IEC Releases IEC 62657-1:2017 for Wireless Communication Requirements and Spectrum Considerations

Industrial Automation

Industrial Automation

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has released IEC 62657-1:2017 for “Industrial communication networks – Wireless communication networks – Part 1: Wireless communication requirements and spectrum considerations” and is now available on the IEC webstore.

Description: “ IEC 62657-1:2017 provides the wireless communication requirements dictated by the applications of wireless communication systems in industrial automation, and requirements of related context. The requirements are specified in a way that is independent of the wireless technology employed. The requirements are described in detail and in such a way as to be understood by a large audience, including readers who are not familiar with the industry applications.

This first edition cancels and replaces the first edition of IEC TS 62657-1 published in 2014. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to IEC TS 62657‑1:2014:

a) update of requirements for wireless industrial applications;
b) addition of performance indicators and their measurement.


*Description from the IEC Website 

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