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Date/App# patent app List of recent Power Management-related patents
02/04/16
20160036753 
 Mobile device power management in data synchronization over a mobile network with or without a trigger notification patent thumbnailMobile device power management in data synchronization over a mobile network with or without a trigger notification
A method for transferring data between a mobile device and a client includes sending transactions from the mobile device to the client over a first connection and determining how often to receive new data.. .
Seven Networks, Llc


02/04/16
20160036258 
 Electronic apparatus and charge control method patent thumbnailElectronic apparatus and charge control method
On embodiment provides an electronic apparatus including: a controller configured to perform a power management of the electronic apparatus; a battery capable of counting cycles of a charging; and a charge circuit configured to perform the charging to the battery by using dc power supplied from an ac power supply device, wherein the controller is configured to cause the charge circuit to step down a charge voltage of the battery every predetermined number of the counts.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


02/04/16
20160036251 
 Quick low-voltage rechargeable battery patent thumbnailQuick low-voltage rechargeable battery
A quick low-voltage rechargeable battery is switched between a charging mode and a discharging mode. The battery includes plural battery cells and a power management circuit.
Giga-byte Technology Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160036223 
 Power management between sources and load patent thumbnailPower management between sources and load
Devices (20) for coupling sources (11, 12) to loads (13) comprise first converters (21) for converting first input signals from first sources (11) into first output signals. The first converters (21) comprise control inputs for receiving control signals.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


02/04/16
20160034016 
 Method and  managing power in computer systems patent thumbnailMethod and managing power in computer systems
The invention is directed towards minimizing power consumption in computer systems. One embodiment of the invention is a power management system that is used for a computer system that has at least one device and one power domain.
Apple Inc.


02/04/16
20160033982 
 Dc-dc converting circuit and a power management chip package including the same patent thumbnailDc-dc converting circuit and a power management chip package including the same
A direct current (dc)-dc converting circuit includes a voltage converter generating a regulation current in response to a driving signal and generating an output voltage and an output current; an output voltage regulator regulating the output voltage and outputting a first control signal; a voltage limiter limiting a voltage value of the first control signal below a threshold value; a current sensor sensing an intensity of the regulation current and generating a second control signal having a voltage value corresponding to a value of the sensed intensity; and a driving signal generator generating the driving signal based on the first and second control signals, the first control signal having the voltage value below the threshold value.. .

02/04/16
20160033351 
 System and  correcting offset of pressure sensor patent thumbnailSystem and correcting offset of pressure sensor
A system and method are provided for correcting an offset of a pressure sensor. The system includes a pressure sensor that is configured to detect pressure of the system and a power management module that is configured to automatically supply power to an apparatus connected to the power management module or terminate the supply of power after a preset time to thereby turn the apparatus on or off.
Hyundai Motor Company


01/28/16
20160026498 
 Power management system, system-on-chip including the same and mobile device including the same patent thumbnailPower management system, system-on-chip including the same and mobile device including the same
A power management system controlling power for a plurality of functional blocks included in a system-on-chip includes a plurality of programmable nano controllers, an instruction memory and a signal map memory. The instruction memory is shared by the nano controllers and stores a plurality of instructions that are used by the nano controllers.

01/28/16
20160026479 
 Method and  selecting an interconnect frequency in a computing system patent thumbnailMethod and selecting an interconnect frequency in a computing system
In an embodiment, a processor includes at least one core and an interconnect that couples the at least one core and the cache memory. The interconnect is to operate at an interconnect frequency (fcl).

01/21/16
20160021615 
 Power management for wireless networks patent thumbnailPower management for wireless networks
Embodiments provide techniques for device power management in wireless networks. For instance, an apparatus may include a power management module, and a transceiver module.
Intel Corporation


01/21/16
20160020644 

Methods and systems for power management control


Methods and systems for control of a power-quality measuring or monitoring device, such as a transfer switch, are provided. An example method includes a transfer-switch controller of a transfer switch receiving an input command from a user.
Asco Power Technologies, L.p.


01/21/16
20160020624 

Battery management extending time until a battery reaches an over-discharged state during storage of an information handling system


A computer-implemented method extends the time until the battery reaches an over-discharged state of an information handling system during storage. The method comprises determining if a first battery parameter is outside an associated first battery parameter specification.
Dell Products, L.p.


01/21/16
20160018880 

Method and power management


An apparatus is provided comprising a system including one or more electronic components; a power input unit arranged to supply power to the system; and a power management module configured to: detect whether the system is in an abnormal state, and in response to detecting that the system is in the abnormal state, adjust at least one of (i) power supplied from a battery to the system, (ii) the power supplied from the power input unit to the system, and (iii) power supplied from the power input unit to the battery.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160018874 

Power management method and apparatus, and power supply system


A power management method and apparatus, and a power supply system are provided. The method includes: obtaining a power demand value of each module and a rated output power of each power supply unit (psu) in a communication equipment; calculating the obtained power demand value of each module to acquire a total power demand value of the modules; and adjusting, according to the calculated total power demand value of the modules and the obtained rated output power of each psu, the current number of the psus actually turned on in the communication equipment..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160018870 

Controlling energy consumption of an electronic device in response to availability of an energy source


An apparatus and methods for controlling energy consumption of an electronic device determine an availability of an energy source to provide energy to the electronic device. The apparatus and methods control, by power management control logic of the electronic device, energy consumption of the electronic device in response to determining the availability of the energy source..
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


01/21/16
20160018868 

Power management circuit and electronic device employing the same


A power management circuit that controls a plurality of power circuits for generating supply voltages at least for a processor is disclosed. The circuit includes: a real time clock that generates clock signals with a predetermined frequency; a power-on terminal to which a power-on key is connected, wherein the power-on terminal receives a voltage whose level depends on whether the power-on key is pressed or not; a power-on detecting unit that monitors a voltage at the power-on terminal and asserts a start signal if it is determined using the clock signals that the power-on key is pressed and held for a predetermined time period; and a power management controller that receives a system voltage based on a battery voltage or a dc voltage from a dc power source and, upon the start signal is asserted, starts up the plurality of power circuits in a predetermined sequence using the clock signals..
Rohm Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160018867 

Measuring circuit and measuring a capacitive touch-sensitive panel


A measuring circuit connectable to a capacitive touch-sensitive panel, the panel including a plurality of sense electrodes and optionally a common guard electrode, adapted to measure variations in the instantaneous electric capacity of the sense electrodes in response to proximity to conductive bodies, wherein the sense electrodes are biased at a fixed voltage relative to the common guard electrode, the measuring circuit comprising: a power management integrated circuit comprising a voltage source generating a modulation voltage that is available at a guard terminal of the power management integrated circuit that is in electric connection with the guard electrode; one or more slave integrated circuits, each connected to a plurality of sense electrodes and comprising a capacity-to-digital converter or a plurality of capacity-to-digital converters that are operatively arranged for generating digital measure codes representing the instantaneous electric capacity of sense electrodes; a means for varying the frequency of the modulation voltage.. .
Semtech Corporation


01/21/16
20160016484 

Vehicle power management device


A vehicle power management device managing: a vehicle path information generation device generating a vehicle travel path: a drive assembly consuming power to drive the vehicle; a power generator; an electrical load device group; a high-voltage storage device storing power for driving the vehicle; a low-voltage storage device storing power for operating the electrical load device group; and a dc voltage conversion and output device converting voltage of power stored in the high-voltage storage device to generate dc voltage for operating the electrical load device group, and outputting the dc voltage, and controlling electric energy flow in the vehicle. The vehicle power management device controls output of the dc voltage conversion and output device so that a filling rate of the low-voltage storage device is between lower and upper limits of a range in which a charge and discharge speed is equal to or higher than a predetermined value..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


01/14/16
20160014700 

Dynamic sleep mode based upon battery charge


A power management technique is provided that operates with regard to a dynamic sleep threshold voltage. If a device's battery voltage is greater than the dynamic sleep threshold voltage, a voltage rail for the device is collapsed during a sleep mode for the device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


01/14/16
20160013652 

Method and power management using distributed generation


Embodiments relate to a method and system for power demand shaping (pds) so as to manage power generation and use. Specific embodiments relate to data center power demand shaping to achieve high-performance low-overhead data center operation.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Incorporated


01/14/16
20160011999 

Apparatus for inter-connection and multi-screen interactive communication, system and method employing the same


An apparatus for inter-connection and multi-screen interactive communication, system and method employing the same are described. The apparatus comprises a central processing unit, a power management unit, a wireless-fidelity (wifi) module, a high definition multimedia interface (hdmi).
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd


01/14/16
20160011645 

System-on-chip including multi-core processor and dynamic power management method thereof


Hotplugging in or out at least one core included in the multi-core processor when the rate of the runnable tasks and the driving voltage or the driving clock each satisfy the hotplug condition.. .

01/14/16
20160011641 

Power management for pcie switches and devices in a multi-root input-output virtualization blade chassis


A method for managing the power of a chassis includes receiving a plurality of modular information handling systems into the chassis, receiving a plurality of information handling resources into the chassis, virtualizing access of one of the modular information handling resources to two or more of the plurality of modular information handling systems, the modular information handling systems sharing the modular information handling resource, and, upon initialization of one of the information handling systems, determining power requirements of the shared information handling resource, receiving power requirements from the information handling systems, determining whether the power requirements from the information handling system includes power requirements of the shared information handling resource, subtracting the power requirements of the shared information handling resource from the power requirements of the information handling system to determine resultant power requirements, comparing the resultant power requirements with available power, and allowing operation of the information handling system.. .
Dell Products L.p.


01/14/16
20160011639 

Network 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.
Server Technology, Inc.


01/14/16
20160011617 

Power management of server installations


This document relates to power management of server installations. One example determines a current generator state of a generator in a server installation and an energy storage state of an energy storage device in the server installation.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


01/14/16
20160011616 

Power management


The description relates to smart energy usage. One example can obtain market information relating to power available to a consumer device and can obtain operational information relating to use of the consumer device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


01/07/16
20160007296 

Power management of a mobile communications device


A user interface for power management of a mobile communications device is described. In an implementation, power consumption used in performance of a plurality of tasks is monitored by a mobile communications device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


01/07/16
20160007254 

Downlink power management


A system and related method for increasing or decreasing the range of a pico cell station. The system and method determine triggers for dynamic range change, measure operational conditions and make a change reactive to operational conditions.
Intel Corporation


01/07/16
20160007024 

Thermal and power management with video coding


In an example, a method includes encoding video data at a first video quality using an encoding parameter, and determining an operating characteristic of one or more components of an electronic device configured to record the video data. The method also includes adjusting the encoding parameter based at least in part on the determined operating characteristic and while maintaining the first video quality, and encoding the video data at the first video quality using the adjusted encoding parameter..
Qualcomm Incorporated


01/07/16
20160006383 

Power management system having automatic calibration


A power management system having automatic calibration is disclosed. The power management system may have an alternator and an electronic control unit.
Caterpillar Inc.


01/07/16
20160006272 

Battery charger with gauge-based closed-loop control


Systems and methods for power management are disclosed. In an embodiment, a battery charging system includes closed-loop control of a battery charger using a servo target based on measurements taken by a battery gauge..
Apple Inc.


01/07/16
20160006257 

Smart powering and pairing system and related method


According to one disclosed embodiment, a smart powering and pairing system includes a power conversion unit (pcu) having a communication module, a power management module and a pairing module. The pcu can convert mains power into a form that can be used to power a plurality of electronic devices.
Broadcom Corporation


01/07/16
20160005715 

Power management integrated circuit (pmic) integration into a processor package


A hybrid package having a processor module disposed on a substrate and an auxiliary module disposed on a patterned lid. The auxiliary module may be a memory module, a power management integrated circuit (pmic) module, and/or other suitable module, that are located in the package along with the processor module.
Qualcomm Incorporated


01/07/16
20160004294 

Device power control


In various embodiments and/or usage scenarios, device power control, such as relating to one or more power control commands, requests to transition operation to a specific power mode, and/or device power management commands, is advantageous and improves one or more of: performance, reliability, unit cost, and development cost of one or more devices, such as storage devices (e.g. A solid-state disk (ssd)) or systems including same..
Seagate Technology Llc


01/07/16
20160004291 

User level control of power management policies


In one embodiment, the present invention includes a processor having a core and a power controller to control power management features of the processor. The power controller can receive an energy performance bias (epb) value from the core and access a power-performance tuning table based on the value.
Intel Corporation


01/07/16
20160004288 

Leakage current variability based power management


Technologies are generally described to provide a leakage current variability based power management of a processor. According to some examples, instruction counters and aggregated power consumption of the processor may be used to process power measurements of the processor into linear equations.
Empire Technology Development Llc


01/07/16
20160004287 

Portable electronic device and power management method thereof


A portable electronic device with otg functionality is provided. The portable electronic device includes a usb connector, a processor and a power management module.
Wistron Corp.


01/07/16
20160004283 

Electronic devices with submersion detection circuitry


A portable electronic device may include submersion detection circuitry for detecting when the electronic device is submerged in water or other liquids. The submersion detection circuitry may include a barometric pressure sensor that gathers air pressure information.
Apple Inc.


01/07/16
20160003464 

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.


12/31/15
20150382293 

Local power management for remote antenna units in distributed antenna systems


power management for a remote antenna unit(s) (raus) in a distributed antenna system. Power can be managed for an rau configured to power modules and devices that may require more power to operate than power available to the rau.
Ccs Technology, Inc.


12/31/15
20150382292 

Power management for remote antenna units in distributed antenna systems


power management for a remote antenna unit(s) (raus) in a distributed antenna system. Power can be managed for an rau configured to power modules and devices that may require more power to operate than power available to the rau.
Ccs Technology, Inc.


12/31/15
20150382291 

Systems and methods for wireless power management


A wireless access point is described. The wireless access point includes a processor, memory and instructions stored in the memory.
Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.


12/31/15
20150380936 

Systems and methods for random-access power management using packetization


Systems and methods for distributing electric energy in discrete power packets of finite duration are presented. Systems may include an aggregator for providing power packets to one or more nodes.
University Of Vermont And State Agricultural College


12/31/15
20150377971 

Required available capacity indication for battery backup unit


A power management system is disclosed for providing an indication of the required available capacity (rac) available from a backup battery unit (bbu) for backup or peak loading as required by a critical dc load, such as a computer bus. The power management system is configured to repeatedly determine the gross remaining capacity of the backup battery unit (bbu).
Icc-nexergy, Inc.


12/31/15
20150375832 

Offshore facility


The present invention relates broadly to a offshore facility. The offshore facility comprise a floating platform; a metal processing apparatus disposed on the floating platform; and a power management module adapted to manage and provide a stable power supply to the metal processing apparatus..
Tmt Pte. Ltd.


12/31/15
20150375698 

Battery power management apparatus and method


A battery power management apparatus, including a first battery capable of providing electrical power to a first load at a selected time, a second battery capable of providing at least some electrical power to a second load continuously, a first electrical switch capable of connecting the first battery to a circuit containing the first load, a second electrical switch capable of connecting the first battery to the first load, and a recharging device capable of recharging the first battery and the second battery and capable of providing power to the second load. The second battery provides power to the second load when the recharging device ceases to operate or becomes non-operational..

12/24/15
20150373647 

Power management scheme for portable data collection devices utilizing location and position sensors


A data collection device (dcd) is placed in a first low power mode after the dcd has been in a first predetermined position, and placed in a second low power mode after a first predetermined period of time. In another embodiment the dcd includes a wireless telephone, and a proximity sensor which detects when the dcd is close to a user's face, wherein the telephone is automatically put in a handset mode when the dcd is close to a user's face, and automatically put in a speakerphone mode when the dcd is not close to a user's face..
Hand Held Products, Inc.


12/24/15
20150373642 

Wlan system with opportunistic transitioning to a low power state for power management


Embodiments described herein relate to providing reduced power consumption in wireless communication systems, such as 802.11 wlan systems. Timing information regarding power save opportunities (psops) may be provided in communication frames, which may inform mobile devices of expected frame exchange periods during which they may transition to a doze state.
Apple Inc.


12/24/15
20150370673 

System and providing a communication channel to a power management integrated circuit in a pcd


Communication channels among a connector port module, a debug interface module, and a power communication interface module may be established. Each of these elements may be part of a system-on-chip.
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/24/15
20150370316 

Apparatus, dynamic power management across heterogeneous processors in a shared power domain


Systems and methods for dynamically adjusting an input parameter, such as power supply level, to a shared power domain in a portable computing device are disclosed. The power domain includes a plurality of processing resources that share the power source.
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/24/15
20150370313 

Semiconductor device


Power consumption is reduced. A semiconductor device includes an arithmetic processing circuit, a power supply circuit, a power management unit (pmu), and a power switch.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


12/24/15
20150370306 

Method and system providing power management for multimedia processing


A power management method is provided to detect system information for a multimedia process, which is to be executed in a multimedia processor system that includes a plurality of cores belonging to a plurality of power domains. The power domains are controlled independently of one another.
Mediatek Inc.


12/24/15
20150370304 

Enhancing power-performance efficiency in a computer system


Techniques described above may enhance the power-performance efficiency of a processor, soc, or a computing system. Embodiments described here allow an increase in frequency of the clock signal to a peak frequency value in response to detecting an occurrence of a burst of high activity within the low processor utilization periods.

12/24/15
20150370303 

System and managing power in a chip multiprocessor using a proportional feedback mechanism


A system includes a power management unit that may monitor the power consumed by a processor including a plurality of processor core. The power management unit may throttle or reduce the operating frequency of the processor cores by applying a number of throttle events in response to determining that the plurality of cores is operating above a predetermined power threshold during a given monitoring cycle.
Oracle International Corporation


12/24/15
20150370302 

Firmware interface with durable memory storage


Generally, this disclosure provides systems, devices, methods and computer readable media for a unified extensible firmware interface (uefi) with durable storage to provide memory write persistence, for example, in the event of power loss. The system may include a processor to host the firmware interface which may be configured to control access to system variables in a protected region of a volatile memory.
Intel Corporation


12/24/15
20150370301 

Preventing oversubscription to power resources in a computing system


Preventing oversubscription to power resources in a computing system that includes a plurality of power supplies configured to deliver power to a plurality of integrated technology elements (‘ites’), including: detecting, by a power management module, that power delivery capabilities of the power supplies have changed; determining, by the power management module in dependence upon a power redundancy policy and the power delivery capabilities of the power supplies, power settings for the plurality of ites; and updating, by the power management module, power settings for the plurality of ites.. .
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


12/24/15
20150369506 

Battery power management in a thermostat with a wireless transceiver


A thermostat includes a controller for controlling the thermostat, a battery supplying power for the thermostat, and a wireless transceiver for receiving control information from a remote device and for transmitting information to the remote device. The controller sets a default time schedule for enabling the wireless transceiver..
Emerson Electric Co.


12/24/15
20150367834 

System and power management during regeneration mode in hybrid-electric vehicles for h-3000


A system and method for recovering the optimum power level during regenerative mode is disclosed. Equations for determining the optimum regenerative power level receivable by an energy storage system, for example for any given deceleration event, are derived and disclosed.
Allison Transmission, Inc.


12/17/15
20150365136 

Wireless transfer station for transferring energy


A technology for a wireless transfer station that is operable to wirelessly transfer energy. Energy can be wirelessly transferred with a device or another wireless transfer station using an energy transfer platform having at least one surface.
Enovate Medical, Llc


12/17/15
20150363212 

Minimizing performance loss on workloads that exhibit frequent core wake-up activity


A processor may include a cause agnostic frequency dither filter (fd filter), which may cause reduction in the frequency transitions while maintaining the performance levels. The fd filter may minimize the performance loss, which may otherwise accrue from these frequency transitions, while trying to maximize the peak frequency of the processor.

12/17/15
20150363116 

Memory controller power management based on latency


A processor monitors, directly or indirectly, the amount of time it takes for the memory controller to respond to one or more memory access requests. When this memory access latency indicates that a memory latency tolerance of a program thread has been exceeded, the processor can apportion additional power to the memory controller, thereby increasing the speed with which the memory controller can process memory access requests..
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


12/17/15
20150362982 

Server system and cluster system using the same


A server system and cluster system using the same. The server system includes power supply module for providing first operation power, an energy-storing module for providing a stored power, power management module coupled to power supply module and energy-storing module for receiving first operation power and providing a second operation power, or for receiving the stored power and providing a third operation power, at least one motherboard having internal memory module for receiving second operation power or third operation power, and an external memory module coupled to the at least one motherboard.
Inventec Corporation


12/17/15
20150362943 

Adaptive voltage scaling circuit and chip


The present invention discloses an adaptive voltage scaling circuit and a chip. The adaptive voltage scaling circuit includes a performance classification monitor and an adaptive controller, where the performance classification monitor is disposed inside the chip, and is configured to detect working performance of the chip at a current working voltage, and output a detection result signal to the adaptive controller; and the adaptive controller is connected to the performance classification monitor, and is configured to output a control signal to a power management module of the chip according to the detection result signal output by the performance classification monitor, where the control signal is used to control the power management module to adjust a working voltage of the chip.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


12/17/15
20150362615 

Apparatus and methods for communicating with a downhole tool


An apparatus for communicating with a downhole tool includes a sensor body including at least two electrodes electrically insulated from one another and an external control device configured to engage the two electrodes. Detection circuitry connected to the two electrodes is configured to monitor an electrical status across the two electrodes, through the external control device, and upon detecting a change in electrical status that matches a predefined pattern, communicate a command to power management circuitry to alter a power status of the downhole tool..
Well Resolutions Technology


12/10/15
20150358906 

Electronic device with power management, associated method and non-transitory computer-readable medium


An electronic device and an associated method are provided. The electronic device includes a wireless circuit and a controller.
Mediatek Inc.


12/10/15
20150357865 

Systems and methods for providing scalable uninterruptable dc power to a rack-level power infrastructure


In accordance with the present disclosure, a battery back-up unit (bbu) element for providing uninterruptable direct current (dc) power in a rack-level power infrastructure is describe. The bbu element may include a rack-mountable chassis with a battery drawer.
Dell Products L.p.


12/10/15
20150357850 

Power management for wireless devices


A method and apparatus for wireless device power management is provided. The method comprises providing a charge to an intermediate power cell by electrically connecting the intermediate power cell to a power source, disconnecting the intermediate power cell from the power source, and electrically connecting the wireless device to the intermediate power cell.
Abbott Medical Optics Inc.


12/10/15
20150357152 

Ion implantation system and method


An ion implantation system and method, providing cooling of dopant gas in the dopant gas feed line, to combat heating and decomposition of the dopant gas by arc chamber heat generation, e.g., using boron source materials such as b2f4 or other alternatives to bf3. Various arc chamber thermal management arrangements are described, as well as modification of plasma properties, specific flow arrangements, cleaning processes, power management, equilibrium shifting, optimization of extraction optics, detection of deposits in flow passages, and source life optimization, to achieve efficient operation of the ion implantation system..
Entegris, Inc.


12/10/15
20150357112 

Power management module and manufacture


A power management module, provides an inductor including one or more electrical conductors disposed around a ferromagnetic ceramic element including one or more metal oxides having fluctuations in metal-oxide compositional uniformity less than or equal to 1.50 mol % throughout the ceramic element.. .

12/10/15
20150357010 

Memory device power managers and methods


Memory devices and methods are described that include a stack of memory dies and an attached logic die. Method and devices described provide for power management of portions of a stack of memory dies.
Micron Technology, Inc.


12/10/15
20150355692 

Power management across heterogeneous processing units


A method includes controlling active frequency states of a plurality of heterogeneous processing units based on frequency sensitivity metrics indicating performance coupling between different types of processing units in the plurality of heterogeneous processing units. A processor includes a plurality of heterogeneous processing units and a performance controller to control active frequency states of the plurality of heterogeneous processing units based on frequency sensitivity metrics indicating performance coupling between different types of processing units in the plurality of heterogeneous processing units.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


12/10/15
20150355657 

Power management system and regrigerator


A power management system includes a plurality of electric devices including a refrigerator, and a centralized controller configured to control the plurality of electric devices. The centralized controller includes difficulty determination means configured to determine power supply difficulty as a degree of difficulty in supplying power to the plurality of electric devices.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


12/10/15
20150355619 

Power management apparatus, power management system including the power management apparatus, and controlling the power management system


A method for controlling a power management system includes if a registration mode of a smart socket is performed in a power management apparatus, displaying a second code of the power management apparatus; acquiring a code image of the second code on the power management apparatus using a terminal acquiring a code image from a first code assigned to the smart socket to recognize each other; receiving information of an electric device to be coupled to the smart socket; and pairing the smart socket corresponding to the first code by reading the code image with the electric device information, transmitting the paired information to the power management apparatus corresponding to the second code, and storing the paired information in the power management apparatus corresponding to the displayed code.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/03/15
20150351037 

Adaptive battery life extension


According to one embodiment, a first battery number is determined representing a battery condition of a battery of a mobile device using a predictive model, where the predictive model is configured to predict future battery conditions based on a past battery usage of the battery. A second battery number is determined representing the battery condition using a drain model, where the drain model is configured to predict a future battery discharge rate based on a past battery discharge rate.
Apple Inc.


12/03/15
20150350772 

Smart sensor for always-on operation


Smart sensors comprising one or more microelectromechanical systems (mems) sensors and a digital signal processor (dsp) in a sensor package are described. An exemplary smart sensor can comprise a mems acoustic sensor or microphone and a dsp housed in a package or enclosure comprising a substrate and a lid and a package substrate that defines a back cavity for the mems acoustic sensor or microphone.
Invensense, Inc.


12/03/15
20150350770 

Smart sensor for always-on operation


Smart sensors comprising one or more microelectromechanical systems (mems) sensors and a digital signal processor (dsp) in a sensor package are described. An exemplary smart sensor can comprise a mems acoustic sensor or microphone and a dsp housed in a package or enclosure comprising a substrate and a lid and a package substrate that defines a back cavity for the mems acoustic sensor or microphone.
Invensense, Inc.


12/03/15
20150348223 

Performance control for concurrent animations


The embodiments set forth a technique for targeted scaling of the voltage and/or frequency of hardware components included in a mobile computing device. One embodiment involves independently analyzing the individual frame rates of each animation within a user interface (ui) of a mobile computing device instead of analyzing the frame rate of the ui as a whole.
Apple Inc.


12/03/15
20150346796 

Electronic device with power management mechanism and power management method thereof


An electronic device with a power management mechanism and a power management method thereof are disclosed. The electronic device includes a multi-core processor and a temperature sensor.
Htc Corporation


12/03/15
20150346787 

Cloud management with power management support


A system and method for managing power in virtualized computer systems are disclosed. In accordance with one embodiment, a request to instantiate a virtual machine is received.
Red Hat. Inc.


12/03/15
20150346786 

Method and performing power management functions


A method and apparatus are provided by which a mobile device performs power management functions. According to some embodiments, a controller detects a pattern of push events on at least a button of the mobile device and determines whether the detected pattern matches the stored pattern or not.
Symbol Technologies, Inc.


12/03/15
20150345628 

Power management power generation apparatus


A power management system is provided. The power management system includes a power generation apparatus and a pump drivably coupled to the power generation apparatus.
Caterpillar Paving Products Inc.


11/26/15
20150341862 

Vehicle telematics unit power management


A system and method of power management of a telematics unit in a vehicle is provided. The method includes the steps of: determining that the vehicle is unpowered; determining that the vehicle is in a fringe region of a cellular network; and based the determining steps, entering a power-saving mode at the telematics unit..
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


11/26/15
20150340898 

Management of power delivered over a port


The present application describes power management devices, systems and methods. In an embodiment, a power management controller is configured to: determine that a secondary electronic device requires an amount of power that exceeds a default power threshold defined in a default power scheme; monitor internal power requirements associated with on-board functions of an electronic device and determine that internal power requirements satisfy predetermined criteria; and in response to determining that the secondary electronic device requires an amount of power that exceeds the default power threshold and that the internal power requirements satisfy the predetermined criteria, adjust a power scheme associated with the port and implemented by the power limiter to provide, to the secondary electronic device, an amount of power that exceeds the default power threshold..
Blackberry Limited


11/26/15
20150340889 

Smart energy distribution methods and systems for electric vehicle charging


A power management system can smartly allocate the available power at a location to support more electric vehicles than would otherwise be possible. Power managers can intelligently allocate that power based on the real-time needs of vehicles.
Evercharge, Inc.


11/26/15
20150338958 

Measuring circuit for a capacitive touch-sensitive panel


A capacitive touch-sensitive panel, including a plurality of sense electrodes biased at a fixed voltage relative to a common guard electrode, and a measuring circuit comprising: a power management integrated circuit comprising a voltage source generating a modulation voltage that is available at a guard terminal of the power management integrated circuit that is in electric connection with the guard electrode, one or more slave integrated circuits, each connected to a plurality of sense electrodes and comprising a capacity-to-digital converter or a plurality of capacity-to-digital converters that are operatively arranged for generating digital measure codes representing the instantaneous electric capacity of sense electrodes; floating communication means allowing transfer of command, timing signals and/or measure codes between the master integrated circuit and said slave integrated circuits.. .
Semtech Corporation


11/26/15
20150338909 

Power management of infiniband switches


Methods for performing power management of infiniband (ib) switches and apparatus and software configured to implement the methods. Power management datagrams (mads) are used to inform ib switches that host servers connected to the ib switch's ports are to transition to a reduced-power or offline state or have returned to a normal operating state.

11/26/15
20150338908 

Non-intrusive power management


A method and system for managing power consumption of a pool of computing devices are disclosed. One aspect of certain embodiments includes managing resource utilization for each computing device without installing customized software, firmware or hardware on the computing device and dynamically selecting, one or more candidate computing devices for altering their respective power states based on at least real-time information on the quantity of requests..
Tso Logic Inc.


11/26/15
20150338896 

Dynanmic 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.


11/26/15
20150338466 

Power management scheme for separately and accurately measuring battery information of each of multiple batteries


A power management apparatus used in a system comprising multiple batteries includes an adc measurement circuit and a processing circuit. The adc measurement circuit is configured for measuring or detecting a plurality of voltage levels for each of the multiple batteries.
Mediatek Inc.


11/26/15
20150336522 

Power management and environmental control system for vehicles


A power management system with dc/ac converter for providing power to electrical heating, ventilating and air-conditioning system, having a first electrical power interface (epi) and a second epi. Optional dc/dc converter having a third epi and a fourth epi, the third epi being electrically coupled to the second epi.
Automotive Climate Control, Inc.


11/26/15
20150335978 

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


11/19/15
20150334517 

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 dockee device to analyze capability-related information characterizing one or more wireless and/or wired peripheral devices and planned use-related information, and perform an action based on the planned use-related information. A wireless docking center device manages the peripheral devices on behalf of the wireless dockee device.
Nokia Technologies Oy


11/19/15
20150334466 

Method and system for power management in a frequency division multiplexed network


A network device may receive a signal from a headend, wherein a bandwidth of the received signal spans from a low frequency to a high frequency and encompasses a plurality of sub-bands. The network device may determine, based on communication with the headend, whether one of more of the sub-bands residing above a threshold frequency are available for carrying downstream data from the headend to the circuitry.
Maxlinear, Inc.


11/19/15
20150334206 

Method for remotely accessing data and local apparatus using the method


A method for remotely accessing data and a local apparatus using the method are provided. An embedded controller determines whether a power management state of the local apparatus is switched to a power saving state when the embedded controller receives a remote control signal through a network unit from a cloud server.
Acer Incorporated


11/19/15
20150333735 

Block partition to minimize power leakage


Disclosed herein is a system to minimize power leakage. The system is configured to include a system-on-chip (soc).

11/19/15
20150331476 

Power switching technique for archival data storage enclosure


A method of power management of a multiple-data-storage-devices enclosure is disclosed. In some embodiments, the method includes: receiving a network connection and power from a data connection port detachably coupled to a network cable; identifying a subset of data storage devices within the enclosure to activate; powering off components within the enclosure other than the subset of the data storage devices; for each data storage device in the subset that is not yet powered, activating the data storage device by: monitoring power consumption drawn from the data connection port; identifying a sequence of components associated with the data storage device, wherein the components within the sequence, when powered, together provide access to the data storage device; and powering on each component in the sequence when a previous component in the sequence has reached a steady state power consumption level, wherein when activating the data storage device, power supplied to power on the sequence of the components does not exceed a total power available from the data connection port..
Netapp, Inc.


11/19/15
20150331473 

Non-volatile memory express (nvme) device power management


Systems and methods for managing power to non-volatile memory express (nvme) devices. In some embodiments, an information handling system (ihs) may include a central processing unit (cpu); a non-volatile memory express (nvme) device operably coupled to the cpu; a service processor operably coupled to the cpu and to the nvme; and a memory operably coupled to the service processor, the memory including program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by the service processor, cause the service processor to: receive performance data from the cpu, receive metrics data from a source other than the cpu, and control an amount of power provided to the nvme device based, at least in part, upon the performance data and the metrics data..
Dell Products, L.p.


11/19/15
20150331469 

Power supply management integrated circuit


A power management integrated circuit comprises a plurality of power source circuits power received at a power supply input terminal to supply power to a plurality of power supply output terminals. A plurality of power source circuits is coupled between the power supply input terminal and the respective power supply output terminals.
Ericsson Modems Sa


11/19/15
20150331463 

Power management contracts for accessory devices


power management contracts for accessory devices are described. In one or more implementations, a power management contract is established for a system including a host computing device and an accessory device based at least in part upon power exchange conditions observed for the system.
Microsoft Corporation


11/19/15
20150331438 

Complete power management system implemented in a single surface mount package


A complete power management system implemented in a single surface mount package. The system may be drawn to a dc to dc converter system and includes, in a leadless surface mount package, a driver/controller, a mosfet transistor, passive components (e.g., inductor, capacitor, resistor), and optionally a diode.
Vishay-siliconix


11/19/15
20150331434 

Method and apparatus to minimize switching noise disburbance


A power management circuit generates a reference voltage and distributes it to a plurality of independently-enabled regulator voltage reference circuits, each of which generates a predetermined voltage for a voltage regulator. Separate enable signals and enable pre-charge signals are distributed to each regulator voltage reference circuit.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


11/19/15
20150331040 

Integrated circuit device, safety circuit, safety-critical system and manufacturing an integrated circuit device


An integrated circuit device comprises a first integrated circuit and a second integrated circuit wherein the first and second integrated circuits are comprised on a single semiconductor die. The second integrated circuit is a safety circuit arranged to monitor the operation of the first integrated circuit, report any detected faults and drive the device into a failsafe state if a fault is detected.
Freescale Semiconductor, 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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