IEC 62591:2010 specifies an additional Type 20 communication network to IEC 61158-5-20, IEC 61158-6-20 and a Communication Profile CP 9/2 in addition to IEC 61784-1 CPF 9. This standard specifies the following:
- Physical layer service definition and protocol specification,
- Data-link layer service and protocol,
- Application layer service and protocol,
- Network management,
- Communication profile,
- Wireless procedures and Gateway. It cancels and replaces IEC/PAS 62591 published in 2009. This first edition constitutes a technical revision. The French version of this standard has not been voted upon. This bilingual version, published in 2011-07, corresponds to the English version.