The invention manages power of appliances by interconnecting an appliance using a connector with a power supply. The invention detects anomalous appliance behavior and deficient power quality by identifying appliance category, current operating state, and current standby state. A control action is further undertaken based on the detected behavior.
UBD Ref: U26    Status: Granted
Filed: Jul-26, 2013    Granted: Oct-11, 2016
Inventors: Vija Arya; Tanuja Hrishikesh Ganu; Saiful A. Husain; Shivkumar Kalyanaraman; Ashok Pon Kumar; Chandratilak De Silva Liyanage; Dwi Rahayu, Victoria; Devasenapathi Periagraharam Seetharamakrishnan