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8671287 Redundant power supply configuration for a data center  
A redundant power supply configuration for a data center is provided. A method includes receiving instructions to operate power supplies at a high current mode. An individual current for each of...
8666560 Power control system and method  
A power control system/method implementing Internet based access to hybrid home automation networks is disclosed. The system utilizes a smart gateway power controller (SGPC) to selectively switch...
8662943 Thermal control arrangement for a data processing system  
Exemplary embodiments of methods and apparatuses to provide a cooling arrangement for a system are described. The system includes a component coupled to a heat sink. A signal associated with a...
8667610 Portable computer and charging method thereof  
A portable computer and a charging method thereof are provided. The portable computer includes a charge integrated circuit (IC), a basic input/output system (BIOS) and embedded controller (EC), a...
8667307 Power control circuit and method of computer system  
A power control circuit and a power control method applied to a computer system are disclosed. A regulator receives a first voltage, the regulator converting the first voltage to an embedded...
8665214 Extending battery life of a portable electronic device  
A particular method includes determining a battery charge value of a battery at a particular time and comparing the battery charge value at the particular time to a threshold battery charge value...
8667310 Circuit for indicating power level over a communication interface  
A circuit is provided. The circuit includes a control circuit, a voltage sensor coupled to the control circuit, and an indicator signal coupled to the control circuit. The control circuit,...
8667315 Synchronization control apparatus, information processing apparatus, and synchronization management method for managing synchronization between a first processor and a second processor  
A synchronization control apparatus includes a counter that carries out a counting and outputs resulting count information, a timeout time holder that holds a predetermined timeout time and outputs...
8667309 Methods and systems for power supply management  
System and methods for controlling power delivery to system components are disclosed. A controller is communicatively coupled to a point-of-load converter through a first communication path and a...
8667311 Method and system for optimized power management for a network device supporting PCI-E and energy efficient ethernet  
Aspects of a method and system for optimized power management for a network device supporting PCI-E and energy efficient Ethernet are provided. In this regard, in a network interface controller...
8667308 Dynamic voltage dithering  
A request for a high voltage mode is received and a high voltage timer is started in response to determining that a remaining amount of high voltage credits exceeds a voltage switch threshold...
8665592 Heat management using power management information  
A multi-core microprocessor provides an indication of the power management state of each of the cores on output terminals. Cooling of the cores is adjusted responsive to the indication of the power...
8661268 Methods and apparatus for intelligently providing power to a device  
Methods and apparatus for intelligently powering an electronic device are provided. In one embodiment of the invention, a systems management controller controls a power interface to intelligently...
8661271 Apparatus and method to control the state of a power supply when a trigger signal is received during a predetermined time period  
A start-up control apparatus includes a switch, an advanced configuration and power interface (ACPI) controller, a power supply, and a control chip. The switch creates a trigger signal. The trigger...
8661279 Power capping using C-states  
An example system includes a power capping controller to assert an output based on exceeding a power threshold for a computer system. A central processing unit (CPU) core is provided to enter a...
8661272 Automated power management of a peripheral device  
Based on bounds of a period of reduced operation for a base device, a base device generates a power management message for transmission to a peripheral device. In the power management message, the...
8661301 Method for dodging bad page and bad block caused by suddenly power off  
A method for dodging bad page and bad block caused by suddenly power off is disclosed. This method is to avoid a new data from host program to potential hurt block or page caused by power off...
8661238 Identifying an OS corresponding to an address included in a magic packet and determining whether activation of the OS is permitted  
To activate respective OSs separately through a network even in a virtual machine in which a plurality of OSs are installed, an M-packet acquiring unit acquires a received magic packet. An address...
8661274 Temperature compensating adaptive voltage scalers (AVSs), systems, and methods  
Adaptive voltage scalers (AVSs), systems, and related methods are disclosed. The AVSs are configured to adaptively adjust voltage levels powering a functional circuit(s) based on target operating...
8661270 Electronic apparatus and method of controlling electronic apparatus  
An electronic apparatus is provided. A management hoard includes: a control section; a real-time clock that outputs data indicating current date and time to the control section; a memory that...
8661273 AC disconnect of power over ethernet devices  
Embodiments of power sourcing equipment (PSE) utilizing AC disconnect are provided herein. In one embodiment, a PSE is provided that includes a DC supply configured to provide a DC voltage over a...
8661269 Image forming device and method therefor  
An image forming device that forms an image on a print medium includes a power saving mode shifting part that shifts a mode of the image forming device to a power saving mode, in which power...
8661523 Mass storage lockout for USB devices on extended USB system  
A method and system, used with an extended USB computer system, for locking out USB mass storage devices at the desktop. For lockout activation, a switch at each host computer is set, and causes a...
8661281 USB HUB and power management method thereof  
A USB HUB is provided. The USB HUB comprises a wireless communication module, a storage module, a USB interface connected to a host outside of the USB HUB and a HUB controller. The storage module...
8657188 Automated banking system controlled responsive to data bearing records  
An automated banking machine operates responsive to data read from data bearing records corresponding to authorized user or financial account data. The automated banking machine includes a card...
8661275 Implementing sleep lines in commodity ethernet hardware  
A first Network Interface Controller operates in a low power mode. The first Network Interface Controller transitions from low power mode to a power-up sequence if a sleep packet in not received...
8661278 Computer system powered-off state auxiliary power rail control  
Computer system powered-off state auxiliary power rail control. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are systems configured to have: a first powered-off state in which the main output...
8656408 Scheduling threads in a processor based on instruction type power consumption  
Guiding OS thread scheduling in multi-core and/or multi-threaded microprocessors by: determining, for each thread among the active threads, the power consumed by each instruction type associated...
8656202 Method and system for managing plug network based on appliance identification  
A method and system for managing a plug network based on appliance identification. In a basic implementation, when a new appliance is activated on the plug network, a power usage profile for the...
8656193 Power module for information handling system and methods thereof  
An information handling system can receive power from a wireless or wired power source. In response to determining the information handling system is coupled to the wired power source, the system...
8654019 Power aperture linearization  
Antennas systems are disclosed providing for the use of heat harvesters such as thermophotovoltaic cell materials for converting waste heat from antenna transmitters into useful electricity. A...
8656199 Power-down method for system having volatile memory devices  
A power-down method for a system including a plurality of volatile memory devices is disclosed. The method includes providing some of the plurality of volatile memory devices or some memory regions...
8656195 Energy efficient ethernet control  
A physical layer device includes a pseudo-random number generator, a register, a state machine, and a timer. The pseudo-random value generator is configured to produce a pseudo-random value within...
8656230 Driving method of electronic device  
A method for driving an electronic device stably is provided. The electronic device includes a power supply circuit to which power is fed by power sequentially supplied from a contactless power...
8656192 Apparatus and method for managing power in power of ethernet system  
An apparatus and method for supplying power in a PoE system are provided. The amount of power required by a device is determined when the device connects to an interface. Power is temporarily...
8656196 Hardware automatic performance state transitions in system on processor sleep and wake events  
In an embodiment, a power management unit (PMU) may automatically transition (in hardware) the performance states of one or more performance domains in a system. The target performance states to...
8656194 Method and system for distributing power to networked devices  
One embodiment disclosed relates to a system for power distribution to network devices. The system includes a plurality of network switches each having an internal power supply and a plurality of...
8648500 Power supply regulation and optimization by multiple circuits sharing a single supply  
In accordance with some embodiments, an integrated circuit device comprises a circuit configured to provide a sense signal representing a dynamic power requirement of the circuit to a first sense...
8650422 Time adjustment for implementation of low power state  
A method of implementing a low power state within a circuit configurable to communicate at one of different communication speeds can include determining a current communication speed of the circuit...
8650418 Power-saving management method for computer peripheral device and system thereof  
A power-saving management method for a computer peripheral device and a system thereof are described, which are applicable to stop the operation of at least one functional electronic element of the...
8650269 System and method for assigning addresses to information handling systems  
Information handling system network addresses are managed based on the location of the information handling system. For example, a blade information handling system chassis has network addresses...
8650425 Computer system for processing data in non-operational state and processing method thereof  
A computer system for processing data in a non-operational state and processing method thereof are provided. The computer system includes a data output unit, a data source, a data processing module...
8650416 Communications network with nodes having power control capability  
A communications network comprising a plurality of nodes, each comprising a network device and a network interface, at least one of the nodes having a first local power manager associated therewith...
8650428 Dynamic weight calculation in a digital power estimation and management system  
A system includes a power management unit that may be configured to estimate the power consumed by at least a portion of each of one or more processor cores during operation of each processor core....
8650424 Method and apparatus to control power consumption of a plurality of processor cores  
For one disclosed embodiment, a plurality of processor cores of a multicore processor may be operated at variable performance levels. One processor core may operate at a performance level different...
8650411 Energy management for an electronic device  
Energy management of an electronic device using multiple electric power sources. The electric power sources may include a parasitic electric power source, a rechargeable electric power source, an...
8650412 Method for managing the execution of a software architecture of a radiocommunication circuit with constant processor frequency, corresponding computer program product and circuit  
A method for managing execution by a processor of a software architecture included in a radiocommunication circuit is provided. The software architecture includes a radiocommunication software...
8650565 Servicing interrupts generated responsive to actuation of hardware, via dynamic incorporation of ACPI functionality into virtual firmware  
The methods and systems described herein describe methods and systems for forwarding an interrupt that is generated by hardware to virtual firmware executing on a virtual machine. A control program...
8649029 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Printing apparatus and processing method therefor
 
A printing apparatus includes a first processor which is connected to a first memory and converts print data into an image data format based on a page description language, a second processor which...
8650423 Dynamic voltage and clock scaling control based on running average, variant and trend  
The aspects enable a computing device or microprocessor to scale the frequency and/or voltage of a processor to an optimal value balancing performance and power savings in view of a current...