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Computer Display Power Management system

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015740D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Jun-24
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is power management system for personal computer (PC) or display terminal. For energy saving purpose, the camera monitor the eye of human face and recognize person's watching activity. When the person dose not see computer display for a certain time, the computer automatically change power management state to standby mode by using following method. 1. The CAMERA attached to Display Monitor send the image information to PC or embedded micro controller in CAMERA. 2. PC or micro controller make image processing by using the location of human eye. 3. Tern ON or OFF Display using image processing result. The figuer shows the image of ON/OFF criteria.