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1. (WO2017058389) POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/058389    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/047868
Publication Date: Fri Apr 07 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 20 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: H02J 7/00
H02J 7/34
Applicants: APPLE INC.
Inventors: ARNOLD, Peter
MEYER, Adam S.
BLOOM, David H.
Title: POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Abstract:
Systems and methods for managing power across electronic devices (210) and a charge reservoir (204) are discussed herein. A power management system (200) includes a charge reservoir (204) configured to store power, a first charger assembly (202), and a switch (212) coupled to the charge reservoir (204) and the first charger assembly (202). The charging monitor (206) may be coupled to the switch (212). The charging monitor(206) may be configured to query a charge state of a first electronic device (210), receive the charge state of the first electronic device from the first electronic device (210), compare the charge state of the first electronic device to a threshold value, and activate the switch (212) when the charge state is less than the threshold value. The activation may cause power to be transferred from the charge reservoir (204) to the first electronic device (210) via the first charger assembly (202).