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Platform and processor power management

Platform and processor power management

Date/App# patent app List of recent Power Management-related patents
04/16/15
20150106811
 System and  managing a virtualized computing environment patent thumbnailnew patent System and managing a virtualized computing environment
A technique for predictive distributed resource scheduling and distributed power management includes analyzing patterns in the workload, predicting future workloads, and making recommendations for changes to the virtual computing environment. In addition, a cost-benefit analysis can be performed to determine whether the recommended change would likely result in improved performance..
Vmware, Inc.
04/16/15
20150106644
 Redundant array of independent disks storage device, server system, and power management method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Redundant array of independent disks storage device, server system, and power management method thereof
A redundant array of independent disks (raid) storage device, a server system, and a power management method thereof are provided. The raid storage device includes a plurality of hard disks, a plurality of fans, a power detector, and an expander control unit.
Wistron Corp.
04/16/15
20150106639
 Platform and processor power management patent thumbnailnew patent Platform and processor power management
The present invention relates to platform power management.. .
04/16/15
20150106634
 System and  providing low-voltage, self-powered voltage multi-sensing feedback patent thumbnailnew patent System and providing low-voltage, self-powered voltage multi-sensing feedback
A system and method are provided for regulating a supply voltage of a device. The method includes the steps of determining whether a supply voltage for an analog multiplexor is below a threshold voltage.
Nvidia Corporation
04/16/15
20150103496
 Power conversion and connection for photovoltaic (pv) panel arrays patent thumbnailnew patent Power conversion and connection for photovoltaic (pv) panel arrays
A solar energy collection and power generation element is described. The solar energy and collection element includes: a photovoltaic (pv) panel having a set of dc outputs; and a power management module coupled to the pv panel.
Quietside, Inc.
04/16/15
20150103085
 Systems and methods for graphics process units power management patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for graphics process units power management
Systems and methods are provided for frequency adjustment of graphics process units (gpus). A system includes: a command parser configured to parse one or more first commands associated with one or more future gpu operations to obtain command information, a processing component configured to determine an operation time for the future gpu operations based at least in part on the command information, and a frequency control component configured to adjust a gpu frequency based at least in part on the operation time for the future gpu operations..
Marvell World Trade Ltd.
04/16/15
20150102101
 Data center equipment cabinet information center and updateable asset tracking system patent thumbnailnew patent Data center equipment cabinet information center and updateable asset tracking system
A cabinet frame enclosure is provided having a first side wall, a second side wall, a first opening and a second opening each in combination defining an interior space for accommodating a plurality of equipment, the equipment being removable through the first opening. A plurality of functional modules are provided such as: an asset tracking module for detecting the presence or absence of the equipment from the interior space of the cabinet frame enclosure, the asset tracking module disposed in the first side wall adjacent the first opening; an access control module for providing electronic locking and access control to the interior space of the cabinet frame enclosure; an environmental management module for monitoring and controlling environmental conditions within the interior space of the cabinet frame enclosure; a power management module for monitoring and controlling power distribution to equipment located in the interior space of the cabinet frame enclosure, the power management module disposed in one of the first side wall or second side wall and adjacent the second opening; and a cabinet control module (ccm) for providing consolidated connectivity to the plurality of functional modules, wherein the ccm presents a single network connection for managing the equipment located in the cabinet frame enclosure..
Methode Electronics, Inc.
04/09/15
20150100801
 Predictive power management based on user category patent thumbnailPredictive power management based on user category
The present disclosure relates to a predicative power management system configured to adjust computer cpu clock rate by a computer user to conserve energy based on user category. In certain embodiments, the predicative power management system includes (a) a computer user profile creator module, and (b) a power management module.
American Megatrends, Inc.
04/09/15
20150100175
 Power demand adjustment system, power demand adjustment method, and power adjustment apparatus patent thumbnailPower demand adjustment system, power demand adjustment method, and power adjustment apparatus
A voltage control apparatus controls a voltage value of power that is supplied to a consumer from either a distribution substation or a pole-mounted transformer. A power management apparatus calculates an adjustable amount of demand for enabling power demand from a plurality of consumers to be adjusted, and sends the adjustable amount of demand to a demand adjustment plan management apparatus.
Hitachi, Ltd.
04/09/15
20150099558
 Using sensors to trigger transmit power management patent thumbnailUsing sensors to trigger transmit power management
A user device transmits data at a first transmit power level. The user device detects a presence of a human body part within a predetermined distance from an antenna of the user device using one or more sensors disposed at a back side of the user device.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.
04/09/15
20150098350

Interface device providing power management and load termination in distributed antenna system


Certain aspects involve an interface device for a distributed antenna system (“das”). In some aspects, the interface device can include an interface, a power detector, and a processor.
Andrew Wireless Systems Gmbh
04/02/15
20150095010

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
04/02/15
20150095009

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
04/02/15
20150093106

Connection mapping in distributed communication systems


power management techniques in distributed communication systems are disclosed. Related components, systems, and methods are also disclosed.
Corning Optical Communications Wireless Ltd
04/02/15
20150092732

Frame structure for medium access in body area networks (ban)


A system and method for providing a variety of medium access and power management methods are disclosed. A defined frame structure allows a hub and a node to use said methods for secured or unsecured communications with each other.
Texas Instruments Incorporated
04/02/15
20150090031

Method and providing power management in data communication systems


A blood glucose meter having a compact housing, a display unit disposed on the housing, the display unit including a display light source to illuminate the display unit, an input unit disposed on the housing, the input unit configured to provide input functions for the blood glucose meter, and a power source provided within the housing for providing power to the blood glucose meter, where the housing includes a port integrated on said housing configured to receive a blood glucose test strip, and corresponding methods of measuring blood glucose meter is provided.. .
Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
03/26/15
20150089525

Power management for audience measurement meters


power management methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture for audience measurement meters are disclosed. Example methods disclosed herein include obtaining presentation device state data representing an activation state of a media presentation device that is to present received media and is monitored by an audience measurement meter, the presentation device state data including time information.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc
03/26/15
20150089259

System power management using communication bus protocols


Embodiments of an apparatus and method are disclosed that may allow for managing power of a computing system. The apparatus may include a clock generation circuit, a bus interface unit, and a control circuit.
Apple Inc.
03/26/15
20150089249

Thread aware power management


In an embodiment, a power management controller is to receive thread information from a scheduler, where the thread information includes thread priority information for a thread scheduled to a core of a multicore processor. The power management controller is further to receive power consumption information from a power controller and to determine a power management action to be taken by the power controller on at least one core based at least in part on the thread priority information.
03/26/15
20150089248

Accessory device power management


Accessory device power management techniques are described in which a power exchange state for a system including a host computing device, an accessory device, and an adapter is recognized. Power exchange states may be defined according to relative states of charge (rsoc) and connection status for the system components and mapped to power management control actions.
Microsoft Corporation
03/26/15
20150088253

Systems and methods for power management of implantable ophthalmic devices


Systems and methods of the disclosure relate to managing power consumption of an implantable device, such as an implantable ophthalmic device, that includes one or more rechargeable batteries and a processor operably coupled to the rechargeable batteries. The processor can be configured to implement a quick-charge process that includes charging each rechargeable battery for a first time interval using a first constant current, for a second time interval using a second constant current less than the first constant current, and for a third time interval using a constant voltage.
Elenza, Inc.
03/26/15
20150085760

Systems and methods for multi-connectivity operation


A method for sending a power headroom report (phr) by a user equipment (ue) is described. The method includes obtaining a value of a power headroom for each activated serving cell with configured uplink corresponding to a second radio connection.
Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
03/26/15
20150085726

Communication device, power management system having communication device and control communication device


Provided is a communication device including an acquisition unit configured to acquire the electrical quantity of a power load, a communication unit configured to wirelessly transmit a packet including the electrical quantity acquired to a master unit that wirelessly transmits a control signal that controls the electrical quantity of a plurality of loads, and a controller configured to switch operation of the communication unit to a second mode in which the packet is wirelessly transmitted without specifying a destination when the electrical quantity equal to or greater than a first reference value is acquired during operation of the communication unit in a first mode in which the packet is wirelessly transmitted to the base station by specifying a destination.. .
Kyocera Corporation
03/26/15
20150085413

Battery protection circuit and system


Techniques pertaining to battery protection circuits are disclosed. According to one embodiment of the present invention, the battery protection circuit includes a power button, a power detection circuit, a first switch coupled between the power button and the power detection circuit, the power detection circuit configured to output a power-off signal when either the first switch or the power button is in a switch-off state, a low-voltage detection circuit coupled with a battery and configured to detect whether a voltage of the battery is lower than a low-voltage detection threshold or not, and switch off the first switch to cut off an electric leakage path of the battery when the voltage of the battery is determined to be lower than the low-voltage detection threshold, and a power management circuit coupled with the power detection circuit and configured to cut off an electric discharge path of the battery to prohibit the battery from discharging when receiving the power-off signal..
Wuxi Vimicro Corporation
03/26/15
20150085187

Method and burst mode video processing with inband link power management


An electronic device, method, and at least one machine readable medium for burst mode processing of video data with inband link power management are provided herein. The method includes receiving a pixel stream, transferring the received stream as currently-available frame-formatted video data to a sink in burst at high data rate, and entering a reduced-power operating state until transfer of additional currently-available video data is enabled.
03/19/15
20150082064

Power management in a configurable bus


A system includes a bus and a component interconnected via the bus. The component may enter a sleep mode during a period of no data transmission involving the component..
Broadcom Corporation
03/19/15
20150082059

Peer to peer power management


A system and methods for delivering power to a multitude of portable electronic devices is provided. More specifically, the system and methods provide for powering different portable electronic devices through a central charging device.
International Business Machines Corporation
03/19/15
20150081109

Computational load distribution in an environment having multiple sensing microsystems


Systems, methods, and related computer program products for using a distributed arrangement of wirelessly connected sensing microsystems are described. A plurality of wirelessly communicating sensing microsystems is provided, each sensing microsystem including a temperature sensor and a processor.
Google Inc.
03/19/15
20150078417

Wireless temperature sensor for concrete delivery vehicle


A wireless temperature sensor for a concrete delivery vehicle senses temperatures of the drum, and wirelessly transmits this data to a central processor. The sensor implements power management methods to reduce power consumption and increase battery life, permitting the use of battery power in the sensor.
Verifi Llc
03/19/15
20150078237

Power management via coordination and selective operation of timer-related tasks


A method of coordinating tasks of a mobile computing device may include initializing a timer associated with one or more tasks and a state condition. The state condition may depend on a device state of the mobile computing device and/or a component state of a mobile computing device component.
Microsoft Corporation
03/12/15
20150073611

Estimating leakage currents based on rates of temperature overages or power overages


An operating point of one or more components in a processing device may be set using a leakage current estimated based on at least one of a rate of temperature overages or a rate of power overages. In some embodiments, a power management controller may be used to set an operating point of one or more components in the processing device based on at least one of a rate of temperature overages or a rate of power overages for the component(s)..
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
03/12/15
20150071141

Techniques for device power management in a local wireless network


Techniques for device power management for wireless local networks are described. An apparatus may comprise a network access component for execution by circuitry to automatically determine whether a wireless device can access a wireless network based on security credentials of the wireless device, and generate a network status signal when the wireless device can access a wireless network.
03/12/15
20150071139

Power management and security for wireless modules in "machine-to-machine" communications


Methods and systems are provided for power management and security for wireless modules in “machine-to-machine” communications. A wireless module operating in a wireless network and with access to the internet can efficiently and securely communicate with a server.
03/12/15
20150070891

Multiple use led light fixture


An led light fixture is provided and includes a housing with a circular main body portion with a rear wall. A plurality of fins integrally extends from an outer surface of the rear wall of the main body portion.
Electraled Inc.
03/12/15
20150070701

Light quality evaluating device


The present invention relates to a light quality evaluating device, comprising a light receiving unit, first processing unit, a memory unit, a second processing unit, a display unit, and a power management unit, and being used for evaluating the light quality light based on physiological perception of human. In evaluating operation, it transfers a power spectrum of the light emitted from a light source to a luminance spectrum of light through a luminosity function.
National Tsing Hua University
03/05/15
20150067376

Power management in a circuit


The present disclosure is generally related to power management in a circuit on a circuit board of a processor. The circuit includes a first power connector coupled to a first power input rail.
03/05/15
20150067362

Adaptive integral battery pack and voltage regulator


An information handling system includes battery packs, loads, and a power management module operable to set an output voltage of a battery pack and direct power from the battery pack to one or more loads. The power management module can direct power from multiple batteries to a load simultaneously.
Dell Products, Lp
03/05/15
20150067360

Providing power management services in a software provisioning environment


A software provisioning server can communicate with a power management system of the target machines to alter the power state of the target machines during actions requiring a change in the power state, such as power cycling the target machines during a software installation. The software provisioning server can communicate with the power management system of the target machines and instruct the power management systems to alter the power state of the target machines during the actions..
Red Hat, Inc.
03/05/15
20150067352

Receptacle-configured cryptographic device


Disclosed is a cryptographic device that may automatically configure its traffic interfaces and cryptographic modes when it is inserted into an electrically keyed receptacle in a host system. Such automatic configuration may enable a single cryptographic module to support a range of input/output interfaces, such as spi, ethernet, rs-232 serial, and rs-485 serial, for example, and also to support a range of cryptographic modes, such as cipher block chaining, galois counter mode, or long cycle mode, for communications security (comsec) and transmission security (transec) purposes.
L-3 Communications Corporation
03/05/15
20150066233

Power management apparatus and multi-source energy harvesting system using the same


Disclosed is a power management apparatus and a multi-source energy harvesting system using the apparatus, which manage power supplied by individual harvesting sources without wasting the power, thus efficiently distributing the power to a battery. The power management apparatus includes a plurality of comparison units configured to compare voltages of storage devices respectively connected to output terminals of a plurality of harvesting power sources with a preset threshold voltage.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
03/05/15
20150065109

Enhanced idle mode mechanisms for power efficient devices


Methods and apparatuses for improved power management of a user equipment (ue) are presented. In an aspect, an example method is presented that includes detecting a first trigger event, transitioning an operational mode of the ue from a first mode to a second mode based on detecting the first trigger event, wherein a paging cycle rate and a cell measurement rate of the ue are based on the operational mode of the ue.
Qualcomm Incorporated
03/05/15
20150063223

Determining transmit power based on categorization of access terminals


Transmit power management for small cells in a wireless communication environment may be achieved by receiving information generated by a plurality of access terminals associated with an access point, categorizing the access terminals based on the received information, and determining transmit power for the access point based on the categorization of the access terminals.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated
03/05/15
20150061588

Power management for inductive charging systems


power management and power transfer systems within the transmit and receive portions of an inductive charging system. An inductive charging system may include an inductive charging station to transmit power and a portable electronic device to receive power.
Apple Inc.
03/05/15
20150061386

Power management using reduced power to selected loads


A system includes a solar power subsystem that receives power from one or more solar power arrays. A storage control subsystem is coupled to the solar power subsystem to charge a battery from the power received by the solar power subsystem.
The Noribachi Group, Llc
02/26/15
20150058845

Method and managing power in virtualization system using different operating systems


Provided are a power management method and apparatus that minimize power consumption in a virtualization system using different operating systems. The power management method operates on a virtualization layer, and may include: monitoring usage states of real processors actually performing tasks and usage states of virtual processors mapped with the real processors and executing operating systems or applications; predicting workload of a virtual processor; computing the utilization level of a real processor enough for supporting the predicted workload; and reconfiguring the mapping between real processors and virtual processors according to the computation result.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058667

Method and a zero voltage processor


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.
Intel Corporation
02/26/15
20150058650

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..
02/26/15
20150058649

Mode switching method and apparatus of terminal


A mode switching method and apparatus of a terminal including a camera for acquiring motion information of a user and a plurality of operation modes for power management is provided. The mode switching method includes transitioning, when a motion of a first pattern is detected by the camera, the terminal from an active mode to a standby mode, transitioning, when a motion of a second pattern is detected by the camera, the terminal from the standby mode to an inactive mode, and transitioning, when a first mode switching input is detected in the inactive mode, from the inactive mode to the active mode, wherein the camera acquires the motion information of the user in at least one of the active mode and the standby mode..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058643

Devices and methods for multi-core memory


A power management device is adopted in a memory device which includes a first memory unit and a second memory unit, including a first voltage regulator, a second voltage regulator, and a controller. The first voltage regulator receives a supply voltage from an external supply source and provides a first internal voltage to the first memory unit.
Winbond Electronics Corp.
02/26/15
20150058641

Adaptive power management of a cluster of host computers using predicted data


A power management system and method for performing power management operations in a distributed computer system uses predicted resource demands for a specified time in the future to change a power management option of a power management analysis algorithm prior to the specified time so that the power management analysis algorithm can be executed in anticipation of the predicted resource demands at the specified time.. .
Vmware, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058261

Power and cost savings meter for power management


A power monitoring system and method for computing power cost savings of power management operations in a cluster of host computers uses power usage information from the host computers in the cluster with power sensing capabilities and power management information from a power management module, which includes times when at least one of the host computers was powered down, to compute the power cost savings attributable to the power management operations executed by the power management module.. .
Vmware, Inc.
02/26/15
20150056920

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for management of connected devices, such as in a wireless docking environment


Method, apparatus, and computer program product embodiments enable a wireless docking center device to manage one or more wireless and/or wired peripheral devices on behalf of a wireless dockee device. Example embodiments of the invention include wireless docking management of peripheral devices, power management in wireless docking, intelligent and automatic connection activation in wireless docking, notification based on user proximity to a peripheral device in wireless docking, and redirect data transmission between peripheral devices in wireless docking.
Nokia Corporation
02/26/15
20150055536

Method and apparatus of sleep mode operation in a multi-carrier system


A method and a mobile station operating in a wireless communication system are described. Information on a primary carrier and one or more secondary carriers is received on a multi-carrier from a base station.
Lg Electronics Inc.
02/26/15
20150055454

User equipment and enhanced uplink power control


Embodiments of user equipment and methods for improved uplink transmission power management and scheduling, are generally described herein. For example, in an aspect, a method of uplink power management is presented, the method includes determining whether a total desired transmission power exceeds a total configured maximum output power for a subframe.
02/26/15
20150054801

Display device and driving method thereof


A display device includes: a control board on which a timing controller (tcon) and a power management integrated circuit (pmic) are installed; a first source board on which a driving integrated circuit (ic) is installed; and a first connection cable that connects the control board and the first source board. The control board includes a first sensing line that connects the pmic to the first connection cable and a third feedback line that connects the first connection cable to the tcon, the first connection cable includes a second sensing line that connects the first sensing line to the first source board and a second feedback line that connects the third feedback line to the first source board, and the first source board includes a third sensing line connected to the second sensing line and a first feedback line connected to the second feedback line..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150054339

Microgrid reactive power management for voltage regulation during and subsequent to islanding


Methods and systems for power management include determining a voltage level of a grid; if the voltage level is below a lower voltage threshold, setting power outputs for one or more distributed generators on the grid to maximum; and if the voltage level is above the lower voltage threshold and below an upper voltage threshold, determining power outputs for one or more distributed generators on the grid using sensitivity-based distributed q compensation.. .
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.
02/26/15
20150053748

Secondary battery arrangements for powered surgical instruments


A power system, for powering a surgical instrument including an end effector and a motor configured to generate at least one motion to effectuate the end effector, includes a primary power source configured to supply a first power to operate the surgical instrument, wherein the primary power source is detachable from the surgical instrument, a secondary power source configured to supply a second power to operate the surgical instrument when the primary power source is detached from the surgical instrument, wherein the secondary power source is rechargeable, and wherein the primary power source is configured to charge the secondary power system, and a power management circuit configured to selectively transmit the first power from the primary power source and the secondary power from the secondary power source to operate the surgical instrument.. .
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.
02/19/15
20150052410

System on chip for debugging a cluster regardless of power state of the cluster, operating the same, and system having the same


A system on chip includes a debugging controller, a plurality of clusters, and a power management unit (pmu). The debugging controller is included in a first power domain and a joint test action group (jtag) interface is included in the first power domain.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/19/15
20150052377

Method and a zero voltage processor


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.
Intel Corporation
02/19/15
20150052371

Multi-vendor power distribution unit support in rack management software


A pdu management system for automatically configure, manage and monitor managed power distribution units (pdus) includes: (a) a user interface module configured to allow an operator to enter management information of the managed pdus, (b) a database configured to store management information of the managed pdus, (c) a power management communication interface configured to facilitate the communication between the pdu management system and the managed pdus through a communication link, (d) a pdu power management module configured to construct, manage, and monitor the managed pdus, (e) a pdu discovery module configured to discover all managed pdus according to the information entered by the operator through the user interface module, (f) a pdu loader to load the management information of the managed pdus to the database, the pdu discovery module and the pdu power management module.. .
American Megatrends, Inc.


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