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08/18/16
20160241079 
 Distributed power system using direct current power sources patent thumbnailDistributed 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.


08/18/16
20160239074 
 Performing power management in a multicore processor patent thumbnailPerforming 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..

08/18/16
20160239065 
 Performing power management in a multicore processor patent thumbnailPerforming 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..

08/11/16
20160233664 
 Automatic wiring board patent thumbnailAutomatic 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.


08/11/16
20160232012 
 Multi-purpose power controller and method patent thumbnailMulti-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


08/04/16
20160226267 
 Battery pack and  driving the same patent thumbnailBattery 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.


08/04/16
20160223978 
 Image formation device and  starting image formation device patent thumbnailImage 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


07/21/16
20160211764 
 Front end protection power controller patent thumbnailFront 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.


07/21/16
20160211670 
 Power controller, power control method, and power control system patent thumbnailPower 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


07/14/16
20160205804 
 Server chassis with dual purpose bay for storage module or power supply module patent thumbnailServer 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.


07/14/16
20160204777 

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


07/14/16
20160204615 

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


07/14/16
20160203746 

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.


07/07/16
20160197465 

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.


07/07/16
20160195577 

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


06/30/16
20160192442 

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.

06/30/16
20160189602 

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.. .

06/23/16
20160177460 

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..

06/23/16
20160177459 

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.. .

06/16/16
20160170478 

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


06/16/16
20160170468 

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


06/09/16
20160165683 

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.


06/09/16
20160164500 

Digital 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


06/09/16
20160164274 

Overvoltage notching of electricity delivered to an electrical load


To protect an electrical load from anomalous electricity provided by an electricity source, a switching mechanism is configured to transition into one of conducting and non-conducting states in response to respective on and off states of a switching signal. A power controller evaluates input frequency characteristics of an overvoltage event in input electricity provided by the electricity source against at least one frequency criterion.
Electronics Systems Protection, Inc.


06/09/16
20160163257 

Organic light emitting display apparatus and driving the same


An organic light emitting display apparatus includes a timing controller, a power supply, a sensor controller, a sensor, and a power controller. The timing controller outputs a vertical synchronization signal.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160159230 

Vehicle-body integrated type solar cell for vehicle


The present invention relates to a solar cell for a vehicle which can be integrated with a vehicle-body. The solar cell includes an ultrathin-film solar cell layer formed on a flexible ultrathin-film substrate such that the solar cell can be attached to the vehicle body without creases and the solar cell may be easily applied to the vehicle even without changing design of the vehicle body.
Hyundai Motor Company


06/02/16
20160156845 

Low-powered image processing device and driving image processing device with low power


Provided is an image processing device which includes: an event detector configured to detect a first event occurring at the ap by analyzing a response signal which the ap transmits to a transceiver of a camera in response to a query signal transmitted from the transceiver to the ap; and a power controller configured to place a sensor, the transceiver and a plurality of other elements constituting the camera in an activated state, in response to the event detector detecting the first event, wherein the power controller places the other elements in a deactivated state while at least one of the sensor and the transceiver is in the activated place, unless the first event is detected by the event detector, a second event is detected by the sensor, or a predetermined setting is provided.. .
Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160156348 

Solid state power controllers


A solid state power controller (sspc) includes a main feed line, a load line, and a p-channel field effect transistor (pcfet) connecting between the main feed line and the load line and including an off state and an on state. The on state electrically connects the main feed line and the load line and the off state electrically disconnects the main feed line and the load line.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation


06/02/16
20160156267 

Switching power supply device, and inverter, converter, and solar power controller including same


A highly efficient and low-cost switching power supply device includes a high withstand voltage transistor and a low withstand voltage transistor. When current flows from a second node to a first node, the high withstand voltage transistor turns on and the low withstand voltage transistor turns off, causing current to flow through a built-in diode of the low withstand voltage transistor.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


06/02/16
20160156194 

Virtual channel abstraction layer for solid state power controls


A multi-channel power controller includes a main controller communicatively coupled to a plurality of standard power control circuit boards. Each of the standard power controller circuit boards includes a nexus having a plurality of virtual channels and a plurality of solid state power controllers.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation


06/02/16
20160153669 

Heatable pathway system for traffic


A heatable pathway system for traffic comprises a first module having a first electrically powerable heater member and a second module having a second electrically powerable heater member. The first module and the second module are each installable in place to form a heatable pathway system for traffic.

05/26/16
20160149505 

Inductive clamping circuit


A power control circuit includes a solid state power controller operable to connect an ac power source to a load. The solid state power controller includes a first switching device and a second switching device arranged serially.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation


05/26/16
20160149400 

Balancing parallel solid-state power controller channel currents systems and methods


According to various embodiments, a solid-state power controller system is provided with channel protection features. The solid-state power controller system is configured to provide the ability to have sharing control over an individual sspc channel that is operating in parallel with other sspc channels.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation


05/26/16
20160147280 

Controlling average power limits of a processor


In one embodiment, a processor includes at least one core to execute instructions, one or more thermal sensors associated with the at least one core, and a power controller coupled to the at least one core. The power controller has a control logic to receive temperature information regarding the processor and dynamically determine a maximum allowable average power limit based at least in part on the temperature information.

05/26/16
20160147275 

Controlling a guaranteed frequency of a processor


In one embodiment, a processor includes one or more cores to execute instructions and a power controller coupled to the one or more cores. In turn, the power controller includes a control logic to receive an indication, from one or more sources, of a dynamic change to a guaranteed frequency at which at least one of the one or more cores are to operate, and to determine a final guaranteed frequency at which the processor is to operate for a next window, and to communicate the final guaranteed frequency to at least one entity.
Intel Corporation


05/26/16
20160147274 

Controlling turbo mode frequency operation in a processor


In one embodiment, a processor comprises: a first domain including a plurality of cores; a second domain including at least one graphics engine; and a power controller including a first logic to receive a first performance request from a driver of the second domain and to determine a maximum operating frequency for the first domain responsive to the first performance request. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
Intel Corporation


05/19/16
20160139644 

Selective event reaction processing in power control


A reaction mode is selected through a user interface from a plurality of reaction modes that includes a fast reaction mode, by which each of a plurality of values assigned to a process variable over time are individually evaluated in an event decision that asserts an occurrence of a power event. The reaction modes also include a slow reaction mode by which none of the values assigned to the process variable over time are individually evaluated in the event decision.
Electronic Systems Protection, Inc.


05/19/16
20160136462 

Wearable ultrasound device


A wearable ultrasound device and method of using the device includes a power controller with a power source and at least one integrated circuit that delivers electrical power to an applicator. The applicator is electrically coupled to the power controller and a surface of the applicator transmits ultrasound to a wearer for a given duration.
Zetroz, Inc.


05/12/16
20160134390 

Systems and methods for channel additions over multiple cascaded optical nodes


A method, an optical node, and an optical network include a power controller configured to bring channels in-service in parallel over multiple cascaded optical nodes quickly, efficiently, and in a non-service affecting manner. The method, node, and network utilize multiple states of a control loop that maintains a stable response in downstream optical nodes as channels are added in parallel.
Ciena Corporation


05/05/16
20160122040 

Thrust apparatuses, systems, and methods


Described herein is a thrust system for a vehicle that includes at least three electrical power controllers, at least four electrical switches each configured to receive electrical power from at least one of the at least three electrical power controllers, and at least three thrusters each configured to receive electrical power from at least one of the at least three electrical switches. The at least four electrical switches are operable to switch a supply of electrical power from any of the at least three electrical power controllers to any one of the at least three thrusters..
The Boeing Company


04/28/16
20160116973 

Hybrid rendering apparatus and method


A hybrid rendering apparatus includes: a tile classification unit configured to classify a plurality of tiles included in a two-dimensional (2d) frame into first tiles and second tiles; a rendering unit comprising a first rendering unit configured to render the first tiles and the second tiles by using a first method and a second rendering unit configured to render the first tiles by using a second method; a tile fetcher configured to fetch one of the plurality of tiles, determine whether the fetched tile is a first tile or a second tile, and output the fetched tile to the rendering unit; and a power controller configured to control power of the second rendering unit according to a result of the determining.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/28/16
20160114781 

Apparatus and pre-conditioning a vehicle


An apparatus for pre-conditioning a vehicle comprises a battery in the vehicle configured to store and supply electric power; a wireless power receiver configured to wirelessly receive electric power from an external power supply device; a power controller configured to transfer the electric power received at the wireless power receiver to the battery and to control charging and discharging of the battery; and a pre-conditioner connected to the battery and configured to pre-condition a device which needs to be operated before the vehicle is operated by using off-board energy of the battery.. .
Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc.


04/21/16
20160111880 

Power controller, power control method, and power control system


A power controller, power control method, and power control system that enable prompt operation depending on the situation after a power failure are provided. A power controller includes: a communication unit (121) configured to acquire sensor data relating to a load apparatus (18) or a dispersed power source (15, 16); a nonvolatile storage unit (25) and a volatile storage unit (125) each configured to store the sensor data; a control unit (124) configured to control the load apparatus (18) or the dispersed power source (15, 16) based on the sensor data; and a backup power source (123) that is charged with a power source, and supplies power during a power failure, wherein the control unit (124) is configured to, when starting the power controller after the power failure, store the sensor data in the volatile storage unit (125) while the backup power source (123) is being charged, and store the sensor data in the nonvolatile storage unit (25) after the backup power source (123) is completely charged..

04/21/16
20160111042 

Display device and power control device


A display device and a power control device capable of preventing the degradation of image quality that may occur unexpectedly by performing the sub-pixel luminance deviation compensation. The display device can include an analog-to-digital converter, a timing controller, a power generator, and a power controller, among other components.

04/21/16
20160109917 

Power control system and storage system


According to one embodiment, a power control system includes a power controlled unit, a first power controller configured to generate a first control signal that controls the power of the power controlled unit, and a second power controller including a signal holding unit configured to hold the first control signal and to transmit a second control signal including information identical to the information of the first control signal to the power controlled unit, the second power controller being different from the first power controller as hardware.. .

04/07/16
20160096441 

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


03/31/16
20160094039 

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


03/31/16
20160094030 

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


03/24/16
20160088685 

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..
Cuciniale Gmbh


03/24/16
20160087691 

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.


03/24/16
20160087534 

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.


03/24/16
20160087445 

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


03/24/16
20160085293 

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


03/24/16
20160082956 

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.


03/10/16
20160070266 

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.


03/03/16
20160064955 

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.


03/03/16
20160062449 

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.


03/03/16
20160062440 

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


03/03/16
20160062433 

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.


02/25/16
20160056141 

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


02/11/16
20160044819 

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.
Dell, Inc.


02/11/16
20160043563 

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..
Intel Corporation


01/28/16
20160028392 

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


01/28/16
20160027373 


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.


01/28/16
20160026236 

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.


01/28/16
20160026229 

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..
Intel Corporation


01/21/16
20160020699 

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.


01/21/16
20160018724 

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


01/14/16
20160011651 

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


01/14/16
20160009116 

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.


01/14/16
20160008165 

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


01/07/16
20160004291 

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.
Intel Corporation


01/07/16
20160004288 

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


12/31/15
20150378417 

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..

12/17/15
20150364922 

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


12/10/15
20150359054 

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


12/10/15
20150356035 

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.

12/10/15
20150355705 

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.

12/03/15
20150351050 

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


12/03/15
20150346795 

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.
Qualcomm Incorporated


11/19/15
20150333638 

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.


11/19/15
20150331472 

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.


11/19/15
20150331470 

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.


11/05/15
20150313339 

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.
Jemella Limited


10/29/15
20150311840 

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.


10/29/15
20150311815 

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.
Parker-hannifin Corporation


10/22/15
20150298552 

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.


10/22/15
20150297914 

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.

10/08/15
20150288178 

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.

10/08/15
20150287273 

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.

10/08/15
20150286266 

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.

10/01/15
20150280807 

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..
Fujitsu Limited


10/01/15
20150280455 

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


10/01/15
20150276889 

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.
Waseda University


10/01/15
20150274559 

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


09/24/15
20150268711 

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..

09/17/15
20150263510 

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.


09/17/15
20150260159 

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.


08/27/15
20150245220 

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


08/27/15
20150244648 

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




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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