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Could a thumbprint replace a debit card in the future?

10 October 2012 Last updated at 17:37 BST

More than half of people think they will be able to pay for things with just a thumbprint by 2025, a survey suggests.

Research from the Payment Council suggests mobile phones may become a mainstream option to send money and buy items.

Neil Aitken from the Council told BBC Radio 5 liveMorning Reports what other future inventions people were excited about.

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