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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...
7894841 System and method for reducing call establishment delay in a wireless network  
A system and method for reducing call establishment delay in wireless network is provided, in which a network node establishes a call to a wireless terminal controlled by an AP via a sever. The...
7890229 Method and device for waking users of a bus system, and corresponding users  
A device for waking users of a bus system, wherein a detection means, in particular a counter, is provided, which detects at least one predefined signal feature of the signals transmitted on the...
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...
7890298 Managing the performance of a computer system  
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that manages a performance of a computer system. During operation, a current expert policy in a set of expert policies is executed,...
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...
7890778 Power-off methods for portable electronic devices  
In some embodiments of the invention, a graphical user interface in an electronic device with a touch screen display and power switch includes one or more user-interface objects to assist a user...
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...
7886172 Method of virtualization and OS-level thermal management and multithreaded processor with virtualization and OS-level thermal management  
A program product and method of managing task execution on an integrated circuit chip such as a chip-level multiprocessor (CMP) with Simultaneous MultiThreading (SMT). Multiple chip operating...
7884575 Wireless optical pointing apparatus using battery and method of detecting time for change/recharge of battery thereof  
Provided are an apparatus using a battery and a method of detecting a time to change/recharge the battery in the apparatus. The apparatus includes: a battery for applying a battery voltage; a...
7886104 Detachable adapter and portable system  
A detachable adapter is provided for being detachably connected to a data bus of a receptacle of a portable device to form a portable system. The adapter includes a conversion circuit and can...
7886168 Device for detecting impacts or vibrations  
Taught is a detection device for detecting impacts and the like, comprising an integrated microcontroller (1) which includes an RFID interface (101) and a non-volatile memory (201), the integrated...
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...
7882382 System and method for performing computer system maintenance and service  
Systems and methods for maintaining and servicing a data processing system or “computer system,” including rack enclosures housing multiple servers, desktop computers, and controllers for...
7882373 System and method of reducing power consumption in a storage system through shortening of seek distances  
Described is a storage system and method for reducing power consumption in a storage system by shortening seek distances associated with input/output (I/O) requests to a physical disk drive. A...
7881755 Wireless LAN power savings  
A network device includes a base band processor (BBP) receiver to detect a frame in a signal. A media access controller (MAC) receiver identifies a destination address in the frame. A power...
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...
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...
7873841 Method of maintaining a USB active state without data transfer  
A USB bus-powered device in Suspend state that requires active bus state power levels, but has no data transfer need, may initiate Resume signaling to return a USB bus segment to active state,...
7873849 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...
7873850 System and method of controlling power consumption and associated heat generated by a computing device  
Embodiments of a system and method for controlling power consumption in a computing device having at least one CPU and memory. Embodiments reduce or increase the amount of memory available to the...
7873804 Apparatus for facilitating disaster recovery  
An apparatus, method, and computer program for facilitating disaster recovery of a first computer system, wherein first data residing on a first storage device associated with the first computer...
7870409 Power efficient data storage with data de-duplication  
A storage system includes a first de-duplication scope comprising a first volume, a first table of hash values corresponding to first chunks of data stored on the first volume, and a first table...
7870408 Universal serial bus wakeup circuit  
A circuit is attached in parallel to a universal serial bus interface of a data processing system. A capacitor in the circuit is charged by receiving power from a power pin of the universal serial...
7865646 Sharing of functions between an embedded controller and a host processor  
An improved system is described for allowing an embedded controller and a host processor to share access to modules in a computer system. The shared access system of the present invention enables...
7865744 System and method for optimizing power consumption in a mobile environment  
The present invention relates to a system and method adapted to optimize power consumption in a communication system used in a Gigabit Ethernet environment. The method comprises determining at...
7861099 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...
7859693 Printing system with power saving mode  
In a printing system 10 connected to a host computer 20 as an upper system via a serial bus, communication control information used in a shift from a power saving mode to a normal transfer mode...
7861101 Reconfigurable signal processor  
A reduction in circuit size and in power consumption is provided. A signal processor includes: processor elements 501, which are mapped by circuit reconfiguration; processor elements 502a and...
7861100 Methods of performing maintenance on double-slot PCI device  
Systems and methods are provided for performing maintenance on a multiple-slot device having multiple adapters in a computer system including a peripheral interface having a plurality of device...
7861115 Multi-component system  
To reset only the CPU in a component in an abnormal condition without affecting CPUs of components in a normal condition, a multi-component system, in which a plurality of components each...
7856568 Electronic apparatus and peak power-controlling method related thereto  
An electronic apparatus (200) comprises processors (20)-(22), devices (30)-(33), and a peak power-managing unit (10). The peak power-managing unit (10) includes a power information storage unit...
7853807 Multimedia apparatus receiving audio-visual broadcast  
The present invention relates to a transmission reception multimedia apparatus (20) comprising a circuit for communication (9, 8, 10, 3, 7) with means for connection to an audiovisual...
7853813 Anticipatory power management for battery-powered electronic device  
Methods and apparatus for managing power consumption of a battery-powered electronic device are disclosed. According to one embodiment, power management can take action to reduce power consumption...
7853808 Independent processor voltage supply  
Systems, methods and program codes are provided for selectively adjusting multi-core processor chip structure individual processor core power supply voltages through controlling individual power...
7853816 Apparatus, system and method for monitoring and managing the supply of power to a plurality of units connected to a power supply  
An apparatus connected to a plurality of units, said units include monitors, respectively, each of which monitors power consumption of the corresponding one of said units, includes a management...
7853809 System and method of power management  
The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods of power management of a device. In a particular embodiment, the method includes determining a first power consumption value for a first...
7849285 Method for scheduling of storage devices  
MAID (Massive Array of Idle Disks) technology can not stop an array group in a time zone in which if any access is made to the array group desired to be stopped. For realization of power saving,...
7849338 Communication device and method for saving static power consumption of communication device  
A communication device and a method for saving static power consumption of communication device are disclosed. The communication device mainly includes a plurality of service units; and a power...
7849339 Power-saving clocking technique  
A method and system for providing a clock signal having reduced power consumption is provided, called the hybrid clock system. The hybrid clock system uses a PLL for high-speed data transfers, but...
7849280 Storage system and power consumption reduction method, and information processing apparatus  
In a storage system including: plural information processing apparatuses each of which copies data sent from a host computer to create archive data in accordance with redundancy sent from the host...
7849341 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and storage medium  
An information processing apparatus which can communicate with a printing apparatus that operates in the first electric power state in which electric power necessary for a status response to an...
7844845 System and method for preventing user O.S. in VMM system from deenergizing device being used by service O.S.  
A call from a user operating system (UOS) to BIOS to configure a connected device into a reduced energy consumption mode is routed through a virtual machine monitor (VMM). The VMM determines...
7840820 Storage system and method of controlling of feeding power to storage system  
A storage system of the present invention saves power consumption of the storage system and enhances responsiveness by predicting a disk drive that is to be accessed next on the basis of an access...
7840807 Authentication of computing device through employment of determination that current location of authentication device matches initial location  
A authentication device of an apparatus in one example authenticates a computing device, in communication with the authentication device, through employment of a determination that a current...
7840828 Method and device for power management according to priority parameters contains in data packets  
This demodulator for signals transmitted by bursts of data packets and the corresponding method comprise receiving from a separate processor identifiers of bursts to be processed, filtering the...
7840827 Display power management  
An apparatus and method for power management of a display system. A display controller couples to a memory storage device. A frame buffer in the memory storage device is filled with frames of...
7840733 Power optimized dynamic port association  
A method, device, system, and computer readable medium are disclosed. In one embodiment the method includes dynamically associating a newly active port in a computer system with a first host...