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Voltage converter and power management device including the same

Samsung Electronics

Voltage converter and power management device including the same

Power management alarm devices

Honeywell International

Power management alarm devices

Power management alarm devices

Sony

Electrical charging/discharging control apparatus, electric-power management apparatus, electric-power management method…


Date/App# patent app List of recent Power Management-related patents
07/30/15
20150215864 
 Power management of a radio data transceiver patent thumbnailnew patent Power management of a radio data transceiver
Methods and apparatuses for operating a wireless mobile station configured to communicate with a wireless access point are described. A first awake timer may be started in response to receiving a beacon signal from the wireless access point.
Apple Inc.


07/30/15
20150214842 
 Power management alarm devices patent thumbnailnew patent Power management alarm devices
A system including an alarm device, the alarm device further includes a switch mode buck converter, a capacitor that is charged by the buck converter, a boost converter that powers an output device primarily from energy drawn from the capacitor and circuitry coupled to the buck converter and boost converter, wherein the buck converter charges the capacitor with a relatively constant current and wherein the circuitry dynamically adjusts an instantaneous duty cycle of the buck converter to achieve the constant current based upon a power setting of the output device.. .
Honeywell International Inc.


07/30/15
20150214827 
 Voltage converter and power management device including the same patent thumbnailnew patent Voltage converter and power management device including the same
A voltage converter includes a driving device unit, a current sensing unit and a switching control circuit. The driving device unit charges an input power supply voltage in an inductor, connected between a switching node and an output node, in response to a first driving control signal, and discharges the inductor in response to a second driving control signal.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150214776 
 Electrical charging/discharging control apparatus, electric-power management apparatus, electric-power management method and electric-power management system patent thumbnailnew patent Electrical charging/discharging control apparatus, electric-power management apparatus, electric-power management method and electric-power management system
Disclosed herein is an electrical-charging/discharging control apparatus composing an electric-power accumulation facility in conjunction with an electric-power accumulation battery and including: a communication section configured to receive a command to carry out either of electrical charging and discharging operations on the electric-power accumulation battery from an electric-power management apparatus for managing the electrical charging and discharging operations carried out on the electric-power accumulation battery; a control section configured to control the electrical charging and discharging operations carried out on the electric-power accumulation battery on the basis of the command; and a power conditioner for supplying electric power from an electric-power network to the electric-power accumulation battery and transferring electric power accumulated in the electric-power accumulation battery to the electric-power network in accordance with control carried out by the control section.. .
Sony Corporation


07/30/15
20150214738 
 Local demand side power management for electric utility networks patent thumbnailnew patent Local demand side power management for electric utility networks
A demand side electric power supply management system is disclosed. The system comprises an islanded power system having a point of coupling to a supply grid.
Auckland Uniservices Limited


07/30/15
20150212565 
 System and  power management of mobile devices patent thumbnailnew patent System and power management of mobile devices
A method and system of managing power usage of devices including selectively executing a program application on a plurality of battery powered devices. Battery usage data is generated for a battery in one or more of the devices during execution of the work application.
Vocollect, Inc.


07/30/15
20150212497 
 Universal serial bus active cable power management patent thumbnailnew patent Universal serial bus active cable power management
The present disclosure provides a system and method for controlling power in an active cable via a circuit mechanism located internally within the cable assembly. The system may include a first device communicatively coupled to a second device via the cable assembly and a device power line.
Intel Corporation


07/23/15
20150208357 
 Interactively cooperative mobile communication device power management patent thumbnailInteractively cooperative mobile communication device power management
Mobile communication devices, like smartphones, cooperatively interact with one another and with a communication provider, like a cellular telephone provider, to manage power usage by the mobile devices, where the communication capabilities of the devices are still retained. For example, for two mobile devices, the first device may be placed into a reduced-power mode, while the second device remains in a non-reduced-power mode.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte.ltd.


07/23/15
20150208351 
 Position-based mobile terminal power management device patent thumbnailPosition-based mobile terminal power management device
A position-based mobile terminal power management device, includes a positioning module connected to the power management and control module; a network connection monitoring module connected to the power management and control module; a power management and control module connected to the positioning module, network connection monitoring module, storage module, and terminal function module respectively; a storage module connected to the power management and control module; and a terminal function module connected to the power management and control module. With the device, a mobile terminal can automatically enable or disable the accessory devices thereof according to the position of the mobile terminal, thus saving power and facilitating use by a user..
Borqs Wireless Ltd.


07/23/15
20150208341 
 Power efficient network with network controller patent thumbnailPower efficient network with network controller
A non-transitory computer-readable medium for managing power consumption in a network of network devices is disclosed. The computer-readable medium stores instructions, that when executed by one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to perform certain operations.

07/23/15
20150207326 

Paralleling module for a generator system


A power management system that includes a first enclosure and a second enclosure. A first generator is inside the first enclosure and a second generator is inside the second enclosure.
Kohler Co.


07/23/15
20150205493 

Interactively cooperative mobile communication device power management


A creator can specify one or more navigation paths through an album of pictures on a social networking web site. Each navigation path has a name and specifies a sequence in which a number of the pictures are to be viewed by a viewer.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


07/23/15
20150205342 

Switching a computing device from a low-power state to a high-power state


Systems and methods for switching a computing device from a low-power state to a high-power state are provided. In some aspects, a method, implemented on a power management processing unit of the computing device, includes receiving, while the computing device is in the low-power state, a first audio signal.
Google Inc.


07/23/15
20150205339 

Devices routing wakeup signals using physical layer, methods of operating the same, and data processing systems including the same


In a method of operating a device, signals associated with wakeup of the device are detected using a first physical layer among a plurality of physical layers, and a detection signal is generated based on the detected signals. The detection signal is transmitted directly to a power management circuit.

07/23/15
20150205338 

Power management system comprising static protecting circuit and related operation


A power management system comprises a power converter comprising a power stage and configured to detect an abnormal static state of the power stage, to generate a protection signal in response to the detection of the abnormal static state of the power stage, and to stabilize a direct current (dc) power supply voltage in response to an enable signal to generate a dc output voltage, and a main control circuit configured to generate the enable signal for the power converter based on the protection signal received from the power converter.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150205311 

Power management system, power management device, and large power-using power load


The power management system includes: a power management device for managing power to be used by multiple power loads; and a large power-using power load. The large power-using power load is defined as a power load which shows a power consumption larger than a difference between allowable power and an upper limit power smaller than the allowable power when operating at a maximum power consumption.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150203328 

Elevator power management


A system for managing elevator power includes a power line connected to a power grid, a motor connected to the power line and configured to receive power from the power line to drive an elevator, an alternative power source connected to the motor, and a power control system configured to control the power line to supply power to the motor to drive the elevator, to detect a predetermined threshold value of power supplied from the power line, and to supply both power from the power line and power from the alternative power source to the motor based on a determination that the predetermined threshold value of power is supplied from the power line.. .
Otis Elevator Company


07/23/15
20150202976 

Electric vehicle power management systems


A system that enables power flow management for electrical devices, such as electric vehicles. Power flow managers can coordinate charging activities.
Gridpoint, Inc.


07/16/15
20150200058 

Nanodevice arrays for electrical energy storage, capture and management and their formation


An apparatus, system, and method are provided for a vertical two-terminal nanotube or microtube device configured to capture and generate energy, to store electrical energy, and to integrate these functions with power management circuitry. The vertical device can include a column disposed in a template material extending from one side of the template material to the other side of the template material.
University Of Maryland


07/16/15
20150200004 

Non-volatile random access memory power management using self-refresh commands


For non-volatile random access memory (nvram) power management using self-refresh commands, a low-power module intercepts a memory self-refresh command and powers down an nvram in response to the memory self-refresh command. A resumption module intercepts a self-refresh exit command and powers up the nvram in response to the self-refresh exit command..
Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.


07/16/15
20150199940 

Power management method and display device thereof


A power management method a display device utilizes the same are disclosed. The power management method, adopted by the display device, includes: increasing, by a control circuit, brightness of a lighting device, wherein the lighting device is configured to illuminate a display panel device; detecting, by an overload detection circuit, whether an overload has been triggered by the increased brightness; and when the overload has been triggered by the increased brightness, recording, by a power capacity determination circuit, a maximal predetermined brightness that is used prior to the overload is triggered, while showing an on-screen-display (osd) warning message on a display of the display device for reminding the user.
Wistron Corp.


07/16/15
20150199292 

Method and simplifying communication between a host system and a display subsystem


A method for simplifying the host-to-display subsystem communications and consolidating the non-volatile memory requirements into a pmic (power management integrated circuit) is disclosed. Hardware and software resource reduction in both the client devices (located in the display subsystem) and the host system on a chip (soc) can be realized with a novel pmic design.
Apple Inc.


07/16/15
20150199002 

Method, apparatus, and system for energy efficiency and energy conservation including determining an optimal power state of the apparatus based on residency time of non-core domains in a power saving state


A processor may determine the actual residency time of a non-core domain residing in a power saving state and based on the actual residency time the processor may determine an optimal power saving state (p-state) for the processor. In response to the non-core domain entering a power saving state, an interrupt generator (ig) may generate a first interrupt and the device drivers or an operating system may use the first interrupt to start a timer (first value).
Intel Corporation


07/16/15
20150198995 

Power management of data processing resources, such as power adaptive management of data storage operations


A system and method for performing power conservation actions is described. In some examples, the system determines a power conservation policy based on information from the system, and implements that policy in an enterprise or in one or more buildings, such as within a data storage environment.
Commvault Systems, Inc.


07/16/15
20150198991 

Predicting power management state durations on a per-process basis


Durations of power management states are predicted on a per-process basis. Some embodiments include storing, in one or more data structures associated with one or more processes, information indicating previous durations of a power management state associated with the process(es).
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


07/16/15
20150198986 

Electronic apparatus, functional unit, and power-down method thereof


An electronic apparatus comprises a switch, a processing unit, a functional unit and a power management unit. The function unit has a timer.
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.


07/16/15
20150198660 

Method for breaking down hardware power into sub-components


A system, method and computer program product for enabling efficient and accurate post-silicon leakage power characterization of semiconductor chips at very high temperatures. The system and method can be used to estimate dynamic power usage at a sub-component level.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/16/15
20150196761 

Method for treating cardiovascular disease using implantable electroacupuncture device


An implantable electroacupuncture device (iead) treats cardiovascular disease through application of stimulation pulses applied at at least one of acupoints ex-hn1, bl14, ht7, ht5, pc6, st36, li11, lu7, and lu2. The iead comprises an implantable, coin-sized, self-contained, leadless electroacupuncture device having at least two electrodes attached to an outside surface of its housing.
Valencia Technologies Corporation


07/09/15
20150195795 

Power headroom reporting for in-device coexistence interference avoidance


The invention relates methods for maximum output level reporting by a mobile terminal in a mobile communication system. The invention is also providing apparatus for performing these methods, and computer readable media the instructions of which cause the apparatus to perform the methods described herein.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


07/09/15
20150195642 

Power transferring headphones


The invention relates to headphones which can facilitate the transfer of electrical power from the headphones' internal power source to other devices. A pair of headphones can connect to a device through a modified cable.
Zeikos Inc.


07/09/15
20150194893 

Power management multi-chip module with separate high-side driver integrated circuit die


A packaged device includes a first die, a second die, and specially spaced and positioned sets of package terminals. The first die includes a pulse-width modulator (pwm), a processor, a timer, high-side drivers, low-side drivers, and a fault protection circuit.
Active-semi, Inc.


07/09/15
20150194741 

Method and the alignment of a 60 ghz endfire antenna


A portable unit with an endfire antenna and operating at 60 ghz makes an optimum communication channel with an endfire antenna in an array of antennas distributed over the area of a ceiling. The portable unit is pointed towards the ceiling and the system controlling the ceiling units selects and adjusts the positioning of an endfire antenna mounted on a 3-d adjustable rotatable unit.
Tensorcom, Inc.


07/09/15
20150192976 

Contextual platform power management


In an embodiment, an apparatus includes a processor including logic to determine from data received from one or more sensors, whether the apparatus is in physical contact with a user. The logic is further to set a power management policy of the apparatus based on a processor context, where the processor context is determined based at least in part on whether the apparatus is in physical contact with the user, and where the power management policy is used by the logic to determine a level of power consumption at which to operate the processor.
Intel Corporation


07/09/15
20150192974 

Power management system for a bus interface system


Embodiments of bus interface systems are disclosed. In one embodiment, a bus interface system includes a master bus controller and a slave bus controller coupled along a bus line.
Rf Micro Devices, Inc.


07/02/15
20150189606 

Power headroom report method and apparatus of ue


An improved method and an apparatus for reporting power headroom (ph) of a ue are provided. The power headroom report (phr) method of the present invention includes determining whether to trigger phr based on a change of power management maximum power reduction (p-mpr) between two time points, generating, if phr is determined to be triggered, power headroom, and reporting the power headroom information to a base station..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/02/15
20150189605 

Power headroom report method and apparatus of ue


An improved method and an apparatus for reporting power headroom (ph) of a ue are provided. The power headroom report (phr) method of the present invention includes determining whether to trigger phr based on a change of power management maximum power reduction (p-mpr) between two time points, generating, if phr is determined to be triggered, power headroom, and reporting the power headroom information to a base station..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/02/15
20150189448 

Power management system for a hearing aid


An apparatus for a hearing device includes a first voltage regulator with an output terminal; a first voltage reference; a second voltage regulator with an output terminal; a switching element; and a decoupling element; wherein the switching element and the decoupling element are operatively between the first voltage reference and the first voltage regulator; wherein the output terminal of the first voltage regulator shares a same electrical node as the output terminal of the second voltage regulator; and wherein the first voltage regulator is configured to provide a first output voltage in response to applied battery power, the second voltage regulator is configured to provide a second output voltage if a certain condition is fulfilled, and the switching element is configured to disconnect the first voltage reference from the decoupling element if the condition is fulfilled.. .
Gn Resound A/s


07/02/15
20150188360 

Solar charging of multiple battery banks


A power management and selection system for a class 8 tractor trailer, directs excess solar and vehicular charge capacity to an auxiliary load by measuring available charge capacity from a reefer power system including a reefer battery, solar panel and charge controller for moderating solar power to the reefer batter, and measuring available charge capacity from a cab vehicle power system including a propulsion system battery and alternator. Charge logic, in a selector configured for switching charge capacity to the auxiliary load, determines which of the reefer power system and cab vehicle power system has the most potential excess charge capacity, and directs the determined excess charge capacity to the auxiliary load, while the measured available charge capacity remains sufficient for powering the respective reefer power system or cab vehicle power system..

07/02/15
20150187317 

Method of controlling driving voltage of display panel and display apparatus performing the method


A method of controlling a driving voltage of a display apparatus includes transmitting a ready signal from a timing control circuit of the display apparatus to a power management circuit of the display apparatus through a connection area of a connection member of the display apparatus, which is disposed between a display panel and a main circuit board of the display apparatus, and controlling a generation of the driving voltage from the power management circuit based on the ready signal received by the power management circuit, where the display apparatus includes a gate driver circuit disposed on the display panel, and the timing control circuit and the power management circuit are disposed on the main circuit board.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


07/02/15
20150185819 

Vital information measuring device, processing system, vital information processing method, and program


A vital information measuring device which includes a power state information acquiring unit that acquires power state information indicating a power state, a vital information acquiring unit that acquires a plurality of pieces of vital information from a plurality of vital sensors, and a processing unit that performs power management of the plurality of vital sensors based on the power state information, wherein the processing unit sets a priority of power supply for each of the plurality of vital sensors based on each of the plurality of pieces of vital information, and executes the power management on the plurality of vital sensors based on the priority and the power state information.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


07/02/15
20150185816 

Multi-core computer processor based on a dynamic core-level power management for enhanced overall power efficiency


The present disclosure provides methods and systems for managing power in a processor having multiple cores. In one implementation, a microarchitecture of a core within a general-purpose processor may include configurable lanes (horizontal slices through the pipeline) which can be powered on and off independently from each other within the core.
Cornell University


07/02/15
20150185806 

Method and power management in an electronic device by sensing the presence and intent of an object


A method for sensing, in an electronic device, the presence and inferring therefrom an intent of an object includes sensing a baseline ambient spatial average temperature for a sensed field of view, monitoring the sensed field of view for a variation in the ambient spatial average temperature of the field of view relative to the baseline, characterizing any detected variation, determining whether the detected variation is a recognized variation, and causing the electronic device to take at least one predetermined action responsive to a recognized variation.. .

07/02/15
20150185799 

Power management techniques for computer-readable storage devices


Improved power management techniques for computer-readable storage devices are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may comprise a plurality of logical storage devices and a controller to manage operations of the plurality of logical storage devices, the controller comprising a configuration component to configure a global power consumption threshold defining an overall power consumption budget for the plurality of logical storage devices, a tracking component to maintain a global power consumption tally comprising an estimated total power consumption level for the plurality of logical storage devices, and an arbitration component to resolve an operation request based on the global power consumption threshold and the global power consumption tally.
Netapp, Inc.


07/02/15
20150185797 

Dynamic power measurement and estimation to improve memory subsystem power performance


Dynamic monitoring of current draw by a memory device or memory subsystem can enable a power management system to adjust a memory access performance parameter based on monitored power usage. The system can generate a power usage characterization for the memory device and/or memory subsystem based on monitoring current draw for a known pattern, and then subsequently use the power usage characterization to determine how to adjust the memory access performance parameter..

06/25/15
20150181208 

Thermal and power management with video coding


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


06/25/15
20150181117 

Thermal and power management


In an example, a method includes determining, by an electronic device, a user experience metric associated with content captured by at least one camera of the electronic device. The method also includes adjusting at least one operating parameter of the device to produce an operating characteristic target, wherein the adjustment is based on an estimated change to the determined user experience metric due to the adjustment..
Qualcomm Incorporated


06/25/15
20150180540 

Zero standby power for powerline communication devices


An embodiment is an integrated system on chip (soc) including a communication interface configured to implement a communication protocol including functional blocks that are energized or de-energized individually so that a minimum power consumption is used to receive and detect a signal, and a receiver identification (id) detection function configured to determine whether the signal is intended for the device in which the soc resides. The soc further includes a power management function configured to control which functions in the soc and/or device in which the soc resides are energized or de-energized depending on the results of the receiver id detection function, and a power source capable of energizing a minimum number of the functional blocks required to receive and detect a signal, wherein the power source can be used in a low power state and switched over to a main power supply when the soc is energized..
Stmicroelectronics, Inc.


06/25/15
20150180422 

Pseudo-envelope following power management system


Embodiments disclosed in the detailed description relate to a pseudo-envelope follower power management system used to manage the power delivered to a linear rf power amplifier.. .
Rf Micro Devices, Inc.


06/25/15
20150180411 

Oscillator and power management apparatus


An oscillator includes a transformer, a first capacitor, a first transistor, a depletion or native second transistor, and a current control circuit. The transformer includes a primary winding configured to receive an input voltage and a secondary winding configured to boost the input voltage to generate an output voltage.
Fujitsu Limited


06/25/15
20150180277 

Power management system with selective source depletion


A power management system to manage energy sources for use with an energy-powered component includes an energy source detector to determine, between a first and a second of the energy sources, which has a lower state-of-charge and which has a higher state-of-charge, a controller to designate the energy source with the lower state-of-charge as a primary energy source and the other energy source as a secondary energy source, and an energy source selector to selectively enable the primary energy source to provide power to the energy-powered component.. .
Cameron International Corporation


06/25/15
20150177823 

Graphics processor sub-domain voltage regulation


Voltage regulation of processor sub-domains supplied by a same voltage domain power supply rail. Voltage to certain logic units within the voltage domain may be reduced relative to other logic units of the voltage domain, reducing idle time at high power.

06/25/15
20150177818 

Effective power management for pluggable transceiver receiving hardware in network switching systems


A transceiver-receiving system, such as a network switch with pluggable transceivers, is built with hardware and machine logic so that power to certain components is turned off when the pluggable transceiver is not present in its plug in slot. The machine logic for handling the turning off an on of power is present on a processor on the board to which the plug-in slot is attached.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


06/25/15
20150177811 

Power management for in-memory computer systems


According to one embodiment, a method for power management of a compute node including at least two power-consuming components is provided. A power capping control system compares power consumption level of the compute node to a power cap.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/25/15
20150177798 

Configurable power supplies for dynamic current sharing


An apparatus includes a distribution network that includes circuitry configured to receive first power from a first voltage source and second power from a second voltage source, and to deliver power to each of a plurality of electronic circuitry blocks (ecbs), including to deliver first ecb power to a first ecb and second ecb power to a second ecb. The first ecb power includes a first portion of the first power and a first portion of the second power.

06/25/15
20150177758 

Low-dropout regulator, power management system, and controlling low-dropout voltage


A low-dropout regulator comprises an analog-to-digital converter that converts a feedback analog voltage signal into a digital signal, a phase synthesizing unit that generates a first control signal having a pulse width corresponding to error information in the digital signal by performing phase synthesis according to clock skew control, a charge pump circuit that selects a charge loop or a discharge loop based on polarity information in the digital signal, and generates an output control voltage according to current that flows during a period corresponding to the pulse width of the first control signal in the selected loop, and an output circuit that generates an output voltage based on an input voltage and the output control voltage, and generates the feedback analog voltage signal based on the output voltage.. .

06/25/15
20150175254 

Collective pitch integration with control power management system


A control system having a series of control loops for determining the upper and lower cyclic limit increments due to the contribution of collective pitch in rotorcraft based at least on nacelle angle and airspeed.. .
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.


06/25/15
20150175011 

Heterogeneous energy supply system


A heterogeneous energy supply system includes an electric power management unit controlled by a control unit to output electric power. An electricity supply unit is powered by the electric power management unit, and is controlled by the control unit to regulate the electric power so as to provide an electricity output.
National Taiwan Normal University


06/18/15
20150171844 

Semiconductor device


A semiconductor device includes: a power supply; a circuit block that has at least one storage element and operates by receiving a power supply voltage from the power supply; a power management unit that controls the power supply to change the power supply voltage; and a storage element monitor circuit that generates a first malfunction signal at a first margin voltage that is higher than a voltage at which the storage element does not normally operate in a case where the power supply voltage lowers, wherein the power management unit controls the power supply so that the power supply voltage does not become lower than the first margin voltage.. .
Fujitsu Limited


06/18/15
20150171065 

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.

06/18/15
20150169043 

Method and a zero voltage processor sleep state


Embodiments of the invention relate to a method and apparatus for a zero voltage processor sleep state. A processor may include a dedicated cache memory.
Intel Corporation


06/18/15
20150169033 

Systems and methods for power management in stackable switch


A method for managing power consumption in a stackable switch system, the method comprises determining a power management strategy for a plurality of switches in a stackable switch system. The method also comprises determining, by a processor associated with a first switch of the stackable switch system, that at least one criterion for causing the second switch to enter a power save mode has been met, based on the determined power management strategy.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


06/18/15
20150169029 

Context aware power management for graphics devices


Systems, apparatus and methods are described related to context aware power management for graphics devices.. .

06/18/15
20150169021 

Dynamic self-correcting power management for solid state drive


A system and method for operating a solid state drive (ssd) within power limitations while maintaining ssd performance. In one embodiment a power management integrated circuit (pmic) is used to measure power consumption, and a built-in self-test (bist) procedure is used to exercise the storage device, and to calibrate the power consumed by various ssd operations.
Nxgn Data, Inc.


06/18/15
20150169018 

On board unit with power management


Described are an on board unit (obu) and a method to control an obu within a communication zone of a road side unit (rsu), said obu can be set into an active mode and a sleep mode. Said obu is set into sleep mode upon receiving a release command from said rsu, and the obu electronics are shut down so no or a minimum of power is consumed, and is set into active mode when entering said communication zone.
Kapsch Trafficcom Ab


06/18/15
20150168974 

Systems, methods, and computer readable storage device for delivering power to tower equipment


A cell site includes a tower and a power over ethernet system to power devices on the tower. The power over ethernet system includes a power over ethernet switch and a multiplexing box.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


06/18/15
20150165931 

Power management apparatus and power management system


In one embodiment, a power management apparatus creates a switching plan for switching control of opening/closing of a first switch provided between an energy storage device and a distribution system side, and a second switch provided between the energy storage device and a feeder side, both of which are not closed simultaneously. Further, the power management apparatus determines a switching control content to the first switch and the second switch, according to the created switching plan, and outputs a determined instruction to the first switch and the second switch.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


06/11/15
20150163867 

Coordinated autonomous network of grid powered lighting devices


A power management system for a lighting circuit may include a grid shifting controller that includes a processor and a connection to an external power source. The power management system may also include a communication interface associated with the grid shifting controller.
Wireless Environment, Llc


06/11/15
20150163746 

Device, system and power management in a wireless area network


Device, system, and method of power management. In some demonstrative embodiments, a device may include a wireless communication unit to transmit to a control point of a wireless area network an information request frame identifying at least one other wireless communication device in the wireless area network, wherein the wireless communication unit is to receive from the control point a response including wakeup information defining a wakeup schedule including at least one wakeup period of the other wireless communication device, and wherein, based on the wakeup information, the wireless communication unit is to transmit a wireless transmission directly to the other wireless communication device during the wakeup period.

06/11/15
20150163546 

Media device power management techniques


Techniques and architecture are disclosed for managing power use during operation of an electronic device capable of processing and/or playback of audio and/or video (av) content. In some instances, the disclosed techniques/architecture can be used, for example: (1) to stop decoding and/or rendering of av content upon detecting that a user wishes to stop or is otherwise unable to consume (e.g., hear/listen to or otherwise utilize) such av content; and/or (2) to continue/re-enable decoding and/or rendering of av content upon detecting that a user wishes or is otherwise able to continue/resume consumption thereof.
Intel Corporation


06/11/15
20150162776 

Bidirectional power management techniques


power management techniques are disclosed. For instance, an apparatus may include a bidirectional voltage converter circuit, and a control module that selectively operates the bidirectional voltage converter circuit in a charging mode and a delivery mode.
Intel Corporation


06/11/15
20150161050 

Pci express prefetching


A method and apparatus for enhancing/extending a serial point-to-point interconnect architecture, such as peripheral component interconnect express (pcie) is herein described. Temporal and locality caching hints and prefetching hints are provided to improve system wide caching and prefetching.
Intel Corporation


06/11/15
20150160040 

Power management apparatus, power management system and power management method


In the present invention, a power monitoring unit (330) estimates the integral power consumption on the basis of an obtained actual value or amount of change of power consumption. When the estimated value for the integral power consumption as estimated by the power monitoring unit (330) reaches a prescribed amount of power, a presentation unit (204) presents a warning, on the basis of the power values obtained by a load power meter (340), indicating a list of loads for which the power consumption should be controlled..
Kyocera Corporation


06/04/15
20150156307 

Mobile terminal and managing power thereof


A method for managing power in a mobile terminal is provided. The method includes determining whether residual power indicative of residual battery power of the mobile terminal is less than or equal to predetermined reference power, if a power management mode is run; generating guide data to be provided to a user based on the residual power, if the residual power is less than or equal to the reference power; and displaying the guide data..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/04/15
20150155833 

Signal amplifier with active power management


A system for amplifying a signal with active power management according to one embodiment includes a first digital to analog converter (dac) circuit configured to provide a modulated carrier signal; a amplifier circuit coupled to the first dac, where the amplifier circuit is configured to amplify the modulated carrier signal; an output stage circuit coupled to the amplifier circuit, where the output stage circuit is configured to provide the amplified signal to a network; a second dac circuit configured to provide a full wave rectified envelope of the modulated carrier signal; and a switching regulator circuit including a voltage reference input coupled to the second dac circuit, where the switching regulator circuit is configured to provide a supply voltage to the output stage circuit and the supply voltage is modulated in response to the envelope received at the voltage reference input.. .
Intel Corporation


06/04/15
20150155741 

Device for improving endurance of terminal and terminal thereof


An apparatus for improving endurance capability of a terminal and a terminal thereof are provided. The apparatus includes: a heat collection module (10), used for collecting heat produced by heating electronic components inside the terminal; a thermoelectric conversion module (20), used for converting the collected heat into electric energy and transporting the electric energy to a storage capacitor module (30); a storage capacitor module, used for storing the electric energy and outputting a stable output voltage value; a comparator module (60), used for generating and sending a charging enable signal to a power management module (50) when the output voltage value exceeds a preset reference voltage value; and a power management module, used for charging a terminal battery (40) according to the charging enable signal..
Zte Corporation


06/04/15
20150155739 

Wireless power system


A wireless power system can include wireless power receive circuitry for generating power from a wireless signal, and a wireless power transceiver for communicating with a wireless power transmission unit. The wireless power system can transition from an idle state to different power management states depending on whether or not communication has been established with the wireless power transmission unit.
Broadcom Corporation


06/04/15
20150155714 

Power management in an energy distribution system


An arrangement for power management in an energy distribution system, a method for power management in an energy distribution system and an arrangement for implementing the method for power management in the energy distribution system, wherein a feed/return unit and a control unit are provided, where the control unit is configured to sense a present actual system state and to take the sensed actual system state as a basis for prompting energy output or energy intake (energy out/intake, energy feed/return) by the feed/return unit in order to allow continuous correction and dynamic support of an energy distribution system or in an energy distribution system.. .
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


06/04/15
20150154841 

Method and system for site-based power management of radio frequency identification implementations


A method and system for site based rfid power management is provided. The systems comprise one or more gateways, configured to create chatter in one or more gateway transmission ranges, a tag, located on an asset and operable in a plurality of states, configured to identify the presence of chatter in a tag reception range, and if chatter is identified by the tag, created by a chatter creating gateway that is one of the one or more gateways, then the tag enters a chatter present state..
Trapeze Software Ulc


06/04/15
20150154427 

Method and system for power management of asset tracking system for non-stationary assets


There is system for power management for radio frequency identification (rfid) tag asset tracking systems where the tag has a transceiver, configured to control rfid communication of the rfid tag, an accelerometer, configured to determine and communicate whether the tag is in motion and a microcontroller unit (mcu), to control operation of the rfid tag and operably connected to, and in communication with, the accelerometer and the transceiver, wherein the mcu awakens, based on a trigger and receives, from the accelerometer, whether the accelerometer is moving, and if it is moving then provide power to other parts of the tag, otherwise transition to a sleep mode to conserve power.. .
Trapeze Software Ulc


06/04/15
20150153809 

Method and managing power in computer systems


The invention is directed towards minimizing power consumption in computer systems. One embodiment of the invention is a power management system that is used for a computer system that has at least one device and one power domain.
Apple Inc.


06/04/15
20150153808 

Power management system, image processing apparatus, control methods therefor and storage medium


Each of a plurality of image processing apparatuses notifies a management server that maintenance is to be executed. Upon receiving a response, the image processing apparatus disconnects communication to start maintenance.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/28/15
20150149810 

Apparatus, autonomous recovery from failures during system characterization on an environment with restricted resources


A power management mechanism maintains power to a processor and an integrated memory. Read-only logic and a cache are also provided.
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/28/15
20150149799 

Power coordination system for hybrid energy storage system


A method of controlling power in a hybrid energy storage system that may include controlling power through the at least one battery storage element and the capacitor storage element using a multi-level power management system. In some embodiments, the multi-level power management system includes at least a long term battery management layer and a real time power management layer.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


05/28/15
20150149249 

Methods and systems for energy arbitrage


A system and method are provided for performing energy arbitrage among different pre-defined regions. The system includes a plurality of power management devices within the different pre-defined regions to obtain power consumption data from corresponding customer facilities.
The Powerwise Group, Inc.


05/28/15
20150148995 

Aircraft power management managing power supply in an aircraft


An aircraft power management system includes an electrical power supply input configured to be coupled to an electrical power supply, a first power supply bus bar coupled to the power supply input, at least one primary electrical equipment including a primary load coupled in parallel to the first power supply bus bar, a bus bar switch configured to selectively deactivate the first power supply bus bar downstream of the at least one primary electrical equipment, a load monitoring device configured to monitor the power demand of the primary load and to output a deactivation signal to the bus bar switch for selectively deactivating the first power supply bus bar, if the monitored power demand of the primary load exceeds a primary threshold, and at least one tertiary electrical equipment including a tertiary load coupled to the first power supply bus bar downstream of the at least one primary electrical equipment.. .
Airbus Operations Gmbh


05/28/15
20150148980 

Cooking system power management


A cooking environment is described for allocating power between multiple cooking systems and providing a calculated amount of energy to a cooking system. The cooking systems can each include a receptacle and a heating/cooling element to heat a product within the receptacle.
Starbucks Corporation D/b/c Starbucks Coffee Company


05/28/15
20150145769 

Power management in an eye-tracking system


An imaging device adapted to provide eye-tracking data by imaging at least one eye of a viewer, wherein: the imaging device is switchable between at least an active mode and a ready mode; the imaging device is configured to use active eye illumination in the active mode, which enables tracking of a corneal reflection; and the imaging device is configured, in the ready mode, to reduce an illumination intensity from a value the illumination intensity has in the active mode, and to provide eye-tracking data which include eye position but not eye orientation.. .
Tobii Technology Ab


05/28/15
20150145467 

Rechargeable battery temperature detection method, power management device and electronic system


A rechargeable battery temperature detection method adapted to an electronic system includes detecting a status of a processor of the electronic system when an external power is input to a power conversion module of the electronic system; determining whether a thermistor of the electronic system is conducted to a fuel gauge or a charge control circuit according to the state of the processor such that the fuel gauge or the charge control circuit determine a temperature sensing result via the thermistor. The thermistor is disposed adjacent to a rechargeable battery and has a resistance which varies with a temperature of the rechargeable battery.
Wistron Corporation


05/28/15
20150145334 

Systems and methods for dynamic voltage control


System and methods are provided for dynamic voltage control of a device. An example system includes: a power management unit configured to dynamically detect one or more operation modes of a plurality of chip components of a device, determine a target operating voltage based at least in part on the detected operation modes, and generate one or more voltage control signals associated with the target operating voltage; an input/output control unit configured to, in response to the one or more voltage control signals, toggle a plurality of input/output pins; and a power management integrated circuit connected to the plurality of input/output pins and configured to change an actual operating voltage of the device to the target operating voltage in response to the toggling of the plurality of input/output pins..
Marvell World Trade Ltd.


05/28/15
20150145326 

Aircraft power management managing power supply in an aircraft


A power management system includes an electrical power supply input configured to be coupled to an electrical power supply, a first power supply bus bar coupled to the power supply input, a power management device coupled to the first power supply bus bar, at least one primary electrical equipment including a primary load being coupled in parallel to the power management device, and at least one secondary electrical equipment including a secondary load being coupled in parallel to the power management device. The power manager device is configured to supply electrical power to the at least one secondary electrical equipment, to supply electrical power to the at least one primary electrical equipment, and to deactivate the power supply to the at least one secondary electrical equipment, as long as the at least one primary electrical equipment is supplied with electrical power..
Airbus Operations Gmbh


05/28/15
20150144434 

Adaptive power control for elevator system


A system for managing power in an elevator system, the system including an elevator controller; an elevator car in communication with the controller; a component associated with the elevator car; a power management system in communication with the controller; and a database in communication with the power management system, the database including a power profile; wherein the power management system provides power commands to the elevator controller to enter a power savings mode in response to the power profile, the controller sending a power off signal to the component in response to the power command.. .
Otis Elevator Company




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