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8751088 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...
8751833 Data processing system  
A data processing apparatus is provided comprising first processing circuitry, second processing circuitry and shared processing circuitry. The first processing circuitry and second processing...
8751837 Low-power subsystem for portable computers  
A low power subsystem for a portable computer is described. In one example, the portable computer includes a computer system and low power multimedia center. The computer system includes a central...
8751841 Data processing system, method for processing data and computer program product  
A data processing system includes one or more processing unit arranged to execute sets of instructions stored in the data processing system. The sets may include two or more application sets, each...
8751844 Systems and methods for attributing an amount of power consumption to a workload  
A method for attributing a portion of a level of electrical power consumption by a server to a virtual machine executing on the server, includes determining a level of electrical power consumption...
8751835 Computer system and control method thereof  
A computer system includes a system part, a connector to which an external device is connected, a communication unit which performs communication with the external device, and a control unit which...
8751839 Method and device for activation of components  
A method and electronic device for activating components based on predicted device activity. The method and device include maintaining a set of device activity information storing data collected...
8751845 Estimating and preserving battery life based on usage patterns  
Embodiments apply user-specific usage patterns to estimate and preserve remaining battery life on a computing device. An amount of battery drain and an execution context are determined and stored...
8751843 Computer energy conservation with a scalable PSU configuration  
A power management method for use by a blade server or other networked computer having a CPU, memory, network interface, and timer. The method includes monitoring processes in the computer,...
8751834 Method of controlling a broadcasting receiver and broadcasting receiver enabling the method  
The present invention relates to a control method of a broadcasting receiver and a broadcasting receiver adapting the control method. More specifically, the present invention relates to a control...
8751836 Data storage system and method for monitoring and controlling the power budget in a drive enclosure housing data storage devices  
A control processor manages the power budget in a drive enclosure and is within the drive enclosure which monitors in real time a redundantly configured power supply unit, drives, interposers, and...
8745124 Extensible power control for an autonomically controlled distributed computing system  
The invention is directed to techniques of extensible power control for an autonomically controlled distributed computing system. In particular, control nodes of the distributed computing system...
8745369 Method and memory system for managing power based on semaphores and timers  
Disclosed are apparatus and techniques for managing power in a memory system having a controller and nonvolatile memory array. In one embodiment, prior to execution of each command with respect to...
8745421 Devices for control of the operation of data storage devices using solid-state memory based on a discharge of an amount of stored energy indicative of power providing capabilities  
A variety of data storage devices, methods and systems are implemented for control of memory associated with backup functionality. One such data storage device includes a power circuit that...
8745423 System for combined input output module and zero power optical disk drive with advanced integration and power  
An information handling system includes a module bay, a voltage control switch, and a controller. The module bay configured to receive a module, and to connect the module to the information...
8745422 Power supply control method, program and power supply control system capable of exercising power supply control based on the type of a connected power supply apparatus  
There is provided an information processing apparatus including a first connection unit with power supply type information, a second connection unit with power supply type information, a connection...
8745420 Semiconductor device for supplying power supply voltage to semiconductor device  
A semiconductor device includes first, second and third power supply terminals respectively supplied with first, second and third power supply voltages. The semiconductor device also includes a...
8742621 Computer and expandable power supply system thereof  
The invention discloses a computer and an expandable power supply system. The expandable power supply system includes N interface units, a determination unit, and a voltage converting unit. N is an...
8745417 Computer system and notebook computer, and method for controlling computer system  
The present invention provides a computer system, a notebook computer and a method for controlling a computer system. The method comprises steps of: determining current state of the main computer...
8745419 Logical power throttling of instruction decode rate for successive time periods  
A processor includes a device providing a throttling power output signal. The throttling power output signal is used to determine when to logically throttle the power consumed by the processor. At...
8745418 Methods, systems, and computer program products for selecting a resource based on a measure of a processing cost  
Methods and systems are described for selecting a resource based on a measure of a processing cost. Resource information is received identifying a first resource and a second resource for...
8744382 Fast tracking power supply device, fast tracking power supply control method, and communication equipment  
A fast tracking power supply device, a fast tracking power supply control method, and communication equipment are provided. The fast tracking power supply device includes: a basic voltage output...
8745426 Information processing apparatus and power saving memory management method with an upper limit of task area units that may be simultaneously powered  
An information processing apparatus has a task area unit as an area that executes a predetermined process, a power control unit that reads a task area to execute the process from the process and...
8738942 Methods and apparatuses for controlling thread contention  
An apparatus comprises a plurality of cores and a controller coupled to the cores. The controller is to lower an operating point of a first core if a first number based on processor clock cycles...
8738938 Information processing apparatus, method for controlling the same, and storage medium  
An information processing apparatus includes an input unit configured to input data, and a control unit configured to control a power mode of the information processing apparatus. When the input...
8738952 Device controller low power mode  
A device controller, such as a universal serial bus (“USB”) device controller, that is unattached to an external device is placed into a low power mode. During low power mode, interface com...
8738945 Using non-lossless compression to save power  
Circuits, methods, and systems that reduce or eliminate the number of data transfers between a system memory and a graphics processor under certain conditions. After inactivity by a user of an...
8738937 Method and apparatus to limit memory power  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a power manager to receive a memory power usage value, to determine an available power based at least in part on a power budget and the memory...
8738940 Power controller for SoC power gating applications  
A rush-in current controller includes a clock module connected to provide a delayed sleep control signal based on counting a preset number of clock cycles corresponding to an input sleep control...
8738948 Power management in a wireless local area network  
A computer readable storage medium or media stores machine readable instructions that, when executed by one or more processors, cause the one or more processors to, while a device in a...
8738943 Controlling and minimizing electrical power consumed by electrical components connected to a networked computing environment  
Embodiments of the present invention provide an approach for controlling and minimizing electrical power consumption of a plurality of lights and electronic devices connected to a networked...
8738939 System and method for testing WOL function of computers  
In a system and method for testing a wake-up on LAN (WOL) function of a computer, the computer connects to a server through a local area network (LAN). The system constructs a network connection...
8738936 Storage apparatus  
A storage apparatus connectable to an external apparatus through a connection line for data communication includes: a storage for storing data; a system controller for controlling data...
8738941 Computer integral device system and method for integrating a tablet personal computer and a computer host  
A computer integral device includes a detection unit for detecting whether an external electronic device is in a determined position, wherein the external electronic device has been turned on; and...
8732489 Communication system for use in hazardous environments  
A communication system includes a host device and a peripheral device. The host device includes a data terminal and a power terminal. A data conductor extends between the host device and the...
8732490 Methods and apparatus to selectively power functional units  
A processing engine fetches one or more lines of software instructions into an instruction cache. Based on the contents of the cache, potentially needed functional units are identified as...
8732502 Electronic device with serial ATA interface and power saving method for serial ATA buses  
In an electronic device with a serial ATA interface, upon detection of the issue or reception of a preset command, a confirmation device, such as a CPU, confirms the completion of execution of the...
8732493 Semiconductor integrated circuit  
In a semiconductor LSI that sequentially performs predetermined processing on data input successively, a host CPU, a plurality of sequencers, and a data engine are connected in a hierarchical...
8732487 Predictive computing device power management  
The described implementations relate to predictive computing device energy management. One implementation measures resource usage of a computing device that employs a power policy. This...
8732498 System and method of modifying power use within an information handling system  
A system and method of modifying power use within an information handling system is disclosed. In one form, a method of managing power within an information handling system is disclosed. The method...
8730703 Semiconductor integrated circuit device  
Efficient reduction in power consumption is achieved by combinational implementation of a power cutoff circuit technique using power supply switch control and a DVFS technique for low power...
8732348 Electronic device performance level indicator and method  
An electronic device comprises a performance level indicator configured to determine an operational performance level for the electronic device based on a power capability of a power adapter...
8732491 System and method for adjusting an energy efficient ethernet control policy using measured power savings  
A system and method for adjusting an energy efficient Ethernet (EEE) control policy using measured power savings. An EEE-enabled device can be designed to report EEE event data. This reported EEE...
8732508 Determining power topology of a plurality of computer systems  
Determining power topology of a computer system. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods including communicating with a first computer system of a plurality of computer systems...
8732488 Millions of instruction per second (MIPS) based idle profiler in a power management framework  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method that comprises, within a sample window, determining an active time of a central processing unit (CPU) at an operating frequency. If there are...
8732504 Conserving power by reducing voltage supplied to an instruction-processing portion of a processor  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates reducing static power consumption of a processor. During operation, the system receives a signal indicating that...
8732448 System and method of delaying power-up of an information handling system  
A system and method of delaying power-up of an information handling system is disclosed. According to an aspect, a method of powering an information handling system can include detecting a delay...
8732486 Method and system for supplementing current during enumeration of a USB device  
A method and device for supplementing current from the USB bus for enumerating USB devices that require additional current beyond that allowable by USB bus specification is disclosed. A chargeable...
8732424 Hybrid storage apparatus and method of sharing resources therein  
A hybrid storage apparatus having a plurality of storage devices and a method of sharing resources therein. The hybrid storage apparatus can include a plurality of storage device controllers to...
8732492 Information processing apparatus and method  
An information processing apparatus includes: a plurality of electric power generating elements; detection means for determining whether each of the plurality of electric power generating elements...