22602098 story Heathrow To Install Facial Recognition Scanners 114 Posted by timothy on Sunday July 24, 2011 @05:24AM from the don't-get-punched-in-the-nose dept. itwbennett writes "Slashdot readers will recall that back in February, Heathrow airport required full body scanning for select individuals. Now we learn that the airport is installing facial recognitions scanners. The scanners will be used to capture passengers' faces before entering security checks and again before boarding. The stated goal is to prevent illigal immigration."