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Date/App# patent app List of recent Power Management-related patents
07/21/16
20160212717 
 Dynamic power management scheme in wireless networks based on power over ethernet (poe) patent thumbnailDynamic power management scheme in wireless networks based on power over ethernet (poe)
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for managing power of a connection point in a wireless communication system are provided. A connection point may discover a mobile node, send to a gateway a request to increase an amount of power that the connection point can consume to service the discovered mobile node, and receive from the gateway a response related to the request to increase the amount of power.
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/21/16
20160212341 
 Digital camera having low power capture mode patent thumbnailDigital camera having low power capture mode
A digital camera system providing a low-power image capture mode includes an image capture system, an image display and a power management system. The power management system is used to provide a normal image capture mode wherein captured digital images are displayed on the image display as they are captured, and a low-power image capture mode wherein captured digital images are not displayed on the image display as they are captured.
Apple Inc.


07/21/16
20160211847 
 Level shifter patent thumbnailLevel shifter
Various implementations described herein are directed to a circuit for translating an input signal from a source voltage domain to an output signal for a destination voltage domain that is is different than the source voltage domain. The circuit may include a level shifting portion configured to operate with a supply voltage that exceeds a stressing threshold of one or more components within the circuit.
Arm Limited


07/21/16
20160211695 
 Medical computer cart patent thumbnailMedical computer cart
A medical computer cart is equipped with an inductive receiver coil. The inductive receiver coil may, for example, be associated with a power management system adapted to use electrical power induced in the receiver coil to charge one or more batteries and/or provide power for operation of the medical computer cart.

07/21/16
20160211691 
 Method and  performing system power management patent thumbnailMethod and performing system power management
A method and an apparatus for performing charging port detection control are provided, where the method is applied to an electronic device, a communication port of the electronic device has a functionality of obtaining power from an external power source for the electronic device, and a power path switching unit of the electronic device is arranged to control electrical connection between a system within the electronic device and a battery of the electronic device. The method may include the steps of: performing charging port detection; and control operation(s) according to the charging port detection.
Mediatek Inc.


07/21/16
20160210483 
 Multi-frequency and single side band rfid methods of communication patent thumbnailMulti-frequency and single side band rfid methods of communication
Mfqrfid, (multi-frequency rfid, for purposes of this document) utilizes legacy rfid circuitry adding at least a second transmitter (xmit) and receiver (rec) tuned to a second frequency, through a second antenna array allowing a single core modem, power management and processing/memory to share the at least two xmit/rec channels. Thereafter, the two channels, being on different frequencies, may be independently selected by the rfid circuitry based on signal strength of the communicating external device..

07/21/16
20160209912 
 Method, apparatus, and system for improving resume times for root ports and root port integrated endpoints patent thumbnailMethod, apparatus, and system for improving resume times for root ports and root port integrated endpoints
A serial point-to-point link interface to enable communication between a processor and a device, the high speed serial point-to-point link interface including a transmitter to transmit serial data, a receiver to deserialize serial data, and control logic to implement a protocol stack. The protocol stack supports a plurality of power management states, including an active state, a first off state, in which a supply voltage is maintained, and a second off state, in which the supply voltage is not to be provided to the device.
Intel Corporation


07/21/16
20160209911 
 Method, apparatus, and system for improving resume times for root ports and root port integrated endpoints patent thumbnailMethod, apparatus, and system for improving resume times for root ports and root port integrated endpoints
A system on a chip (soc) is provided with a multicore processor, a level-2 (l2) cache controller, an l2 cache, an integrated memory controller, and a serial point-to-point link interface to enable communication between the multicore processor and a device. The interface implements a protocol stack and includes a transmitter to transmit serial data to the device and a receiver to deserialize an incoming serial stream.
Intel Corporation


07/21/16
20160209905 
 Fpga power management system patent thumbnailFpga power management system
An fpga power management system includes a host power management integrated circuit connected to a system power control block of an fpga via an fpga configuration/monitoring bus and a computing device via a power configuration/monitoring bus. The host power management integrated circuit includes a configuration and monitoring block configured to communicate configuration/monitoring signals to and from the fpga system power control block and the computing device.
Zentrum Mikroelektronik Dresden Ag


07/21/16
20160209897 
 Power management synchronization messaging system patent thumbnailPower management synchronization messaging system
A multi-die package for a microprocessor provides a power management synchronization system. The package has a plurality of dies.
Via Technologies, Inc.


07/21/16
20160209063 

Environment control method, control apparatus and power management system


An environment control method, an environment control apparatus, and a power management system are disclosed. The environment control method includes the following steps.
Mitac International Corp.


07/21/16
20160208717 

System and load power management in a turboshaft gas turbine engine


A control system for a gas turbine engine including a power turbine is disclosed. The control system may also include an outer loop control module to determine a torque request.
United Technologies Corporation


07/21/16
20160207641 

Fuel depot in space


A fuel depot in space is provided. The fuel depot has a collapsible housing with a guidance, navigation, and control (gnc) system, a power management system, and a reaction control system (rnc).
Gateway Galactic, Inc.


07/21/16
20160205869 

Power management for sugarcane harvesters


A sugarcane harvester and related method are disclosed for powering various sugarcane harvester operations. An energy storage device may be configured to receive electrical power from one or more electric machines for storage.
Deere & Company


07/14/16
20160205637 

Energy saving method and apparatus therefor in communication system


The present invention relates to an energy saving method and a centralized control device for receiving load information and srs (sounding reference signal) information of a cell from a base station, identifying whether an energy saving trigger condition is satisfied by using the received load information, identifying whether an energy saving condition is satisfied by using the received srs information if the energy saving trigger condition is satisfied, and transmitting a transmission power management request message to the base station if the energy saving condition is satisfied. Further, the present invention provides a base station and a transmission power management method for the base station which manages a transmission power of a cell corresponding to a transmission power management request message received from the centralized control device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd


07/14/16
20160205225 

Field device


A field device of a room automation system or of a power management system or of a hazard detection system is disclosed. The field device includes at least one human-machine interface with at least one memory configured to store physical layer data, at least two protocol stacks, wherein the field device is configured to select at least one protocol stack based on the physical layer data stored in the memory of the human-machine interface.
Siemens Schweiz Ag


07/14/16
20160204867 

Power management implementation in an optical link


An optical link power management scheme takes the best advantage of a dynamic connection environment, where ports may be connected and disconnected at any time, and where data flows may start and stop as needed by the applications using the high speed data links. Power consumption is optimized, eye safety standards are met, and robust connection detection is preserved..
Intel Corporation


07/14/16
20160203012 

Virtual machine power management


Embodiments described herein relate generally to managing the power consumption of a virtual machine on a computing device. The computing device may include a virtual machine power management feature that is to detect when a virtual machine running on the computing device should be frozen.
Intel Corporation


07/14/16
20160202748 

Computer stick docking system and power management method thereof


A computer stick docking system and a power management method thereof are provided. The computer stick docking system includes a docking station and a computer stick device.
Quanta Computer Inc.


07/14/16
20160202744 

Power management control of remote servers


Servers, storage medium and methods associated with control of power management services of remote servers of a remote computing service are disclosed herein. In embodiments, an apparatus to control power consumption of computer hardware may comprise a datacenter management control module to receive a request to increase capacity of a server pool from a computing device; determine an available server with available capacity that includes a power management controller to collect power consumption data for one or more of a power supply, a memory, or a processor of the available server, wherein the available server may be a remote cloud server in a different subnet than the server pool and the computing device; add or facilitate addition of the available server to the server pool; and transmit power management commands to the server added to the server pool to at least partially control power consumption of the server provided with the power management commands.
Intel Corporation


07/14/16
20160202741 

Adaptive power management


Disclosed are various embodiments of adaptive management of a device. The adaptive management includes, e.g., power management, energy management, and diagnostics.
Broadcom Corporation


07/07/16
20160198420 

Triggering power headroom reporting in tdd system


The present invention relates to a wireless communication system. More specifically, the present invention relates to triggering conditions for power headroom reporting (phr) in a wireless network employing tdd scheme.
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/07/16
20160197784 

Power management in a network of interconnected switches


A switch can reduce power consumption in a switch network by disabling under-utilized links between switches. The switch can include one or more line cards each operable to transmit and receive packets over a respective link to a remote switch.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.


07/07/16
20160197575 

Photovoltaic-based fully integrated portable power systems


A photovoltaic-based fully integrated portable power system includes (1) an integrated power management, storage, and distribution (msd) subsystem including a case having an opening, (2) a flexible photovoltaic module capable of being disposed in at least a folded position and an unfolded position, where a portion of the flexible photovoltaic module is disposed over the opening of the case, and (3) a mounting plate disposed on the flexible photovoltaic module and over the opening of the case, such that the portion of the flexible photovoltaic module is sandwiched between the msd subsystem and the mounting plate.. .
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc.


07/07/16
20160197478 

Power management device and system


An intelligent user-side power management device (pmd) that is comprised of an optional energy storage unit and can interface with a utility grid or microgrid to eliminate power theft and efficiently provide clean energy to the users of the grid while helping the grid to do smart demand response management, particularly for renewable energy based grids that need to efficiently manage the slack due to the large variability in power generation through these energy sources.. .
Gram Power, Inc.


07/07/16
20160197065 

Embedded memory and power management subpackage


Embodiment of the present disclosure describe integrated circuit package assemblies that allow for relatively short connections between devices such as a processor and memory. In one embodiment, a package assembly includes a die embedded in a subpackage directly coupled to another die attached to the subpackage.
Intel Corporation


07/07/16
20160196103 

Handheld structure for portable high fidelity music playback


A portable housing structure of an audio data processing device having a rotatable knob for inputting user commands, and a touch screen display on the side wall. The rotary knob is coupled to a rotary encoder and a power management circuit is coupled to push-button.

07/07/16
20160195919 

Power management with hardware virtualization


This application discloses a computing system that can enter into a low power mode, shut down all components except for memory, and exit from the low power mode and restore running programs where they left off before entering the low power mode. To enter the low power mode, a processing device, in a user mode, can store program information to a memory.
Mentor Graphics Corporation


07/07/16
20160195914 

Media playback power management devices and methods


Devices and methods for power management during media playback are provided. For example, an electronic device according to an embodiment may include storage, a decoder, an output buffer, and data processing circuitry.
Apple Inc.


07/07/16
20160194942 

System and power management of pumping system


A method implemented by at least one processor includes receiving a pressure profile to be generated by a pumping system, wherein the pumping system includes at least one pump-unit powered by at least one generator-unit. The method also includes receiving a pump-unit parameter from at least one pump-unit and a generator-unit parameter from at least one generator unit.
General Electric Company


07/07/16
20160194016 

Railroad electric power management system


A railroad electric power management system includes a service management system, a station management system and a control system. The service management system performs service management of railroad vehicles.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


07/07/16
20160193927 

System and power management during regeneration mode in hybrid electric vehicles


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.


06/30/16
20160190808 

Method and system for managing electric power


An electric power management method of an electric power management device includes controlling a first power generator to operate according to a preset operating plan, calculating an available amount of stored power by subtracting a required amount of emergency power from an amount of electric power stored in an energy storage system when a power generation amount of the first power generator is less than an electric power use amount of a plurality of electric power use devices, controlling a second power to operate when a sum of the power generation amount of the first power generator and the amount of electrical power stored in the energy management system is less than the electric power use amount, and interrupting electric power of the electric power use devices in ascending order of priority.. .

06/30/16
20160188503 

Virtual legacy wire


In an example, a system on chip (soc) includes virtual legacy wire (vlw) functionality. The vlw signal virtualizes a physical interrupt existing in legacy systems to enable a peripheral to cause a processor to enter an interrupt handling routine relevant to the peripheral.

06/30/16
20160187959 

Power management in an uncore fabric


In an example, a shared uncore memory fabric of a system-on-a-chip (soc) is configured to provide real-time power management. The soc may include a power management agent to inform the shared fabric that the processing cores and peripherals will be idle for a time, and to negotiate a power-saving state.

06/30/16
20160187949 

Methods, systems, and devices for mobile device power management


This disclosure relates generally to mobile device power management, and more particularly to methods and systems for mobile device power management. In one embodiment, a mobile computing device is described, that may include a processor, and a non-transitory computer-readable memory, including instructions that, when executed, can cause the processor to determine a power level comprising power level information indicative of a battery power level of the mobile computing device, select a power profile from a plurality of power profiles, based on a data transmission type, transmit power profile information representing the selected power profile to an operatively connected second computing device, where the power profile information can be used by the second computing device to configure the data transmission type, and receive data according to the data transmission type..

06/23/16
20160183193 

Mobile device power control


A method for power management of a mobile device. The method includes evaluating content of a plurality of applications received at a mobile device operated by a user and determining latency information for each of the plurality of applications.

06/23/16
20160182150 

Systems and methods for managing power at an optical network terminal


Systems and methods presented herein provide for operating an optical network terminal (ont) during a power outage. In one embodiment, an ont includes an opto-electrical converter operable to receive an optical signal and to convert the optical signal to a data signal, and a data processing module operable to process data from the data signal.

06/23/16
20160181936 

Power management circuit for a multi-phase power supply


A power management circuit for a multi-phase alternating current (ac) power supply is provided to manage a single phase bad, connected thereto, during a brownout condition. The management circuit is configured to switch the single phase electrical bad from an affected conductor of the ac power supply and to connect the single phase electrical bad between two unaffected conductors of the ac power supply thereby ensuring continued supply of voltage to the single phase electrical load..

06/23/16
20160181873 

Rf energy harvester


Disclosed herein is an antenna apparatus for use in harvesting ambient radio frequency, rf, energy. The apparatus comprises one or more rf antenna components arranged to receive rf energy for producing electricity.

06/23/16
20160181842 

Rapid charging and power management of a battery-powered fluid analyte meter


A system and method is described for rapid charging and power management of a battery for a meter. A charger component is operably associated with the meter and is capable of executing a rapid charge algorithm for a rechargeable battery.

06/23/16
20160180893 

Power management


Methods of operating a die, including counting primary clock cycles of a clock signal in a counter, monitoring a signal indicative of high current demand during secondary clock cycles of the clock signal, determining a total unit consumption of current responsive to a particular value of the signal indicative of high current demand during the secondary clock cycles of the clock signal, and pausing an access operation for the die at a designated point. When a value of the counter matches an assigned counter value of the die while the access operation is paused, determining whether a value of the total unit consumption of current exceeds a unit limit, and resuming the access operation and resetting the value of the total unit consumption of current if the value of the total unit consumption of current is less than or equal to the unit limit..

06/23/16
20160180675 

Method and system for state-based power management of asset tracking systems for non-statutory assets


A method and system for power consumption management for moveable assets is provided. Various states and modes are defined, in which elements of the system may operate, each state and mode having different power requirements based on different operational requirements and communication paradigms.

06/23/16
20160179583 

Event-driven reoptimization of logically-partitioned environment for power management


A method utilizes event-driven reoptimization to reallocate one or more logical partitions within a pool of logically-partitioned data processing systems in a logically-partitioned computing environment in response to detection of a system event that is likely to increase or decrease the collective resource demands of logical partitions resident in a logically-partitioned computing environment. The reoptimization may be used to consolidate logical partitions on fewer processor nodes to improve the potential for powering down hardware resources and thereby reduce power consumption..

06/23/16
20160179185 

Event-driven reoptimization of logically-partitioned environment for power management


The invention addresses these and other problems associated with the prior art by providing an apparatus and program product that utilize event-driven reoptimization to reallocate one or more logical partitions within a pool of logically-partitioned data processing systems in response to detection of a system event that is likely to increase or decrease the collective resource demands of logical partitions resident in a logically-partitioned computing environment. In some instances, for example, the reoptimization may be used to consolidate logical partitions on fewer processor nodes to improve the potential for powering down hardware resources and thereby reduce power consumption..

06/23/16
20160179184 

System and performing distributed power management without power cycling hosts


Power consumption by a first host included in a plurality of hosts in a clustered computing system, where each of the hosts executes one or more applications, is managed by detecting that a utilization level of the first host falls below a threshold value and, responsive to the detecting, migrating one or more applications executing on the first host to a second host. After the migration is completed, the first host is caused to consume less power while remaining powered on..

06/23/16
20160179175 

Method and systems for energy efficiency and energy conservation including on-off keying for power control


Systems and a method for controlling power of a device with power management software are described. In one embodiment, a computer implemented method initiates power control having on-off keying to control power consumption of a device for energy efficiency and energy conservation.

06/23/16
20160179164 

System and peak dynamic power management in a portable computing device


Various embodiments of methods and systems for dynamically adjusting a peak dynamic power threshold are disclosed. Advantageously, embodiments of the solution for peak dynamic power management optimize a peak dynamic power threshold based on estimations of real-time leakage current levels and/or actual power supply levels to a power domain of a system on a chip (“soc”).

06/23/16
20160179162 

Holistic global performance and power management


Methods and apparatus to provide holistic global performance and power management are described. In an embodiment, logic (e.g., coupled to each compute node of a plurality of compute nodes) causes determination of a policy for power and performance management across the plurality of compute nodes.

06/23/16
20160179158 

Apparatus and method to provide a thermal parameter report for a multi-chip package


In an embodiment, a processor includes at least one core and power management logic. The power management logic is to receive temperature data from a plurality of dies within a package that includes the processor, and determine a smallest temperature control margin of a plurality of temperature control margins.

06/23/16
20160179156 

Hybrid power management approach


Methods and apparatus to provide a hybrid power management approach are described. Some embodiments redefine the interface to power control unit (pcu) allowing a hybrid implementation where software running on cpu (central processing unit, also referred to herein interchangeably as “processor”) cores performs more of the work for power management, enabling the pcu to remain as a simple or regular microcontroller.

06/23/16
20160178456 

Method and power management


A method for use in an electronic device having an amplification unit, the method comprising: detecting a current temperature of the electronic device when the amplification unit is in a first state in which the amplification unit is operated in accordance with first control value; detecting whether the current temperature meets a threshold; identifying a second control value that is lower than the first control value, when the current temperature meets the threshold; and changing an amount of power supplied to the amplification unit by transitioning the amplification unit into a second state in which the amplification unit is operated in accordance with the second control value.. .

06/23/16
20160177385 

High data rate integrated circuit with power management


A sensor device includes a sensor array and a flow cell in fluid communication with the sensor array. Bias circuitry apply bias arrangements to the sensor array to produce sensor data.

06/23/16
20160176414 

Power management system for train


A power management system for managing power supply to a train having a locomotive with a primary power source for driving at least one railcar is provided. The power management system includes a train location detecting system (tlds) installed on the train to detect a location of the train, a storage battery on board the locomotive, a battery charging unit for charging the storage battery, and an automated power switching system for supplying power to the train.

06/23/16
20160176305 

Muilti-functional power management system


A power management apparatus is provided. The apparatus is configured to connect a plurality of dc power elements to a plurality of ac power elements and includes a dc interface module connected to the plurality of dc power elements, a bi-directional ac-dc converter connected to the dc interface module, and an ac interface module connected to the bi-directional ac-dc converter and the ac power elements..

06/16/16
20160174170 

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.
Intel Corporation


06/16/16
20160174157 

Power management in a portable communication device based on radio configuration version


A portable communication device transmits, to a communication network, a radio configuration (rc) request indicator requesting assignment of a power saving radio configuration for reverse link transmissions. The power saving radio configuration is one of a plurality of radio configurations including the power saving radio configuration and at least one other radio configuration defined by a communication standard different than the communication standard defining the power saving radio configuration.
Kyocera Corporation


06/16/16
20160173828 

Effiicient process for camera call-up


A surveillance system includes one or more camera systems at least some of the camera systems including a camera element comprising optical components to capture and process light to produce images, camera processing circuitry that receives the light and processes the light into electrical signals and encodes the signals into a defined format, power management circuitry to power the camera system, the power management system including first and second power interfaces and first and second video output interfaces.. .
Sensormatic Electronics, Llc


06/16/16
20160173291 

Power management for distributed communication systems, and related components, systems, and methods


power management techniques in distributed communication systems in which the power available at a remote unit (ru) is measured and compared to the power requirements of the ru. Voltage and current are measured for two dummy loads at the ru and these values are used to solve for the output voltage of the power supply and the resistance of the wires.
Corning Optical Communications Wireless Ltd


06/16/16
20160172873 

Adaptive power management for self-sustaining energy harvesting system


Systems (100) and methods (500, 600) for adaptively managing power for an energy harvesting system (“ehs”). The methods involve: measuring a light intensity level available in a surrounding environment; wirelessly communicating a first wireless signal from the ehs (100) to a remote device (700) for causing the light intensity level to be increased by remotely turning on a light source (106, 108) or opening a cover preventing light emitted from the light source from reaching the ehc, when the light intensity level is below a pre-specified level; using an energy harvesting circuit (“ehc”) to recharge a rechargeable battery (310) when the light intensity level rises above the pre-specified level; and wirelessly communicating a second wireless signal from the ehs to the remote device for causing the light source be turned off or the cover to be closed, when the capacity or state-of-charge of the rechargeable battery reaches a pre-specified value..
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh


06/16/16
20160172861 

Power conversion apparatus, power management, and power conversion system


Remaining power generation capability of power generation apparatuses is estimated to a high degree of accuracy. A power conversion apparatus (1) includes input interfaces (11) that input generated power from each of multiple power generation apparatuses (10) of the same type and a controller (14) that performs mppt control on a priority basis on at least one input interface among the input interfaces and acquires the remaining power generation capability of the power generation apparatuses (10) connected to the other input interfaces (11) by calculation using the generated current of the power generation apparatus (10) connected to the at least one input interface..
Kyocera Corporation


06/16/16
20160170930 

Low cost low overhead serial interface for power management and other ics


Methods and apparatus relating to low cost and/or low overhead serial interface for power management and other ic (integrated circuit) devices are described. In an embodiment, a unique address is assigned to each of a plurality of slave devices.
Intel Corporation


06/16/16
20160170490 

Gesture based power management system and method


A gesture based power management method for a wearable device is provided. The method includes establishing a mapping relationship between a set of pre-defined gestures including at least a lookup gesture and a set of power management functions including at least a function for turning on a display screen of the wearable device.
Tcl Research America Inc.


06/16/16
20160170478 

Configuring power management functionality in a processor


In one embodiment, a multicore processor includes cores that can independently execute instructions, each at an independent voltage and frequency. The processor may include a power controller having logic to provide for configurability of power management features of the processor.
Intel Corporation


06/16/16
20160170468 

Configuring power management functionality in a processor


In one embodiment, a multicore processor includes cores that can independently execute instructions, each at an independent voltage and frequency. The processor may include a power controller having logic to provide for configurability of power management features of the processor.
Intel Corporation


06/16/16
20160170462 

Resource capacity management in a cluster of host computers using power management analysis


A resource management system and method for performing resource capacity management in a cluster of host computers uses a snapshot of the cluster with one or more ghost host computers added to the cluster to execute a power management analysis. A ghost host computer is a fictitious construct based on a physical host computer.
Vmware, Inc.


06/16/16
20160170459 

Power management in a discrete memory portion


Systems and methods of operating a computing system may involve receiving, at a control interface, an instruction to alter a power state at a memory device, and directing, by the control interface, a controller to control a power supply to a memory device channel to alter the power state in the memory device.. .
Intel Corporation


06/16/16
20160170427 

Power management apparatus, power management system, and power management


Remaining power information regarding remaining power generation capability of a power generation apparatus is reported. A power management apparatus (2) includes a communication interface (22) that receives remaining power information regarding remaining power generation capability of a power generation apparatus (10) from a power conversion apparatus (1) and an output interface (23) that outputs the remaining power information..
Kyocera Corporation


06/09/16
20160165538 

Power management for emergency communications device


Systems and methods of conserving power in a mobile emergency communication device. After placing a telephone call, the calling device communicates information to the call recipient, for example a response center, usable to estimate the remaining talk time of the calling device.
Greatcall, Inc.


06/09/16
20160165536 

Reduction of power consumption in a half-duplex transceiver


Circuits and methods for reducing power consumption in a half-duplex transceiver are disclosed. In an embodiment, a power management circuit of half-duplex transceiver includes direct current to direct current (dc-dc) converter and snooze mode controller.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


06/09/16
20160164687 

Reverse powering system for telecommunications node


To initiate the transmission of electrical power over a telecommunications connection from a power-collecting telecommunications interface unit o such as a customer premises equipment, connectable to a power supply, to a power-receiving unit such as a curbside electrical/optical interface, when a connection is first established, or the collecting unit is first powered up, or in order to re-establish connection alter a power outage, control signals are transmitted between low-power modems in the interlace units using a low-power communications protocol. This allows the controlled initiation of a larger power output and a higher speed exchange of data once the full telecommunications connection has been established.
British Telecommunications Public Limited Company


06/09/16
20160164520 

Power management system for integrated circuits


A power management circuit for integrated circuits operating systems where the power supply may be marginal includes a supply voltage characterization circuit and a clock synthesis circuit. The supply voltage characterization circuit determines the strength of the supply voltage applied to the ic and provides information to the synthesis circuit that is used to adjust the clock frequency of the ic to insure the ic does not draw too much current and force the ic into reset.

06/09/16
20160164313 

Power supply and demand adjustment system and power supply and demand adjustment method


To optimize balance of supply and demand by making a demand amount of electric power as the whole of a plurality of charging apparatuses fluctuate while reflecting an idea of a manager of the charging apparatuses. A power supply/demand adjustment system 1 has a store information management server 220 configured to store information relating to power utilization at stores 300, power management servers 310 provided for each of the stores 300 and configured to manage operation of quick chargers 350, or the like, and an operation management server 210.
Nec Corporation


06/09/16
20160164312 

Power management system and power management method


An object of the present invention is to effectively use an electric power without impairing the convenience for a user. A power management system 1 has a plurality of quick chargers 350 to which the electric power is supplied from the common electric power system, and a power management server 310 which manages electric power supplies to the quick chargers 350 from the electric power system.
Nec Corporation


06/09/16
20160164298 

Power conversion apparatus, power management apparatus, and power management


Remaining power information regarding remaining power generation capability of a power generation apparatus can be transmitted. A power conversion apparatus includes a controller that acquires remaining power generation capability of a power generation apparatus and a communication interface that transmits remaining power information regarding the remaining power generation capability to an external power management apparatus..
Kyocera Corporatiion


06/09/16
20160164283 

Power management circuit and mobile terminal


The present disclosure relates to a power management circuit and a mobile terminal having a first switch for blocking current. The first switch blocks an input of an external power supply in a case that a predetermined load operates in a large current/voltage mode.
Silergy Semiconductor Technology (hangzhou) Ltd.


06/09/16
20160162013 

Apparatus and power management of a computing system


A computing system employing a multi-gpu graphics processing and display subsystem supporting single-gpu non-parallel (i.e. Multi-tasking) and multi-gpu parallel application-division modes of graphics processing operations, in order to execute graphic commands and process graphics data (gcad) render pixel-composited images containing graphics for display on a display device during the run-time of the multiple graphics-based applications, while managing and conserving electrical power and graphics processing resources.
Lucidlogix Technologies Ltd.


06/09/16
20160162012 

Virtual reality controlling operation modes of virtual reality system


A virtual reality system is provided. A head mounted display apparatus is coupled to a host device via a transmission cable.
Htc Corporation


06/09/16
20160162006 

User scheduled portable device power management


An information handling system includes a processor, a battery management unit and a memory that stores an operating system. The operating system includes instructions that are executable by the processor to obtain a first user selection of necessary applications to be executed on a portable device and to obtain a second user selection of optional applications to be executed on a portable device..
Dell Products, Lp


06/09/16
20160162004 

Technologies for out-of-band power-based task scheduling for data centers


Technologies for data center power management include a number of computing nodes in communication over a network. Each computing node establishes a firmware environment that monitors power consumption of the computing node and if the power consumption exceeds an optimal level broadcasts a request to offload tasks to the other nodes.

06/09/16
20160162002 

Portable electronic device and power control method therefor


A portable electronic device includes a power management unit, a sense module, a receiver module and an application processor. The sense module powered by a first operating voltage from the power management unit provides a first control signal in response to a sense event when the portable electronic device is in a sleep mode.
Htc Corporation


06/09/16
20160162001 

Method of operating semiconductor device


Systems, apparatuses, and methods of power management for a system on a chip (soc) are described. In one method, the operational states of the cores/processors of the soc are monitored and, if a core/processor is in idle or standby mode, the rate of the clock signal driving a component, such as a memory interface, associated with the idle core/processor is reduced, thereby reducing power consumption..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160161999 

Method and powering on terminal


A method and an apparatus for powering on a terminal. The method for powering on a terminal includes collecting, by a pressure detection sensor disposed inside a housing of a terminal, a value of pressure; sending, by the pressure detection sensor, an interrupt request to a power management unit (pmu) when the value of the pressure collected by the pressure detection sensor meets a set condition; and outputting, by the pmu, a power supply maintaining signal after receiving the interrupt request, so as to power on the terminal..
Huawei Device Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160159497 

System and aircraft power management


A method implemented using at least one of the processor includes disposing a power source on a vehicle, wherein the power source is configured to power auxiliary loads of the aircraft. The method also includes connecting a power source disposed on a vehicle configured to engage an aircraft for ground operation, to auxiliary loads of the aircraft via an on-board power system.
General Electric Company


06/09/16
20160159229 

System and power management of off-board loads being powered and/or charged by an electric vehicle


A method to adjust power management of off-board devices being powered by a vehicle is provided. The method includes entering a plurality of user selected charging levels for each of the off-board devices, each user selected charging level corresponding to one of a plurality of threshold levels of a state of charge (soc) level; determining a current soc of a battery pack of the vehicle; adjusting charging levels of individual off-board devices from first user selected charging levels to second user selected charging levels when the current soc of the battery pack changes from a first threshold value to a second threshold value..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160159220 

Priority based power management an electric vehicle


A method to provide priority based power management of off-board devices being power by a vehicle comprising: determining an operating mode of the vehicle, the operating mode being an electric operating mode or a fossil fuel operating mode; determining a current state of charge (soc) of a battery pack of the vehicle; supplying power to the off-board devices when the current soc of the battery pack is above a minimum threshold value when the vehicle is operating in the fossil fuel operating mode; prioritizing the off-board devices when the vehicle is operating in the electric operating mode; and powering the off-board devices based on a prioritization level of the off-board devices and the current soc of the battery pack when the vehicle is operating in the electric operating mode.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160157951 

Devices for mobility assistance and infusion management


Provided are mobility assistance devices, particularly useful in medical settings where a patient ambulation is desired but the patient remains connected to one or many medical components. The system comprises a mast connected to a base, wherein the mast is angled with respect to the base and from which any number of medical components is supported.
Firefly Medical, Inc.


06/02/16
20160157186 

Method and power autoscaling in a resource-constrained network


An electronic device may adaptively manage power consumption associated with transmission and/or reception of signals by the electronic device, wherein the adaptive power management may comprise adjusting transmit power and/or one or more power-related thresholds used during transmission or reception operations in the electronic device. Adjustments to the transmit power and/or the one or more power-related thresholds may be determined based on comparison between power measurement associated with signals received by said electronic device with original transmit power for the signals.
Blackbird Technology Holdings, Inc.


06/02/16
20160157180 

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.


06/02/16
20160156227 

Power management system and power outlet unit


A power management system having: a power supply unit; a power meter that detects the total power consumption of power supplied from the power supply unit; a plurality of current sensors that each detect the current flowing to a plurality of power consumption units connected to the power supply unit; and a control unit that calculates the power consumption of each of the plurality of power consumption units by using the power meter and the plurality of current sensors. A power outlet unit having: an outlet to which power is supplied from the power supply unit; a current sensor that detects the current flowing through the outlet to the power consumption unit connected to the outlet; and a transmission unit that sends current detection results from the current sensor to the power supply unit..
Rohm Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160156214 

Method for charging control and an electronic device thereof


A charging control method and an electronic device for handling the method are provided. A power management device includes a power switch for providing a power path between a battery and a terminal set, and a control module configured to control the power switch to provide a charging function by forming the power path between the battery and the terminal set and provide a battery protection function by forming a discharging path or a charging path with respect to the battery..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160156197 

Power management transfer system and method


A method and system for supplying electric power to a plurality of priority loads from either a utility power source or a secondary power source, such as a generator. A control unit monitors the power draw by each of a plurality of priority loads and base loads during the supply of electric power from the utility power source.
Briggs & Stratton Corporation


06/02/16
20160156188 

Power management device, power management system, server, power management method, and program


power management device includes memory, classification portion, planning portion and indication portion. Classification portion classifies a change in monitoring power during a unit period with respect to each of buildings, stored in memory, into any one of kinds of electric power patterns.
Panasonic Corporation


06/02/16
20160154513 

Portable electrical device capable of testing body fat percentage


A portable electrical device includes a shell, a display device, a power management device, a touch button positioned on the shell, and a conductive substrate positioned inside the shell. The conductive substrate is spatially corresponding to the touch button and spaced apart a predetermined distance from the touch button.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160150677 

Thermoelectric cooler controller


A thermal management system for an enclosure containing electrical components includes a thermoelectric cooling unit for controlling temperature inside the enclosure and a controller for the cooling unit, the controller being configured so that it can be installed within and protected by the enclosure, rather than requiring its own separate secure enclosure. The controller includes a simplified power management circuit that uses an input quick connector that receives a first cable connector for providing power to the circuit board, and an output quick connector that receives a second cable connector for supplying power from the input quick connector to the fan of the cooling unit.
Hoffman Enclosures, Inc.


05/26/16
20160150416 

Coexistence management service for spectrum sharing


Systems and methods are provided for coexistence management service for licensed and unlicensed spectrum sharing. A coexistence system may include a coexistence manager (cm) that may provide resource allocation services for a coexistence enabler (ce).
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


05/26/16
20160150072 

Techniques for predictive power management of a mobile device


Techniques for managing discussion sharing on a mobile platform, comprising a power application. The power application may include, among other components, a power monitoring component to monitor at least one component and/or at least one application of a mobile device to determine device profile information, and a power management component to provide the determined device profile information of a mobile device to a server device and receive predicted information representative of forecasted power utilization of the mobile device and/or context sensitive recommendation information representative of one or more context sensitive recommendations for the mobile device..
Facebook, Inc.


05/26/16
20160149479 

Devices and methods of cancelling the switching noise from power management integrated circuits


A power management device includes a first power unit, a second power unit, and a control unit. The first power unit receives a first control signal of a first phase to generate a first current of the first phase flowing to an output node.
Mediatek Inc.


05/26/16
20160148653 

Method and using a pre-clock enable command for power management modes


Provided are a method and apparatus for using a pre-clock enable (pre-cke) command for power management modes. A host memory controller sends a pre-cke command to a memory module over a bus indicating at least one power management operation to perform.
Intel Corporation


05/26/16
20160148509 

Apparatus and power management of a system of indicator light devices


Indicator light devices are useful in many applications for indicating properties of physical spaces respectively associated therewith and in physical proximity thereto. The indicator light devices are network-enabled and self-powered, and capable of participating in coordinated power-managed operation to provide a sufficient service life and lower installation and replacement costs.
Banner Engineering Corp.


05/26/16
20160147701 

Bridge for bus-powered peripheral device power management


Technologies are described herein for power management in a peripheral device. A bridge is coupled to a communication link that provides power.
Seagate Technology Llc


05/26/16
20160147276 

Rack server system and power management method thereof


A rack server system and power management method is provided for automatically controlling work state of power supplies. The rack server system includes a plurality of servers, at least one rack management controller, and a power supply module.
Inventec Corporation




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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