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8884896 Computing device user presence detection  
A computing device may detect the presence of a user after the user has not interacted with the computing device for a predetermined time period. The user may leave the device powered up, but...
8886974 Controller  
A first controller can provide system state information and a second controller can receive the system state information. The second controller can be programmed to control the state of a...
8885200 Image forming system including a first image forming apparatus for controlling a second image forming apparatus to shift into a sleep mode  
A first image forming apparatus includes a first communication unit to communicate with a second image forming apparatus with a communication scheme without using a network; a monitoring unit to...
8886983 System and method for portable power source management  
A battery monitoring apparatus that senses battery conditions such as low battery charge, end of battery capacity, and end of battery life, and responds by taking actions such as sending messages...
8886258 Wireless communication device and method with an orientation detector  
A wireless communication device (200) is disclosed. It can include: an electronic device (210) including a display (240); a wearable device (242) including a first orientation detector (244)...
8880924 Hot-plugging of multi-core processor  
A method of hot-plugging a multi-core processor includes monitoring respective workload levels of multiple processor cores, hot-plugging off a first core among the processor cores upon determining...
8874950 Power management for input/output devices  
A method for managing power consumption by a network device is disclosed. The network device includes first and second ports, each of the first and second ports identified by a unique identifier...
8874944 Communication device  
Provided is a communication device connected to a network access device constituting a network and capable of communication through the network, includes: a circumstance determining unit that...
8868953 Image forming apparatus and method of controlling power consumption thereof  
A method of controlling power consumption of an image forming apparatus includes outputting information regarding power consumption of a plurality of operation units if a power consumption check...
8868947 Fan control for determining a fan speed that is closer to an optimal fan speed based on an amount of measured change in system power consumption and temperature of a processor  
In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes running a cooling fan within a computer at low speed while the computer is in low temperature operations (e.g., idle). The operation of the...
8868954 Low cost storage for rarely read data  
Low cost storage for write once read rarely data is described. In an embodiment a storage device comprises a plurality of hard disk drives connected to a server via an interconnect fabric. The...
8868941 Apparatus and methods for an interconnect power manager  
An interconnect-power-manager (IPM) cooperates and communicates signals with an integrated-circuit-system-power-manager (SPM) in the integrated-circuit. The interconnect network (IN) is...
8868935 Power supply integrated circuit with feedback control  
A system and method for providing power control in a power management integrated circuit. A power management integrated circuit may comprise a communication interface module that receives power...
8868951 Multiple-queue multiple-resource entry sleep and wakeup for power savings and bandwidth conservation in a retry based pipeline  
Methods and apparatus relating to multiple-queue multiple-resource entry sleep and wakeup for power savings and bandwidth conservation in a retry based pipeline are described. In one embodiment, a...
8868950 Reliability-aware disk power management  
A token value is maintained based on an allowable number of low power transitions of a hard disk drive without adversely affecting reliability, compared to an actual number of low power...
8868940 Systems apparatus and method for blocking power transition in response to a comparision with present system state  
Systems, apparatus, and methods are disclosed for blocking a power-transition. The method discloses: receiving a power-transition signal; monitoring a present-state of the computer; comparing the...
8868957 Auxiliary power supply, a method of providing power to a data storage system and a back-up power supply charging circuit  
The invention provides a data storage system, comprising: one or more data storage media; a midplane to which the one or more data storage media are, in use, connected; at least one input/output...
8862920 Power state management of an input/output servicing component of a processor system  
A method of regulating power states in a processing system may begin with a processor component reporting a present processor power state to an input-output hub, where the present processor power...
8862911 Information processing apparatus, method for avoiding a time-out error  
An information processing apparatus includes a processing unit, a power supply control unit configured to control powering on and off of the processing unit, and a controller unit configured to...
8862914 Virtual machine power consumption measurement and management  
Embodiments of the virtual machine power metering system and method measure the power consumption of individual virtual machines. Power meter measurements for a physical host server are converted...
8862917 Dynamic sleep for multicore computing devices  
The aspects enable a multi-core processor or system on chip to determine a low power configuration that provides the most system power savings by placing selected resources in a low power mode...
8862923 Method and apparatus to determine an idle state of a device set based on availability requirements corresponding to the device set  
A method and apparatus to control and manage a power state in a related set of storage devices is described. In one example a method includes, determining an idleness measure at the file system,...
8860595 Scalable voltage ramp control for power supply systems  
A system for scalable voltage ramp control for power supply systems. A system may comprise at least power supply circuitry, digital-to-analog (D/A) converter circuitry and a controller. The power...
8862906 Control of platform power consumption using coordination of platform power management and display power management  
Control of platform control of platform power consumption using selective updating of a display image. An embodiment of an apparatus includes a display controller to transfer pixel data from a...
8862922 Data center power adjustment  
A power cap agent establishes a power cap. The power cap agent throttles a first power priority virtual machine. The power cap agent determines that the first power priority virtual machine and...
8856564 Method and apparatus for power profile shaping using time-interleaved voltage modulation  
Embodiments of an apparatus, system and method are described for dynamically time-interleaving supply voltage modulation to shape a power profile. An apparatus may comprise, for example, a power...
8856573 Setting a number (N) of fast training sequences (FTS) automatically to an optimal value  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a PCIe interface module and a physical layer to negotiate a link by exchanging a number of fast training sequences (N_FTS). The physical layer may...
8856570 Energy efficiency ethernet with low power active idle transmission mode  
Energy efficient Ethernet with a low power active idle transmission mode. A low power active idle transmission mode is defined for the transmission of idle signals during inter-packet gaps. The...
8856572 Computer that reduces power consumption while maintaining a specific function  
A laptop PC is enabled to operate with small power consumption while maintaining a specific function. A laptop PC is provided with a HDD and can operate in a normal mode and a doze mode as a new...
8850250 Integration of processor and input/output hub  
Methods and apparatus for integration of a processor and an input/output hub are described. In one embodiment, a sideband signal may cause change in a power management state of a processor or an...
8850247 Power management for a system on a chip (SoC)  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for sending a first link handshake signal between a first subsystem and a power management unit (PMU) of a system on a chip (SoC) to...
8850244 Wake-on-LAN between optical link partners  
Embodiments described herein achieve Wake-on-LAN to allow optical modules the ability to wake up link partners instantaneously when there is data to be transmitted or received. As such,...
8850245 Method for operating a bus system  
A method for the switching of participants of a bus system from a first state with reduced energy consumption to a second state with increased energy consumption relative to the first state,...
8850249 Enabling idle states for a component associated with an interconnect  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving an information packet in a first port from an interconnect while an agent associated with the first port is in an idle low...
8850236 Power gating of cores by an SoC  
A method for power gating a core by a SoC is provided. Instruction Pointer information, state of the core, core access information and wake up latency information of the core are used in power...
8848362 Fire prevention in a network device with redundant power supplies  
A device may include multiple power supplies that are cooled by a system fan. The power supplies may be cross-connected to supply power to one another and the device may monitor temperatures of...
8850246 Display apparatus and control method thereof  
A display apparatus and a method thereof including: a display unit which displays an image based on a video signal; a battery unit which supplies battery power; and a controller which controls...
8850255 Storage system control apparatus and control method for utilizing a relay unit of an abnormal control unit  
A storage system includes a storage and control units. In each of the control units: a relay unit relays access to the storage; an access controller accesses the storage through one of the relay...
8839006 Power consumption reduction systems and methods  
Power management systems and methods that facilitate efficient and effective power conservation are presented. In one embodiment a power management method comprises: performing an initiation...
8839016 USB self-idling techniques  
USB self-idling techniques are described. In one or more embodiments, a Universal Serial Bus (USB) device comprises one or more modules to communicate via USB and self-idle by presenting an idle...
8837468 Network device and method for powering a media access controller  
A network device including a physical layer device and a media access controller. The physical layer device includes a first interface, and is configured to receive packets including a first...
8839009 Systems and methods for decimation based over-current control  
The present inventions are related to systems and methods for data processing, and more particularly to systems and methods for power governance in a data processing system. In some such systems...
8839356 Methods and apparatuses for processing wake events of communication networks  
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products that respond to wake events of communication networks are disclosed. One or more embodiments comprise setting a wake password of a computing...
8839012 Power management in multi-GPU systems  
A method of power management is provided. The method includes detecting an event, assign a first responsibility to a first graphics processing unit (GPU) and a second responsibility to second GPU,...
8839007 Shared non-volatile storage for digital power control  
Systems and methods may be implemented in a power device subsystem topology to provide an arbitration and communication scheme between a single consolidated non-volatile random access (NVRAM)...
8832480 Automatic mode switch portable electronic device  
A portable electronic device having automatic power supply mode switching is provided. The portable electronic device includes a micro-sensor and a control circuit. The control circuit controls...
8832477 Electronic apparatus and signal disconnection/connection method  
An electronic apparatus includes a first board that includes a first processor, a second board that is connected to the first board with a bus and that includes a second processor, and a...
8832483 System-on-chip with power-save mode processor  
A system-on-chip (SoC) is provided with a low power processor to manage power-save mode operations. The SoC has a high-speed group with a high-speed processor, a standby agent, and a governor. In...
8832485 Method and apparatus for cache control  
A method and apparatus for dynamically controlling a cache size is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes changing an operating point of a processor from a first operating point to a...
8832481 Portable electronic device and method for controlling screen protection function of the portable electronic device  
In a method for controlling a screen protection function of a portable electronic device, the portable electronic device includes a gravity sensor, a display screen, and a storage system. The...