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Multi-screen power management

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High current power inductor

High current power inductor

High current power inductor

Composite electronic component, board having the same mounted thereon, and power smoothing unit comprising the same

Date/App# patent app List of recent Power Management-related patents
10/23/14
20140317430
 Method, apparatus, and system for energy efficiency and energy conservation including optimizing c-state selection under variable wakeup rates patent thumbnailMethod, apparatus, and system for energy efficiency and energy conservation including optimizing c-state selection under variable wakeup rates
A processor may include power management techniques to, dynamically, chose an optimal c-state for the processing core. The measurement of real workloads on the oses exhibit two important observations (1) the bursts of high interrupt rate are interspersed between the low interrupt rate periods and long periods of high activity levels; and (2) the interrupt rate may, suddenly, fall below an interrupt rate (of 1 milli-second, for example) that is typical of the current operating systems (os).
10/23/14
20140313102
 Multi-screen power management patent thumbnailMulti-screen power management
The invention provides for an electronic device having a first surface area offering a first display and a second surface area offering a second display, the device being arranged to display different images on the first and second displays and having independent power management functionality for the first and second displays and operative while the displays are displaying the said different images, and to a method of active power management control for respective multiple screens within such a device.. .
10/23/14
20140313003
 High current power inductor patent thumbnailHigh current power inductor
A surface mount power inductor includes a preformed conductive winding clip and first and second-shaped core pieces. The core pieces may be configured to reduce unbalanced force experienced in the power inductor in certain types of power management circuitry.
10/23/14
20140312990
 Composite electronic component, board having the same mounted thereon, and power smoothing unit comprising the same patent thumbnailComposite electronic component, board having the same mounted thereon, and power smoothing unit comprising the same
A composite electronic component may include: an input terminal receiving power which has been converted by a power management unit; a power smoothing unit including a capacitor including a ceramic body in which a plurality of dielectric layers and internal electrodes are stacked such that the internal electrodes are disposed to face each other with the dielectric layer interposed therebetween and an inductor including a magnetic body including a coil part and a magnet, and smoothing power; and an output terminal supplying the smoothed power. The inductor may suppress an alternating current (ac) component of supplied power and the capacitor may reduce ripples in the supplied power..
10/23/14
20140312855
 Multi-purpose power management chip and power path control circuit patent thumbnailMulti-purpose power management chip and power path control circuit
The present invention discloses a multi-purpose power management chip and a power path control circuit. The multi-purpose power management chip includes: a switch circuit including at least one power transistor; a switch control circuit for generating a first switch signal to control an operation of the power transistor to thereby control the power conversion between an input terminal and an output terminal; a power path management circuit for controlling the charging operation from the output terminal to the battery; a current source for supplying a current to the battery; and a path selection circuit for determining whether the charging operation to the battery is controlled by the power path management circuit and the current source or not according to whether a power path power transistor is provided on the power path or not..
10/23/14
20140312852
 The method for transferring wireless power patent thumbnailThe method for transferring wireless power
This invention defines management protocols for wireless power transfer to multiple devices in multi-device wireless power management system. Various functions of multi-device wireless power management system are justified from this invention.
10/23/14
20140312833
 Method for transferring wireless power patent thumbnailMethod for transferring wireless power
This invention defines management protocols for wireless power transfer to multiple devices in multi-device wireless power management system. Various functions of multi-device wireless power management system are justified from this invention.
10/23/14
20140312827
 Modular system having expandable form factor patent thumbnailModular system having expandable form factor
A modular system of devices, in which a (master) device can be combined with one or more of other (slave) devices to transform to functional electronic devices having expanded functionalities and features in different form factors and/or platforms. The master device is docked to the slave device via a data/electrical interface, to transform the master device to the larger form factor of the slave device, with the master device maintaining control of the slave device, substantially based on the operating system installed in the master device, with access to the data, application programs, functionalities and features embodied in the master device.
10/23/14
20140312794
 Three-way omni-directional led lamp driver circuit patent thumbnailThree-way omni-directional led lamp driver circuit
An led driver circuit has a rectifier circuit including a first input terminal coupled to a first ac voltage line and a second input terminal coupled to a second ac voltage line. The rectifier circuit is configured to convert a first ac voltage on the first ac voltage line and a second ac voltage on the second ac voltage line to a dc voltage.
10/23/14
20140312127
 Battery power management in a thermostat with a wireless transceiver patent thumbnailBattery 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..
10/16/14
20140310549
Fifo clock and power management
An apparatus and method for saving power when transmitting data across a clock boundary is disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a fifo coupled to receive data from circuitry in a first clock domain and output data to circuitry in a second clock domain.
10/16/14
20140310548
Electronic device and method for power management
In a method for managing power of slave electronic devices using a master electronic device, the slave electronic devices are connected in sequence and an end one of the slave electronic devices is connected to the master electronic device. Each of the slave electronic devices determines and transmits their charging priority information to the master electronic device.
10/16/14
20140310544
Method and apparatus for a zero voltage processor sleep state
Embodiments of the invention relate to a method and apparatus for a zero voltage processor sleep state. A voltage regulator may be coupled to a processor to provide an operating voltage to the processor.
10/16/14
20140310541
Power gating shared logic
We report methods, integrated circuit devices, and fabrication processes relating to power management transitions of multiple compute units sharing a resource. One method include, in response to an indication that a first compute unit of a plurality of compute units is attempting to enter a normal power state and in response to no other compute units being in a low power state, causing a resource to enter the normal power state, wherein the plurality of compute units share the resource; and causing the first compute unit to enter the normal power state..
10/16/14
20140309800
System and a method of controlling a plurality of devices
A system is disclosed for managing interactions between a plurality of devices selected from a group consisting of energy sources, energy loads and energy storage devices, the system comprises a control bus; a power bus; a plurality of energy device interfaces, each energy device interface comprising a control bus port for operatively connecting the energy device interface to the control bus, a power bus port for operatively connecting the energy device interface to the power bus and a device port for operatively connecting the energy device interface to a device selected from the group consisting of energy sources, energy loads and energy storage devices and for controlling said device selected from the group consisting of energy sources, energy loads and energy storage devices and a power management unit operatively connected to the control bus and to the power bus, the power management unit comprising a control strategy determining unit for determining a control strategy, the power management unit being adapted for controlling each of the plurality of energy device interfaces according to the determined control strategy to thereby control interactions between the plurality of devices.. .
10/16/14
20140308044
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.
10/16/14
20140308043
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.
10/16/14
20140307311
Apparatus and method for annular optical power management
A system and method for obtaining super-resolution image of an object. An illumination beam is directed through an optical axis onto the object to be imaged.
10/16/14
20140306537
Power management system and method for optimizing fuel consumption
The present disclosure describes embodiments of an efficient power management system and method for fuel efficiency. The power management system comprises an energy storage unit, at least one renewable energy resource, a controller and an engine.
10/09/14
20140304536
Statistical approach to power management for electronic devices
Power savings is provided to users of various electronic devices by monitoring the times and locations at which those users activate, deactivate, or otherwise change an operational state of one or more functional elements of a device. Other contextual or environmental information can be captured as well when the user performs such an action.
10/09/14
20140304534
Network power management system
A power management device can include a housing, a power input associated with the housing, and a plurality of power outputs associated with the housing. At least certain power outputs can be connectable to one or more electrical loads external to the housing and to the power input.
10/09/14
20140304530
Power management for data ports
According to some embodiments, a communication interface 110 may include a biasing circuit 140 and a logic unit 130. The biasing circuit 140 may be configured to provide a bias voltage to a port of the communication interface 110.
10/09/14
20140302912
Power conservation in wagering game machines
Systems and methods provide power management on a wagering game machine. Inrush power may be reduced by staggering application of power to various power supplies in a wagering game machine.
10/09/14
20140302782
System and method for providing wireless power transfer functionality to an electrical device
An electrical device includes a host charger power management integrated circuit wired to a battery, a wired power input comprising a first vout and gnd pair of power connectors wired to a first pair of charging inputs of the host charger power management integrated circuit, a wireless power port for conductively connecting with a retrofittable wireless power receiver, said wireless power port comprising a second vout and gnd pair of power connectors wired to a second pair of charging inputs of the host charger power management integrated circuit; and a power disable connector for communicating a disable signal to disable charging. .
10/09/14
20140301023
Assembly of compactly integrated contactors in an electrical core
An electrical core comprising an assembly of power management and distribution contactors is provided. The power management contactors are attached to a first support element and the distribution contactors are carried by a second support element superimposed on the first so as to form a multilayer assembly.
10/09/14
20140299169
Electronic power management system for a wearable thermoelectric generator
A power management system for an energy harvesting device configured to provide a source voltage. The power management system may include a conditioning and control circuit configured to perform an initialization process by accumulating energy from the source voltage until an output voltage becomes regulated for a load.
10/02/14
20140298059
Electronic apparatus and associated power management method
An electronic apparatus is provided. The electronic apparatus includes a dynamic random access memory (dram), a power integrated circuit (ic), and a central processing unit (cpu).
10/02/14
20140298058
Advanced fine-grained cache power management
Methods and apparatuses for reducing leakage power in a system cache within a memory controller. The system cache is divided into multiple sections, and each section is supplied with power from one of two supply voltages.
10/02/14
20140298046
Universal serial bus chargers and charging management methods
Universal serial bus chargers and charging management methods thereof are provided. The universal serial bus charger includes a control unit, a charger module, a universal serial bus interface device, and a switch device.
10/02/14
20140297959
Advanced coarse-grained cache power management
Methods and apparatuses for reducing power consumption of a system cache within a memory controller. The system cache includes multiple ways, and each way is powered independently of the other ways.
10/02/14
20140293849
Powering a network device with converted electrical power
Examples disclose a networking device comprising a thermopile to convert a temperature difference between a heat surface and an ambient surface into electrical power. Additionally, the examples disclose a power management module to power the networking device with the converted electrical power..
10/02/14
20140293491
Active bypass diode circuit and solar power module with arc flash mitigation feature
An active bypass diode circuit that mitigates the hazard of arc flash events in a photovoltaic (pv) solar power array, and a pv solar power module that utilizes a plurality of said active bypass circuits are disclosed the active bypass circuit comprises a diode, a switch in parallel with the diode, a control circuit for opening and closing the switch, a circuit for detecting arc flash events, a power management circuit, a power supply circuit, and a capacitor. When an arc flash event is detected, all the switches are closed concurrently, reducing the voltage produced by the pv string to a level that is too low the sustain the arc, and thereby terminating the arc..
10/02/14
20140292524
Talking power management utility
An architecture is presented that provides a computer-implemented system and method for monitoring a remaining battery charge level in a mobile computer cart used in a hospital environment and detecting when said battery charge level is reduced to a selected level. The system comprises a monitoring component that monitors remaining battery charge levels for the mobile computer cart.
09/25/14
20140289546
Power management using reward-based sleep state selection
Systems and methods may provide for conducting a reward determination for a plurality of sleep states to obtain a plurality of reward determinations with respect to a device. In addition, a sleep state may be selected for the device from the plurality of sleep states based at least in part on the plurality of reward determinations.
09/25/14
20140289541
Dynamic power control
Systems and methods are provided that facilitate power management in a processing device. The system contains a power management component and a coupled to the processing device.
09/25/14
20140289025
Parking meter and a device therefor
A single bay parking meter device is provided which accepts payment by means of a credit or debit card, an electronic purse, or coins. The device has a power supply unit, a solar power charging arrangement and power management, such that it does not need power supply cables to be installed for each meter.
09/25/14
20140287678
Transmission power management device and transmission power management method
A transmission power management device including: a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to: acquire a first path loss between a first relay station and a second relay station, the first relay station relaying a first signal, the second relay station relaying a second signal, and adjust a first transmission power of the first signal by the first relay station based on the first path loss.. .
09/25/14
20140286217
Power management in a wireless network having stations with different power capabilities
Embodiments herein provide a device for communicating in a wireless network, the device comprising a processor, a memory, and a radio, wherein the device is to communicate to an associated access point (ap) information that includes a max idle time period corresponding to a time period set within the ap during which the device may be in a power save mode without being disconnected from the ap and wherein in the power save mode, the device is to selectively transmit to the associated ap and selectively refrain from transmission to the associated ap.. .
09/25/14
20140286213
Mobile device power management while providing location services
The disclosure is related to managing power consumption of a user equipment (ue) while providing location services. An aspect determines whether a given sensor configuration of a plurality of sensor configurations minimizes power consumption of the ue, wherein a sensor configuration comprises a set of values for a set of one or more sensor parameters controllable by the ue, and, based upon the determining, sets the set of one or more sensor parameters to the given sensor configuration..
09/25/14
20140285146
Vehicle communications, power management, and seating systems
A system for facilitating communication between a vehicle and a user includes a vehicle having a rechargeable battery and a communication and control subsystem. The communication and control subsystem is communicatively coupled to the battery to gather and transmit vehicle information, which may include battery information and a vehicle identifier.
09/25/14
20140285120
System and method for managing dc link switching harmonics
A distributed motor drive system includes a power management module and multiple inverter modules integrated with the motors and located on a machine or process remote from the power management module. The power management module distributes dc voltage and command signals to each of the inverters, where the dc voltage is distributed between modules via a dc link cable.
09/25/14
20140285007
Power management system for a microbial fuel cell and microbial electrolysis cell coupled system
Various embodiments of the invention include a power management unit (pmu) to simultaneously control the production of hydrogen and electricity for external use in an mfc-mec coupled system. In one embodiment, the pmu includes low voltage electronic switches using mosfets, and a pwm controller.
09/25/14
20140285001
Power management device
In order to manage power exchanged between an electric vehicle 1 and a house system 2 including an electric device 22, a power management device includes a vehicle detection portion 26 configured to detect a vehicle available for a resident of the house. A controller 24 determines power supplied from the electric vehicle 1 to the house system 2 in accordance with the presence of the vehicle detected by the vehicle detection portion 26.
09/25/14
20140284022
Portable heating unit
A portable heating system includes a rechargeable power source and a heating element electrically connected to the rechargeable power source. The system may include a power management element configured to selectively electrically connect the heating element to one of the rechargeable power source and an external power supply to power the heating element to generate heat.
09/18/14
20140281646
Power management method for server system
A power management method for a server system is provided. At least any one of a power status indication signal and an alert signal from a power supply is detected to judge whether an input voltage is normal.
09/18/14
20140281639
Device power management state transition latency advertisement for faster boot time
Methods and apparatus relating to device power management state transition latency advertisement for faster boot time are described. In some embodiments, a storage unit stores a value corresponding to a requisite transition delay period for a first agent to exit from a low power consumption state.
09/18/14
20140281629
Power management for a computer system
Embodiments include a method for managing power in a computer system including a main processor and an active memory device including powered units, the active memory device in communication with the main processor by a memory link, the powered units including a processing element. The method includes the main processor executing a program on a program thread, encountering a first section of code to be executed by the active memory device, changing, by a first command, a power state of a powered unit on the active memory device based on the main processor encountering the first section of code, the first command including a store command.
09/18/14
20140281624
Power management device
A power management device is adapted to reduce power consumption, particularly in battery-powered applications such as within a node in a utility network (e.g., in a gas, water, or other utility application). In one example, a low-current voltage regulator provides power to a processor during low-power “sleep” states.
09/18/14
20140281621
Stealth power management in storage array
Increased power savings is provided by powering down idle storage devices and emulating storage device responses to host requests which do not require data access. A virtual target emulates the hard disk drive, has information associated with the hard disk drive, and provides information in response to host requests to satisfy the host.
09/18/14
20140281619
Systems and methods for modifying power states in a virtual environment
Systems, methods, and software are described herein for operating a power management system including identifying a virtual machine load in a virtual machine environment, identifying a power state for at least one real machine in the virtual machine environment based on the virtual machine load, and modifying the power state for the at least one real machine.. .
09/18/14
20140281616
Platform agnostic power management
In an embodiment, a processor includes at least one functional block and a central power controller. The at least one functional block may include at least one block component and block power logic.
09/18/14
20140281611
Power management for a memory device
An improved method and apparatus for performing power management in a memory device is disclosed.. .
09/18/14
20140281605
Power management for a computer system
Embodiments include a method for managing power in a computer system including a main processor and an active memory device including powered units, the active memory device in communication with the main processor by a memory link, the powered units including a processing element. The method includes the main processor executing a program on a program thread, encountering a first section of code to be executed by the active memory device, changing, by a first command, a power state of a powered unit on the active memory device based on the main processor encountering the first section of code, the first command including a store command.
09/18/14
20140281600
Apparatus and method to provide near zero power devslp in sata drives
Apparatus and methods of reducing power consumption in solid-state disks (ssds) that can reduce power levels in ssds below levels achievable in known ssd reduced power states. The apparatus is a power management subsystem operative to detect whether an ssd subsystem has been enabled to enter a reduced power state, and to receive a control signal from a host directing the power management subsystem to place the ssd subsystem in the reduced power state.
09/18/14
20140281594
Application processor and driving method
In a system including a power management integrated circuit (pmic) and a memory device, an application processor obtains control information for a memory device, the control information defining in part at least a first power supply voltage and operating clock frequency for the memory device. A memory control unit (mcu) communicates a workload indication related to queued operation commands for the memory device to a digital voltage and frequency scaling (dvfs) controller, and the dvfs controller provides a power supply voltage command to the pmic in response to the mcu workload indication and the control information..
09/18/14
20140281593
Partitioned switch mode power supply (smps) interface
A single-wire interface of an application processor that communicates with another single-wire interface of a power management unit (pmu) via a control signal line. The control signal line can be a single signal path.
09/18/14
20140281592
Global efficient application power management
A method, system and computer-readable medium for allocating power among computing resources are provided. The method calculates an activity level of a first computer resource.
09/18/14
20140281590
Battery power management for electronic device
In one embodiment a controller comprises logic to receive a temperature indicator for an electronic device to be coupled to a first battery and implement a selected power management routine when a temperature parameter derived from the temperature indicator is below a threshold. Other embodiments may be described..
09/18/14
20140281275
Broadcast messaging and acknowledgment messaging for power management in a multiprocessor system
Various aspects provide for implementing a cache coherence protocol. A system comprises at least one processing component and a centralized controller.
09/18/14
20140279230
Revenue sharing system and method thereof
A diagnostic tool that can communicate with a computing device such as smart phone is provided. The diagnostic tool can include a power management system that allows the dynastic tool to enter lower power state in order to prevent the power drain of vehicle battery.


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