Power Management Specifications
- The Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) specification is an open
industry specification proposed by Intel, Microsoft and Toshiba.
ACPI enables and supports reliable power management through improved
hardware and operating system coordination.
- The Smart Battery System (SBS) specifications, jointly developed by Intel and nine other companies, define a set of hardware and software interfaces for intelligent rechargeable batteries in notebooks and subnotebooks. Taken together, these specifications define a system level solution for smart batteries, including the battery, the charger, the communication bus, the battery selector and the BIOS layer.
- The APM BIOS Specification jointly authored by Intel and
Microsoft, contains information for software developers to implement an APM BIOS or APM driver.
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