Patent Number: 8,880,921

Title: Communication device and communication system

Abstract: According to an embodiment, a communication device includes a wake-up signal reception unit configured to receive a wake-up signal to request a change of a state from a second state to a first state, the second state requiring less power consumption than the first state; and a state control unit configured to change the state from the second state to the first state and inform a control unit of the change of the state when the wake-up signal is received, the control unit being configured to process a frame received during the first state.

Inventors: Ise; Kotaro (Kanagawa, JP), Tanizawa; Yoshimichi (Kanagawa, JP), Ishihara; Takeshi (Kanagawa, JP), Goto; Masataka (Kanagawa, JP), Kamagata; Eiji (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

International Classification: G06F 1/26 (20060101); G06F 1/32 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00