04723269 is referenced by 33 patents and cites 26 patents.

An electrical circuit is disclosed which provides the capability of starting up an unattended computer or similar device either from a remote location or at a predetermined date and time. The circuit includes an electrical energy storage device which, when a telephone ring signal is detected, initiates start-up of the computer. Alternatively, an interrupt from a date timer may initiate start-up of the computer using the energy storage device. Once start-up of the computer is initiated, its power supply provides the necessary voltage which, in conjunction with a latching transistor, maintains the electrical circuit providing AC power to the power supply and computer and recharges the electrical energy storage device. Finally, an electrical signal to power-down the computer may be initiated either remotely or through software instruction.

Title
Method and apparatus for power-up of unattended computer
Application Number
6/812788
Publication Number
4723269
Application Date
December 23, 1985
Publication Date
February 2, 1988
Inventor
Roger N Summerlin
Grapevine
TX, US
Agent
Arnold White & Durkee
Assignee
Compaq Telecommunications Corporation
TX, US
IPC
H04M 11/00
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