Operating System Services for Task-Specific Power Management
Mobile computing devices like PDAs, cell phones or laptops have become an indispensable part of everyday's life.
As these systems are battery-powered and the user expects long operating times, energy-aware operation is crucial.
Hardware components for mobile devices offer low-power operating modes that achieve energy savings at the cost of degraded performance or application quality, e.g., by reducing the CPU speed.
Tags: embedded linux, power management