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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...
7480812 Microprocessor  
A processor core adopts a pipeline processing method and has an interlock mechanism. A built-in accelerator executes a specific processing in place of the processor core. When a processing is...
7480813 Portable electronic apparatus having a transfer mode for stopping an operating state of a device  
A portable notebook PC comprising a lid is able to avoid possible trouble during its transfer (as when a user carries the PC with him or her) and is able to reduce the time required to start up...
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...
7472215 Portable computer system with thermal enhancements and multiple power modes of operation  
A portable computer adapted for electrical connection to a docking station having multiple power modes of operation is described. The portable computer has one or more CPU chips which have at...
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...
7472302 Method and apparatus for reducing leakage power in a cache memory using adaptive time-based decay  
An adaptive cache decay technique is disclosed that removes power from cache lines that have not been accessed for a variable time interval, referred to as the cache line decay interval, assuming...
7472298 Storage system and method for saving energy based on storage classes with corresponding power saving policies  
An example of the invention classifies disks drives based on their purpose and associating power-saving policies in multiple classes. The system implements Power On Demand, where a reduced power...
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....
7469352 Method and related apparatus for reducing chipset power consumption  
A chipset has a plurality of driving units, each unit connecting to an address pin of a memory module for driving a one-bit address signal while accessing the memory module. The method detects...
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...
7467311 Distributed system and method for managing power usage among server data processing systems  
A distributed method and system for managing power usage among server data processing systems are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a server data processing system of a plurality of server...
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...
7464279 Pre-activation of network devices  
An approach for pre-activating network devices includes using prior usage of a network device to estimate times when the network device will be used in the future. The network device is then...
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...
7461274 Method for maximizing server utilization in a resource constrained environment  
A mechanism for controlling the hardware resources on a blade server, and thereby limiting the power consumption of the blade server is disclosed. The enforceable hardware resources that are...
7461235 Energy-efficient parallel data path architecture for selectively powering processing units and register files based on instruction type  
Provided is a parallel data path architecture for high energy efficiency. In this architecture, a plurality of parallel process units and a plurality of function units of the process units are...
7457917 Reducing power consumption in a sequential cache  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a cache memory, which may be a sequential cache, having multiple banks. Each of the banks includes a data array, a decoder coupled to the data...
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...
7457970 VLIW processor with power saving  
A data processing apparatus has an instruction memory system arranged to output an instruction word, capable of containing a plurality of instructions, respective instruction words being output in...
7457975 Information processing apparatus with a function for low-power operation by controlling a power supply to a recording section of a recording medium and a computer individually  
An information processing apparatus which comprising a recording section for recording information in a removable recording medium, a switch, a computer, a power supply section for supplying power...
7454640 System and method for providing a thermal shutdown circuit with temperature warning flags  
A system and method is disclosed that provides a thermal shutdown circuit that generates a plurality of temperature warning flag signals. Each temperature warning flag signal represents a...
7454642 Method and architecture for power management of an electronic device  
A method of reducing static power consumption in a low power electronic device. The electronic device including one or more power islands, each power island including: a local storage capacitor...
7454633 Integrated circuit card for reducing power consumption  
An integrated circuit card includes an interface block for performing an interface function with the external devices and a power controller for controlling power of a security integrated circuit...
7454638 Sub-circuit configuration in portable electronic device  
A sub-circuit configuration allowing an external device access to a storage device provided at the host through configuration of a sub-circuit is separated using a power controller from a main...
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...
7451336 Automated load shedding of powered devices in a computer complex in the event of utility interruption  
The present invention provides a method, apparatus and computer-readable program for providing management of a computing complex during a utility interruption. More specifically, the present...
7451335 Selectively disabling a portion of ASF operations when ASF device is powered by auxiliary power  
Techniques are disclosed for providing system manageability for computing systems operating under OS-absent conditions. In particular, techniques are disclosed for providing fully functional...
7447929 Countering power resonance  
An embodiment may comprise a counter to provide a count value, enable logic coupled with the counter, and circuitry coupled with the enable logic, the circuitry to be powered up or down if the...
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...
7444525 Methods and apparatus for reducing leakage current in a disabled SOI circuit  
Methods and apparatus provide for enabling a digital circuit by biasing at least one switch transistor ON such that a voltage potential of a virtual ground node is substantially equal to a voltage...
7444439 Audio controller for portable electronic devices  
An audio controller for use with laptop and notebook digital computers for reproducing compressed digital audio recordings. The controller includes a drive interface for traversing and accessing...
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...
7441059 Method and device for data communication  
A device for data communication between a first host device or a further host device and at least one client device along a shared transmission path includes a first host device, which includes a...
7441135 Adaptive dynamic buffering system for power management in server clusters  
A system, method and computer program product for managing power consumption in a system comprising at least two computing devices. The at least two computing devices are organized as part of...
7441136 System for predictive processor component suspension and method thereof  
An instruction cycle is determined from instructions stored in a cache, where the instruction cycle represents the sequence of instructions predicted to be executed by the processing device that...
7437579 System and method for selective memory module power management  
A memory module includes a memory hub that monitors utilization of the memory module and directs devices of the memory module to a reduced power state when the module is not being used at a...
7437575 Low power mode for device power management  
An information handling system having PCI devices which comply with the Power Management Interface Specification have a low power mode that may be used to put Power Management Capability devices...
7434076 Device and method for wireless communication selection and control  
A wireless communication device and system is provided for detecting an incoming wireless signal and selecting the power state and performance of one or more interface units that are adapted to...
7434075 Portable information processing apparatus and method of the same  
The present invention relates to a portable information apparatus which can realize electrical power for a longer period of time. Under the condition that the suspending mode is set, when an...
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,...
7430679 Charging of mobile devices  
A system which enables battery powered devices such as notebook computers to efficiently charge smaller mobile devices such as music players, cell phones and PDAs using the power signals provided...
7430673 Power management system for computing platform  
A power management system for a computing platform is described. In one embodiment, the power management system provides additional device states which the device controllers of the platform...
7430678 Low power operation control unit and program optimizing method  
An objective is to perform a low power operation of a microprocessor on the pipeline stage of an instruction decode and a preceding pipeline stage without the necessity for increasing a circuit...