US Patent No. 10,219,315

METHOD FOR POWER MANAGEMENT AND POWER MANAGEMENT CONTROLLER FOR A RADIO RECEIVER


Patent No. 10,219,315
Issue Date February 26, 2019
Title Method For Power Management And Power Management Controller For A Radio Receiver
Inventorship Jose A. Cesares Cano, Dresden (DE)
Zijian Bai, Neubiberg (DE)
Gary Chang, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Matthias Obermeier, Taufkirchen (DE)
Mathias Kurth, Dresden (DE)
Ismael Gutierrez, San Jose, CA (US)
Sven Dortmund, Essen (DE)
Assignee Intel IP Corporation, Santa Clara, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,219,315

1. A method for power management in a radio receiver, the method comprising:receiving a sequence of radio subframes over a radio channel, each radio subframe of the sequence of radio subframes comprising at least one control region and at least one data region;
monitoring control information from at least one control region of at least one radio subframe;
generating a channel metric based on the monitored control information, the channel metric indicating a quality of the radio channel; and
selecting a power saving mode based on the channel metric, the power saving mode indicating a scheduling to disable-receiving at least part of the at least one data region included in the sequence of radio subframes by switching off one or more portions of the radio receiver.