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 Signal coding for improved spectral quality patent thumbnailSignal coding for improved spectral quality
A satellite communications system can use a spread-spectrum waveform and format, a synchronization scheme, and/or a power management algorithm. This approach can provide benefits such as allowing every terminal to communicate with every other terminal, link margin permitting.

 System, method, and  a dynamic transaction card patent thumbnailSystem, method, and a dynamic transaction card
A dynamic transaction card that includes a transaction card having a number of layers, each of which may be interconnected to one another. For example, a dynamic transaction card may include an outer layer, a potting layer, a touch sensor layer, a display layer (including, for example, leds, a dot matrix display, and the like), a microcontroller storing firmware, java applets, java applet integration, and the like, an emv chip, an energy storage component, one or more antenna (e.g., bluetooth antenna, nfc antenna, and the like), a power management component, a flexible printed circuit board (pcb), a chassis, and/or a card backing layer..
Capital One Services, Llc.


 Dynamic transaction card protected by dropped card detection patent thumbnailDynamic transaction card protected by dropped card detection
A dynamic transaction card that includes a transaction card having a number of layers, each of which may be interconnected to one another. For example, a dynamic transaction card may include an outer layer, a potting layer, a sensor layer that may detect and identify a card free fall and/or subsequent impact, which may trigger a microcontroller to send a mobile notification to a cardholder notifying the user that the card has been dropped, and/or may disable or deactivate the card and/or a user account associated with the card, a display layer (including, for example, leds, a dot matrix display, and the like), a microcontroller storing firmware, java applets, java applet integration, and the like, an emv™ chip, an energy storage component, one or more antenna (e.g., bluetooth™ antenna, nfc antenna, and the like), a power management component, a flexible printed circuit board (pcb), a chassis, and/or a card backing layer..
Capital One Services, Llc.


 System, method, and  a dynamic transaction card patent thumbnailSystem, method, and a dynamic transaction card
A dynamic transaction card that includes a transaction card having a number of layers, each of which may be interconnected to one another. For example, a dynamic transaction card may include an outer layer, a potting layer, a touch sensor layer, a display layer (including, for example, leds, a dot matrix display, and the like), a microcontroller storing firmware, java applets, java applet integration, and the like, an emv chip, an energy storage component, one or more antenna (e.g., bluetooth antenna, nfc antenna, and the like), a power management component, a flexible printed circuit board (pcb), a chassis, and/or a card backing layer..
Capital One Services, Llc.


 Dynamic transaction card antenna mounting patent thumbnailDynamic transaction card antenna mounting
A dynamic transaction card that includes a transaction card having a number of layers, each of which may be interconnected to one another. For example, a dynamic transaction card may include an outer protective layer, a core layer, a potting layer, a touch sensor layer, a display layer (including, for example, leds, a dot matrix display, and the like), a microcontroller storing firmware, java applets, java applet integration, and the like, an emv™ chip, an energy storage component, one or more antennas (e.g., bluetooth™ antenna, nfc antenna, and the like), a power management component, a flexible printed circuit board (pcb), a chassis, and/or a card backing layer, which may include a back protective layer.
Capital One Services, Llc.


 Method of power management for saving energy patent thumbnailMethod of power management for saving energy
A method of power management to be implemented by an energy-consuming device includes the steps of: while the energy-consuming device is in an operating state, receiving an input associated with a time period; determining first energy consumption for operation in the operating state for the time period; determining second energy consumption for switching to a shutdown state; determining a smaller one between the first and second energy consumptions; maintaining operation in the operating state when it is determined that the first energy consumption is the smaller one; and switching to the shutdown state when it is determined that the second energy consumption is the smaller one.. .
National Taiwan Normal University


 Single fuel gauge for multiple energy storage devices patent thumbnailSingle fuel gauge for multiple energy storage devices
A multiple energy storage device fuel gauge is described for a device having a power system with multiple heterogeneous energy storage devices. The fuel gauge keeps track of a present state of multiple heterogeneous energy storage devices simultaneously.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Location based electric power management method and system thereof patent thumbnailLocation based electric power management method and system thereof
The present disclosure is related to an electric power management system includes a power management server, an access point configured to communicate with the power management server and to have an address and an id, a measurement device connected to the access point and configured to have an id, and a user terminal configured to be connected to the access point and to communicate with the power management server, and the electric power management method thereof.. .
Aict


 Architecture for air data probe power supply control patent thumbnailArchitecture for air data probe power supply control
A system for power management of air data probes is provided. The system comprises a power source in an aircraft, and two or more air data probes electrically connected to the power source.
Honeywell International Inc.


 Home automation ecosystem devices and power management patent thumbnailHome automation ecosystem devices and power management
Control and automation devices and systems for automatically and/or remotely controlling fixtures such as, for example, light fixtures and/or other electrical and/or electronic devices, by controlling, operating, and/or interacting with existing switches, controls, power sources, and/or other components already present in an environment of interest, and methods for their installation and use; conservation of power in wireless devices while providing capacity for power and bandwidth demanding applications such as, for example, video transmission.. .
Switchmate Home Llc


Personal portable power distribution apparatus

A personal portable power distribution apparatus including a portable central power source, a power management module coupled to receive power from the central power source, and a harness assembly having at least one power supply node for distributing power from the power management module, wherein the power management module is operable to control supply of power through each individual power supply node, each power supply node terminating in a like connector, and an adaptor module is fitted to a power input terminal of an electronic accessory device to adapt the device for operation with the power distribution apparatus by providing a corresponding connector suitable for interconnection with said like connector(s).. .
Tectonica Australia Pty Ltd

Power management for an automated banking system

An automatic banking machine operates responsive to data read from data bearing records corresponding to authorized user or financial account data. The machine includes a card reader for reading data from user cards.
Diebold Self-service Systems Division Of Diebold, Incorporated

Method of controlling power supply and electronic device thereof

An electronic device includes: a power source unit including power supply circuitry configured to supply power and a signal corresponding to the power; a power management unit including power management circuitry configured to receive the power from the power source unit to supply the power to the electronic device; a controller configured to be activated when receiving the power from the power management unit to supply a signal corresponding to the power to the power management unit; and a plurality of submersion recognition patterns connected between the power source unit and the power management unit and between the power management unit and the controller, the plurality of submersion recognition patterns configured to recognize submersion of the electronic device, wherein the electronic device is shut down when at least one of the plurality of submersion recognition patterns recognizes submersion, and the electronic device is configured to maintain shutdown when submersion is recognized, even if a request for power supply occurs at the power source unit.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Device for distributing load and managing power of virtual server cluster and method thereof

A device for distributing a load and managing power of a virtual server cluster includes a monitoring unit configured to monitor a load distribution condition on server nodes included in a server cluster and a dynamic state of each of the server nodes, a server node information storage unit configured to store static state information of each of the server nodes, a policy determination unit configured to determine a load distribution policy and a power management policy for each of the server nodes using monitoring information and the static state information stored in the server node information storage unit, and a controller configured to control conversion of each of the server nodes into an active state or an inactive state according to the power management policy, and distribution of a load of a service request requested by a service client to activated server nodes according to the load distribution policy.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Forcing core low power states in a processor

In an embodiment, a processor includes a plurality of cores each to independently execute instructions, a power delivery logic coupled to the plurality of cores, and a power controller including a first logic to cause a first core to enter into a first low power state of an operating system power management scheme independently of the os, during execution of at least one thread on the first core. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
Intel Corporation

Agent-based microgrid architecture for generation following protocols

A system for predicting power and loads over a single, relatively short time horizon. More specifically, a system comprising a storage agent (s-agent) cohort within a grid control society, wherein the system expands g and l intra-cohort protocols to allow the s-cohort to participate in power management of the grid by scheduling storage components in source or load roles as determined by the time-varying state of the power imbalance and by the risk-adjusting capacity margin relationship between the g and l cohorts..

Power management system, power management method, and controller

A power management system, power management method, and controller can perform power control that further reduces compensatory payment. In a power management system, a server determines a planned value of demand for power in a consumer's facility, and a controller adjusts a supply/demand balance of power in the consumer's facility by charging/discharging a storage battery in accordance with the planned value.
Kyocera Corporation

Power management in an activity monitoring device

Batteries for an athletic activity monitoring device may be managed in both charged and discharged state to provide more accurate state information and/or expected charge times. Additionally or alternatively, various power management processes may be executed to maximize an amount of battery charge remaining..
Nike, Inc.

Power management of an led-based illumination device

An led based lighting system includes a controlled current power supply (ccps) coupled to provide electrical power to an led based light engine having a plurality of light emitting diodes electrically coupled in series. The led based lighting system further includes a controlled voltage power supply (cvps) electrically coupled to the ccps.
Xicato, Inc.

Power management utilizing synchronous common coupling

The present disclosure relates to power management apparatuses and systems utilizing synchronous common coupling. A power management apparatus may comprise a synchronous common coupling, a plurality of ports, and a plurality of electrically isolated stacks connected through the synchronous common coupling.
Resilient Power Systems, Llc

Power management for datacenter power architectures

A method of managing system resources managing resource utilization for a system board that includes a plurality of processors, memory associated with each of the processors, a plurality of voltage regulators configured to regulate voltages applied to the processors and memories, and a board manager configured to manage resources of the system board includes communicating operating condition information from the board manager to controllers of the voltage regulators independent of the processors also communicating with the controllers, the operating condition information received by each controller indicating a computing load for the processor regulated by the voltage regulator controlled by that controller. The method further includes controlling the voltage regulators based on the operating condition information, so as to set the power limit of the voltage regulators in accordance with the processing load indicated by the operating condition information communicated by the board manager to the controllers for each processor..
Infineon Technologies Austria Ag

Method and adaptively managing power

Various embodiments of the present disclosure relate to an adaptive power management method and apparatus. The electronic device includes: a first interface for communicating with a first external electronic device functionally connected to the electronic device; a second interface for receiving power supplied by a second external electronic device; and a processor, wherein the processor determines whether the electronic device is electrically connected to the second external electronic device through the second interface, generates state information corresponding to a result of the determination, and transmits the state information to the first external electronic device through the first interface.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Electronic imaging flow-microscope for environmental remote sensing, bioreactor process monitoring, and optical microscopic tomography

An electronic imaging flow-microscope for remote environmental sensing, bioreactor process monitoring, and optical microscopic tomography applications is described. A fluid conduit has a port on each end of a thin flat transparent fluid transport region.
Lester F. Ludwig

Power management in a cellular system

A method of controlling the respective transmit powers allocated by a base station of a cellular communications network to each of a plurality of sub-bands is provided. Information from at least one other base station of the network is received, the information comprising information about a sensitivity of a utility function in a cell served by the other base station to changes in powers allocated to respective sub-bands by the base station.
Ubiquisys Limited

Ip address acquisition controlling standby mode of set-top box, and set-top box and power management server performing the method

A method of acquiring an internet protocol (ip) address to control a standby mode of a set-top box, and the set-top box and a power management server performing the method are disclosed. The method may include determining whether a state of the set-top box changes from a broadcasting state in which a broadcasting service is provided to a passive standby state in which a network connection between the set-top box and a headend providing the broadcasting service is blocked, receiving state information associated with an ip address allocated to the set-top box for the network connection in response to the state of the set-top box changing to the passive standby state, and transmitting, to the set-top box, a state change command to maintain the network connection for the ip address allocated to the set-top box based on the received state information..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Power management device for vehicle

A power management device for vehicles includes a communication control section that performs interactive communication to selectively supply and receive the electric power with respect to the external power source device and a supplying/receiving control section that controls suppling/receiving of the electric power by the vehicle-mounted power storage device. When the condition that the supplying/receiving control section is in the great power state is satisfied, control of the supplying/receiving of the electric power is allowed.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Power management system

Systems and methods for managing power across electronic devices and a charge reservoir are discussed herein. A power management system includes a charge reservoir configured to store power, a first charger assembly, and a switch coupled to the charge reservoir and the first charger assembly.
Apple Inc.

Method, system and device for power cell management

A power management device for an electrically powered apparatus includes a plurality of cell management circuits and a controller. Each cell management circuit includes a set of terminals to receive one power cell; a boost converter connected to an output of the terminals; and an energy storage component selectively connected to one of an output of the boost converter, for receiving and storing energy from the boost converter, and an output of the cell management circuit, for delivering energy to the apparatus.
Voolt, Llc

Enhancement of chip thermal performance through silicon thermal conductivity modulation

An integrated circuit includes inter-digital transducers in a silicon die, where the inter-digital transducers are driven to excite phonons in the silicon die to modulate its thermal conductivity. The thermal conductivity may be increased by exciting acoustic phonons in the silicon die, so that heat dissipation is improved, or the thermal conductivity may be decreased by exciting optical phonons so that heat dissipation is reduced.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Virtual power management multiprocessor system simulation

A model-based virtual power management driven multi-chip system simulator generates utilization data and performance data with a workload model that models one or more types of workloads based on parameters that characterize the one or more types of workloads. The simulator generates thermal data and power consumption data with a power model that models power consumption at a chip-level and a system-level.
International Business Machines Corporation

Intelligent cache power management

Methods and mechanisms for improved performance in a system with power management are described. A system includes a data storage device configured to store data and a display control unit configured to retrieve data from the data storage device.
Apple Inc.

Devices and methods for a data storage device

The present disclosure relates to an apparatus for a data storage device, an adapter, an array controller, a data storage device, and a relevant method. The apparatus for the data storage device comprises: a power management module configured to detect power-off of a power supply and to switch to a backup battery unit in the data storage device in response to detecting the power supply.
Emc Ip Holding Company, Llc

Devices and methods for preventing image artifacts on touch sensitive electronic displays

Methods and devices useful in discharging an aberrant charge on a touch sensitive display of an electronic device are provided. By way of example, a an electronic device includes a power management and control circuitry configured to receive a first voltage signal and a second voltage signal from a display subsystem of a display of the electronic device, receive a third voltage signal from a touch subsystem of the display, provide a power signal to the display subsystem to activate the display subsystem when the display is determined to be in a temporarily inactive state.
Apple Inc.

Context aware power management for graphics devices

Systems, apparatus and methods are described related to context aware power management for graphics devices.. .
Intel Corporation

Adaptive power management for hybrid vehicles

A hybrid drive vehicle control method and apparatus for a hybrid drive vehicle having a prime mover, drive wheels, a hybrid mechanism having an energy storage device, and an electrical controller is provided. The apparatus and method collect vehicle data characteristic of how the vehicle is operated, and compare the collected vehicle data to prescribed data, the prescribed data corresponding to a desired operation of the vehicle.
Parker-hannifin Corporation

System and sensor module power management

A method for power management for a retrofit sensor system for a vehicle, the retrofit sensor system including a sensor module that includes a sensor, an energy storage module, an energy harvester, and a wireless communication module. The method includes: determining a driving state predictive of a driving event; operating the sensor module in a mid-power mode; receiving a trigger; operating the sensor module in a high-power mode; wirelessly transmitting data at the sensor module; and operating the sensor module in a low-power mode..
Pearl Automation Inc.

System and monitoring performance characteristics associated with user activities involving swinging instruments

Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to various components of a system for monitoring and/or tracking a user's performance during an activity involving an instrument that is swung. Exemplary embodiments can include a sensor module configured to be secured to the instrument.
Arccos Golf, Llc

Power management of network links

A first method includes determining a total length of pending packets for a network link, determining a currently preferred power mode for the network link based on the total length of pending packets for the network link, and changing a current power mode for the network link to the currently preferred power mode. A corresponding apparatus is also disclosed herein.
International Business Machines Corporation

Power management system for access control devices

Managing an access device associated with a controlled area at a place of hospitality is described. A location of a device of a user is determined.
Hyatt Corporation

Power management circuit

A power management circuit is provided with groups of switches and a single shared inductor and is selectively configured in a first mode to act as a buck regulator and a second mode to act as a buck-boost regulator. There is a two-stage circuit topology, where both charging and regular operation of the device can be optimised.
Powerventure Semiconductor Limited

Digitally calibrated voltage regulators for power management

A computer provides a graphical user interface for displaying a virtual representation of a voltage regulator and for accepting a user requirement for the voltage regulator. The computer automatically determines an internal calibration setting of the voltage regulator that meets the user requirement.
Monolithic Power Systems, Inc.

Performing power management during a download and execute operation

In one embodiment, a system includes a display, a non-volatile memory to store one or more system software images, a processor to execute at least one of the one or more system software images, and a security engine to perform security applications. The security engine may include a first logic to receive a download package from a host computing system and store the download package in a first memory, authenticate the download package, and execute the download package to download and store a first system software image into the non-volatile memory.
Intel Corporation

System and power management

Particular embodiments described herein can offer a method for managing power for at least one processor that includes evaluating a plurality of ports associated with an electronic device; determining that a particular pin associated with at least one of the ports is not receiving a signal; disabling a squelch function associated with the electronic device; and gating power associated with a physical layer (phy) of the electronic device.. .
Intel Corporation

High definition multimedia interface power management

An apparatus for managing hdmi power is described herein. The method for managing hdmi power can include connecting a high definition multimedia interface (hdmi) of a computing device to a panel, where the computing device is inactive.
Intel Corporation

Power management for heterogeneous computing systems

A computing system includes a set of computing resources and a datastore to store information representing a corresponding idle power consumption metric and a corresponding peak power consumption metric for each computing resource of the set. The computing system further includes a controller coupled to the set of computing resources and the datastore.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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

Power management of interactive workloads driven by direct and indirect user feedback

A method of managing power state transitions for an interactive workload includes storing one or more parameters, each representing an electrical operating characteristic that controls power consumption of the processing unit, receiving a first user input requesting execution of a task by the processing unit, in response to receiving a second user input, modifying at least one of the one or more parameters, and executing the task in the processing unit while operating the processing unit according to the at least one modified parameter.. .
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Current and input voltage sense circuit for indirectly measuring regulator current

An apparatus for determining an average current through an inductor of a regulator circuit is disclosed. A counter unit may be configured to receive a control signal, which includes a plurality of pulses, from a power management unit (pmu), and determine a number of pulses received during a predetermined period of time.
Apple Inc.

Power management systems for automotive video event recorders

Video event recorders are coupled to a vehicle power source via an on-board diagnostic system including its power bus, data bus, and scanner port connector. Video event recorders are provided with a power input arranged in conjunction with a standard odbii type “d” connector.
Smartdrive Systems, Inc.

Remote power management

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a remote power management apparatus and management method, wherein the apparatus for managing a power supply by a remote server comprises a managing unit configured to manage the power supply and an interface provided between the remote server and the managing unit, wherein the remote server controls the managing unit via the interface to manage the power supply.. .
Emc Corporation

Power management

A controller is to control a discharger to provide power from an energy storage to an electrical device during a period when the electrical device is to require a power maximum. The controller is to control the charger to provide power from a power supply to the energy storage during a period when the electrical device is to require a power minimum.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Power distribution unit having capability for remaining power management

A pdu (power distribution unit) having capability for remaining power management, the pdu has a plurality of first outlets, the pdu can electrically connect with a ups (uninterruptible power supply), the pdu and the ups can be communicatively connected to a manager; wherein the pdu can receive a remaining power parameter which is transmitted from the ups, the manager can use the user interface to display the remaining power parameter, and the manager can use the user interface to set up at least one outlet action, the pdu can control at least one the first outlet to execute the outlet action according to the remaining power parameter.. .
Cyber Power Systems, Inc.



Power Management topics:
  • Power Management
  • Access Point
  • Scheduling
  • Semiconductor
  • Semiconductor Device
  • Semiconductor Devices
  • User Interface
  • Data Center
  • Network Device
  • Wireless Client
  • Volatile Memory
  • Flash Memory
  • Electronic Device
  • Microcontroller
  • Memory Power


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