Tapioca - Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth to RS485 adapter

Tapioca Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC (Type5) wireless add-on connects mobile devices and networks to electronic systems via RS485. Supports Modbus-RTU.

Order : TpC-FS4W123

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Tapioca - Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth to RS485 adapter

Tapioca allows industrial systems to send data to mobile devices or networked by providing plug-and-play, configurable NFC, Bluetooth (BLE) and Wi-Fi wireless interfaces that connect on any accessible RS485 serial fieldbus or Modbus port. Tapioca integrates with, and is powered by the target system.

All Tapioca products are easily configured for secure connection with mobile devices and encrypted data transmission. With our Automatic App Generator, Tapioca facilitates rapid creation of human-machine interfaces (HMI) that run on Android, iOS and Windows-based mobile devices.

Key Features

Wireless Channels

  • Near Field Communication (NFC) Type5 tag (ISO/IEC 15693)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 4.2
Supported Serial Connections
  • RS485
  • Modbus-RTU

Mobile Platform Support 

  • HTML5 generic applications
  • Automatic app generator (iOS, Android)
  • Cordova API (Android, iOS, Windows 10) or Android native (Java)


  • Configurable access profiles
  • Configurable, encrypted passwords
  • AES-128/256 module-level data encryption
  • Configurable secure pairing with NFC


  • ABS plastic casing.
  • Dimensions: L 80mm x  H 20mm x W 50mm
  • Weight (without cables): 80g

Electrical Characteristics

  • Input voltage: 5V to 30V
  • Power consumption: from 11mA to 58mAH at 12VDC
  • Standby mode: 0.460 mA at 12 VDC

Operating Temperature Range

  • -10°C, +50°C


  • CE (Europe), FCC (USA), IC (Canada).
  • RoHS
  • WEEE

Ordering Information

Base Part Number: TpC-FS4W123
MOQ: 1
Price includes:

  • Tapioca NFC, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi to Serial fieldbus add-on pre-programmed and ready to configure
  • IoTize Tap Toolbox Serial/Modbus utility app for Android and iOS mobile devices
  • IoTize Studio configuration and testing software
  • Automatic app generator (iOS, Android)
  • IoTize Cloud MQTT infrastructure (open source)