EZIO Plug & Sign

Product name:

EZIO Plug & Sign


iF Product Design Award 2012


Gemalto, France

Work scope:

Conceptual, mechanical and structural design, material strategy.


The Ezio Plug and Sign device is a unique and original solution, developed by Gemalto, dedicated to easy and secure on-line banking.

Designed with security, aesthetics and general user friendliness in mind the device is featuring a strong metallic frame made of aluminium alloy. The project houses an intriguing mechanism which lets the device to be opened with just two fingers using the push-to-slide button. Additionally, the button performs an extra function serving as the action key, operable only while the connector is in extracted position. The call-to-action is signalled with bright LED light.