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Facial recognition technology means faster boarding for airline passengers

They're designed to speed up boarding and cut delays at airports and now the first of a new generation of automatic ticket gates have been introduced at Heathrow.

British Airways is now using them at Terminal Five. The technology recognises your face and allows you to board.

The airline says there have been extensive trials to make sure the technology is accurate and safe.

Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse reports: