin; and curtailing the active power output of the wind park according to a maximum power value.
Method for designing power controller, power controller, and power control device
A method including: setting a weighting function based on an amount of change in impedance of a control target; and determining, for a power controller, a transfer function composed of a transfer function of an internal model obtainable by performing laplace transform on the voltage reference value and a transfer function of a partial controller, the transfer function of the partial controller being for outputting the control output after receiving, as an input, an output of the transfer function of the internal model, wherein the determining includes determining the transfer function of the partial controller using an h∞control theory so as to reduce (i) a first amount of control obtainable by multiplying the control output and the weighting function and (ii) a second amount of control that is an output of the transfer function of the internal model.. .
Apparatus and controlling power
An electronic device for adjusting voltages for each pixel includes an image processing unit to process a gray level corresponding to an image data, a gray data processing unit to determine voltages applied to each pixel of a display unit by using the gray level, and a power controller to control the voltage applied to each pixel of the display unit based on the determined voltage. Other embodiments including a method for adjusting voltages for each pixel are also disclosed..
Adaptive solar energy harvesting device
The present disclosure provides an adaptive solar energy harvesting device comprising a solar energy receiving unit, a voltage converter and a charging power controller. The voltage converter has an input terminal and an output terminal.
Information processing apparatus, power supply controller and power supply control method
An information processing apparatus includes: a processor; a plurality of power controllers, each of the power controllers includes: an electricity supply that supplies electricity supplied from an inserted power supply cable to the processor, and a detector that detects and notifies a half-disconnected state of the power supply cable; and a current controller that in response to a notification from any of the detectors, decreases output current from the electricity supply in a power controller which falls under the half-disconnected state, and increases output current from an electricity supply in another power controller.. .
Power controllers and control methods thereof for switching mode power supplies
Herein is disclosed a control method suitable for a switching mode power supply. A power switch is controlled according to a clock signal to transfer electrical energy from an input power source to an output power source.
Leadtrend Technology Corporation
System for controlling power-up sequence
Disclosed is a system for controlling a power-up sequence applicable to a power controller of a lane departure warning system, including: one dc/dc converter unit configured to convert a first input voltage of input power and output the converted first input voltage as a first output voltage, and including four output terminals; and a comparator block unit including two comparators configured to monitor a state of the input power, and one or more comparators configured to generate a control signal for enabling a power output of a next sequence from the first output voltage.. .
Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.
Adaptive electrothermal system and electrothermal apparel
An adaptive electrothermal system and an electrothermal apparel are provided. The adaptive electrothermal system comprises a controller, a step-down regulator, a power controller and a load.
Method for coordinating frequency control characteristics between conventional plants and wind power plants
The present invention relates to a method for operating an electrical power system, comprising at least one wind turbine generator and at least one other power source, the method comprises the steps of, setting a set of technical requirements and limits for the electrical power system, including a total power reserve and at least one of: maximum electrical frequency deviation and allowable wind power electrical frequency fluctuations, distributing the total power reserve between the at least one other power source and a total wind power capacity available from the at least one wind turbine generator, and calculating in response thereto an amount of power reserve from the at least one wind turbine generator, and providing settings for a wind power controller, the settings comprising the set of technical requirements and the amount of power reserve from the at least one wind turbine generator. The invention also relates to a power plant operating according to the method..
Vestas Wind Systems A/s
System for sharing power of rack mount server and operating method thereof
Disclosed herein are a system for sharing power of rack mount server and an operating method thereof. The system for sharing power of a rack mount server according to the present invention comprises: a plurality of servers installed inside a rack main frame and mounted with a power sharing backplane; a rack connected to the power sharing backplane of the plurality of servers in which a power bus bar, receiving power outputted from the connected power supply units, which are mounted in a part of or all of the plurality of servers, is mounted; and a rack power controller collecting power information of the power supply units through the power bus bar mounted inside the rack and controlling operation status of the power supply units based on the collected power information..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof
An organic light emitting display device, can include a panel, a driving unit driving the panel, a timing controller controlling the driving unit, a power supply supplying power to the panel, a current detection unit detecting a current flowing through power line wiring of the panel and outputting the detected currents, and a power controller comparing the detected current with a current value configured internally and outputting a shutdown signal which turns off the power supply if the detected current exceeds the predetermined current value.. .
Lg Display Co., Ltd.
Electrostatic air-cooled heat sink
An electrostatic air-cooled heat sink has a frame, a power controller, a sharp electrode with a sharp electrode portion, a through-hole, a guide frame, a half-bowl blunt electrode assembly and flow-through portion. The electrostatic air-cooled heat sink features a simple and lightweight structure, making it suitable for mass production and beat radiation with better applicability and industrial benefits..
Forcecon Technology Co., Ltd.
A power controller includes a boost converter, an inverter, and a control unit controlling the output voltage of the boost converter and the carrier frequency of the inverter. The control unit includes a carrier frequency reducing program which reduces the carrier frequency to an lc resonance upper limit frequency while maintaining a set value of the output voltage of the boost converter at a system loss minimization voltage at the time of reduction of the carrier frequency from the set frequency, and a voltage varying program which changes the carrier frequency to a first varied frequency calculated based on a first predetermined temperature or lower and the temperatures of the respective switching elements, and changes the set value of the output voltage of the boost converter to a voltage at which the lc resonance upper limit frequency becomes the first varied frequency..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
High efficiency control system for the conversion of electrical energy to thermal energy
An improved control arrangement is used in a high power rectifier and comprises two or more power controllers ganged together in parallel. Each power controller rectifies an ac voltage signal using zero voltage crossing switching to produce a binary switched signal and each power controller is connected to an independent connectable load.
Kelvin Storage Inc.
Apparatus for using microwave energy for insect and pest control and methods thereof
An apparatus for using microwave energy for treating an infected site infested with insects or other small pests is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a source of microwave energy connected to a power source and a power controller, a transmission element, and an antenna.
Controlling method, power controller, and power controlling method
A power supply has an inductor and determines loading state of the power supply according to a compensation signal. When the loading state is determined to be a light loading state or a no-loading state, a switch is operated at a low operating frequency.
Leadtrend Technology Corp.
Apparatus and power amplification
A power amplifying apparatus and a method for effectively controlling a bias voltage of a power amplifier are provided. An electronic device includes a baseband signal processor configured to convert a baseband signal to an envelope signal, a power amplifier configured to amplify a radio frequency (rf) signal based on the baseband signal, a power modulator configured to modulate an input voltage to a bias voltage of the power amplifier based on the envelope signal, and a power controller configured to control an operation of the power modulator according to a characteristic of the baseband signal..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Controlling a turbo mode frequency of a processor
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a multicore processor with a power controller to control a frequency at which the processor operates. More specifically, the power controller can limit a maximum operating frequency of the processor to less than a configured maximum operating frequency to enable a reduction in a number of frequency transitions occurring responsive to power state events, thus avoiding the overhead of operations performed in handling such transitions.
Constraining processor operation based on power envelope information
In an embodiment, a processor includes at least one core to execute instructions and a power controller coupled to the core. The power controller may include a power envelope control logic to receive a plurality of power envelope parameters and to enable a power consumption level of the processor to exceed a power burst threshold for a portion of a time window.
Regenerative differential powertrain with vibration absorption and isolation
A vehicular system includes a crankshaft, a drive shaft, a plurality of electromagnetic machines mechanically coupling the crankshaft to the drive shaft, a power controller electrically coupled to the plurality of electromagnetic machines and configured to control current and/or voltage provided to, or received from, each electromagnetic machine of the plurality of electromagnetic machines, a supervisory controller communicatively coupled with the power controller and configured to establish an operational mode for the power controller, and a storage device electrically coupled to the power controller to store energy captured by the power controller.. .
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan
Thread aware power management
In an embodiment, a power management controller is to receive thread information from a scheduler, where the thread information includes thread priority information for a thread scheduled to a core of a multicore processor. The power management controller is further to receive power consumption information from a power controller and to determine a power management action to be taken by the power controller on at least one core based at least in part on the thread priority information.
Power electronics device, device detection method, and program
According to one embodiment, there is provided a power electronics device including: a connector connected to a power line; a power controller; a connection detection processor; and a collision monitor. The power controller performs at least one of generating an electric signal to the power line and detecting an electric signal on the power line via the connector.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
Power distribution architecture and aircraft comprising power distribution architecture
The present disclosure pertains to a power distribution architecture, comprising at least one power distribution box including at least two solid state power controllers, sspcs, at least two main power supply lines, each of the main power supply lines being coupled to a respective one of the sspcs and being configured to supply power to the respective one of the sspcs, at least two main remote controlled circuit breakers, rccbs, each of the at least two main rccbs being coupled in a respective one of the main power supply lines, and at least one balancing rccb coupled in a power balancing path connected between two of the main power supply lines.. .
Airbus Operations Gmbh