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8700940 Smart card able to renegotiate the maximum power supplied to the smart card from a mobile device  
A mobile device is provided having a smart card. The smart card is powered by the mobile device and a maximum power supply value is defined by the mobile device to control the power drawn by the...
8700923 Apparatus and method for modular dynamically power managed power supply and cooling system for computer systems, server applications, and other electronic devices  
Network architecture, computer system and/or server, circuit, device, apparatus, method, and computer program and control mechanism for managing power consumption and workload in computer system...
8700928 Hierarchical energy optimization for datacenter networks  
Technologies are presented for power optimization of datacenter networks in a hierarchical perspective. In some examples, a two-level power optimization model may be established to reduce the power...
8700929 Load control in a data center  
A method of controlling power usage in a data center includes monitoring a power usage of a plurality of computers in the data center, generating a signal indicating that the power usage is within...
8700941 Selecting a modulation technique to conserve power when power supplied to an entire power line communication system falls below a threshold power  
A comparison section determines whether the amount of electric power acquired by a power management section is less than a predetermined threshold. A selection section selects, based on the...
8700926 System and method of tuning a dynamic clock and voltage switching algorithm based on workload requests  
A method of tuning a dynamic clock and voltage switching algorithm is disclosed and may include setting a default responsivity, determining whether a workload is registering after the workload is...
8694803 Controlling power received through multiple bus interfaces in a portable computing device  
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that enables a portable computing device to receive power through multiple bus interfaces at the same time. When the system senses that a first power...
8694806 Power transfer in an inline switch device  
An apparatus and method for transferring power in an inline switch device are provided. The method comprises drawing power from an inline power source and transferring, by the powered device...
8695007 Computer system and method of scheduling a virtual processor to run on physical processors based on the number of possessing cycles of each virtual computer  
A hypervisor calculates the total number of processor cycles (the number of processor cycles of one or more physical processors) in a first length of time based on the sum of the operating...
8694817 System bus with variable output power supply  
A power supply according to various embodiments of the disclosure is configured to detect an event and, in response to the event, alternately supply power to a plurality of provided devices via a...
8694815 Power supply control apparatus, image processing apparatus, storage medium storing power supply control program  
A power supply control apparatus that includes an instruction component, an execution component and a power supply control component is provided. The power supply control component is equipped with...
8694811 Power management for digital devices  
In a digital device, activity of (or load on) one or more processors, peripherals and memory buses are measured. A power management framework operated in the digital device bases power settings in...
8694805 System and method for multiple PoE power supply management  
A system and method for multiple power over Ethernet (PoE) power supply management. Power supply status signals indicative of an operating condition of a plurality of PoE power supplies are...
8694807 Load control device having a microprocessor for monitoring an internal power supply  
A load control device includes a power supply that supplies power to a microprocessor and a load circuit (e.g., a light-emitting diode and/or a communication circuit). The power supply comprises an...
8692531 Switching regulator performing output voltage changing function  
A switching regulator can convert an input voltage to a desired output voltage by ON-OFF controlling switching elements with PWM signals. The switching regulator can include a communication...
8694808 Method and apparatus for power supply protocol management, and power supply system applying them  
A power supply system includes a PWM power supply connected to and supplying power to a power-consuming unit and a power supply protocol management apparatus connected to the power-consuming unit...
8693679 Communications system and associated method for reducing power consumption of a telecommunications device  
A communications system includes a communications device having a plurality of access modules each having a port and connected to a communications line and a plurality of transmitters with the...
8694814 Reuse of host hibernation storage space by memory controller  
A method for data storage includes, in a host system that operates alternately in a normal state and a hibernation state, reserving a hibernation storage space in a non-volatile storage device for...
8694816 Power delivery system in which VRM and CPU exchange power consumption measurements  
A system is disclosed. The system includes a load, a voltage regulator circuit coupled to the load a power supply, a load coupled to the power supply to receive one or more voltages from the power...
8693021 Preemptive redirection in printing systems  
Described herein is a printing system including a plurality of print processing modules which can selectively transfer print media there between during printing. The system further including a...
8694804 Computer system and power management method thereof  
A power management method of a computer system is provided. The method includes the following steps. Health states of a plurality of power supplies are detected to generate a detection signal....
8694810 Server power management with automatically-expiring server power allocations  
One embodiment provides a power management method for servers in a data center. A group of servers is selected, and the total power allocated to a group of servers is limited to within a group...
8689220 Job scheduling to balance energy consumption and schedule performance  
A computer program product including computer usable program code embodied on a computer usable medium, the computer program product comprising: computer usable program code for identifying job...
8687799 Data processing circuit and control method therefor  
When an encryption processing circuit encrypts data, a current flows in the encryption processing circuit. A noise current generated by a noise generation circuit is superimposed on the current...
8689017 Server power manager and method for dynamically managing server power consumption  
A server power manager and method for dynamic server power management are generally described herein. The server power manager is configured to implement one or more server management policies that...
8688305 System for managing vehicle energy, and method and apparatus for same  
In a method, system and apparatus for managing vehicle energy, the amount of electric power needed for operating a vehicle is calculated, a surplus amount of electric power that is the current...
8689023 Digital logic controller for regulating voltage of a system on chip  
A digital logic controller for regulating a voltage of a SoC includes a first input for receiving a reference signal having a first property that is constant over a range of operating conditions of...
8688883 Increasing turbo mode residency of a processor  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for accessing a task stored in an entry of a task queue that identifies the task and a first core of a processor on which the task has...
8689022 Methods of and apparatus for controlling power drawn by an appliance through a USB port  
Methods of and apparatus for controlling power drawn by an appliance through a USB port. The method includes limiting any electrical current drawn by an appliance to one of seven levels according...
8688394 Data center power conversion efficiency management  
A data center energy management (DCEM) server configures a power supply in the data center. The DCEM server sums input alternating current (AC) power of the power supply to a total AC power of the...
8689027 Tiled memory power management  
A tiled memory and a method of power management within the tiled memory provides efficient use of energy within a computer storage, which may be a spiral cache memory. The tiled memory is...
8689032 Secondary battery charging control apparatus  
An information processing apparatus capable of installing a plurality of storage units includes a first supply unit configured to supply electric power to the plurality of storage units, a second...
8689021 System and method for selecting a power management configuration in a multi-core environment according to various operating conditions such as voltage, frequency, power mode, and utilization factor varied on a per-core basis  
Some of the embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method comprising generating a plurality of power profiles for a corresponding plurality of processing cores, wherein each power profile...
8689018 Apparatus, method, and system for predictive power delivery noise reduction  
An apparatus and method is described herein for reducing noise in a power distribution network for an interface. The power distribution network is characterized. And based on that characterization,...
8688888 Computer peripheral device and operating method thereof  
A computer peripheral device, which is adapted to a computer system having a system-end connecting interface, includes a device-end connecting interface, an impedance unit and a control unit. The...
8689029 Frequency and voltage scaling architecture  
A method and apparatus for scaling frequency and operating voltage of at least one clock domain of a microprocessor. More particularly, embodiments of the invention relate to techniques to divide a...
8689034 Methods and apparatus for power state based backup  
Methods and apparatus that receive, at a wireless device, power through wire or inductive pad are described. The received power is monitored to back up data from the device to a server in a network...
8689019 Information processing apparatus, method, and program for switching between two graphics chips safely and easily in accordance with use purpose  
An information processing apparatus that includes a first graphic processing module having a first level of graphic performance and a second graphic processing module having a second level of...
8689028 Method and apparatus to reduce idle link power in a platform  
A method and apparatus to reduce the idle link power in a platform. In one embodiment of the invention, the host and its coupled endpoint(s) in the platform each has a low power idle link state...
8689020 Method, system and computer program product for scheduling demand events  
Disclosed and described herein are embodiments of systems, methods and computer program for scheduling demand events over a time period based on differences between the estimated power availability...
8688289 Method and system for preempting thermal load by proactive load steering  
A method and system for maximizing a quality of service (“QoS”) level in a portable computing device (“PCD”) by preempting the generation of thermal energy in excess of a threshold are disclos...
8683239 Managing power allocation to Ethernet ports in the absence of mutually exclusive detection and powering cycles in hardware  
A method of allocating power to ports in an Ethernet switch, including: (1) assigning a configuration power to a selected port, wherein the assigned configuration power is less than a power...
8683252 Method for ensuring synchronous presentation of additional data with audio data  
A recording medium, method and apparatus for managing data are discussed. According to an embodiment, the present invention provides a method of reproducing main data and additional data. The...
8683235 Electrical apparatus  
An electrical apparatus includes a main unit which consumes electrical power; a power supply unit which supplies electrical power from a commercial power source to the main unit; a secondary...
8683240 Increasing power efficiency of turbo mode operation in a processor  
In one embodiment, a processor has multiple cores to execute threads. The processor further includes a power control logic to enable entry into a turbo mode based on a comparison between a...
8683237 System and method for resetting power of optical network terminal when a number of predefined hook flash signals generated by a telecommunication device detected at the customer's premises  
The disclosure relates to a system and method to allow an end user to remotely reset or reboot an optical network terminal (ONT) and/or residential gateway that has become unresponsive or otherwise...
8683247 Method and apparatus for controlling power supply to primary processor and portion of peripheral devices by controlling switches in a power/reset module embedded in secondary processor  
An apparatus, method, and system are provided for optimizing computer performance while a first processor is in a sleep mode of operation. For example, an embodiment of the apparatus includes a...
8683236 Outlet expansion appartus containing a delegate authentication unit to perform authentication of an electronic appliance with a power management apparatus  
There is provided an outlet expansion apparatus including a first connection outlet to which an electronic appliance is to be connected, a second connection outlet that is for connecting to a power...
8683238 Mobile system on chip (SoC) and a mobile terminal including the mobile SoC  
A mobile System on Chip (SoC) including a central processing unit (CPU) and an audio out module that includes a buffer and an audio interface. A power mode of the audio out module is controlled...
8683242 System and method for leveraging human physiological traits to control microprocessor frequency  
A system and method for leveraging physiological traits to control microprocessor frequency are disclosed. In some embodiments, the system and method may optimize, for example, a particular...