thumbprint scan
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Could a thumbprint replace a debit card in the future?

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.

To listen to other 5 live stories, please visit the Best Bits page.

  • 10 Oct 2012
Go to next video: Transferring your money by mobile