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9043628 Power management of multiple compute units sharing a cache  
We report methods, integrated circuit devices, and fabrication processes relating to power management transitions of multiple compute units sharing a cache. One method includes indicating that a...
9043081 Electronic control device and vehicle control system  
The present invention provides an electronic control device including a processing unit having a function of shifting to a sleep mode in which the processing unit is adapted to start up from the...
9043632 Security enclave processor power control  
An SOC implements a security enclave processor (SEP). The SEP may include a processor and one or more security peripherals. The SEP may be isolated from the rest of the SOC (e.g. one or more...
9041942 Image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus includes: an applying device configured to generate an output signal and apply the output signal to an image forming device; and a controller configured to generate a...
9043629 Multi-cluster processing system and method of operating the same  
A multi-cluster processing system and a method of operating a multi-cluster processing system are provided. The multi-cluster processing system includes: a first cluster including a plurality of...
9043585 Dynamic energy savings for digital signal processor modules using plural energy savings states  
In an example embodiment, there is described herein an apparatus comprising an interface for communicating with a plurality of digital signal processors and logic operable to send and receive data...
9043625 Processor bridge power management  
A power controller can set the power state of a processor bridge based on which processor modules are in a communicative state. In addition, for a power state where selected processor modules are...
9037885 Independent power control of processing cores  
Independent power control of two or more processing cores. More particularly, at least one embodiment of the invention pertains to a technique to place at least one processing core in a power...
9037884 System and method for multi-phase voltage regulation  
In accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure, a multi-phase voltage regulator may comprise a plurality of phases, each phase configured to supply electrical current to one or more...
9035956 Graphics power control with efficient power usage during stop  
In an embodiment, a processor that includes multiple cores may implement a power/performance-efficient stop mechanism for power gating. One or more first cores of the multiple cores may have a...
9032174 Information processing apparatus for restricting access to memory area of first program from second program  
A processor determines whether a first program is under execution when a second program is executed, and changes a setting of a memory management unit based on access prohibition information so...
9031544 Status switching method for mobile device  
A status switching method for a mobile device is disclosed. The status switching method includes receiving a first request for switching a radio function of the mobile device from a first status...
9032230 Information processing apparatus, power saving control method, and storage medium  
An information processing apparatus has a sub system that, while a main system is in power saving state, analyzes a protocol of a network communication and recovers the main system to an ordinary...
9032415 Method for activating processor cores within a computer system  
A method for activating processor cores within a computer system is disclosed. Initially, a value representing a number of processor cores to be enabled within the computer system is received. The...
9032229 Information processing device with sleep control processing, control method and non-transitory computer readable recording medium  
An information processing device (1) includes a main CPU (2) and a sub CPU (3). The main CPU (2) is provided with a function of managing schedules of task processing and idle processing and...
9032233 On-board network system  
An on-board network system is presented. The on-board network system sends a sleep-entered message to a communication bus. The sleep-entered message is sent under a condition that a sleep...
9032231 Power saving for broadband communications devices  
Systems and methods can provide for power saving in broadband communications devices. In some implementations, such systems and methods can generate and/or receive interrupts to ascertain external...
9032232 Instruction for enabling a processor wait state  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a processor having a core with decode logic to decode an instruction prescribing an identification of a location to be monitored and a timer...
9026826 System for reducing energy consumption of a device and a method therefor  
A system for reducing energy consumption of a device and a method therefor. An apparatus for providing power to a controlled device includes a memory, a power controller, and a processor. The...
9026830 Information processing apparatus  
One embodiment provides an information processing apparatus including a processor; memory blocks; an internal voltage generator connected to the memory blocks; an input/output circuit connected to...
9026816 Method and system for determining an energy-efficient operating point of a platform  
A method and system for determining an energy-efficient operating point of the platform or system. The platform has logic to dynamically manage setting(s) of the processing cores and/or platform...
9026825 Multi-device powersaving  
A control system reduces energy consumption in a multi-device system comprising a plurality of devices. The control system includes at least one processor. The processor is programmed to receive a...
9027029 Method for activating processor cores within a computer system  
A technique for activating processor cores within a computer system is disclosed. Initially, a value representing a number of processor cores to be enabled within the computer system is received....
9025194 Data transmission apparatus for transferring data to an output device for outputting data, printer, information processing apparatus, and control method thereof  
To reduce power consumption, a data transmission apparatus comprises: a memory; a timing instruction unit which indicates a start timing of outputting data from the memory; a first interface which...
9026827 Control device and computer program product for controlling method  
In an embodiment, provided is a control device that operates: in a second mode where electric power to each of a processing unit and a second storage unit is stopped and is supplied to a first...
9025169 Image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus includes a power receiving unit, a power supply unit, an image forming unit, an execution control unit, a switching command receiving unit, a storage unit, and a power...
9026811 Portable power bank device with projecting function capable of charging an external device and displaying data from the external device  
A portable power bank device with a projecting function comprises a battery unit, a control unit, and a micro projector unit. The battery unit is electrically coupled to a charge unit and restores...
9026828 Systems and methods for reducing power at system-on-chip  
A system-on-chip comprises a power-off domain block; and a power-on domain block that analyzes externally transferred data during a power-down state of the power-off domain block, wherein the...
9026824 Establishing power save mode in hypervisor system  
A hypervisor intercepts a reduced power mode call from a guest operating system (GOS) and executes reduced power scripts, prior to passing control back to BIOS for entry into the reduced power mode.
9021288 Method and apparatus for recovery from low power state  
A method and apparatus for recovering from a low power state in a computing system is disclosed. In one embodiment of the method, the computing system enters the low power state from a standard...
9021284 Standby operation with additional micro-controller  
One embodiment of the present invention relates to a low-power micro-controller unit having both a standby micro-controller optimized for low power consumption and a main micro-controller...
9021285 Computing device negotiating with a proxy device to control sleep mode and achieving energy saving  
A system for saving energy through control of a sleep mode, and a method of operating the system are provided. The energy-saving system may enable a proxy device to maintain a minimum basic setup...
9021286 Information processing device employing main controller to respond with all received predetermined data packets when the main controller is already in high power mode  
An information processing apparatus includes a control unit to control the apparatus, a power supplying control unit to control power supply and a stop of the power supply to the control unit, a...
9021280 Power saving for FIFO buffer without performance degradation  
A power-saving method for a first-in-first-out (FIFO) buffer implemented in a memory. The memory is segmented into a plurality of logical segments. For each logical segment, for each power saving...
9021279 Independent power control of processing cores  
Independent power control of two or more processing cores. More particularly, at least one embodiment of the invention pertains to a technique to place at least one processing core in a power...
9021287 Circuit arrangement and method for low power mode management with delayable request  
For example, a circuit arrangement is provided comprising a clock generator configured to generate a clock signal, a circuit having a low power mode, and a controller, configured to receive, when...
9015506 Image forming apparatus and method for controlling the same  
An image forming apparatus includes first and second memories, and a main controller and a sub-controller. The main controller performs a control operation using the first memory in a normal mode...
9015507 Memory data inversion for reducing power consumption  
Disclosed herein are approaches to reducing a guardband (margin) used for minimum voltage supply (Vcc) requirements for memory such as cache.
9015511 Non main CPU/OS based operational environment  
A computing system is described that includes a main system bus that remains active while said computing system operates within a non main CPU/OS based operational state. The computing system also...
9015514 Systems and methods for implementing persistent battery shutdown for information handling systems  
Systems and methods are provided for implementing a persistent battery system shutdown condition when a battery pack voltage level drops below a predetermined minimum acceptable operating voltage...
9015510 Optimizing energy efficiency using device idle duration information and latency tolerance based on a pre-wake configuration of a platform associated to the device  
Systems and methods may provide for aggregating a first idle duration from a first device associated with a platform and a second idle duration from a second device associated with the platform....
9015505 Delayed shut down of computer  
A computer-implemented computer shut-down method includes identifying that a computing device has been moved from an open configuration in which input and output mechanisms on the computing device...
9015509 Mechanism for low power standby mode control circuit  
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to a low power standby mode control circuit. An embodiment of an apparatus includes a processor, an interface for a connection with a second...
9015508 Semiconductor device and automobile control system  
Even after power-down, distinction between a transition from a PLL normal-oscillation state and a transition from a PLL self-oscillation is allowed. A semiconductor device includes a first region...
9015396 Reducing latency in a peripheral component interconnect express link  
A method and system are described for reducing latency in a peripheral component interconnect express (PCIe) link between a host and an endpoint. In the described embodiments, an interrupt is...
9009511 Power switch system and method thereof  
A power switch system for a computer system includes a power supply module for generating a system operational power source and a power transistor driving source according to an external power...
9009515 Electronic device, image processing apparatus, and device control method  
According to an embodiment, provided is an electronic device that includes: an energy generation unit that generates electrical power; an accumulating unit that accumulates therein the electrical...
9009508 Mechanism for reducing interrupt latency and power consumption using heterogeneous cores  
A technique for operating a processor includes detecting an interrupt having a first core of the processor as a destination core. The technique includes handling the interrupt by a second core of...
9009516 Adjusting a power mode of a wearable computing device based on motion data  
In one example, a method includes determining, based on motion data generated by a motion sensor of a wearable computing device, a plurality of motion vectors, wherein one or more components...
9009514 System and method for switching in an energy efficient network  
A system and method for switching in an energy efficient network. Rapid switching between multiple operating modes can generate a voltage spike or voltage lag on an on-board inductor. Suppression...