The IEC 62952-1:2016 standard specifies the general requirements of power modules for wireless communication devices (WCD). This includes additional optional specifications to permit use in explosive atmospheres and harsh environments. This International Standard is based on VDI/VDE 2185 Blatt 3 and is now available on the IEC webstore.
Description: IEC62952-1, “Industrial wireless communication network devices like a pressure transmitter or a valve positioner are mostly using non-copper-cable power sources. These devices are using a power module for their power source that can contain a battery and/or an energy harvesting element. In order to increase usability, power source of wireless sensors and actuators require a standardized interface and harmonized requirements. This part of IEC 62952 specifies interface and specification of power source of wireless devices and does not specify the mechanical interface within a wireless communication device and the power source. Additionally, energy harvesting is a key technology for power source of wireless devices. This document also specifies interface and specification of energy harvesting devices.”
*Description from the IEC Website.