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8261112 Optimizing power consumption by tracking how program runtime performance metrics respond to changes in operating frequency  
A method, system, and computer program product for optimizing power consumption of an executing processor executing. The method includes determining a first sensitivity relationship (SR) based on...
8255585 Identifying when a self-powered device is connected to a medical device by triggering an alert about a potential risk to patient  
In some aspects, a method includes determining whether a universal serial bus (USB) peripheral device is connected to a USB monitoring device that is connected to a medical device and drawing...
8255727 Interface card, network device having the same and control method thereof  
An interface card is capable of communicating with an external device and includes a power supplier; a non-volatile memory which stores executable instructions to operate in an active-mode and a...
8255722 Microcontroller with clock generator for supplying activated clock signal to requesting module to conserve power  
The disclosed implementations provide for power reduction in microcontrollers by reactivating a clock in the microcontroller for one or more peripheral modules in response to an internal or...
8255723 Device having multiple instruction execution modules and a management method  
A multiple instruction execution modules device that comprises a first instruction execution module and a second instruction execution module and a context switch controller; wherein the first...
8255726 Zero indication forwarding for floating point unit power reduction  
A method, system and computer program product for reducing power consumption when processing mathematical operations. Power may be reduced in processor hardware devices that receive one or more...
8255715 Storage system and power control method thereof with mode selection defined by timeout period and power supply  
In the process of controlling a plurality of storage devices 190 in any one of a normal mode and a plurality of power-saving modes (such as standby and LRPM), a controller 110 selects the storage...
8250386 Turning off buffer when a digital back end operates at a same data rate as the analog front end  
A processor circuit having reduced power consumption includes an analog front end operative to receive an analog signal supplied to the processor circuit and to generate a digital signal...
8250332 Partitioned replacement for cache memory  
In a particular embodiment, a circuit device includes a translation look-aside buffer (TLB) configured to receive a virtual address and to translate the virtual address to a physical address of a...
8250370 MACSec implementation  
A media access control (MAC) security apparatus including an encryption/decryption engine and an authentication engine. The encryption/decryption engine is configured to generate encrypted data...
8250276 Online deletion of devices  
An I/O adapter is installed in a slot in a computer system. Online deletion of the I/O adapter is achieved by a three step process, in which a device driver that controls the adapter first...
8250382 Power control of servers using advanced configuration and power interface (ACPI) states  
A method of managing power consumption by a plurality of blade servers within a processing system. The speed of at least one of the plurality of blade servers is reduced in response to the...
8250392 Fast turn-on/off for energy efficient ethernet  
In described embodiments, turn-on time for active portions of an Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) device is improved by storing energy in a corresponding capacitor bank through a bidirectional...
8250393 Power management method and related chipset and computer system  
A power management method for use in a computer system having a processor, a power management module and a phase lock loop circuit (PLL) is provided. The power management module is coupled to a...
8248629 Image forming apparatus with a power mode control section for allocating a printout for a reserved low-key print setting job  
A job managing section acquires an operational status of a standby print job when a determination that a job having been accepted by a job accepting section is a reserved low-key print setting job...
8250387 Computers having a biometric authentication device  
A portable computer having a biometric authentication device is disclosed. The portable computer also includes a processor, a power supply unit having a first power system and a second power...
8244926 Data processing system and data processor  
One data processor is provided with an interface for realizing connection with the other data processor. This interface is provided with a function for connecting the other data processor as a bus...
8245066 Smart limited functionality mode manager  
In general, a method includes receiving, at a portable electronic device, a first signal that instructs the portable electronic device to enter a limited functionality mode, wherein, in the...
8245065 Power gating processor execution units when number of instructions issued per cycle falls below threshold and are independent until instruction queue is full  
A method of power gating a microprocessor having an instruction scheduling unit for receiving issued instructions from an instruction decode unit; an execution unit coupled to receive and send...
8244515 Structure for detecting clock gating opportunities in a pipelined electronic circuit design  
A design structure for a pipeline electronic processor device may be embodied in a machine readable medium for designing, manufacturing or testing a processor integrated circuit. The design...
8244311 Time-related power systems  
A method, programmed medium and system are disclosed which provide for user-controlled management of power requirements for mobile devices. The system dynamically adjusts power settings according...
8237957 Point-of-sale demonstration of computer peripherals  
A demonstration system for a peripheral such as a printer connects an external, non-volatile memory to the printer in place of the host computer. One such peripheral uses a peripheral cable...
8235810 Regulated gaming trusted energy saving  
Trusted Energy Saving (TES) methods applied to server based distributed downloadable gaming for allowing casino operators to significantly reduce their energy bills by placing the main controller...
8239700 Systems and methods for power dissipation control in a semiconductor device  
Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for governing power dissipation in a semiconductor device. For example, various embodiments of the present invention...
8239699 Method and apparatus for performing energy-efficient network packet processing in a multi processor core system  
A method and apparatus for managing core affinity for network packet processing is provided. Low-power idle state of a plurality of processing units in a system including the plurality of...
8239693 Built-in system power management circuit and motherboard with thereof  
The invention has disclosed a system power management circuit comprising: a printed circuit board and a hardware monitor. The printed circuit board includes at least a first power connector, a...
8239698 System and method for maintaining connectivity to remote application servers  
A system and method for maintaining connectivity between a host system running an Always-On-Always-Connected (AOAC) application and an associated remote application server. The system further...
8239701 Methods and apparatus for power allocation in a storage system  
Methods and systems for improved management of power allocation among a plurality of devices coupled to a controller. The controller and devices exchange messages to request, grant, and release...
8234507 Electronic-ink display device employing a power switching mechanism automatically responsive to predefined states of device configuration  
A wireless electronic-ink display device supported in packaging, and employing a power switching mechanism which operates to prevent leakage, drainage or discharge of the electro-chemical battery...
8233000 System and method for switching between graphical processing units  
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for dynamically switching between a power-saving integrated graphics processing unit (IGPU) and a higher-performance discrete...
8234513 Power management method  
A method of managing IT resources when an IT resource managed by a coordinator is subject to a power-off request is provided. The method includes, in an event a sufficient quantity of resource...
8234512 Motion sensor data processing using various power management modes  
Systems and methods for processing motion sensor data using various power management modes of an electronic device are provided. Power may be provided to a motion sensor during a first power mode...
8230238 Estimating power consumption in a computing environment  
A method for determining power consumption in a data storage system is provided. The method comprises determining data access patterns for at least a first storage device in a storage system based...
8228524 Image processing apparatus, device control program, and power control method  
An image processing apparatus is provided that includes plural devices, a device control unit associated with each of the devices for controlling a power status of each of the devices according to...
8230247 Transferring architectural functions of a processor to a platform control hub responsive to the processor entering a deep sleep state  
Power consumption and dissipation during sleep states of processors is reduced using a novel connected standby sleep state. In the connected standby sleep state a dedicated power plane is used to...
8230246 Activating a computer device based on the detecting result from a single touch sensor if the battery level is high  
In general, this disclosure describes techniques for managing power consumption states of a computing device. In one example, a method includes detecting, using at least one sensor of a computing...
8230270 Monitoring device  
The invention relates to a monitoring device for a processor comprising a means for monitoring the power consumption of the processor and a means for analysing the power consumption to detect...
8230204 Migration of system images  
Systems, devices, and methods, including program instructions, are provided for migrating operating system images. One method embodiment includes performing a process on a first device. The...
8230150 Interface protocol and API for a wireless transceiver  
A wireless protocol may be implemented in a smart transceiver device that contains the physical (PHY) and media access control (MAC) layers of the wireless protocol stack. In various embodiments,...
8224182 Switch device, connection system and connection control method  
Reduction in power consumption at low costs is realized by a system with apparatuses connected with each other. A switch device comprises transmission/reception unit each connected to each of...
8225123 Method and system for integrated circuit power supply management  
A method and system for power supply management in an integrated chip selectively manages the power supplied to the various circuits within the integrated circuit. The integrated circuit includes...
8225119 Energy-aware server management  
The described implementations relate to energy-aware server management. One implementation involves an adaptive control unit configured to manage energy usage in a server farm by transitioning...
8225118 Server system, reducing method of power consumption of server system, and a computer readable medium thereof  
A server system comprises a plurality of servers, and a management unit. Each of the servers has virtual machines which can move among the servers. The management unit moves all the virtual...
8225117 Electronic device and image processing apparatus  
An electronic device capable of decreasing power consumption is provided. A multiple function apparatus including a power line communication function has a plurality of units such as a PLC board,...
8225080 Grid processing control apparatus  
According to an aspect of the embodiment, a grid processing control apparatus includes a grid OS being an OS dedicated to grid computing, a general-purpose OS being an OS other than the grid OS,...
8219834 Predictive power gating with optional guard mechanism  
A mechanism is provided for predictively power gating a set of units within the data processing system. A second-level power gating controller monitors a set of events for each unit in a set of...
8219838 Image processing apparatus with power saving  
An image processing apparatus includes a plurality of functions to perform image processing, an execution frequency calculation unit that calculates an execution frequency for each of the...
8219842 Computer system and method for energy-saving operation of a computer system  
A computer system has at least one supply device, at least one system component with a data-processing device and at least one communications device. The supply device has at least one...
8214663 Using power proxies combined with on-chip actuators to meet a defined power target  
A mechanism is provided for using a power proxy unit combined with on-chip actuators to meet a defined power target value identifying a target power consumption of a component of a data processing...
8214547 Image processing device having a plurality of control units  
An image processing device includes a memory unit that stores plural sets of user information and a plurality of modes in correspondence with each other so as to specify correspondence between a...