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8397087 Systems and methods for individually managing the power usage of software applications  
A computer-implemented method for individually managing the power usage of software applications may include: 1) identifying at least one software application installed on a computing device, 2)...
8397092 Power management for input/output devices by creating a virtual port for redirecting traffic  
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...
8392735 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...
8392731 Semiconductor integrated circuit device  
Power supply of ECUs connected to a communication network is optimally controlled so that power consumption is reduced. A transceiver/receiver converts a message of a differential signal received...
8392736 Managing memory power usage  
Methods of method of managing memory power usage in a computing device having two or more memory modules. By monitoring a system working set size of the computing device, a determination can be...
8392734 Power management of computers by detecting active processes in the absence of input activity  
A method of controlling power consumption in a computer uses a power management program installed on the computer to detect the identities of processes running on the computer which maintain the...
8390856 Image forming apparatus, communication device, computer readable medium, and communication method  
An image forming apparatus includes: a communication unit that receives a request that requests a reply and includes a source of the request and a destination of the request; and a controller that...
8392728 Reducing idle leakage power in an IC  
A method to reduce idle leakage power in I/O pins of an integrated circuit using external circuitry. Initially, I/O pins on a package are subdivided into those that will also remain powered up and...
8392738 Battery voltage saf avoidance algorithm for a wireless handheld device  
A method and system for power source management of a portable device. A power source used to supply electrical energy for a portable device should ideally operate with a constant terminal voltage....
8392737 System for controlling power consumption of a network  
A system for controlling power consumption of a network includes at least one terminal to receive a plurality of requests to route data from a plurality of data sources to a plurality of data...
8385164 Optical disk drive and computer  
The present invention provides an optical disc drive and computer. The optical disc drive comprises: a tray for laying a disc therein; a drive means connected to the tray; and a control circuit for...
8386819 Communication apparatus and method having one or more communication control programs  
A communication apparatus includes an automatic response unit configured to make a response to received data in a power saving state on behalf of one or more communication control programs, and a...
8387078 Determining the context of a computing device that is powered off  
In some embodiments a remote request is received relating to a context of a computer after the computer has been powered off. A sensor of the computer is turned on to obtain context information of...
8386825 Method and system for power management in a virtual machine environment without disrupting network connectivity  
A method for power management. The method includes gathering resource usage data for a first blade and a second blade on a blade chassis, migrating each virtual machine (VM) executing on the first...
8386812 Apparatus and method for providing network communications  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a Power Over Ethernet (PoE) device (PD) having a controller to receive signals over a first cable having...
8386672 Systems, methods and media for disabling graphic processing units  
An information handling system (IHS) provides a method for managing power consumption. The method includes detecting a power-on in the IHS, wherein the IHS comprises a first graphics processing...
8386813 Apparatus and method for supporting selective suspend mode of USB network-device  
A host computer equipment includes an apparatus configured to perform a method for supporting a selective suspend mode of a Universal Serial Bus (USB) network-device. The host includes a power...
8386824 System and method for adapting a power usage of a server during a data center cooling failure  
A method includes detecting that a rate of temperature change in a server is above a threshold rate, changing the server to a lowest system performance state when the rate of the temperature change...
8386684 Data processing system and method of interrupt handling  
A data processing system is provided which comprises at least two processing units (100, 101, 102) each for executing a plurality of tasks and an interrupt handling unit (200) for receiving an...
8386818 Data storage device including current detector  
Provided is a data storage device including a current detector. The data storage device includes a plurality of memory devices, a detector, and a power manager. The detector detects a current...
8386806 Integrated power management logic  
A device and system are disclosed. In one embodiment the device includes a programmable power supply management logic. The programmable power supply management logic is capable of managing a...
8380999 Power management for electronic devices  
An electronic user device can provide intelligent power management. The device can monitor information such as charge level and rate of power consumption, and determine an appropriate time to...
8381006 Reducing power requirements of a multiple core processor  
A mechanism is provided for reducing power consumed by a multi-core processor. Responsive to a number of properly functioning processor cores being more than a required number of processor cores in...
8381000 Demand based power allocation  
A demand based power re-allocation system includes one or more subsystems to assign a power allocation level to a plurality of servers, wherein the power allocation level is assigned by priority of...
8381001 Command processing apparatus which executes a process according to a command issued by an external device  
A digital camera is provided with: a sub CPU started irrespective of a state of an SW group; and a main CPU and an HDMI-CPU which are started when the SW group is in an on state while stopped when...
8381003 Memory relocation in computer for power saving  
A computer system comprises a computer that includes a plurality of CPU sockets including one or more CPU cores, a crossbar switch, and a memory controller each, and memories connected under the...
8375228 Multiple-node system power utilization management  
A multiple-node system having a number of nodes has its power utilization managed. A node power cap of a node specifies a maximum power that the node is individually able to utilize. A system-wide...
8373571 Methods and apparatus for controlling a notification appliance circuit  
An arrangement for use in a safety notification system includes an alarm signal power source, a first semiconductor device, a current sensing unit, and a controller unit. The alarm signal power...
8375234 Wakeup of a non-powered universal serial bus  
Universal serial bus wakeup when the bus is not powered. In one embodiment, a method of waking up a universal serial bus (USB) from a non-powered state, comprises: upon detection of a wakeup...
RE43995 Communication apparatus  
A printer has a controller configured to give an instruction to a LAN controller, the instruction specifying which one of communication speeds the LAN controller should communicate at. When it is...
8375232 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...
8375235 Storage system  
A storage system including: a storage apparatus including a plurality of storage devices on which a plurality of logical units is configured and a first controller that controls accesses to the...
8370668 Portable information processing apparatus having a switchable operating state 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...
8370669 Memory device having a memory sleep logic and methods therefor  
A memory device includes memory sleep logic operative to detect a repetitive pattern within at least one memory block, and place the memory block into a sleep mode in response to detecting the...
8370672 Reducing power consumption of distributed storage systems  
Methods for reducing the power consumption of distributed storage systems are described. An embodiment describes a storage system which is adapted to reduce its power consumption at times of low...
8370671 Saving power by powering down an instruction fetch array based on capacity history of instruction buffer  
Mechanisms for saving power by powering down an instruction fetch array based on capacity history information of an instruction buffer are provided. The mechanisms operate to receive a current...
8370664 Image forming apparatus operating in normal operation mode or power save operation mode utilizing a plurality of processors  
An electric device is capable of operating in a normal operation mode and a power save operation mode. The electric device includes a first processor for processing information input externally in...
8370661 Budget-based power consumption for application execution on a plurality of compute nodes  
Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for budget-based power consumption for application execution on a plurality of compute nodes that include: assigning an execution priority to each of...
8370670 Electronic apparatus and storage medium  
A disclosed electronic apparatus includes a first communication unit for connecting the electronic apparatus and an external device; a second communication unit for connecting the electronic...
8370666 Electrical instrument having a protection circuit  
A protection circuit suitable for electrical instruments includes a software detecting circuit, a logic AND circuit, a driver and control circuit for engine operating power components, and a...
8364943 S3 BIOS operating system switch  
Arrangements for employing a system BIOS (basic input/output system) to handle email during a suspended state (such as an “S3” state as will be better understood herebelow). Preferably, the BIO...
8364987 Method and apparatus for implementing a sleep proxy for services on a network  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for implementing a sleep proxy. The system starts by receiving a request at the sleep proxy for information pertaining to a service...
8365001 Method and apparatus for adaptive power management of memory subsystem  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for performing adaptive memory power management in a system employing a CPU and a memory subsystem. A CPU throttle control (THR) module generates a CPU throttle...
8365000 Computer system and control method thereof  
A computer system. The computer system includes memory units; a power supply to supply power to the memory units; and a controller to controls the supply of power the plurality of memory units so...
8364995 Selective power reduction of memory hardware  
Managing delivery of power to one or more hardware memory devices in a computer system. The computer system is configured with a processor and at least two hardware memory devices. A temperature...
8359482 Power supply circuit for audio codec chip and method for providing power supply to audio codec chip  
A power supply circuit is provided. The power supply circuit includes an audio codec chip and a voltage absorbing circuit. The audio codec chip has a power input terminal. The power input terminal...
8359109 Apparatus for determining and/or monitoring a process variable  
An apparatus for determining and/or monitoring at least one process variable of a medium. The apparatus includes: at least one sensor unit for registering the process variable, wherein the sensor...
8359483 Communication device that enters active mode when updated feed is acquired  
A communication device is communicable with a server that distributes a content item and a content summary. The communication device acquires the content summary from the server at fixed intervals....
8359487 System and method for effectively performing a clock adjustment procedure  
A system and method for effectively performing a clock adjustment procedure includes a multi-core processor that has a plurality of processor cores that each operate with reference to a target...
8356193 Scaling energy use in a virtualized environment  
A method, system, and computer usable program product for scaling energy use in a virtualized data processing environment are provided in the illustrative embodiments. A set of PIOAs is configured...