Method and apparatus for providing power management in data communication systems

  • US 9,109,926 B2
  • Filed: 12/08/2014
  • Issued: 08/18/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/12/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An analyte meter, comprising:

  • a housing;

    a strip port disposed in the housing and sized to receive an analyte test strip;

    a processing unit for measuring an analyte level detected from the analyte test strip;

    an interface unit that operatively couples the analyte meter to an external computer to transmit data related to the analyte level detected from the analyte test strip;

    a display screen;

    a non-transitory memory comprising stored instructions that cause the processing unit to operate the analyte meter in a clock mode that displays current time and/or date information on the display screen, a test mode for performance of analyte measurements, a configuration mode that enables user selection of configuration preferences, and a measurement log review mode that enables reviewing of stored analyte measurements, andconfigure the analyte meter to automatically exit the clock mode and enter the test mode upon receiving the analyte test strip in the strip port.

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