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7487372 Remote power sensing for hard disk bridge controller  
A remote power sensing system for a hard disk bridge coupled to a drive bay uses a power sensor connecting a bridge to an energization control in the drive bay. The power sensor can be a cable or...
7487371 Data path controller with integrated power management to manage power consumption of a computing device and its components  
A data path controller, a computer device, an apparatus and a method are disclosed for integrating power management functions into a data path controller to manage power consumed by processors and...
7483778 Redundant array of control devices  
An array of control devices having a plurality of control devices (1-3, 20-23) which are interconnected via a first data bus (4), in a means of transportation, control devices (1-3; 20-23) which...
7484110 Adaptive power management  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed at minimizing power consumption of a computer while permitting the execution of meaningful tasks by programs installed on the computer. In...
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...
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...
7475267 Systems and methods for delay in startup of multiple components  
Systems and methods for delay in startup of multiple components such multiple disk drives in computer systems to stagger associated spikes in resource usage during the initial startup of each...
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...
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...
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....
7469353 Power sequencing  
Methods and arrangements to establish power rails for a computer system in accordance with a sequence requirement are disclosed. Embodiments may interconnect voltage regulators for components of a...
7469351 Multiple computer equipment and management method for determining number of AC-DC power modules to be operated by calculating power consumption based upon system information  
An object of the present invention is to provide a management technique for managing power supply modules. In multiple computer equipment 100, in response to a load state, if an operation system...
7467309 Point of load regulator having a pinstrapped configuration and which performs intelligent bus monitoring  
A new system-level approach to managing the delivery of DC voltage and current. Several system level functions may be enabled without requiring separate ICs to perform those functions. Supervisory...
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...
7464275 Apparatus for sequentially enabling and disabling multiple powers  
Provided is an apparatus for controlling multiple powers which is capable of turning on and off the multiple powers in their priorities for systems or components to be supplied with the multiple...
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...
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...
7457974 Dynamically changing PCI clocks  
A method, apparatus and computer-usable medium are presented for dynamically selecting a clock signal used by a peripheral device that is coupled to a motherboard. When the motherboard is powered...
7454512 Method of using link adaptation and power control for streaming services in wireless networks  
A method for improving the performance for a streaming service by link-adaptation and power-control in a wireless packet network such as an Enhanced General Packet Radio Services (EGPRS) cellular...
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...
7447923 Systems and methods for mutually exclusive activation of microprocessor resources to control maximum power  
A device for controlling power parameters in a microprocessor includes a resource activation control unit for controlling the maximum power of the microprocessor and two or more resources. 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...
7444532 System and method for autonomous power sequencing  
A system and method are provided for autonomous power sequencing in a computer system. The system and method includes at least one server module such as a server blade or a server brick. A...
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...
7444530 Standby circuit for an electrical device  
The invention relates to a standby circuit, an electrical device with a standby circuit, a method for the control of the electrical device and a power supply assembly. Whereas the power supply...
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...
7437585 Storage system and power control method therefor, adapter and power control method therefor, and storage controller and control method therefor  
A storage system and a power control method therefor, an adapter and power control therefor, and a storage controller and a control method therefor, that enable the enhancement of their...
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,...
7428649 Power supply delivery for leakage suppression modes  
Circuitry gates the power supply to limit standby power in an integrated circuit. The IR drop through clamps may be compensated using a regulator feedback signal to improve the power performance...
RE40504 Display and display driver with on/off power controller used to prevent damage to the display  
Signal management control units 471-47n of respective scan drivers LSI in an LCD module are cascade-connected and each have the same construction. A detected signal of the signal management...
7426647 Low power media player for an electronic device  
A low power media player is provided for an electronic device, such as a hand-held portable computer having capability to operate an application during a low power mode. During the low power mode,...
7426645 Digital power supply controller with integrated microcontroller  
A monolithic digital power supply controller is disclosed for controlling the operation of a switched power supply. The controller is contained within an integrated circuit package enclosing an...
7424625 Printing apparatus and power supply control method in printing apparatus  
A printing apparatus is equipped with multiple interfaces adapted to connect external devices adapted to store image data and operated by power supplied from a first-connected external device, and...
7424624 Rack equipment power purchase plan supervision system and method  
A rack equipment power purchase plan supervision system and method is presented. In one embodiment of the present invention, a rack equipment power purchase plan supervision system includes rack...
7421603 Method for monitoring the operating readiness of at least one memory element assigned to an electronic unit  
A method for monitoring the operating readiness of memory elements which are assigned to an electronic unit, an engine control unit for example. Furthermore, an electronic unit for executing the...
7417335 Method and apparatus for integrated circuit power up  
A power booster circuit for use with an integrated circuit coupled to power supply circuitry. The integrated circuit includes a first circuit block that operates at a first voltage level and a...
7415604 Method for adjusting an operating rate of a graphics card  
A method for increasing an operating rate of a graphics card includes: raising a rotation rate of a radiator fan of a graphics processing unit chip of the graphics card to a first rotation rate...
7415622 Adaptive digital power control system  
An adaptive digital power control system is disclosed, which implements a digitally controlled, near real-time algorithm to accommodate multiple loop current mode controls for low voltage, high...
7415625 Policy table rule based processor side bus signaling  
A system and method for selecting a computer hardware component of a computing system to throttle based on a selection policy is disclosed. A co-thermal control system may receive a first signal...
7412615 Information processing equipment and power consumption control method  
Information processing equipment is so constructed that the power consumption of a disk drive for hard disks, optical disks, or the like can be reliably and sufficiently reduced. The host CPU...
7409565 Method, program and apparatus for power control through an electronic information device in a magnetic disk unit  
A power control method for a magnetic disk unit is disclosed. The method includes identifying a type of a last instruction sent to a magnetic disk unit and, in response to identifying the type,...
7409568 Power supply voltage droop compensated clock modulation for microprocessors  
A voltage source droop compensated clock modulation for microprocessors is described. Specifically, the circuit reduces the clock frequency if a voltage source droop is detected.
7406614 Electronically implemented dynamic start up method for ports with inrush current limiting functionality  
A power over Ethernet controller comprising: control circuitry; at least one temperature sensor operatively connected to the control circuitry; and a plurality of electronically controlled...
7404090 Device and computer system for power management using serial link connections  
Power management for a computer system and device is accomplished by implementing two separate power modes in a serially-connected device, and selecting from the two power modes depending on the...
7401243 Demand-based dynamic clock control for transaction processors  
A variable speed data processor includes a clock generator generating a plurality of clocks at different clock rates. Clock select circuitry synchronously selects one of the clocks as an output...
7401240 Method for dynamically managing power in microprocessor chips according to present processing demands  
A method, system, and computer program product are disclosed for dynamically managing power in a microprocessor chip that includes physical hardware elements within the microprocessor chip. A...