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9043628 Power management of multiple compute units sharing a cache  
We report methods, integrated circuit devices, and fabrication processes relating to power management transitions of multiple compute units sharing a cache. One method includes indicating that a...
9043632 Security enclave processor power control  
An SOC implements a security enclave processor (SEP). The SEP may include a processor and one or more security peripherals. The SEP may be isolated from the rest of the SOC (e.g. one or more...
9041475 Thermally stable low power chip clocking  
A method of controlling an integrated circuit chip including first and second clock sources, the first clock source being more thermally stable and having a higher power consumption, the...
9043630 Image forming apparatus, system-on-chip (SoC) unit, and driving method thereof  
An image forming apparatus is connected to a host device including first and second power domains which are separately supplied with power and includes first and second memories to be disposed in...
9041866 Receiving apparatus, method, and storage medium  
A receiving apparatus including a first communication unit that receives first image data from a transmission apparatus, a second communication unit that receives second image data from the...
9043631 Power supply control system, method, and computer program product  
According to an embodiment, a control system includes a detector, an estimating unit, a determining unit, and a controller. The detector detects an idle state. The estimating unit estimates an...
9037808 Restoring data using parity when suspending a core of a multicore processor  
A computer-readable recording medium stores a program that causes a computer capable of accessing a multicore processor equipped with volatile memories and a plurality of cores accessing the...
9037889 Apparatus and method for determining the number of execution cores to keep active in a processor  
A processor is described that includes a plurality of execution cores. The processor also includes power management circuitry to dynamically determine a number of the execution cores that, when...
9037890 Ultra-deep power-down mode for memory devices  
A memory device includes a voltage regulator, whose output provides a voltage supply for various other components of the memory device, including a command user interface. The memory device is...
9035956 Graphics power control with efficient power usage during stop  
In an embodiment, a processor that includes multiple cores may implement a power/performance-efficient stop mechanism for power gating. One or more first cores of the multiple cores may have a...
9031544 Status switching method for mobile device  
A status switching method for a mobile device is disclosed. The status switching method includes receiving a first request for switching a radio function of the mobile device from a first status...
9032235 Semiconductor storage device and method for controlling the semiconductor storage device  
According to one embodiment, a semiconductor storage device includes a nonvolatile memory, memory controller storing control information, a switch between the nonvolatile memory/memory controller...
9032236 Semiconductor device and power supply control method of the semiconductor device  
A semiconductor device includes an internal circuit, a power supply control circuit which controls supply of a power supply to the internal circuit upon receipt of a first control signal, and a...
9032229 Information processing device with sleep control processing, control method and non-transitory computer readable recording medium  
An information processing device (1) includes a main CPU (2) and a sub CPU (3). The main CPU (2) is provided with a function of managing schedules of task processing and idle processing and...
9032234 Systems and methods for monitoring and managing memory blocks to improve power savings  
Systems and methods are provided for placing a portion of a memory into a low power mode. A system includes a hot spot region creator configured to determine an activity level for each of a...
9026830 Information processing apparatus  
One embodiment provides an information processing apparatus including a processor; memory blocks; an internal voltage generator connected to the memory blocks; an input/output circuit connected to...
9026829 Package level power state optimization  
Methods and apparatus to optimize package level power state usage are described. In one embodiment, a processor control logic receives a request to enter a lower power consumption state (such as a...
9026808 Memory with word level power gating  
In accordance with at least one embodiment, memory power gating at word level is provided. In accordance with at least one embodiment, a word level power-gating technique, which is enabled by...
9026842 Selective fault recovery of subsystems  
Various embodiments are described herein with regards to performing a selective fault recovery for an electronic device having a plurality of subsystems in which one of the subsystems has a fault....
9021281 Run-time task-level dynamic energy management  
A mechanism is provided for run-time task-level dynamic energy management. An instruction address for a first instruction of the application is mapped to a portion of application code in the...
9021290 Systems and methods for dynamic power management in a blade server  
A system and method of dynamically managing a power supply allocation for each one of the server blades in a blade server includes a blade server system having a blade chassis, multiple server...
9021280 Power saving for FIFO buffer without performance degradation  
A power-saving method for a first-in-first-out (FIFO) buffer implemented in a memory. The memory is segmented into a plurality of logical segments. For each logical segment, for each power saving...
9021209 Cache flush based on idle prediction and probe activity level  
A processing node tracks probe activity level associated with its cache. The processing node and/or processing system further predicts an idle duration. If the probe activity level increases above...
9015506 Image forming apparatus and method for controlling the same  
An image forming apparatus includes first and second memories, and a main controller and a sub-controller. The main controller performs a control operation using the first memory in a normal mode...
9015514 Systems and methods for implementing persistent battery shutdown for information handling systems  
Systems and methods are provided for implementing a persistent battery system shutdown condition when a battery pack voltage level drops below a predetermined minimum acceptable operating voltage...
9015509 Mechanism for low power standby mode control circuit  
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to a low power standby mode control circuit. An embodiment of an apparatus includes a processor, an interface for a connection with a second...
9009508 Mechanism for reducing interrupt latency and power consumption using heterogeneous cores  
A technique for operating a processor includes detecting an interrupt having a first core of the processor as a destination core. The technique includes handling the interrupt by a second core of...
9009502 System and method for managing battery usage of a mobile device  
A system and method for managing battery usage of a mobile device. The power level of the battery is obtains and compared to a threshold level. When the power level is equal to or less than the...
9003216 Power regulation of power grid via datacenter  
One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for regulating an amount of power on a power grid using a datacenter. This allows demand to be more closely brought into alignment with supply....
9003210 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...
9003211 Method and apparatus for holistic power management to dynamically and automatically turn servers, network equipment and facility components on and off inside and across multiple data centers based on a variety of parameters without violating existing service levels  
The present invention provides a METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HOLISTIC POWER MANAGEMENT TO DYNAMICALLY AND AUTOMATICALLY TURN SERVERS, NETWORK EQUIPMENT AND FACILITY COMPONENTS ON AND OFF INSIDE AND...
9003217 Semiconductor integrated circuit apparatus  
When a bus stop request control unit issues a module-specific bus stop request signal, a bus stop control unit coupled to a bus slave determines a module that serves as a bus master of the bus...
9003215 Power-aware thread scheduling and dynamic use of processors  
Techniques and apparatuses for providing power-aware thread scheduling and dynamic use of processors are disclosed. In some aspects, a multi-core system is monitored to determine core activity....
8996892 Power smart peripheral devices with external power supplies  
A peripheral device includes a host interface, a power interface, a switch, a control module, and a regulator. The host interface transfers data between the peripheral device and a host. The power...
8996901 Power management of electronic device with display  
An electronic device, such as an e-book, for displaying information includes a power source; a display having a high power mode and a low power mode, said display being powered by said power...
8996852 Electronic device and booting method thereof  
An electronic device and a method of booting the electronic device is provided. The electronic device and method include a power supply unit, a volatile memory, a non-volatile memory, and a...
8996894 Method of booting a motherboard in a server upon a successful power supply to a hard disk driver backplane  
The present invention discloses a server and a booting method thereof. The booting method includes the following steps. A motherboard and a hard disk driver backplane coupled to multiple hard disk...
8996900 System and method for managing power consumption in data propagation environments  
An example method includes communicating a first signal to a remote computer element, the first signal can be used to establish a link between the remote computer element and a local computer...
8996330 Method and system for managing thermal policies of a portable computing device  
A method and system for managing one or more thermal policies of a portable computing device (PCD) includes monitoring temperature of the portable computing device with internal thermal sensors...
8990591 Power management system for selectively changing the power state of devices using an OS power management framework and non-OS power management framework  
In some embodiments, the invention provides a higher efficiency, real-time platform power management architecture for computing platforms. A more direct power management architecture may be...
8990603 Image forming apparatus and image forming method for reducing deterioration of a secondary battery  
An image forming apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive an input regarding a print process from a user; a setting unit configured to set the apparatus to normal or energy saving...
8990597 Instruction for enabling a processor wait state  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a processor having a core with decode logic to decode an instruction prescribing an identification of a location to be monitored and a timer...
8990577 Information processing apparatus and data protection method  
According to an embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a first storage unit, a second storage unit, a power supply state control unit, a cryptographic key movement unit, a...
8990521 Information processing device and computer program product  
According to an embodiment, an information processing device that includes a first storage unit and a second storage unit having power consumption different from that of the first storage unit....
8990602 Apparatus, method, and system for early deep sleep state exit of a processing element  
An apparatus and method is described herein for providing an early wake scheme before spawning a new thread. An early wake indication is provided an amount of time, which may include an amount of...
8984309 Reducing network latency during low power operation  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving an incoming packet in a packet buffer and associating it with a flow identifier. Based on the flow identifier, a core to...
8984523 Method for executing sequential code on the scalable processor at increased frequency while switching off the non-scalable processor core of a multicore chip  
Method and scheduler in an operating system, for scheduling processing resources on a multi-core chip. The multi-core chip comprises a plurality of processor cores. The operating system is...
8984312 System and method to control operations of an information processing device upon detecting an open or closed state of battery lid and remaining battery charge  
A first battery 102 is removably housed in a first battery housing unit 108, and a second battery 103 is removably housed in a second battery housing unit 110. When it is detected that a lid 107...
8984216 Apparatus, system, and method for managing lifetime of a storage device  
Apparatuses, systems, and methods are disclosed for managing lifetime for a data storage device. A target module determines a write bandwidth target for a data storage device. An audit module...
8984227 Advanced coarse-grained cache power management  
Methods and apparatuses for reducing power consumption of a system cache within a memory controller. The system cache includes multiple ways, and each way is powered independently of the other...