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|Power management in distributed antenna systems (dass), and related components, systems, and methods|
power management in a distributed communications system, such as a distributed antenna system (das), that includes determining user activity at remote units of the das. When user activity in one or more remote units falls below or above a specified threshold, power usage by the one or more remote units is reduced or increased accordingly.
Corning Optical Communications Wireless Ltd
|Power management by powering off unnecessary radios automatically|
A system and method are provided for automatically shutting off or reducing power to certain radios in a client device based on collected wireless network quality parameters. The wireless network quality parameters are collected from wireless networks by various client devices in communication with the wireless networks.
|Integrated circuit power rail multiplexing|
An integrated circuit (ic) is disclosed herein for power management through power rail multiplexing. In an example aspect, an ic includes a first power rail, a second power rail, and a load power rail.
|Hybrid computing module|
A hybrid system-on-chip provides a plurality of memory and processor die mounted on a semiconductor carrier chip that contains a hilly integrated power management system that switches dc power at speeds that match or approach processor core clock speeds, thereby allowing the efficient transfer of data between off-chip physical memory and processor die.. .
|Hybrid computing module|
A hybrid system-on-chip provides a plurality of memory and processor die mounted on a semiconductor carrier chip that contains a fay integrated power management system that switches dc power at speeds that match or approach processor core clock speeds, thereby allowing the efficient transfer of data between off-chip physical memory and processor die.. .
|Hybrid computing module|
A hybrid system-on-chip provides a plurality of memory and processor die mounted on a semiconductor carrier chip that contains a fully integrated power management system that switches dc power at speeds that match or approach processor core clock speeds, thereby allowing the efficient transfer of data between off-chip physical memory and processor die.. .
|Wireless high-density micro-electrocorticographic device|
A minimally invasive, wireless ecog microsystem is provided for chronic and stable neural recording. Wireless powering and readout are combined with a dual rectification power management circuitry to simultaneously power to and transmit a continuous stream of data from an implant with a micro ecog array and an external reader.
The Regents Of The University Of California
|Dynamic peak power limiting to processing nodes in an information handling system|
A computer-implemented method dynamically limits peak power consumption in processing nodes of an ihs. A power management micro-controller receives processing node-level power-usage and workload data from several node controllers, including current power consumption and a current workload, for each processing node within the ihs.
Dell Products, L.p.
|Method of managing power and electronic device|
Provided is a method of managing power of an electronic device. The method includes: obtaining operation information related to an operation from among operations performed by the electronic device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
|Location aware power management scheme for always-on-always-listen voice recognition system|
Methods and apparatus relating to a location aware power management scheme for an always-on-always-listen voice recognition system are described. In an embodiment, logic performs ambient noise trigger level analysis for a location and causes storage of an ambient noise trigger level threshold value for the location based on the ambient noise trigger level analysis.
Hybrid computing module
A hybrid system-on-chip provides a plurality of memory and processor die mounted on a semiconductor carrier chip that contains a fully integrated power management system that switches dc power at speeds that match or approach processor core dock speeds, thereby allowing the efficient transfer of data between off-chip physical memory and processor die.. .
Systems and methods for programmable system ride-through and hold-up
An information handling system may include a power management system comprising a power supply unit having an input for receiving an alternating current input waveform from a bulk capacitor for storing charge. The power management system may be configured to calculate an energy budget associated with an amount of energy stored in the bulk capacitor that may be used to power at least one information handling resource in response to a loss of the alternating current input waveform.
Dell Products L.p.
Electronic ophthalmic lens with eye closed sensor with open eye prompt and data logging
An eyelid position sensor system for an ophthalmic lens comprising an electronic system is described herein for determining at least one of drowsiness or sleep onset of the wearer. The eyelid position sensor system is part of an electronic system incorporated into the ophthalmic lens.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
Smart power management downloading photos
The present disclosure relates to a system and method of managing the use of power in a computing system including for example a wearable computer such as a smart watch. The computing device may include a policy agent implementing one or more stored power management policies relating to download parameters for photos or other content based in part on remaining battery life in the computing device.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
Connectivity management for mobile wireless low-power wake-up radios
Mobile platform power management is an important problem especially for battery-powered small form factor platforms such as smartphones, tablets, wearable devices, internet of things (iot) devices, and the like. A low-power wake-up radio cooperates with a mobility manager which is configured to receive information from one or more sensors and determine a mobility management frame.
System apparatus and device for facilitating network edge device backup and methods of operation thereof
Disclosed is a system apparatus and device for facilitating the backup of network edge devices, such as video cameras, and methods of operation thereof. A monitoring circuit(s) may detect inoperable electrical power condition(s) (iepc) on the power-line of a network edge device.
Multi-chargeable (ac/dc/solar/wireless, etc) and multi-functional (secures, organizes, charges, stores, docks, etc.) energy storage case for intelligent, automatic, and simultaneosly charging of multiple electronics devices.
A multi-chargeable and multi-functional energy storage case for intelligent, automatic, and simultaneous wireless charging of multiple electronic devices. The energy storage device utilizes the best in battery technology to maximize the usefulness of electronic devices and it can be charged in a variety of ways.
A charging method is provided. The method includes: receiving a direction setting signal, and determining a charging direction according to the direction setting signal; determining a charging operation as charging a slave device with a master device when the charging direction is a first charging direction; determining the charging operation as charging the master device with the slave device when the charging direction is a second charging direction opposite to the first charging direction; and sending to a power management module of the master device and to a power management module of the slave device a charging instruction according to the charging operation determined.
Background task management
One or more systems and/or techniques are provided for background task management. A background manager may receive a notification from a background task that the background task is waiting for an event, and may also receive a waitable object from the background task, where the waitable object is used by the background task to wait for the event.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
Extension of cpu context-state management for micro-architecture state
A processor saves micro-architectural contexts to increase the efficiency of code execution and power management. A save instruction is executed to store a micro-architectural state and an architectural state of a processor in a common buffer of a memory upon a context switch that suspends the execution of a process.
Leakage power characterization at high temperatures for an integrated circuit
A system for post-silicon leakage characterization is configured to apply a rail voltage to a hardware component; cause the hardware component to operate at a particular frequency; cause a cooling device, coupled to the hardware component, to operate at a cooling capacity; run a workload on the hardware component after applying the rail voltage, causing the hardware component to operate at a particular frequency, and causing the cooling device to operate at a particular cooling capacity; discontinue the workload and clocks of the hardware component after a temperature of the hardware component has reached a steady high point; continuously measure temperature and leakage power of the hardware component after discontinuing the workload until the temperature of the hardware component has reached a steady low point; and adjust a power management procedure for the hardware component based on measured temperature and measured leakage power of the hardware component.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
Control system and method using multiple inputs for controlling cooling fan speed of outdoor power equipment unit
An outdoor unit has a frame that carries a ground grooming or working implement, a traction drive, and a cooling fan, all of which comprises loads on a prime mover. A power management controller automatically reduces an operational speed of the traction drive when prime mover droop is present.
The Toro Company
Power management method by providing power according to power allocation for improving power consumption
A power management method includes providing status information of an external module to an intermediary module for updating status data; accessing updated status data via the intermediary module; determining a power value according to the updated status data; determining power allocation according to at least the power value; and providing power to the external module according to the power allocation.. .
Power management in wireless communications devices
An approach is provided for data processing methods wherein a phy layer transmit operation is constructed by aggregating mac layer data units (mpdus) by means of a linked list. A link list of tx descriptors can be formed separately from the payloads.
Nitero Pty Ltd.
Headset management by microphone terminal characteristic detection
A headset power management system provides robust and low-power operation by detecting various connection conditions by measuring a voltage at the microphone terminal with and without injection of current from the headset. A power management circuit controls an operating state of the headset using a microphone terminal voltage detector and can determine whether a short circuit is present indicating a connection to a device that does not have a microphone input, a negative polarity voltage is present indicating that the device may be determining a connection and type of the headset using the microphone terminal, a normal connection, or whether the headset is not connected to a device at all.
Cirrus Logic International Semiconductor Ltd.
Method and a zero voltage processor sleep state
Embodiments of the invention relate to a method and apparatus for a zero voltage processor sleep state. A processor may include a dedicated cache memory.
Method for synchronizing power charge-pump with system clock
The proposed power management integrated circuit(pmic) features the option to synchronize the charge-pump of a pmic with the system clock, and then to swap and self-oscillate and skip pulses, when the digital controls of the pmic send a first order to the charge-pump. The clock control circuitry of the pmic also features the option for the charge-pump to then swap and use the system clock again, when the digital controls of the pmic send a second order to the charge-pump.
Dialog Semiconductor (uk) Limited
Energy storage device, power management device, mobile terminal and operating the same
An energy storage device including at least one battery pack; a communication module configured to transmit power-on information or energy storage amount information to a power management device and to receive a charge command or discharge command from the power management device; a connector configured to receive alternating current (ac) power, supplied to an internal power network through a photovoltaic module, from the internal power network based on the charge command or to output ac power to the internal power network based on the discharge command; and a power converter configured to, when the charge command is received from the power management device, convert the ac power from the internal power network into direct current (dc) power based on the charge command, or, when the discharge command is received from the power management device, convert dc power stored in the at least one battery pack into ac power based on the discharge command.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.
System and managing the delivery of electric power
A system for managing delivery of electric power includes at least one source of electric power supplying an aggregate amount of available power and a plurality of electrical loads, each having a priority designation. There is a power management system electrically connected to the source of electrical power and to the plurality of electrical loads.
Power management in multi-die assemblies
An apparatus such as heterogeneous device includes at least a first die and a second die. The apparatus further includes a first inductive element, a second inductive element, and switch control circuitry.
System and hierarchical power verification
A hierarchical power verification system and method creates abstract models of power behavior of modules that it successfully verifies. The abstract models simplify the module definition by omitting internal module details but provide sufficient information for power verification of higher level modules that incorporate this abstracted module.
Smart wearable devices and methods with power consumption and network load optimization
Networked smart wearable devices and methods for dynamic power management of multiple wearable devices and the optimization of the network sensor data load through network control of the sensors in each wearable device is provided.. .
Sony Corporation Of America
Power management of cache duplicate tags
A method and apparatus for power management of cache duplicate tags is disclosed. An ic includes a cache, a coherence circuit, and a duplicate tags memory that may store duplicates of the tags stored in the cache.
Dynamic power supply management
In some implementations, a rack management controller can dynamically manage power supply units in a server rack system. For example, the rack management controller can determine how many power supply units should be powered on based on the power requirements of the server rack system.
Quanta Computer Inc.
Interconnect to communicate information uni-directionally
A processor includes at least one core, a power control unit, and a first interconnect to couple with a peripheral controller. The first interconnect is to provide a first uni-directional communication path for communication of first power management data from the processor to the peripheral controller.
Control scheme to temporarily raise supply voltage in response to sudden change in current demand
A system for managing changes in current demand, including one or more processors, a memory coupled to at least one of the processors, a clock generation circuit coupled to the memory and configured to output a clock, one or more functional blocks, a power supply, configured to output a plurality of voltage levels, and a power management unit. The power management unit may be configured to set the power supply output to a first voltage level and then detect indications of an impending change in current demand within the soc.
Backup power management for computing systems
Various techniques for managing power backup for computing devices are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving data representing a backup capacity of one or more backup power units and data representing a backup power profile of one or more processing units sharing the one or more backup power units.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
Current balance circuit and the method thereof
A current balance circuit for a power management device having a first current channel and a second current channel, having: a first current sense circuit configured to detect a current flowing through the first current channel, and to provide a first current sense signal indicative of the current flowing through the first current channel; wherein the current balance circuit draws current from the second current channel to the first current channel based on the first current sense signal.. .
Monolithic Power Systems, Inc.
Wireless charging device
Disclosed is a wireless charging device, including: an oscillating module, a rectifier voltage reduction module, a power management module, and a bluetooth communications module, wherein the bluetooth communications module communicates with a charging socket to acquire a charging communications protocol, the oscillating module receives a signal from the charging socket and oscillates to generate ac, the rectifier voltage reduction module rectifies and reduces the voltage of the ac and then outputs a dc reference voltage, and the power management module reduces the reference voltage and then outputs a charging voltage to charge a battery.. .
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.
Method for controlling multiple batteries and electronic device for implementing same
An electronic device includes a housing having a first and second battery, a power management integrated circuit, a battery charging circuit, and a booster circuit. The housing also includes a first switch connected with the first battery, a second switch connected with the second battery, and a control circuit.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Electronic apparatus and power management solid state disk thereof
An electronic apparatus and a power management method for a solid state disk thereof are provided. The solid state disk includes a controller and multiple memory dies which are separated into multiple channels.
Multimedia device and power management method thereof
A multimedia device for effectively managing power consumption thereof based on a handle that is used when moving the multimedia device is provided. The multimedia device includes a display, a handle attached to the multimedia device, a sensor for sensing the state of the handle, a power supplier, and a controller configured to block power being supplied to the display, when a sensing value of the sensor indicates a state in which the handle is used..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Internal communication interconnect scalability
Interconnect frequency control technologies of adjusting an operating frequency of a communication interconnect between an integrated circuit comprising multiple functional hardware units are described. A power management unit (pmu) is configured to collect workload data from the functional hardware units and determine a workload metric from the workload data.
Collaborative processor and system performance and power management
The present invention relates to a platform power management scheme. In some embodiments, a platform provides a relative performance scale using one or more parameters to be requested by an ospm system..
System and obtaining the powerflow in dc grids with constant power loads and devices with algebraic nonlinearities
A system and method for analyzing steady-state powerflow in dc electrical networks in the presence of constant power loads and other nonlinear devices whose i-v characteristics can be modeled using algebraic functions. The networks include high power utility-size grids and microgrids, as well as vehicular, aircraft, and spacecraft power management and distribution systems.
Aplicaciones En Informatica Avanzada, S.a.
Techniques for mobile platform power management using low-power wake-up signals
Mobile platform power management is an important problem especially for battery-powered small form factor platforms such as smartphones, tablets, wearable devices, and internet of things (iot) devices. A new low-power wake-up radio (lp-wur) listens to the wireless medium for a wake-up signal with, for example, below 50 uw power consumption.
Method of fine grained wake-up modes for wi-fi/bt utilizing wake-up receiver
Mobile platform power management is an important problem especially for battery-powered small form factor platforms such as smartphones, tablets, wearable devices, internet of things (iot) devices, and the like. One exemplary technique disclosed herein defines a method for a fine-grained wake-up mode for wi-fi/bt/ble that utilizes a low-power wake-up radio.
High speed sense amplifier latch with low power rail-to-rail input common mode range
Described is an apparatus which comprises: an input sensing stage for sensing an input signal relative to another signal; a decision making circuit, coupled to the input sensing stage, for determining whether the input signal is a logic low or a logic high; and a power management circuit, coupled to the input sensing stage and the decision making circuit, which is operable to monitor a state of the decision making circuit and to disable the input sensing stage according to the monitored state. Described is an apparatus which comprises: a decision making circuit integrated with an input sensing stage, wherein the decision making circuit is operable to pre-charge its internal nodes during a phase of the clock signal; and a latching circuit to latch an output of the decision making circuit..
Electric charging power management
power management systems and methods are used to charge batteries and battery-powered devices over an allotted period of time. A finite amount of source power is allocated and distributed across multiple devices according to a schedule.
Teq Charging, Inc.
Flushing and restoring core memory content to external memory
A method and apparatus for flushing and restoring core memory content to and from, respectively, external memory are described. In one embodiment, the apparatus is an integrated circuit comprising a plurality of processor cores, the plurality of process cores including one core having a first memory operable to store data of the one core, the one core to store data from the first memory to a second memory located externally to the processor in response to receipt of a first indication that the one core is to transition from a first low power idle state to a second low power idle state and receipt of a second indication generated externally from the one core indicating that the one core is to store the data from the first memory to the second memory, locations in the second memory at which the data is stored being accessible by the one core and inaccessible by other processor cores in the ic; and a power management controller coupled to the plurality of cores and located outside the plurality of cores..
Efficient power management of a system with virtual machines
Efficient power management of a system with virtual machines is disclosed. In particular, such efficient power management may enable coordination of system-wide power changes with virtual machines.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
Power management circuit with per activity weighting and multiple throttle down thresholds
A method is described. The method includes receiving an indication of an activity of load circuitry of a power supply.
Power management for touch controller
power management for a touch controller is disclosed. The touch controller can include a transmit section for transmitting stimulation signals to an associated touch sensor panel to drive the panel, where the touch controller can selectively adjust the transmit section to reduce power during the transmission.
Platform and processor power management
The present invention relates to platform power management.. .
Opportunistic power management for managing intermittent power available to data processing device having semi-non-volatile memory or non-volatile memory
A data processing device is configured to deploy, in response to an intermittent source of power, opportunistic power management strategies to manage harvested energy based on an expected amount of energy available to the data processing device and on expected energy expenditures defined by data processing and memory content control writing performed by the data processing device.. .
Dynamic power management optimization
Systems, apparatuses, and methods for managing power usage of integrated circuits. One or more processor cores may be powered down when the system is idle.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Apparatus and power management to mitigate declining battery capacity
A method and apparatus reduce power consumption and mitigate declining battery life. In some embodiments, an initial full charge capacity, c(o), of a rechargeable battery is determined.
Motorola Mobility Llc
Hardware apparatuses and methods to perform transactional power management
Methods and apparatuses relating to transactional power management are described. In one embodiment, a hardware apparatus includes a hardware processor having a core, a plurality of power domains to transition to one of a plurality of power states in response to a power management command for each power domain, and a power transaction unit to assign a first power management command as a first power transaction and a second power management command as a second power transaction for concurrent execution, perform a commit of the first power transaction and the second power transaction when there is no conflict between the first power transaction and the second power transaction, and perform an abort of the first power transaction and a commit of the second power transaction when there is a conflict between the first power transaction and the second power transaction..
Supporting power management on power-over-ethernet (poe) enabled ports
Embodiments of the present invention include systems and methods for controlling power delivery in a power sourcing equipment. In embodiments, a power sourcing equipment that has a higher demand for power that it can provide supplies power according to priorities assigned to the attached devices.
Dell Products L.p.
Sensor device and method
In embodiments, apparatuses, methods and storage media (transitory and non-transitory) are described that include a plurality of sensor connectors to removably receive a corresponding plurality of sensors and a power management module to selectively provide power to sensor connector power terminals in response to power management signals from a sensor control module. Other embodiments may be described and/or claimed..