UK airports to test face scanner

Immigration authorities hope that a facial recognition system will increase security.

    A woman's face is reflected as she has her iris scanned by a camera in London [GALLO/GETTY]

    The Home Office says details about the scope of the programme will be released in the coming months before it is put into operation.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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