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Kona I

Website: konai.com

Kona I is an IT corporation that provides total solutions and platforms to the global Fintech market. Since 2004, Kona I has supplied the IC Chips to the telecommunications industry, banking industry and governments using its proprietary Kona chip operating system (OS), and is expanding its business areas to provide platform solutions such as payment platform, local community platform, blockchain platform, data platform, and IoT platform.

KONA I’s fingerprint card has a built-in fingerprint recognition device and is a card that identifies the fingerprint of the cardholder. It is widely applicable to areas that require authentication and security, such as security, finance, and ID cards. It allows both contact and non-contact payment, quick and convenient payment without requiring a separate password input or signature, and is free from payment infrastructure as it is compatible with existing IC chip payment terminals.

Kona I Biometrics News


Biometric payment cards launching in Japan, Turkey

Biometric payment cards and access cards from Idex Biometrics and South Korean-headquartered Kona I are coming to Japan. Credit card…

Oct 26, 2023

Idex reports new and advancing biometric payment cards partnerships

Idex Biometrics has been selected by South Korean payment card-maker Kona I to provide the Pay platform for recycled PVC…

Jun 10, 2021

Shift to contactless payments continues as vein biometrics, cards partnerships unveiled

FinGo has closed a new partnership with Mastercard, expanding the reach of its vein biometrics payment system exponentially. Following the…

May 3, 2021

Fingerprint Cards’ biometrics in new Fido-certified Feitian USB key, four new Realme phones

The Feitian Biometric FIDO Security Key, which integrates technology from Fingerprint Cards (FPC), has been granted FIDO Biometric Component Certification….

Apr 16, 2021

KONA biometric payment card one step closer to commercialization

Korean IT corporation Kona I has announced its biometric payment card has received Mastercard’s Vendor Letter of Approval, bringing the…

Feb 13, 2018

Kona I selected as card supplier for Visa biometric payments card pilot

More details have emerged regarding the role of Kona I as a supplier for Visa’s biometric payment cards pilot project….

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