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8700937 Uncore thermal management  
A method is described that involves controlling the traffic levels through an uncore to provide thermal management for the uncore. The method including determining if an uncore's temperature in a...
8700350 Card interface direction detection system  
A card interface direction detection system includes a card. A power pin is mounted to the card and connected to a power source. A ground pin is mounted to the card and connected to a ground. A...
8694803 Controlling power received through multiple bus interfaces in a portable computing device  
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that enables a portable computing device to receive power through multiple bus interfaces at the same time. When the system senses that a first power...
8694815 Power supply control apparatus, image processing apparatus, storage medium storing power supply control program  
A power supply control apparatus that includes an instruction component, an execution component and a power supply control component is provided. The power supply control component is equipped with...
8694804 Computer system and power management method thereof  
A power management method of a computer system is provided. The method includes the following steps. Health states of a plurality of power supplies are detected to generate a detection signal....
8689031 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...
8683235 Electrical apparatus  
An electrical apparatus includes a main unit which consumes electrical power; a power supply unit which supplies electrical power from a commercial power source to the main unit; a secondary...
8677159 System and method for extending the USB power signal  
A system and method for extending the USB VBUS power signal. A system for extending the USB VBUS power signal includes at least one PCA board. The system includes a USB host. The USB host outputs a...
8677160 Managing power consumption of a computer  
Methods, computers, and products for managing power consumption of a computer, the computer including a computer processor and managing power consumption of a computer includes: dynamically during...
8671290 Heat dissipating device  
A heat dissipating device is provided. The heat dissipating device includes at least one fan, a temperature detecting unit, a fan control unit, and a power consumption control unit. The temperature...
8671289 Multi-port interface circuit and associated power saving method  
In one aspect, a multi-port interface circuit applied to a playback apparatus which is able to switch among a plurality of input ports coupled to a plurality of source devices for playing back....
8671288 Processor with power control via instruction issuance  
Methods and apparatuses are provided for controlling power consumption in a processor (or computational unit thereof). The method comprises monitoring power consumption in a processor (or...
8661272 Automated power management of a peripheral device  
Based on bounds of a period of reduced operation for a base device, a base device generates a power management message for transmission to a peripheral device. In the power management message, the...
8661270 Electronic apparatus and method of controlling electronic apparatus  
An electronic apparatus is provided. A management hoard includes: a control section; a real-time clock that outputs data indicating current date and time to the control section; a memory that...
8661276 Apparatus and method for power control of a central processing unit in a multi-core system  
A power control method of a Central Processing Unit (CPU) in a multi-core system. The power control method includes acquiring current usage information of the CPU and system information, estimating...
8656202 Method and system for managing plug network based on appliance identification  
A method and system for managing a plug network based on appliance identification. In a basic implementation, when a new appliance is activated on the plug network, a power usage profile for the...
8656194 Method and system for distributing power to networked devices  
One embodiment disclosed relates to a system for power distribution to network devices. The system includes a plurality of network switches each having an internal power supply and a plurality of...
8649029 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Printing apparatus and processing method therefor
 
A printing apparatus includes a first processor which is connected to a first memory and converts print data into an image data format based on a page description language, a second processor which...
8650413 On-chip power proxy based architecture  
The embodiments provide an assigned counter of a first set of counters and stores a value for an activity of a set of activities forming a set of stored values. The value comprises the count...
8645721 System for controlling apparatus driven by battery  
In one embodiment, a system for controlling an apparatus driven by a battery, the system operating by the battery, includes a computer to control the apparatus, a control signal circuit to send a...
8645727 Power control device for processor  
A processor has: a power table including a plurality of power control registers each rewritably storing power control information; a condition determiner for rewritably storing a plurality of...
8638242 Digital power management using serial data transfer  
Methods and systems for digital control utilizing oversampling.
8635482 Motherboard with delay circuit  
A motherboard includes an I/O chip, a south bridge chip, and a delay circuit. The I/O chip detects a standby voltage on the motherboard and outputs an indicating signal that indicates whether the...
8633751 Centralized power gating control for partitioned power gates  
Power gating control and related circuitry for integrated circuits is described herein. A centralized power gating control circuit uses trigger circuits to control the on/off switching of power...
8635467 Integrated circuit with logic circuitry and multiple concealing circuits  
An integrated circuit comprises logic circuitry, organized in a multi-level hierarchy of modules. The integrated circuit comprises multiple sensing circuits. In operation, each sensing circuit...
8635469 Method and apparatus for I/O devices assisted platform power management  
Embodiments of an apparatus, system and method are described for input/output (I/O) device assisted platform power management. An apparatus may comprise, for example, power management logic...
8635481 Power cut off mode  
External jolts, such as those occurring during shipment, may inadvertently activate an electronic device. Such inadvertent activations may result in the electronic device entering an active mode...
8631257 Platform power management based on latency guidance  
Embodiments of a system for receiving power management guidelines from a first plurality of components of a system, and developing a power management policy to manage one or more of a second...
8625123 Image forming system, management apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium  
An image forming system includes uninterruptible power supply apparatuses; image processing apparatuses each connected to a corresponding one of the uninterruptible power supply apparatuses; and a...
8627131 Hardware countermeasure against cryptographic attack  
A hardware countermeasure for a cryptographic hardware module of a computing device is provided. The hardware countermeasure may include a noise-sample generator and a distributed buffer network...
8621257 Device for powering an electronic circuit, in particular a digital circuit, and associated method  
A device for powering an electronic circuit that applies at least a first voltage or a second voltage, different from the first voltage, to the electronic circuit. The device includes a performance...
8621258 Device for operating two memory cards in two sockets with different pin arrangements  
Embodiments in accordance with the present invention provide devices and methods for operating two memory cards. In one embodiment, an electronic device includes a host controller, a first socket...
8615672 Multicore processor power credit management to allow all processing cores to operate at elevated frequency  
A microprocessor includes two or more processing cores each configured to determine, at each of succeeding instances in time, an amount of energy consumed by the microprocessor during a period...
8607087 Host device of dual power supply  
A host device of dual power supply includes a chassis, a motherboard disposed in the chassis, at least one storage unit electrically coupled to the motherboard, two power supplies electrically...
8607078 Electric power supply device, electric power supply method and electric power supply system  
There is provided an electric power supply device including an electric power supply portion that continuously supplies, to another device with which an agreement about electric power supply has...
8599412 Printing system and method of controlling printer device  
A printing system has a printer device including a communication control portion and a print engine carrying out a print processing, and an information processing device connected to the printer...
8595397 Storage array assist architecture  
Disclosed is a storage system architecture. An Environmental service module (ESM) is coupled to one or more array controllers. The ESM is configured with a central processing unit and one or more...
8595525 On-chip thermal management techniques using inter-processor time dependent power density data for indentification of thermal aggressors  
Various embodiments of methods and systems for controlling and/or managing thermal energy generation on a portable computing device are disclosed. Data discarded from one or more processing core...
8589704 System for a scalable and programmable power management integrated circuit  
A readily scalable modular progammable integrated circuit (IC) with improved power management is provided. An IC is described that contains one master controller module and a multiplicity of slave...
8589711 Power supply delivery for leakage suppression modes  
A system including an integrated circuit (IC) and a power supply regulator external to the IC. The IC operates in accordance with an active mode and a lower power mode, and is configured to retain...
8579191 Automated banking system controlled responsive to data bearing records  
An automatic banking machine operates responsive to data read from data bearing records corresponding to authorized user or financial account data. The machine includes a card reader for reading...
8578186 Device and method for controlling supply voltage/frequency using information of process variation  
A device capable of controlling a supply voltage and a supply frequency using information of a manufacturing process variation includes a data storage device storing data indicating performance of...
8578197 Image processing apparatus, control method for image processing apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium  
An image processing apparatus includes a managing part to perform a first process to store the log information in a storage unit and a second process necessary to turn OFF a main power, a...
8578180 Dynamic tuning of computing systems  
Some embodiments of a system and a method to dynamically tune a computing system have been presented. In one embodiment, a processing device running in a computing system monitors usage of one or...
8578185 Power supply control device, image processing apparatus, power supply control method and computer readable medium for controlling power supply  
A power supply control device includes a power supply controller that selectively performs a power supply mode and a power saving mode, a detector that detects a moving body in a predetermined...
8566621 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...
8566628 North-bridge to south-bridge protocol for placing processor in low power state  
A processor integrated circuit has one or more processor cores and a power management controller in a North-Bridge that generates a first power state recommendation for the one or more processor...
8566631 Serially shutting down extension units to time extend power to CPU from charging backup supply  
A programmable controller includes one or more extension units; a CPU unit for controlling the extension units; and a charging element. The CPU unit includes a voltage detection circuit for...
8560867 Server system and method for processing power off  
A method for processing power-off suitable for a server system is provided. The server system includes a first node, a second node, and a power supply. The first and second nodes share the power...
8560866 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...