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7487375 Method and apparatus for powering on an electronic device with a video camera that detects motion  
A method and apparatus for controlling power up of an electronic device with a video camera is provided. The present invention provides for using a video camera attached to an electronic device,...
7487371 Data path controller with integrated power management to manage power consumption of a computing device and its components  
A data path controller, a computer device, an apparatus and a method are disclosed for integrating power management functions into a data path controller to manage power consumed by processors and...
7483966 Systems, methods, and media for remote wake-up and management of systems in a network  
Systems, methods, and media for providing remote wake-up and management of systems in a network are disclosed. More particularly, hardware and/or software for a server to receive feedback from a...
7484110 Adaptive power management  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed at minimizing power consumption of a computer while permitting the execution of meaningful tasks by programs installed on the computer. In...
7480811 Power supply system for personal computers  
A power supply system for personal computers aims to provide an additional sub-power supply needed when a personal computer requires a power greater than what can be provided by the original main...
7478253 Reduction of power consumption in electrical devices  
Reducing power to a minimum permissible value based on temperature of a component may permit savings in power consumption.
7478251 Methods and apparatus for provisioning uninterruptible power for power over Ethernet applications  
A controller in PSE (Power Sourcing Equipment) controls how to provision uninterruptible power through corresponding ports (and cables) of the PSE to network devices. For example, the controller...
7472297 Method initializing an environment of an integrated circuit according to information stored within the integrated circuit  
A method for automatically initializing the operational settings of a system from information stored within a non-volatile storage of an integrated circuit so that the operational requirements of...
7472301 Circuitry for optimization of power consumption in a system employing multiple electronic components, one of which is always powered on  
Circuitry for conserving power in a system employing multiple electronic components of which a first electronic component operates at a first frequency and is continuously powered on by a power...
7472299 Low power arbiters in interconnection routers  
Methods and apparatus to reduce power consumption in arbiters of interconnection routers are described. In one embodiment, an arbiter may be turned off for a select number of clock cycles if no...
7472303 Information preservation on a portable electronic device  
A system and method for information preservation on a portable electronic device. A signal indicating an energy capacity threshold remaining in the battery of a hand held device may be generated....
7469350 Power control interface for a self-service apparatus  
A particular problem for self-service devices incorporating USB devices (12) and a USB host (14) is that, when communication is lost between the USB host and one or more of the devices it is...
7467313 Method for transmitting a power-saving command between a computer system and peripheral system chips  
A method for transmitting a power-saving command between a computer system and system chips thereof is described. A power-saving command associated with a first system chip is introduced to the...
7464280 Power module for a plurality of processors  
In at least some embodiments, a multi-processor power module comprises components that are replicated at least for each of the plurality of processors. The multi-processor power module further...
7461277 Image forming device, power supply control device  
The subject invention provides an image forming device including a main control section and a signal detection circuit for detecting presence or absence of an external signal supplied to the main...
7461278 Power control of remote apparatus via network  
A power consumption control method for collectively controlling the power consumption of electronic apparatuses connected to a network is provided. When an electronic apparatus is connected to the...
7457943 Controller, image processing apparatus, and method of controlling execution of program  
A controller includes a first memory of non-volatile that stores a program; a processor that executes the program; and a second memory that provides a work area for the processor. In this...
7457973 System and method for prioritizing data transmission and transmitting scheduled wake-up times to network stations based on downlink transmission duration  
A new system and method is described, utilizing a scheduler based on a transmission time calculation and prioritizing algorithm. The system utilizes a Schedule Information Vector (SIV) protocol...
7457974 Dynamically changing PCI clocks  
A method, apparatus and computer-usable medium are presented for dynamically selecting a clock signal used by a peripheral device that is coupled to a motherboard. When the motherboard is powered...
7454553 Power transfer field device  
An apparatus and method are provided for transferring electrical energy from a Fieldbus process communication loop to at least one other process communication loop operating in accordance with a...
7454529 Protectable data storage system and a method of protecting and/or managing a data storage system  
A method of protecting a data storage system including the steps of: providing a disk system including a plurality of disk modules, each disk module containing a disk controller and a disk driver,...
7454630 System and method for interconnecting downstream USB ports using limited power during unconfigured state  
An invention is provided for limiting power during an unconfigured state of a USB device. The invention includes a first voltage regulator, which supplies a first voltage, in electrical...
7454641 System powered from a local area network cable  
A system has a power consuming component, power source circuitry, and power control circuitry. The power source circuitry is to supply power from a number of different sources, including some...
7454637 Voltage regulator having reduced droop  
An on-die voltage regulator having a suspend mode voltage generator and an active mode voltage generator. Output drivers of the active mode voltage generator are disabled in stages to reduce...
7451329 Techniques for measuring network resistive loss within a power-sourcing apparatus  
Improved techniques involve provisioning power for a remote device through a data communications cable. Such techniques involve providing a first electrical stimulus (e.g., a first voltage, V1) to...
7447928 Method for booting computer multimedia systems with a hot key standby state  
A method for express activation of multimedia playing for a computer multimedia system with a hot key standby state is provided. The computer of the computer multimedia system, after completing...
7447930 USB control circuit for saving power and the method thereof  
A USB control circuit for saving power and the method thereof employs a first logic circuit to generate a control signal that turns on the power of a transmitting module, so as to enable the...
7447927 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. Note...
7446438 Power control circuit  
A power control circuit includes an electronic switch (20) interposed between a power unit (10) and an electronic device (30), a driving circuit (40) and a mechanical switch (50). The driving...
7444524 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...
7444530 Standby circuit for an electrical device  
The invention relates to a standby circuit, an electrical device with a standby circuit, a method for the control of the electrical device and a power supply assembly. Whereas the power supply...
7441129 Regulator for reducing power supply transient voltages  
A regulator for reducing transient voltages at a power supply output includes a switch connected between ground and the power supply output and a comparator for controlling the opening/closing of...
7441137 Voltage regulator with internal controls for adjusting output based on feed-forward load information  
Methods and apparatus for controlling a voltage supplied to a device based on an anticipated change in load current demanded by the device are provided. In response to detecting the anticipated...
7441130 Storage controller and storage system  
A controller performs data communication with a host system based on fiber channel protocol and controls data input/output to or from a SATA disk drive. The controller includes an FC/SATA...
7437585 Storage system and power control method therefor, adapter and power control method therefor, and storage controller and control method therefor  
A storage system and a power control method therefor, an adapter and power control therefor, and a storage controller and a control method therefor, that enable the enhancement of their...
7430676 Method and apparatus for changing the clock frequency of a memory system  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates changing a clock frequency in a memory system. During operation, the system receives a command to change the clock...
7430677 Data processing device, and control method of data processing device  
A multifunctional device shifts the states of plural reception units from a state that the device operates in a power saving state to a state that the device operates in an operating state,...
7426647 Low power media player for an electronic device  
A low power media player is provided for an electronic device, such as a hand-held portable computer having capability to operate an application during a low power mode. During the low power mode,...
7426645 Digital power supply controller with integrated microcontroller  
A monolithic digital power supply controller is disclosed for controlling the operation of a switched power supply. The controller is contained within an integrated circuit package enclosing an...
7424625 Printing apparatus and power supply control method in printing apparatus  
A printing apparatus is equipped with multiple interfaces adapted to connect external devices adapted to store image data and operated by power supplied from a first-connected external device, and...
7424632 Systems and methods that facilitate state machine power and wake state management  
The present invention relates to systems and methods that manage a state machine's wake state to facilitate power management. The systems and methods comprise a state manager that can be employed...
7424629 Data controlled power supply apparatus  
A power supply, and a method of controlling the power supply, in which more or less power capacity of the power supply is activated depending on the state of a digital data signal on a data bus....
7421591 Data flow control system and method for conserving power in a power managed system  
A system and method for conserving power in a power managed information handling system are provided. While the host unit or central processing unit of the information handling system is in a...
7421603 Method for monitoring the operating readiness of at least one memory element assigned to an electronic unit  
A method for monitoring the operating readiness of memory elements which are assigned to an electronic unit, an engine control unit for example. Furthermore, an electronic unit for executing the...
7421599 Power management server and method for managing power consumption  
A power management server and method for managing power consumption is disclosed. According to one embodiment, a power management server data processing system is provided, where the power...
7421604 Advanced voltage regulation using feed-forward load information  
Methods and apparatus for controlling a voltage supplied to a device based on an anticipated change in load current demanded by the device are provided. In response to detecting the anticipated...
RE40473 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...
7415604 Method for adjusting an operating rate of a graphics card  
A method for increasing an operating rate of a graphics card includes: raising a rotation rate of a radiator fan of a graphics processing unit chip of the graphics card to a first rotation rate...
7415622 Adaptive digital power control system  
An adaptive digital power control system is disclosed, which implements a digitally controlled, near real-time algorithm to accommodate multiple loop current mode controls for low voltage, high...
7415625 Policy table rule based processor side bus signaling  
A system and method for selecting a computer hardware component of a computing system to throttle based on a selection policy is disclosed. A co-thermal control system may receive a first signal...