The present disclosure describes a system that enables trust between a Mixed Reality (MR)/Virtual Reality (VR) user and people in the vicinity, so that the people can be assured if the user is aware of their presence or not. A light strip with LEDs is embedded in an MR/VR headset, along with a camera. The camera records a video of the user’s surroundings. The video is wirelessly transferred to an Application Program Interface (API) of an MR/VR application. A pre-trained person detection model of the API detects people in vicinity of the user. The API determines a type of session that the user is engaged in, if people are detected in the vicinity. The API enables the light strip and turns on blue LEDs, if the user is immersed in an MR session. This is an indication to the people that the user can see them. In a similar manner, the API enables the light strip and turns on red LEDs, if the user is engaged in a VR session. This serves as an indication to the people that the user cannot see them. This develops a bond of trust between the user and the people in the vicinity, and this aids the people to act appropriately when they are around users, who are immersed in the MR/VR reality. However, the light strip is not enabled if people are not present around the user.
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anonymous, anonymous, "Enabling trust between people and MR/VR users", Technical Disclosure Commons, (May 15, 2019)