British Airways (BA) is introducing automated biometric technology to create self-service boarding gates at London’s Heathrow Airport. Passengers passing through the security channel will have a digital scan of their face recorded. When they arrive at the gate and scan their own boarding pass, their face is matched with the previously recorded data. If the two digital images match, the passenger is allowed to board. BA said the system, which was trialed in June 2016, is now being ...

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