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7979097 Power management for multimode wireless communication device  
A multimode wireless communication device comprising a Wi-Fi module, a cellular communication module, and an integrated power management module is described. The integrated power management module...
7971077 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program for executing the method  
An information processing apparatus is disclosed as an example. The information processing apparatus sends data to an image forming apparatus and causes the image forming apparatus to generate an...
7971076 Circuitry and method for monitoring a supply voltage  
A method for monitoring the supply voltage of an electronic device includes the steps of: determining an operating condition of the electronic device, adjusting a plurality of reference voltages...
7971083 Output system, printing system, printing device management device and printing device, print instruction program, printing device management program and printing device control program, and printing method  
An output system having an output device that performs output based on output data so that the output device performs the output after having acquired authentication. In the system, an operating...
7971073 Adaptive real-time methodology for optimizing energy-efficient computing  
Dynamic voltage and frequency scaling (DVFS) is an effective way to reduce energy and power consumption in microprocessor units. Current implementations of DVFS suffer from inaccurate modeling of...
7966502 System and method for enabling power over ethernet for legacy devices  
A system and method for enabling power over Ethernet (PoE) for legacy devices. Legacy devices often represent a large installed base of devices. This installed base of devices (e.g., mobile...
7966504 System and method for power management in a computing device for power over ethernet  
A system and method for operating system power management in a computing device for power over Ethernet (PoE). Computing devices such as portable computers or embedded devices having an operating...
7962680 Image forming apparatus and connection notifying method  
An image forming apparatus includes an operating unit, a controller, and a transmission line that connects the operating unit to the controller. The operating unit includes a USB device that...
7953909 Storage system comprising power saving function  
A storage system constituted such that power saving to an administrator-desired storage device can be performed from a management device. That is, the storage system comprises a power-saving...
7953990 Adaptive power control based on post package characterization of integrated circuits  
A method and system of adaptive power control based on post package characterization of integrated circuits. Characteristics of a specific integrated circuit are used to adaptively control power...
7949864 Balanced adaptive body bias control  
Systems and methods of balanced adaptive body bias control. In accordance with a first embodiment of the present invention, a method of balanced adaptive body bias control comprises determining a...
7941675 Adaptive power control  
A method and system of adaptive power control. Characteristics of a specific integrated circuit are used to adaptively control power of the integrated circuit.
7937597 Information handling system including wireless scanning feature  
An information handling system (IHS) is provided which includes a system processor and a wireless section coupled to the system processor. While the system processor remains in a reduced power...
7933689 Method for controlling at least one load connected to a primary and a backup power supply  
A method for controlling at least one load connected to a primary and a backup power supply having sensor for sensing a voltage on the primary power supply with a first voltage sensor; sensor for...
7934107 Power management system and method  
A power management system comprises a power management module configured to determine a power draw limit for operating an electronic device by a power source, the power management module...
7930572 Method and apparatus for reducing memory current leakage a mobile device  
A processing system includes a processor (20) having an idle mode node for generating an idle mode signal indicating whether the processor is in an idle mode and a memory (22) having a data...
7930567 Keyboard  
A keyboard includes a keyboard processor configured for outputting a control signal for turning a computer on/off; a switch circuit connected to a turn-on port of a south bridge chipset on a...
7930570 Power supply control circuit  
An exemplary power supply control circuit includes a first electric switch, a second electric switch, a third electric switch, a power supply, and an output terminal. The first electric switch has...
7930571 Information processing apparatus and power control method  
According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a wireless communication device and a power management module. The power management module is configured to transmit, in...
7925901 Method and system for estimating processor utilization from power measurements  
A method and system for estimating processor utilization from power measurements provides an estimate of processor utilization that can be computed outside of the processor and operating system....
7921306 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...
7921310 Unified powered device (PD) controller and LAN on motherboard (LOM) in a personal computing device (PCD)  
A Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) communication system dynamically provides power and data communications over a communications link. In a computing environment made up of one or more personal computing...
7917789 System and method for selecting optimal processor performance levels by using processor hardware feedback mechanisms  
An embodiment of the present invention is a system and method relating to adaptive power management using hardware feedback to select optimal processor frequencies and reduce power/watt. In at...
7917783 Power switch device  
The invention provides a power switch device for electronic systems equipped having a power module. The power switch device includes a first switch for activating a first signal, a second switch...
7917782 Computer device having display device capable of being automatically turned off or turned on according to switch motion of host  
An exemplary computer device (10) includes a host (11) configured for generating a turn on signal when the host is turned on, and a turn off signal when the host is turned off; and a display...
7917780 Motherboard power on circuit  
A motherboard power on circuit includes a switch connector, an impedance circuit, and a super I/O chip. The impedance circuit includes a first resistor, a second resistor, and a capacitor. A...
7908497 Communication bus power state management  
Methods and apparatus to manage communication bus power states are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a bus including a master node and at least a first slave node, logic to...
7908251 Quorum-based power-down of unresponsive servers in a computer cluster  
A quorum-based server power-down mechanism allows a manager in a computer cluster to power-down unresponsive servers in a manner that assures that an unresponsive server does not become responsive...
7904838 Circuits with transient isolation operable in a low power state  
An integrated circuit includes a core-logic providing a core-logic output, a latch in communication with the core-logic to store a state of the core-logic output, and an isolation circuit for...
7903622 Network system  
The present invention is a method for adjusting power consumption in a network system including a first communication device and a second communication device communicating with the first...
7904610 Controlling a device connected to first and second communication path wherein device is also connected to third communication path via a bypass link  
An apparatus includes a memory unit, a microcontroller, a first communication port providing a first communication path between the apparatus and a computer system, and a second communication port...
7900071 Apparatus and method to manage power in a computing device  
A method to manage power in a computing device comprising a controller assembly and a storage assembly comprising a plurality of data storage devices, by selecting a processor parameter,...
7899923 Method and apparatus for waking up a sleeping system  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that wakes up a sleeping target system located on a target LAN (Local Area Network) from a remote system located on a remote LAN. Because...
7900068 Mobile multi-media interface and power pack for portable entertainment devices  
A power supply and interface circuit assembly is used with a portable media player (PMP) to relay signals between the PMP and a peripheral device(s), such as a head-mounted display. A power supply...
7895458 Power control apparatus and method thereof  
A power control apparatus including an active block in which power is always maintained in an on state and an N number of power management units having a hierarchical structure where N is a...
7895455 Dynamic converter control for efficient operation  
Dynamically managing power consumption in a computer system having at least two parallel power converters in order to improve efficiency. A maximum power capacity for each of the power converters...
7894085 Image forming apparatus and method of controlling same  
A image forming apparatus 100 has a network interface 103 for receiving data transmitted from an external apparatus, and a control unit 102 for interpreting content of data received by the network...
7890781 Dynamic voltage transitions  
The operating voltage of an integrated circuit (e.g., a processor) is changed in response to one or more conditions (e.g., a laptop computer is connected to an AC power source). Both the operating...
7890783 Method and system for discovering a power source on a peripheral bus  
Improved techniques to recognize a power source on a peripheral bus and/or determine power available from the power source via the peripheral bus are disclosed. Typically, the peripheral bus is...
7890780 Systems and methods for managing power for data storage devices  
An information handling system may include a processor, a tape drive coupled to the processor, and a cache control module. The cache control module may be configured to receive a request from the...
7886165 Power management for Power-over-Ethernet-capable switch  
A system and method is described that allows a PoE-capable switch to selectively provide power to one or more remote devices in an instance where power being supplied to the switch itself is...
7886166 User interface for demand side energy management  
A user interface is visibly displayed on a display device operatively connected to a first computer. The user interface enables an end user to enter at least one energy management rule for each of...
7886170 Power management of image forming apparatus and control method therefor  
The conventional techniques cannot set optimal energy saving modes separately for a plurality of loads and can hardly attain further suppression of power consumption. To accomplish this, in an...
7882376 Power control for a core circuit area of a semiconductor integrated circuit device  
The present invention provides an LSI which comprises first circuit areas (e.g., an I/O area and a VBAT area) in which power is always held ON, a second circuit area (e.g., a CORE area) capable of...
7877618 Systems and methods for power management  
Systems and methods for providing smart power management to one or more external interfaces of an information handling system that is capable of acting as a host for charging and/or otherwise...
RE42079 Method and apparatus allowing a battery to regain charge in a handheld device without an applied external charge while still supplying power selected designated components  
An embodiment includes a power management method for regulating power to a handheld computer. A source voltage is received from a battery module. The source voltage is regulated to power a...
7877622 Selecting between high availability redundant power supply modes for powering a computer system  
Methods, apparatus, and products for selecting a redundant power supply mode for powering a computer system are disclosed that include detecting, by a voltage monitoring module, an input voltage...
7877619 Power mode control method and circuitry  
In some embodiments, a power up (or power mode) interface is provided whereby a chip's power up signals are encoded into multiple states to provide more functions than the number of signals used...
7877620 Managing power in a parallel computer  
Managing power in a parallel computer, the parallel computer including a power supply and a plurality of compute nodes, the plurality of compute nodes powered by the power supply through a...
7873847 Method of power state control for a server blade in a blade—server chassis system  
A method for controlling the different power states of a ClientBlade™ from a remote desktop environment is described. A remote user is permitted to control the different power states of the...