Microsoft Assigned Patent for Determination of Software Module Power Consumption by Analyzing Total System Power Consumption of Operational Hardware...
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Microsoft Assigned Patent for Determination of Software Module Power Consumption by Analyzing Total System Power Consumption of Operational Hardware Events at Plural Times
By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 28 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,386,810) developed by Aman Kansal, Issaquah, Wash., Feng Zhao, Issaquah, Wash., and Nupur Kothari, Los Angeles, for a "determination of software module power consumption by analyzing total system power consumption of operational hardware events at plural times."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "Techniques and technologies are disclosed herein for measuring and managing energy consumption of the individual hardware components and software modules of various systems and devices. Such techniques and technologies do not require the addition of hardware to the systems (or devices), the modification of software modules hosted by the systems, or other modifications to the systems. Moreover, some of the techniques and technologies measure the energy consumed by the individual software modules as a result of the hardware operations which they call."
The patent application was filed on April 8, 2009 (12/420,372). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,386,810.PN.&OS=PN/8,386,810&RS=PN/8,386,810
Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.
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