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8674548 Inverters  
We describe a photovoltaic power conditioning unit for delivering power from multiple photovoltaic panels to an ac mains power supply output, comprising: a dc input for receiving power from...
8674675 Electronic device for optimizing the output power of a solar cell and method for operating the electronic device  
An electronic device for optimizing the output power of a solar cell, the electronic device having: a variable resistor coupled in series between the solar cell and a load, a control unit that is...
8676448 Occupant protection device  
An occupant protection device includes (i) an electronic control unit having a control board, (ii) a parallel connection bus having two lines, (iii) multiple satellite sensors connected to the...
8674557 Resonance power generation apparatus  
Provided are a resonance power generation apparatus and method for wireless power transmission. The resonance power generation apparatus may include a voltage controller to receive an input of an...
8674539 Powerline communication power supply and modem interface mechanism  
Functionality of a powerline communication (PLC) power supply and modem interface can be implemented using a power supply processing unit and a PLC modem unit that can be coupled together using...
8674553 Electromagnetic transmission apparatus  
An electromagnetic transmission apparatus comprises a plurality of electromagnetic coupling elements, wherein each electromagnetic coupling element has at least one resonant structure. The...
8669673 Power supply controller  
A power supply control section calculates a target charge/discharge current of a secondary power supply apparatus based on an actual charged amount and a target charged amount of the secondary...
8669675 Power converter for a solar panel  
A solar array power generation system includes a solar array electrically connected to a control system. The solar array has a plurality of solar modules, each module having at least one DC/DC...
8669677 Wireless power feeder, wireless power receiver, and wireless power transmission system  
A wireless power feeder which performs power feed to a wireless power receiver having a power receive resonance circuit including a power receive coil and a power receive capacitor, this wireless...
8669678 Wireless power feeder, wireless power receiver, and wireless power transmission system  
A wireless power feeder which performs power feed by a non-contact method to a wireless power receiver having a power receive coil, this wireless power feeder having a power feed coil; and a...
8670873 Lighting control system and method  
Lighting devices are configured to communicate with one another and with external systems. Sensors located at such lighting devices communicate with the external systems and with others of the...
8671295 Generating a signal to reduce computer system power consumption from signals provided by a plurality of power supplies  
A signal suitable for signaling a computer system to reduce power consumption is generated from a plurality of power supplies. The signal is asserted when at least one of the power supplies of the...
8669674 Power supply circuit with shared functionality and method for operating the power supply circuit  
A power supply circuit and a method for operating the power supply circuit are described. In one embodiment, a power supply circuit includes at least one input terminal to receive at least one...
8670872 Methods and apparatus for providing and distributing standby power  
Aspects of the invention are directed to power distribution systems and methods for distributing power from a primary power source and a backup power source to a load. In one particular aspect, a...
8669676 Wireless energy transfer across variable distances using field shaping with magnetic materials to improve the coupling factor  
In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for a method and system comprising a first resonator coupled to an energy source generating a field having magnetic...
8670836 Medical infusion pump with power source voltage logging and method for logging a power source voltage in a medical infusion pump  
A medical infusion pump and a method for logging a power source voltage of a medical infusion pump are disclosed. The medical pump may include a power source, a processor, and a voltage supervisor...
8669739 Electric charging system, electric vehicle and electric charger  
There are provided an electric charging system, an electric vehicle and an electric charger. Upon charging a battery, power supply lines of an electric charger are connected to the power receiving...
8671293 Multi-core system energy consumption optimization  
Techniques described herein generally relate to optimizing energy consumption in a computer system. In some examples an energy usage benchmark can be determined for a system component of the...
8671298 System and method for improving power supply efficiency  
A method may include: calculating approximate power requirements of components, the components supplied with electrical energy from a plurality of power supplies, each of one or more of the...
8669484 Motion sensing switch actuator assembly  
A motion sensing switch actuator assembly is provided for automatically switching an existing light switch upon detection of motion. The assembly includes a housing having a rear face. An actuator...
8664928 Digital power factor correction device  
A digital power factor correction device is provided, which is an all-digital control module. The digital power factor correction device includes a voltage loop control unit, an input power control...
8664798 Semiconductor integrated circuit device and power supply circuit  
A semiconductor integrated circuit device includes a power supply circuit that generates one or more internal supply voltages from an external supply voltage, and one or more functional circuits...
8664799 Apparatus including power supply circuit  
An apparatus which has a load that consumes a predetermined amount of electric power per unit time includes a power source circuit configured to generate a voltage for driving the load, a capacitor...
8664805 Power distribution apparatus  
A power distribution apparatus is provided. The apparatus may include a modulated block type power distribution apparatus capable of reducing a space by consequently connecting a main breaker to a...
8664806 Communication bus and electric panel comprising said bus  
Communication bus having at least one pair of communication lines designed to be connected in series respectively to conductors of a main communication bus designed to be connected to communicating...
RE44785 Immobilization system for motor vehicles  
A vehicle immobilization system has an electronically controlled locking mechanism which requires interconnection with an electrical supply for it to be switched between a locked state and an...
8664800 System and method for distribution of inverter VAR support  
Power inverters are controlled in response to reactive power support commands received from a power grid such that at least one power inverter provides reactive power to the power grid. The...
8664871 High voltage power supply for powering a magnetron in a UV curing lamp assembly  
A power supply for use in a UV curing lamp assembly is disclosed. The power supply is powered by two intermediate frequency (200-400 Hz) low voltage sinusoidal power sources that drive the primary...
8664804 Systems and devices for reducing phantom load  
Systems and devices are described herein for reducing a phantom load. The system may include a device for connection to a power source and a transformer or machine, wherein the device is configured...
8662685 System and method of operating a side mirror of a vehicle  
A system of a side mirror of a vehicle includes: a driving motor which is driven by input electric power and supplies a driving force for rotating the side mirror from a folding position to an...
8664807 Planar tri-mode cavity  
A system and method for distributing the power of an electromagnetic signal is presented. In one embodiment, a power distribution cavity includes, a planar cavity, input ports and output ports. The...
8664797 Photovoltaic assembly and method of operating a photovoltaic assembly  
A photovoltaic assembly is disclosed which comprises a string formed from a plurality of series-connected photovoltaic generators, and a hierarchical structure of power-exchange units, which each...
8667452 Wireless energy transfer modeling tool  
A method includes defining and storing one or more attributes of a source resonator and a device resonator forming a system, defining and storing the interaction between the source resonator and...
8667314 Power switching circuit of portable electronic device  
A power switching circuit of a portable electronic device is disclosed. The portable electronic device can be coupled to an expansion device. The power switching circuit includes a first power...
8664801 Non-contact power supply system  
A non-contact power supply system includes a power supply device for transmitting high frequency power and a load device which receives the high frequency power in a non-contact mode by...
8664803 Wireless power feeder, wireless power receiver, and wireless power transmission system  
A wireless power receiver according to an embodiment of the present invention is a wireless power receiver which acquire power by a non-contact method from a wireless power feeder, the wireless...
8664796 3-phase high power ups  
According to one aspect, embodiments of the invention provide a UPS comprising a plurality of electrical buses, a first AC/DC converter coupled to the electrical buses and configured to convert a...
8664802 Wireless energy transfer device  
A wireless energy transfer device (1) includes: a power transmission unit (2) that generates an oscillating magnetic field or oscillating electric field; a power reception unit (3), which is...
8662235 Compressed natural gas vehicle safety system and method  
A multiply-redundant system that prevents a driver from starting and/or moving a vehicle if a compressed natural gas fill system is not correctly and completely disconnected from the vehicle. One...
8665077 Circuit for selectively producing switching signals, especially for a vehicle door locking, a vehicle, system and method equipped therewith for protecting areas of risk as well as a system, system components and method for hermetically transferring validatable data  
The invention relates to a circuit for selectively producing switching signals, in particular signals used for locking vehicle doors, a vehicle provided with said circuit, a system and method for...
8659186 Methods and systems for controlling a power conversion system  
A power conversion system is described. The power conversion system includes a first power converter coupled to an electrical grid at a first point of interconnection (POI), a first processing...
8659188 Distributed power harvesting systems using DC power sources  
A method for maintaining reliability of a distributed power system including a power converter having input terminals and output terminals. Input power is received at the input terminals. The input...
8659182 Power supply system and electric powered vehicle including power supply system, and method for controlling power supply system  
Converters are configured to operate in a normal operation to convert the electric power that is input/output to/from secondary batteries bidirectionally to direct current voltage. In a...
8659414 Wireless object-proximity monitoring and alarm system  
A wireless child proximity monitoring and alarm system for use with child seats for vehicles includes a separable seat monitor for affixation to the seat's shoulder straps. The seat monitor has a...
8659283 Converter circuit  
A converter circuit to be connected to an electrical energy source capable of showing major fluctuations in delivered power includes a chopper circuit with a variable duty cycle and connectable to...
8659183 Variable initialization time in the charging of energy reserves in an irrigation control system  
Methods for controlling irrigation devices coupled to and receiving operational power from a multi-wire interface of an irrigation system, and related irrigation devices, are provided. In some...
8659181 Power line communication method for transmitting data signal with splitting of power transmission interval  
A power line communication method is provided, which divides the entire interval for transmitting power and data signals into a power transmission interval and a data transmission interval, and...
8659187 Uninterruptible power supply systems and methods supporting load balancing  
An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system that includes a multiphase AC output configured to be coupled to a load, an inverter having an output coupled to the AC output and a control circuit...
8659189 Control system for a material handling application  
A distributed control system is provided having a plurality of control modules operative to control one or more output devices. A control module includes a first enclosure that houses a plurality...
8659185 Method and apparatus for an electrical bus leveling unit  
A method and apparatus for an electrical bus leveling unit are provided. The electrical bus leveling unit includes a first power supply configured to generate electrical energy having a first set...