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8982753 Method and system for low latency state transitions for energy efficiency  
Aspects of a method and system for physical layer control of low latency state transitions for energy efficiency. In this regard, a determination may be made to reconfigure a network device from...
8982375 Image forming apparatus and image reading apparatus having interface selection for power saving  
An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming unit; a power supply controller controls the image forming apparatus to operate in a normal mode and a power saving mode, in which supply of...
8984305 Method and apparatus to configure thermal design power in a microprocessor  
A technique to change a thermal design power (TDP) value. In one embodiment, one or more environmental or user-driven changes may cause a processor's TDP value to be changed. Furthermore, in some...
8984317 Method and arrangement for saving energy in microprocessors  
The invention relates to a method for operating an electronic system, wherein the energy consumption of at least parts of the system is regulated such that on the basis of at least a time-related...
8977880 Method for managing power supply of multi-core processor system involves powering off main and slave cores when master bus is in idle state  
A multi-core processor system, a dynamic power management method thereof and a control apparatus thereof are provided. In the method, a workload of a multi-core processor during a runtime stage is...
8977817 System cache with fine grain power management  
Methods and apparatuses for reducing leakage power in a system cache within a memory controller. The system cache is divided into multiple small sections, and each section is supplied with power...
8976404 Printing apparatus for storing and loading setting values when transitioning power saving states  
A printing apparatus having a printing engine, a first control unit, and a second control unit, in which a normal operation is performed by at least the printing engine and the first control unit,...
8972707 Multi-core processor with core selectively disabled by kill instruction of system software and resettable only via external pin  
Dynamically reconfigurable multi-core microprocessors and associated methods are provided. A multi-core microprocessor is provided that supports the ability of system software to disable, or kill,...
8972763 Method, apparatus, and system for energy efficiency and energy conservation including determining an optimal power state of the apparatus based on residency time of non-core domains in a power saving state  
A processor may determine the actual residency time of a non-core domain residing in a power saving state and based on the actual residency time the processor may determine an optimal power saving...
8972762 Computing devices and methods for resetting inactivity timers on computing devices  
Computing devices and methods for resetting an inactivity timer of each of a first and second computing device are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises establishing a communication...
8972764 Information processing apparatus, method, and storage medium  
A novel information processing apparatus maintains file system information in a secondary storage device during power saving mode. The information processing apparatus keeps storing file...
8966291 Method and apparatus for reducing dynamic power within system-on-a-chip routing resources  
A method for saving power in transmission of data across buses. By knowing the power characteristics of a bus and characteristics of data to be transmitted across the bus, the data can be encoded...
8964203 Image forming apparatus and image reading apparatus including interfaces that receive commands to transition from power saving modes  
An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming unit; a power supply controller controls the image forming apparatus to operate in a power saving mode, in which supply of power to the image...
8966303 Information processing apparatus and method for saving energy in an image processing apparatus  
An information processing apparatus includes a receiver configured to receive a packet via a communication line, an operating processor configured to suspend an operation thereof when the...
8966302 Method for power management of data buses in electronic devices  
Provided are systems and methods for execution by a core of a peripheral component to provide power management for a data bus in a electronic device, such as a mobile electronic device. One method...
8966299 Optimizing power usage by factoring processor architectural events to PMU  
A method and apparatus to monitor architecture events is disclosed. The architecture events are linked together via a push bus mechanism with each architectural event having a designated time...
8966306 System and method for operating an electronic device having an HDMI port that is shared between HDMI source function and an HDMI sink function of the electronic device  
A system and method for operating an electronic device having a High-Definition Multimedia Interface port that is shared between an HDMI source function and an HDMI sink function of the electronic...
8964959 Electronic device, incoming call answering and rejection method and digital data storage media  
An incoming call answering and rejecting method, an electronic device, and a digital data storage media are provided. The method is applied to an electronic device having a touch screen and has...
8966292 Performance improvements in a wireless client terminal using assistance from a proxy device  
Various features are provided to improve communication performance and power conservation in a client terminal by relying on the assistance of a proxy device. For instance, rather than reporting...
8959374 Power management for devices in a data storage fabric  
A method of power management for devices in a data storage fabric is disclosed. The data storage fabric includes a PHY having a first power condition and a second power condition coupled to a...
8959369 Hardware automatic performance state transitions in system on processor sleep and wake events  
In an embodiment, a power management unit (PMU) may automatically transition (in hardware) the performance states of one or more performance domains in a system. The target performance states to...
8959375 System and method for power management of storage resources  
A system and method for power management of storage resources are disclosed. A method may include detecting an occurrence of an event associated with a storage resource disposed in an array of...
8959373 Communication device for executing packet process in low consumption state  
In a case where a first condition is met while a communication device may in a high consumption state, the communication device may transit to a first low consumption state. In a case where a...
8959371 Techniques for reducing processor power consumption through dynamic processor resource allocation  
A technique for performing power management for configurable processor resources of a processor determining whether to increase, decrease, or maintain resource units for each of the configurable...
8959379 Thermal protection method for computer system and device thereof  
A thermal protection method for a computer system including at least a processor includes monitoring the temperature and loading of the processor via a system firmware in the computer system,...
8957725 Energy saving circuit of computer  
Energy saving circuit of a computer is connected between a power supply and a motherboard. The energy saving circuit includes six electronic switches and a switch. When the computer is in the...
8954775 Power gating functional units of a processor  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus having a core including functional units each to execute instructions of a target instruction set architecture (ISA) and a power...
8954776 Energy-saving circuit for motherboard  
When there is a memory module mounted in a memory slot, a memory power circuit provides a voltage to the memory slot. First and second power pins of the memory slot are connected. A first...
8954766 Automated power management of a peripheral device  
Based on bounds of a period of reduced operation for a base device, a base device generates a power management message for transmission to a peripheral device. In the power management message, the...
8949644 HSIC communication system and method  
A High Speed Inter Chip (HSIC) system and method for minimizing power consumption by controlling the state of the HSIC module through a control line are provided. The method between a host and a...
8949638 Embedded controller with an internal timer  
Example embodiments disclosed herein relate to a computing system including a controller hub to control system sleep states, and an embedded controller including an internal timer. The embedded...
8949639 User behavior adaptive sensing scheme for efficient power consumption management  
A deactivated passive user interaction sensor may be activated or deactivated on demand based on an expected use of the sensor. The expected use may be ascertained by detecting a predetermined...
8949630 Normalized control of an IHS component  
A component control system includes a component. At least one component element is included in the component. A component controller is included in the component, coupled to the at least one...
8947684 Printing apparatus and processing method therefor  
A printing apparatus includes a first processor which is connected to a first memory and converts print data into an image data format based on a page description language, a second processor...
8949640 Signal processing device, signal processing method, and program  
There is provided a signal processing device which is capable of suppressing the influence of a digital data process on an analog signal process without completely stopping a digital data...
8942113 System and method for dynamically adjusting routing metrics based on power consumption  
An approach is provided for optimizing power consumption and costs associated with routing information over a transport environment. A first collection interval corresponding to retrieval of a...
8943342 Power supply circuit employed in computer for performing different standby modes  
A power supply circuit includes a basic input output system (BIOS), a super input output (SIO), a bivibrator, a logical selector, and a voltage converter. The basic input output system (BIOS) is...
8943192 Device managing apparatus, device managing method, and computer-readable recording medium for the device managing method  
A device managing apparatus for monitoring and managing a device connected to a data transmission path includes an obtaining part configured to obtain power consumption status data from the...
8943345 Emergency mobile device power source  
In various aspects, a portable electronic device includes electrical components supported by a housing, the electrical components including a user interface coupled to a processor and a storage...
8943341 Minimizing power consumption for fixed-frequency processing unit operation  
A mechanism is provided for minimizing power consumption for operation of a fixed-frequency processing unit. A number of timeslots are counted in a time window where throttling is engaged to the...
8943347 Controlling the power state of an idle processing device  
A method of operating a processing device is provided. The method includes, responsive to an idle state of the processing device, transitioning the processing device to a substantially disabled...
8943337 Power management within a data protection system  
Various techniques for managing power consumption of computing devices within a data protection system are disclosed. For example, one method involves accessing policy information, which the...
8938634 User generated data center power savings  
Technologies are described herein for providing power savings in a data center. Some example technologies may identify some user-provided hardware independent power saving codes from multiple...
8935556 Apparatus for blocking standby power of computer peripheral devices during an absence of horizontal/vertical sync signals to a monitor  
The present invention relates to an apparatus for blocking standby power of computer peripheral devices, comprising: a synchronization signal sensing control unit which senses the existence of...
8935546 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...
8935544 Indicator light control circuit for controlling different indicator lights via GPIO port according to different operating options set into a BIOS IC  
An indicator light control circuit includes a basic input output system (BIOS) integrated circuit (IC), a microcontroller, a signal control unit, an electronic switch, and an indicator light. The...
8935547 Method and apparatus for user-activity-based dynamic power management and policy creation for mobile platforms  
A method and apparatus for user activity-based dynamic power management and policy creation for mobile platforms are described. In one embodiment, the method includes the monitoring of one or more...
8935534 MACSec implementation  
A media access control (MAC) security apparatus for a local area network interface includes a parser, an encryption engine, an authentication engine, and a first buffer. The parser is configured...
8929018 Disk array unit  
A disk array unit connected to a host unit to give information thereto and receive information therefrom. The disk unit includes a plurality of disk units for storing information transmitted from...
8930721 Personal computing device having single-cell battery  
The present invention features a personal computing device that may be powered by a single battery having a single lithium-ion cell or by a plurality of lithium-ion cells connected in parallel....