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8677160 Managing power consumption of a computer  
Methods, computers, and products for managing power consumption of a computer, the computer including a computer processor and managing power consumption of a computer includes: dynamically during...
8677158 System and method for assigning a power management classification including exempt, suspend, and throttling to an process based upon various factors of the process  
One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for assigning power management classifications to a process, transitioning a computing environment into a connected standby state based upon power...
8677168 Allocating power in devices by reserving a static power allocation to be used by one or more predetermined subsystems and reserving a dynamic power allocation to be used when the static power allocation is insufficient  
Management of power resources of an electronic device are disclosed. The electronic device has multiple subsystems in communication with a power supply, and an interface in communication with the...
8677156 Image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus includes an image controller that performs processing of input image information, an engine controller into which a first processing part and a second processing part are...
8677164 Microcomputer and control method thereof  
A microcomputer according to the present invention includes: a CPU (Central Processing Unit) that has a plurality of modes including a usual operational mode and a STANDBY mode, a clock supply...
8677166 Semiconductor devices and systems-on-chip having the same  
A semiconductor device includes a power gating unit, a combinational logic unit and a clamping unit. The power gating unit is turned on to output an internal signal at an output electrode based on...
8676395 Communication terminal, computer-readable storage medium, and communication method  
A communication terminal includes a first communication unit having a power supply function by electromagnetic induction, and a second communication unit having a communication capability higher...
8677161 Optimizing power consumption and performance in a hybrid computer environment  
A method for optimizing efficiency and power consumption in a hybrid computer system is disclosed. The hybrid computer system may comprise one or more front-end nodes connected to a multi-node...
8677110 Termination-log acquiring program, termination-log acquiring device, and termination-log acquiring method  
A client terminal receives, in response to a boot command issued by a user to boot the client terminal, a first start command to start monitoring. The client terminal acquires first time...
8671292 Ethernet powered computing device and system  
Apparatus and systems provide processing capabilities while utilizing power received via an Ethernet. A computing device has an Ethernet connector for receiving power and data, internal power...
8670335 Reduced power transmission  
Reduced power transmission is described. In embodiments, networked devices communicate via a network connection. A characteristic of the network connection between the networked devices can be...
8671413 System and method of dynamic clock and voltage scaling for workload based power management of a wireless mobile device  
A method of executing a dynamic clock and voltage scaling (DCVS) algorithm in a central processing unit (CPU) is disclosed and may include monitoring CPU activity and determining whether a workload...
8671290 Heat dissipating device  
A heat dissipating device is provided. The heat dissipating device includes at least one fan, a temperature detecting unit, a fan control unit, and a power consumption control unit. The temperature...
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...
8671289 Multi-port interface circuit and associated power saving method  
In one aspect, a multi-port interface circuit applied to a playback apparatus which is able to switch among a plurality of input ports coupled to a plurality of source devices for playing back....
RE44804 Dynamic performance adjustment of computation means  
A dynamic performance circuit adjustment system and method that flexibly adjusts the performance of a logic circuit. The dynamic performance circuit adjustment system and method facilitates...
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...
8671291 Method and device for charging energy storage devices  
Disclosed is a method (200) for charging energy storage devices. The method (200) can include a battery charging method in a power supply client connected by a data bus to a power supply host. The...
8671288 Processor with power control via instruction issuance  
Methods and apparatuses are provided for controlling power consumption in a processor (or computational unit thereof). The method comprises monitoring power consumption in a processor (or...
8671286 Automatically switching power supply sources for a clock circuit  
In one embodiment, a power supply switching circuit may automatically provide power to a clock circuit from one of an auxiliary power supply and a main power supply, based on a voltage of the main...
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...