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The Transportation Security Administration is taking a cue from grocery stores.

Starting in January, the TSA will begin testing self-service kiosks at Las Vegas’ Harry Reid International Airport, the agency has announced. Like self-checkouts at grocery stores, one officer will oversee several kiosks at a time while approved travelers perform their own screenings with “minimal to no assistance,” according to the TSA.

“Self-service screening allows passengers in the Trusted Traveler Program to complete the security screening process on their own,” says John Fortune, manager of the Screening at Speed program. “The passenger self-service screening technology aims to keep travelers and TSA officers safer by minimizing person-to-person contact, and allowing passengers to proceed at their own pace.”

If the self-serve kiosks in Vegas are successful, the Screening at Speed program will be expanded to airports nationwide, Fortune adds.

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