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06/23/16
20160183193 
 Mobile device power control patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 
new patent

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 
new patent

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 
new patent

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 
new patent

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 
new patent

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 
new patent

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 
new patent

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 
new patent

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 
new patent

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


05/26/16
20160145974 

Apparatus and power management of downhole tool


An apparatus for power conservation and selectively switching between one or more power source and a load disposed within a downhole tool based on specific condition of the environment comprising an electrical load, at least one electric power source, a controllable power switch for selectively electrically connecting and disconnecting the electric power and a controller responsive to a predetermined change in the environment; a method for power conservation of a downhole tool in response to a predetermined change in a physical property of the environment, and a method for cooling a component in a downhole tool using drilling fluid inserted form surface.. .

05/19/16
20160142136 

Optical transceiver, optical transmission system, and light source output monitoring method


An optical transceiver includes: a light source; a light source power management unit configured to manage a state of an output power of the light source; an optical detector configured to receive a first optical signal from a counterpart optical transmission apparatus and detect the first optical signal; and a monitoring information extraction unit configured to extract a monitoring information of a reception power level of a second optical signal, which is generated from an output light of the light source and received in the counterpart optical transmission apparatus, from the first optical signal, wherein the light source power management unit is configured to update a written value of the state of the output power of the light source in a case where a monitored value of the reception power level included in the monitoring information is decreased to exceed a variation of an optical transmission path.. .
Fujitsu Limited


05/19/16
20160141916 

Power system, power management method, and program


A power system 10 is provided with a power conversion device 110 connected to an input power supply 200, a battery 120 and a load 130 connected in parallel with each other to the output side of the power conversion device 110, and a control device 140 controlling charging/discharging of the battery 120, wherein the control device 140 receives output power of the power conversion device 110, determines, based on the received output power, charge or discharge power of the battery 120 such that the output power becomes close to a first value, and charges or discharges the battery 120 based on the determined charge or discharge power.. .
Nec Corporation


05/19/16
20160141006 

Power management in an electronic system through reducing energy usage of a battery and/or controlling an output power of an amplifier thereof


A method includes configuring a battery and a voltage regulator configured to regulate an output voltage of the battery to supply power to a memory of an electronic circuit also comprising non-memory circuitry. The method also includes switching the supply of power between the battery and the voltage regulator such that: the memory is powered from the battery when the non-memory circuitry is inactive, the memory is powered from a combination of voltage from the battery and the voltage regulator when the memory is about to communicate with the non-memory circuitry during a transition of the non-memory circuitry into an active state thereof, and the memory and the non-memory circuitry are powered from the voltage regulator during the active state of the non-memory circuitry.

05/19/16
20160141004 

Power management in an electronic system through reducing energy usage of a battery and/or controlling an output power of an amplifier thereof


A method includes automatically charging a capacitor coupled to a battery configured to power a memory through a charge switch that is closed whenever a voltage of the battery exceeds a recovery trip voltage or exceeds a shutdown trip voltage but is less than the recovery trip voltage and opened whenever the voltage of the battery drops below the shutdown trip voltage such that a minimum voltage of the shutdown trip voltage is maintained on the battery, thereby enabling the memory to retain information therein. The method also includes rendering a stored energy of the capacitor available to all circuitry coupled to the battery following the charging thereof through coupling the capacitor in parallel with the battery based on closure of a discharge switch following the charging of the capacitor..

05/19/16
20160139963 

Virtual computing power management


As disclosed herein, a method, executed by a computer, includes comparing a current power consumption profile for a computing task with an historical power consumption profile, receiving a request for a computing resource, granting the request if the historical power consumption profile does not suggest a pending peak in the current power consumption profile or the historical power consumption profile indicates persistent consumption at a higher power level, and denying the request for the computing resource if the historical power consumption profile suggests a pending peak in the current power consumption profile and the historical power consumption profile indicates temporary consumption at the higher power level. Denying the request may include initiating an allocation timeout and subsequently ending the allocation timeout in response to a drop in a power consumption below a selected level.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160139657 

Computing device power states


In one example in accordance with the present disclosure, a computing device is provided. The computing device includes an interface module and a power management module.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


05/19/16
20160139639 

Resource allocation and deallocation for power management in devices


In general, techniques are described for resource allocation and deallocation that facilitates power management. A device comprising one or more processors and a memory may be configured to perform the techniques.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.


05/12/16
20160134289 

Power management system for integrated circuits


An apparatus includes a plurality of programmable hardware resources and an analog-to-digital converter (adc) disposed on an ic die. The adc is configured to quantize values of one or more analog parameters of the ic die.
Xilinx, Inc.


05/12/16
20160134110 

Power management method, power management system, and power supply apparatus


A power management method receives, from a meter that measures the amount of surplus power, which is power supplied from a power generation apparatus to a power system, a surplus power value indicating the amount of surplus power, receives, from a first communication terminal used by a user corresponding to first user identification information, an inquiry about power supply in which the surplus power is used in a first time period that lasts a certain unit time, the inquiry being associated with the first user identification information, issues, in accordance with the inquiry, first power identification information for validating power supply performed by a power supply apparatus using the surplus power corresponding to the first time period for an accumulated value of the amount of surplus power corresponding to the first time period, transmits the first power identification information and the accumulated value of the amount of surplus power corresponding to the first time period to the first communication terminal, and causes the power supply apparatus that has received a first power supply request, which is associated with the first power identification information, indicating that power is to be supplied to the first load apparatus to supply an amount of first power equal to or smaller than the amount of surplus power to the first load apparatus as power that does not cause a charging process.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160133201 

Power management for head worn computing


Aspects of the present invention relate to context based power management of a head-worn computer.. .
Osterhout Group, Inc.


05/12/16
20160132099 

Security sensor power management


By way of example, a low-power processing device is disclosed. The low-power processing device includes a battery power supply, a processor, and a micro-controller.
Novi Security, Inc.


05/12/16
20160132085 

Scalable data collection for system management


A system with a local data collector that collects power management data for a subsystem. The local data collector can determine whether a first formatting associated with a first channel between the local data collector and a system power management data collector is equivalent to a second formatting associated with a second channel between the local data collector and the system power management data collector, and in response to a determination that the first formatting and second formatting are not equivalent format the power management data according to the first formatting; store the power management data formatted according to the first formatting in a first location in a memory; format the power management data according to the second formatting; and store the power management data formatted according to the second formatting in a second location the memory..
International Business Machines Corporation


05/12/16
20160132083 

Adaptive graphics subsystem power and performance management


Examples are disclosed for adaptive graphics subsystem power and performance management including adjusting one or more power management or performance attributes for a graphics subsystem for a computing platform based on a comparison of a current quality metric to a target quality metric. The current and target quality metric to be separately determined based on current and target quality of service (qos) values for power management and performance for at least portions of the computing platform..
Intel Corporation


05/12/16
20160132082 

Power management for head worn computing


Aspects of the present invention relate to context based power management of a head-worn computer.. .
Osterhout Group, Inc.


05/12/16
20160131911 

Power management for head worn computing


Aspects of the present invention relate to context based power management of a head-worn computer.. .
Osterhout Group, Inc.


05/12/16
20160131904 

Power management for head worn computing


Aspects of the present invention relate to context based power management of a head-worn computer.. .
Osterhout Group, Inc.


05/05/16
20160126788 

Multi-output power management method


A multi-output power management method used in a ups system for enabling a microcontroller to determine whether to execute an automatic setting or manual setting. In automatic setting, the microcontroller conducts the parameter setting of a multi-output selector output mode, and switches a multi-output selector to a bypass or dc to ac inverter output mode after confirming that the power status parameter is in a predetermined multi-output selector parameter setting range.
Cyberpower Systems, Inc.


05/05/16
20160126761 

Power management systems for product demonstration fixtures


power management systems for an electronic product demonstration fixture for demonstrating portable electronic devices. The product demonstration fixture may include an exhibition portion and a base portion.
Apple Inc.


05/05/16
20160126030 

Power supply circuit and electronic equipment


A power supply circuit and an electronic equipment, pertaining to the field of electronic circuit, are provided. The power supply circuit includes: a battery, a power management chip and a radio frequency (rf) chip; an output terminal of the battery is connected to at least one input terminal of the power management chip, while the at least one input terminal of the power management chip is individually grounded via a corresponding filter capacitor, respectively; and the output terminal of the battery is also connected to an input terminal of the rf chip via a switching power supply circuit.
Xiaomi Inc,


05/05/16
20160125923 

Multi-channel memory system using asymmetric channel frequency scaling and related power management method


A multi-channel memory system has a memory device, a plurality of channels, and a control circuit. The memory device has a plurality of memory storage spaces.
Mediatek Inc.


05/05/16
20160125556 

Power management message bus system


A message bus is utilized for energy management/control. The publish/subscribe message bus present between site gateways, a central server farm, and other entities, facilitates exchange of messages pertaining to management and control of power generation and/or storage.
Solarcity Corporation


05/05/16
20160124490 

Dynamically controlling power management of an on-die memory of a processor


In one embodiment, a processor comprises: at least one core to execute instructions; a memory coupled to the at least one core, the memory including a plurality of pages to store information; and a page manager coupled to the memory, the page manager to access metadata of a page table entry associated with a page of the memory and update usage information of an entry of a database, the entry of the database associated with the page of the memory. The page manager may cause at least a portion of the memory to be dynamically powered down based at least in part on the usage information.
Intel Corporation


05/05/16
20160124486 

Distributed power budgeting


A distributed power management system is configured determine a node power consumption of a node during a first time interval. The system can determine a node power cap.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/05/16
20160124484 

A mobile platform and a method therein


A method for controlling powering of a mobile platform 201 comprising a first finite state machine (fsm) 202 and a second fsm 203. The method comprises synchronizing the first fsm with the second fsm, wherein the first fsm is arranged on a first integrated circuit (ic) 207 comprised in the mobile platform and configured to control a first power management unit (pmu) 205 arranged on the first ic, and wherein the second fsm is arranged on a second ic 208 comprised in the mobile platform and configured to control a second pmu 206 arranged on the second ic, whereby the first pmu and the second pmu are synchronized to operate simultaneously during rank-up and rank-down, thereby providing power control of the mobile platform..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


05/05/16
20160124482 

Management apparatus and power management method


A power management apparatus and a power management method are provided. The method includes the following steps.
Silicon Integrated Systems Corp.


05/05/16
20160124479 

Peer to peer power management


An apparatus and associated method contemplating first and second electronic devices configured to execute input/output (i/o) commands via a network. At least one of the electronic devices has a power manager application configured to control an amount of power supplied to the one of the electronic devices based on an amount of power being supplied to one or more of the electronic devices..
Spectra Logic Corporation


05/05/16
20160124478 

Configurable power management integrated circuit


In accordance with aspects of the present invention, a programmable power management integrated circuit is presented. An integrated circuit can include a plurality of cells, each cell including at least one driver for a switchable element; and a switch matrix and controller coupled to the plurality of cells, the switch matrix and controller being programmable to configure at least one power channel, each power channel including at least one cell of the plurality of cells.
Progranalog Corp.


05/05/16
20160124451 

Power management method and power management device


A power management method includes a prediction step s101, an extraction step s104, and a presentation step. In the prediction step s101, it is predicted whether an integral power consumption will exceed a predetermined value during a reference time.
Kyocera Corporation


05/05/16
20160124450 

Power management device


A power management device managing electric power in a load facility group including plural load facilities includes: a detector that detects an instantaneous value of power consumption for each of the plural load facilities; a forecaster that forecasts an instantaneous value of power consumption for each of the plural load facilities; an operation unit that obtains a difference between the value detected by the detector and the value forecasted by the forecaster, for each of the plural load facilities; a controller that outputs a storage command or a discharge command based on whether the difference obtained by the operation unit is positive or negative; and a storage/discharge device that stores/discharges electricity based on the storage command or the discharge command output by the controller. The power management device can respond to instantaneous and steep power consumption amount change in a load facility to enable efficient use of power..
Toshiba Mitsubishi-electric Industrial Systems 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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