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7853810 Core voltage controlling apparatus  
A core voltage controlling apparatus suitable for a center processing unit (CPU) is provided. The apparatus includes a level shifting unit, a time-delay unit and a logic unit. An input terminal of...
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...
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...
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...
7853949 Method and apparatus for assigning fractional processing nodes to work in a stream-oriented computer system  
An apparatus and method for making fractional assignments of processing elements to processing nodes for stream-based applications in a distributed computer system includes determining an amount...
7849334 Transitioning a computing platform to a low power system state  
A method which includes initiating a power management policy based on a processing element for a computing platform entering a given power state. The power management policy includes a...
7849250 Docking station with hierarchal battery management for use with portable medical equipment  
When portable diagnostic medical equipment is placed into a dock, or docking station, the batteries of the docking station are used in a hierarchical manner to insure that the batteries in the...
7844843 Implementing power savings in HSS clock-gating circuit  
A power saving clock-gating method and a power saving clock-gating circuit for implementing power savings in High Speed Serializer-deserializer (HSS) cores, and a design structure on which the...
7844840 Arrangements for integrated circuit power management  
A configurable power control system is disclosed. The power control system can include a control module, an enable/disable module coupled to a power rail (i.e. an internal power line) to enable...
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...
7840821 Method and apparatus for monitoring energy consumption of an electronic device  
Requests to an operational module are received at a monitoring device, where an estimated amount of energy expected to be consumed by the operational module while executing operations related to...
7836319 Controlling power supply to a storage device  
A power control apparatus includes a driver for controlling an operation of a storage device, a filter driver for monitoring a state of the storage device, and a management program part for...
7831846 Information processing device with an acceleration sensor  
The operating state of a computer is switched only when moving of the computer is detected. An information processing device has a detection unit, which detects, as a lifting action, a fact that...
7831849 Platform communication protocol  
A host chipset heartbeat may be utilized, in some embodiments, to handle interrupts from external devices on a power efficient basis. The availability of the host chipset heartbeat may be signaled...
7831852 Power supply management system for changing the path of an internal power supply of a device  
The power supply management system is provided with an information processor and a terminal that is connected to the information processor by a communication line and a power supply line and that...
7822996 Method for implementing thermal management in a processor and/or apparatus and/or system employing the same  
A method for detecting temperature associated with a processor, results of the detecting being used for controlling power dissipation associated with the processor and/or apparatus and/or system...
7818595 Method, system, and apparatus for dynamic clock adjustment  
A method, apparatus, article of manufacture, and system, the method including, in some embodiments, determining an impedance of a power distribution network of a load for a range of frequencies,...
7818592 Token based power control mechanism  
A token-based power control mechanism for an apparatus including a power controller and a plurality of processing devices. The power controller may detect a power budget allotted for the...
7818589 Data transfer apparatus and image forming apparatus  
A data transfer apparatus has a plurality of data transfer interfaces, and one of the plurality of data transfer interfaces has a PHY, the PHY being made in a reset state when the data transfer...
7814350 Microprocessor with improved thermal monitoring and protection mechanism  
A microprocessor control circuit continuously monitors core logic operating temperature and detects it has risen above a first temperature and responsively iteratively controls a system voltage...
7814351 Power management in a storage array  
A data storage system and associated method is provided within an enclosure supporting a self-contained plurality of discrete data storage devices configured for connecting with a network device...
7814348 Power management apparatus  
In one aspect, there is disclosed a power management device that includes a housing, at least one input port, and at least one output port. Also included is a CPU and a user interface. Electrical...
7814340 Power management mechanism in system for supplying power over communication link  
System and methodology for managing power supplied to powered devices over communication links, such as Ethernet links. A power supply system has multiple power supply ports for providing power to...
7809964 Storage system assembly with distributed enclosure management  
An I/O interface module of a storage system controller includes a management controller and power regulation and monitoring/control circuitry responsible for management of the I/O expansion module...
7805625 Power supply delivery for leakage suppression modes  
A method includes providing power to on-die combinatorial circuitry of an integrated circuit (IC) from an external power supply regulator during an active mode of the IC. A state of the on-die...
7805621 Method and apparatus for providing a bus interface with power management features  
Methods and apparatus for providing a bus interface are disclosed. An example method for providing a bus interface includes operating first circuitry using a first power supply voltage in a normal...
7793124 System and method of classification in power over ethernet systems  
A power sourcing equipment (PSE) device is disclosed that includes an interface adapted to communicate with a powered device via wire pairs of a cable, a power supply circuit adapted to provide...
7788515 Power control and status circuitry for communicating power on reset control and status via a single electrode  
A system and method providing, via a single output electrode of an integrated circuit having internal circuitry, a status signal having time multiplexed states indicative of a power on reset...
7788507 Control apparatus, electronic device and signal processing apparatus  
A signal processing apparatus of an electronic device not only cuts off supply of power to a hardware unit from a power supply unit when a control signal associated with a power OFF command is...
7783912 Sequencing control circuit  
A sequencing control circuit includes a chip (30), a first control circuit (10), a second control circuit (20), and a lagging voltage terminal (700). The chip is connected to a first voltage...
RE41547 Apparatus and a method for avoiding the accidental termination of computer power  
A method and an apparatus for confirming a power off signal generated by the aligning of a power switch into an off position. The operator can select from four options prior to the power to the...
7779281 Controlling input power  
Controlling input power is disclosed. In some embodiments, an in situ measurement of an operating condition in an operating environment is compared to a benchmark, and the comparison is used at...
7774443 Power-manager configuration upload and download method and system for network managers  
A power management system embodiment of the present invention comprises a power manager with a network agent in communication over a network with a network manager. The power manager is connected...
7770044 Method and apparatus for waking up a circuit  
An indication that a power supply is ramped up to a threshold level is received. A circuit is woken up in response to receiving the indication if a control field of configuration information is in...
7770176 Multiprocessor computer and program  
According to an aspect of the present invention, the processor temperatures can be leveled among processors, thereby suppressing the occurrence of stop of processing due to overheating. For...
7770035 Method and apparatus for providing power to a computerized device  
A data communications network that includes a data communications device and a midspan device where the data communications device directs data to computerized devices, such as IP phones, within...
7770037 Power ok distribution for multi-voltage chips  
A method and apparatus for powering up an integrated circuit (IC). An IC includes a plurality of power domains each coupled to receive power from one of a plurality of power sources. Each power...
7765420 Single-wire sequencing technique  
Novel system and protocol for controlling a sequence of events. The sequencing system has a master circuit for providing sequencing information defining a sequence of events using a sequencing...
7765412 Methods and systems for dynamically changing device operating conditions  
Methods and systems for operating a semiconductor device (e.g., a processor) are described. The device is operating at a first operating condition and device temperature. The first operating...
7765415 Semiconductor integrated circuit  
A semiconductor integrated circuit has an internal circuit to which operation power is supplied or interrupted, and a power supply control circuit for controlling the supply and interruption of...
7765414 Circuit and operating method for integrated interface of PDA and wireless communication system  
A circuit for an integrated interface of a PDA and a wireless communication system is suitable for integrating the PDA and the wireless communication system. The circuit includes a first serial...
7765352 Reducing core wake-up latency in a computer system  
A power control unit (PCU) may reduce the core wake-up latency in a computer system by concurrently waking-up the remaining cores after the first core is woken-up. The power control unit may...
7761718 Power controller, server, and power control method  
In a blade of a blade server, power is supplied from a power distributing unit to an internal circuit, and also supplied to a capacitor to charge the capacitor. If power consumption of the blade...
7757108 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...
7757109 Circuit arrangement for activating a circuit block and method for the same  
An integrated circuit includes functional blocks, a power control unit controlling the provision of power to the different functional blocks of the integrated circuit, a detecting unit detecting...
7757107 Maintaining a power budget  
A server is capable of maintaining a power budget. The server comprises a central processing unit (CPU), a management processor, a power measurement circuit, and a comparison circuit. The...
7757105 Electronic device system and controller  
In an electronic device system where a controller and a target device are connected to each other via an IEEE 1394 serial bus, the controller comprises: command sending means for sequentially...
7741732 Method of configuring a startup sequence of a load control system  
Power distribution systems that have a limited peak power capability or a high source impedance, such as site supply generators, are often susceptible to abnormal operation in response to the...
7743266 Method and system for optimizing filter compensation coefficients for a digital power control system  
A method and system is provided for optimizing the digital filter compensation coefficients of a digitally controlled switched mode power supply within a distributed power system. A power control...
7739531 Dynamic voltage scaling  
An apparatus and method for dynamically controlling the maximum frequency of operation of the IC is provided. The invention optimizes power consumption in a device by measuring a current maximum...