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EXTENDING BATTERY LIFE FOR SELF-POWERED PC CARDS BY USING MULTIPLE POWER SOURCES

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008317D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jun-05

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Geoff Scotton

Abstract

A method is presented to extend the battery life of a self-powered PC Card, such as a wireless modem, by matching the power source configuration of the PC Card with the power consumption capabili- ties and demands of the device and host platform.