More than half of Australians would prefer to use fingerprints, voice or retina scans in place of PINs when making payments and 25% ready for artificial intelligence to do their shopping.

“Australian shoppers are at the forefront of the global evolution of commerce, providing a big opportunity to merchants and financial services providers to similarly lead their international counterparts in innovation. Over the past few years, we’ve seen developments that have significantly changed our payment experiences – from Visa payWave to wearables, such as smartwatches and even rings,” said Stephen Karpin, Group Country Manager for Visa in Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific. Read more…