THE first-step in a Terminator-style vision of the future was taken in Manchester Airport this week when passengers were greeted by holographic staff members.

The helpful holograms were introduced to reduce security risk queues. Fools. Don’t they realize that one day these robots will one day present the biggest risk to human life of all time.

“We’ve developed this technology for many uses but it’s perfectly suited for an airport environment where the support of recorded messages can help with passenger information,” said SkyNet founder James Rock.

The system is being trialled at terminal one where passengers are being met by holograms of real-life employees John Walsh and Julie Capper.

It is so convincing that passengers with Mr Maggo-style vision have been seen presenting their passports to the holograms, believing them to be people.

Someone call Sarah Connor. It begins…