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Power conservation in wagering game machines

Date/App# patent app List of recent Power Management-related patents
10/09/14
20140304536
 Statistical approach to power management for electronic devices patent thumbnailStatistical approach to power management for electronic devices
Power savings is provided to users of various electronic devices by monitoring the times and locations at which those users activate, deactivate, or otherwise change an operational state of one or more functional elements of a device. Other contextual or environmental information can be captured as well when the user performs such an action.
10/09/14
20140304534
 Network power management system patent thumbnailNetwork power management system
A power management device can include a housing, a power input associated with the housing, and a plurality of power outputs associated with the housing. At least certain power outputs can be connectable to one or more electrical loads external to the housing and to the power input.
10/09/14
20140304530
 Power management for data ports patent thumbnailPower management for data ports
According to some embodiments, a communication interface 110 may include a biasing circuit 140 and a logic unit 130. The biasing circuit 140 may be configured to provide a bias voltage to a port of the communication interface 110.
10/09/14
20140302912
 Power conservation in wagering game machines patent thumbnailPower conservation in wagering game machines
Systems and methods provide power management on a wagering game machine. Inrush power may be reduced by staggering application of power to various power supplies in a wagering game machine.
10/09/14
20140302782
 System and method for providing wireless power transfer functionality to an electrical device patent thumbnailSystem and method for providing wireless power transfer functionality to an electrical device
An electrical device includes a host charger power management integrated circuit wired to a battery, a wired power input comprising a first vout and gnd pair of power connectors wired to a first pair of charging inputs of the host charger power management integrated circuit, a wireless power port for conductively connecting with a retrofittable wireless power receiver, said wireless power port comprising a second vout and gnd pair of power connectors wired to a second pair of charging inputs of the host charger power management integrated circuit; and a power disable connector for communicating a disable signal to disable charging. .
10/09/14
20140301023
 Assembly of compactly integrated contactors in an electrical core patent thumbnailAssembly of compactly integrated contactors in an electrical core
An electrical core comprising an assembly of power management and distribution contactors is provided. The power management contactors are attached to a first support element and the distribution contactors are carried by a second support element superimposed on the first so as to form a multilayer assembly.
10/09/14
20140299169
 Electronic power management system for a wearable thermoelectric generator patent thumbnailElectronic power management system for a wearable thermoelectric generator
A power management system for an energy harvesting device configured to provide a source voltage. The power management system may include a conditioning and control circuit configured to perform an initialization process by accumulating energy from the source voltage until an output voltage becomes regulated for a load.
10/02/14
20140298059
 Electronic apparatus and associated power management method patent thumbnailElectronic apparatus and associated power management method
An electronic apparatus is provided. The electronic apparatus includes a dynamic random access memory (dram), a power integrated circuit (ic), and a central processing unit (cpu).
10/02/14
20140298058
 Advanced fine-grained cache power management patent thumbnailAdvanced fine-grained cache power management
Methods and apparatuses for reducing leakage power in a system cache within a memory controller. The system cache is divided into multiple sections, and each section is supplied with power from one of two supply voltages.
10/02/14
20140298046
 Universal serial bus chargers and charging management methods patent thumbnailUniversal serial bus chargers and charging management methods
Universal serial bus chargers and charging management methods thereof are provided. The universal serial bus charger includes a control unit, a charger module, a universal serial bus interface device, and a switch device.
10/02/14
20140297959
Advanced coarse-grained cache power management
Methods and apparatuses for reducing power consumption of a system cache within a memory controller. The system cache includes multiple ways, and each way is powered independently of the other ways.
10/02/14
20140293849
Powering a network device with converted electrical power
Examples disclose a networking device comprising a thermopile to convert a temperature difference between a heat surface and an ambient surface into electrical power. Additionally, the examples disclose a power management module to power the networking device with the converted electrical power..
10/02/14
20140293491
Active bypass diode circuit and solar power module with arc flash mitigation feature
An active bypass diode circuit that mitigates the hazard of arc flash events in a photovoltaic (pv) solar power array, and a pv solar power module that utilizes a plurality of said active bypass circuits are disclosed the active bypass circuit comprises a diode, a switch in parallel with the diode, a control circuit for opening and closing the switch, a circuit for detecting arc flash events, a power management circuit, a power supply circuit, and a capacitor. When an arc flash event is detected, all the switches are closed concurrently, reducing the voltage produced by the pv string to a level that is too low the sustain the arc, and thereby terminating the arc..
10/02/14
20140292524
Talking power management utility
An architecture is presented that provides a computer-implemented system and method for monitoring a remaining battery charge level in a mobile computer cart used in a hospital environment and detecting when said battery charge level is reduced to a selected level. The system comprises a monitoring component that monitors remaining battery charge levels for the mobile computer cart.
09/25/14
20140289546
Power management using reward-based sleep state selection
Systems and methods may provide for conducting a reward determination for a plurality of sleep states to obtain a plurality of reward determinations with respect to a device. In addition, a sleep state may be selected for the device from the plurality of sleep states based at least in part on the plurality of reward determinations.
09/25/14
20140289541
Dynamic power control
Systems and methods are provided that facilitate power management in a processing device. The system contains a power management component and a coupled to the processing device.
09/25/14
20140289025
Parking meter and a device therefor
A single bay parking meter device is provided which accepts payment by means of a credit or debit card, an electronic purse, or coins. The device has a power supply unit, a solar power charging arrangement and power management, such that it does not need power supply cables to be installed for each meter.
09/25/14
20140287678
Transmission power management device and transmission power management method
A transmission power management device including: a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to: acquire a first path loss between a first relay station and a second relay station, the first relay station relaying a first signal, the second relay station relaying a second signal, and adjust a first transmission power of the first signal by the first relay station based on the first path loss.. .
09/25/14
20140286217
Power management in a wireless network having stations with different power capabilities
Embodiments herein provide a device for communicating in a wireless network, the device comprising a processor, a memory, and a radio, wherein the device is to communicate to an associated access point (ap) information that includes a max idle time period corresponding to a time period set within the ap during which the device may be in a power save mode without being disconnected from the ap and wherein in the power save mode, the device is to selectively transmit to the associated ap and selectively refrain from transmission to the associated ap.. .
09/25/14
20140286213
Mobile device power management while providing location services
The disclosure is related to managing power consumption of a user equipment (ue) while providing location services. An aspect determines whether a given sensor configuration of a plurality of sensor configurations minimizes power consumption of the ue, wherein a sensor configuration comprises a set of values for a set of one or more sensor parameters controllable by the ue, and, based upon the determining, sets the set of one or more sensor parameters to the given sensor configuration..
09/25/14
20140285146
Vehicle communications, power management, and seating systems
A system for facilitating communication between a vehicle and a user includes a vehicle having a rechargeable battery and a communication and control subsystem. The communication and control subsystem is communicatively coupled to the battery to gather and transmit vehicle information, which may include battery information and a vehicle identifier.
09/25/14
20140285120
System and method for managing dc link switching harmonics
A distributed motor drive system includes a power management module and multiple inverter modules integrated with the motors and located on a machine or process remote from the power management module. The power management module distributes dc voltage and command signals to each of the inverters, where the dc voltage is distributed between modules via a dc link cable.
09/25/14
20140285007
Power management system for a microbial fuel cell and microbial electrolysis cell coupled system
Various embodiments of the invention include a power management unit (pmu) to simultaneously control the production of hydrogen and electricity for external use in an mfc-mec coupled system. In one embodiment, the pmu includes low voltage electronic switches using mosfets, and a pwm controller.
09/25/14
20140285001
Power management device
In order to manage power exchanged between an electric vehicle 1 and a house system 2 including an electric device 22, a power management device includes a vehicle detection portion 26 configured to detect a vehicle available for a resident of the house. A controller 24 determines power supplied from the electric vehicle 1 to the house system 2 in accordance with the presence of the vehicle detected by the vehicle detection portion 26.
09/25/14
20140284022
Portable heating unit
A portable heating system includes a rechargeable power source and a heating element electrically connected to the rechargeable power source. The system may include a power management element configured to selectively electrically connect the heating element to one of the rechargeable power source and an external power supply to power the heating element to generate heat.
09/18/14
20140281646
Power management method for server system
A power management method for a server system is provided. At least any one of a power status indication signal and an alert signal from a power supply is detected to judge whether an input voltage is normal.
09/18/14
20140281639
Device power management state transition latency advertisement for faster boot time
Methods and apparatus relating to device power management state transition latency advertisement for faster boot time are described. In some embodiments, a storage unit stores a value corresponding to a requisite transition delay period for a first agent to exit from a low power consumption state.
09/18/14
20140281629
Power management for a computer system
Embodiments include a method for managing power in a computer system including a main processor and an active memory device including powered units, the active memory device in communication with the main processor by a memory link, the powered units including a processing element. The method includes the main processor executing a program on a program thread, encountering a first section of code to be executed by the active memory device, changing, by a first command, a power state of a powered unit on the active memory device based on the main processor encountering the first section of code, the first command including a store command.
09/18/14
20140281624
Power management device
A power management device is adapted to reduce power consumption, particularly in battery-powered applications such as within a node in a utility network (e.g., in a gas, water, or other utility application). In one example, a low-current voltage regulator provides power to a processor during low-power “sleep” states.
09/18/14
20140281621
Stealth power management in storage array
Increased power savings is provided by powering down idle storage devices and emulating storage device responses to host requests which do not require data access. A virtual target emulates the hard disk drive, has information associated with the hard disk drive, and provides information in response to host requests to satisfy the host.
09/18/14
20140281619
Systems and methods for modifying power states in a virtual environment
Systems, methods, and software are described herein for operating a power management system including identifying a virtual machine load in a virtual machine environment, identifying a power state for at least one real machine in the virtual machine environment based on the virtual machine load, and modifying the power state for the at least one real machine.. .
09/18/14
20140281616
Platform agnostic power management
In an embodiment, a processor includes at least one functional block and a central power controller. The at least one functional block may include at least one block component and block power logic.
09/18/14
20140281611
Power management for a memory device
An improved method and apparatus for performing power management in a memory device is disclosed.. .
09/18/14
20140281605
Power management for a computer system
Embodiments include a method for managing power in a computer system including a main processor and an active memory device including powered units, the active memory device in communication with the main processor by a memory link, the powered units including a processing element. The method includes the main processor executing a program on a program thread, encountering a first section of code to be executed by the active memory device, changing, by a first command, a power state of a powered unit on the active memory device based on the main processor encountering the first section of code, the first command including a store command.
09/18/14
20140281600
Apparatus and method to provide near zero power devslp in sata drives
Apparatus and methods of reducing power consumption in solid-state disks (ssds) that can reduce power levels in ssds below levels achievable in known ssd reduced power states. The apparatus is a power management subsystem operative to detect whether an ssd subsystem has been enabled to enter a reduced power state, and to receive a control signal from a host directing the power management subsystem to place the ssd subsystem in the reduced power state.
09/18/14
20140281594
Application processor and driving method
In a system including a power management integrated circuit (pmic) and a memory device, an application processor obtains control information for a memory device, the control information defining in part at least a first power supply voltage and operating clock frequency for the memory device. A memory control unit (mcu) communicates a workload indication related to queued operation commands for the memory device to a digital voltage and frequency scaling (dvfs) controller, and the dvfs controller provides a power supply voltage command to the pmic in response to the mcu workload indication and the control information..
09/18/14
20140281593
Partitioned switch mode power supply (smps) interface
A single-wire interface of an application processor that communicates with another single-wire interface of a power management unit (pmu) via a control signal line. The control signal line can be a single signal path.
09/18/14
20140281592
Global efficient application power management
A method, system and computer-readable medium for allocating power among computing resources are provided. The method calculates an activity level of a first computer resource.
09/18/14
20140281590
Battery power management for electronic device
In one embodiment a controller comprises logic to receive a temperature indicator for an electronic device to be coupled to a first battery and implement a selected power management routine when a temperature parameter derived from the temperature indicator is below a threshold. Other embodiments may be described..
09/18/14
20140281275
Broadcast messaging and acknowledgment messaging for power management in a multiprocessor system
Various aspects provide for implementing a cache coherence protocol. A system comprises at least one processing component and a centralized controller.
09/18/14
20140279230
Revenue sharing system and method thereof
A diagnostic tool that can communicate with a computing device such as smart phone is provided. The diagnostic tool can include a power management system that allows the dynastic tool to enter lower power state in order to prevent the power drain of vehicle battery.
09/18/14
20140277915
Smart power management system and method thereof
A diagnostic tool that can communicate with a computing device such as smart phone is provided. The diagnostic tool can include a power management system that allows the dynastic tool to enter lower power state in order to prevent the power drain of vehicle battery.
09/18/14
20140277909
Auto id and fingerprint system and method thereof
A diagnostic tool that can communicate with a computing device such as smart phone is provided. The diagnostic tool can include a power management system that allows the dynastic tool to enter lower power state in order to prevent the power drain of vehicle battery.
09/18/14
20140277800
Power management system for a structure
A power management system installed in a structure and placed electrically between at least one circuit breaker and at least one circuit supplying at least one electrical load, the system comprising a digital controller having a power source; at least one switch communicating with a digital controller and positioned between an electrical load and a breaker to selectively energize at least one circuit; a display communicating with the digital controller; and a user interface communicating with the digital controller, whereby the digital controller selectively engages and disengages the power to selected circuits by communication with at least one switching device using user inputs entered through the interface enabling a user to manage power consumption within the structure.. .
09/18/14
20140277750
Information handling system dynamic fan power management
Power resource allocation at a chassis that supports plural server information handling systems is enhanced with modifications to power consumption by plural cooling fans based upon available power resources. As available power decreases, at least some of the cooling fans operate at reduced speeds for a given thermal condition to consume less power.
09/18/14
20140274174
Apparatus and method for wireless communication, having functions of different communication systems
According to one embodiment, a wireless communication apparatus includes a first wireless communication unit, a second wireless communication unit, a reception power management unit, a frequency selection unit, and a frequency-hopping management unit. The second wireless communication unit performs wireless communication by means of a second wireless communication system different from the first communication system.
09/18/14
20140269773
Protected control frames
Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications and, more particularly, to protecting control frames with power-related subfields. One example apparatus for wireless communications generally includes a processing system configured to generate a control frame comprising one or more power-related subfields and an integrity check value calculated based, at least in part, on the one or more power-related subfields and a transmitter configured to transmit the control frame.
09/18/14
20140269476
Power management for wireless access point
A method and apparatus for power management of a wireless access point associated with a host device. The wireless access point is instructed to transition from a sleep mode to an active mode.
09/18/14
20140269473
Reducing power consumption by effectively utilizing the device wake up time in single channel concurrency
A wireless device implements power saving logic for two or more wireless clients that concurrently communicate on a shared wireless channel (single channel concurrency). When one of the wireless clients transitions from power save mode to active mode (e.g., in response to a beacon signal), the power saving logic causes the other wireless client(s) to transition to active mode as well.
09/18/14
20140268911
Power management integrated circuit partitioning with dedicated primary side control winding
A switched mode power converter having a feedback mechanism by which a coded train of pulses with well defined integrity is generated on a secondary side of the power converter and transmitted to a dedicated control signal winding on the primary side for decoding and application to regulate the power converter output. The control signal winding enables separation of control signal transmission and power transmission resulting in improved processing of the control signal by a primary side controller.
09/18/14
20140268901
Power management integrated circuit partitioning
A switched mode power converter includes a feedback mechanism by which a coded train of pulses with well defined integrity is generated on a secondary side of the power converter and transmitted to the primary side for decoding and application by a waveform analyzer to regulate the power converter output. The pulse train is modulated by a secondary side controller and transmitted across an isolation galvanic barrier.
09/18/14
20140266767
Security system power management
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for power management. One of the methods includes determining that there is a loss in electricity to a security system management device; entering low power state; receiving a wireless sensor alert while in the low power state; in response to the alert: returning to normal power state to transmit an alarm to a service provider system, and returning to low power state after transmitting the alarm; and returning to normal power state when electricity is restored..
09/18/14
20140266429
Power management/power amplifier operation under dynamic battery drops
In one embodiment, a digital internal amplified voltage of power management circuitry is forced to an input threshold voltage upon a determination that a set of emergency conditions is satisfied, and is set to an input minimum battery voltage upon a determination that the set of emergency conditions is not satisfied. The emergency conditions may include determining that a battery voltage is less than a threshold voltage and determining that an input minimum battery voltage is less than an input threshold voltage..
09/18/14
20140266120
Internal compensation for power management integrated circuits
A voltage regulator integrated circuit comprises a control circuit driving at least one power switch to provide a regulated voltage at an output of an inductor/capacitor (lc) circuit coupled to the at least one power switch; an error amplifier having a first input coupled to a feedback signal representative of the regulated output voltage and a second input coupled to a reference signal; and a compensation network coupled to an output of the error amplifier and configured to provide a compensation voltage. The compensation network includes at least one digitally programmable resistor array and at least one digitally programmable capacitor array.
09/18/14
20140266094
Split-switcher voltage regulator architecture
A power management system that can include an application processor and a power management unit (pmu). The pmu can generate a regulated output voltage based on control signals generated by a switch control module of the application processor.
09/18/14
20140266093
Internal compensation for power management integrated circuits
A voltage regulator integrated circuit comprises a control circuit driving at least one power switch to provide a regulated voltage at an output of an inductor/capacitor (lc) circuit coupled to the at least one power switch; an error amplifier having a first input coupled to a feedback signal representative of the regulated output voltage and a second input coupled to a reference signal; and a compensation network coupled to an output of the error amplifier and configured to provide a compensation voltage. The compensation network includes at least one digitally programmable resistor array and at least one digitally programmable capacitor array.
09/18/14
20140265630
Phase detection circuit
A phase detection circuit includes first to third power input modules, first to third power input terminals, an alarm module, first to fifth electronic switches, and a power management module. The power input modules are used to convert pulse signals from a multi-phase power supply into direct current voltages and output the direct current voltages to the first to third electronic switches.
09/18/14
20140260199
System and method for post-shutdown temperature management and purge
A machine includes an engine having a coolant system, an electrical system, and an exhaust system. A diesel exhaust fluid (def) injector provides def into the exhaust system.
09/11/14
20140258956
Apparatus and methods for power management in integrated circuits
A programmable logic device (pld) includes a non-volatile memory, a configuration memory, and a control circuitry. The control circuitry couples to the non-volatile memory and to the configuration memory.
09/11/14
20140258762
Server and power management method
A server and a power management method for the server are provided. The server is connected to other servers.
09/11/14
20140258752
Power management for processor
Techniques are generally described related to management of power consumption for a processor. One example method may include identifying a target operating constraint and a first operating parameter; determining a second operating parameter based on the target operating constraint and the first operating parameter; estimating an actual operating constraint; comparing the target operating constraint and the actual operating constraint; and setting up the first operating parameter and the second operating parameter of the processor based on a comparison of the target operating constraint and the actual operating constraint, wherein the target operating constraint is not a worst-case operating constraint.
09/11/14
20140258744
Methods, systems, and computer readable media for controlling processor card power consumption in a network test equipment chassis that includes a plurality of processor cards
Methods, systems, and computer readable media for controlling processor card power consumption are disclosed. In one example, the method is conducted in a network test equipment chassis that includes a plurality of processor cards that implements network testing functions.
09/11/14
20140258740
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.


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