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Eurostar boarding innovation. - Posted: June 18, 2020 - 9:52 PM Quote and reply
Eurostar passengers will be able to check in and board without showing passports after the introduction of facial recognition technology.

Contactless boarding will be introduced by the cross-Channel train operator next year and will mark the first time that the particular biometric technology involved has been used.

The government-backed system will scan a passenger’s face on arrival at St Pancras, the company’s London terminus, and match it to an image already uploaded from a smartphone. It will allow them to pass through ticket checks and passport control without producing physical documentation.
The Times 18.06.20

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