Influencing robots to swear for no particular reason is far from being a viral internet trend. In any case, this new video of a hacked Roomba will, regardless, leave you in tears.
We're not sure about you, but we feel that there is a feeling of unparalleled tranquility when viewing a Roomba calmly sliding around the house while cleaning it up. Be that as it may, one can never realize what the little robot really feels when it hits a wall or other items.
Well, up until this point. As of late, YouTuber Michael Reeves chose to give a 'voice' to his Roomba to comprehend it better. Reeves dismantled his Roomba to introduce a radio receiver, Bluetooth speaker, a Raspberry Pi, and more. It's a truly affordable modification yet tragically, it lost its capacity to clean.
Software engineer and YouTube star Michael Reeves is a guaranteed virtuoso as far as Twitter is concerned. At his fans' demands, he altered a Roomba floor cleaner to yell obscenities at whatever point it hits anything. As indicated by Reeves, the thought was to make his Roomba somewhat progressively 'human' and less 'robotic' — despite the fact that it's literally a robot.
Michael, who assembles unusual mechanical contraptions for his more than 1.6 million subscribers, uncovered his most recent creation Saturday after endless solicitations from fans. By 'requests from his fans,' we mean subscribers of his YouTube channel would literally not quit requesting a shouting Roomba!
They were likewise requesting it in the comments of his other unrelated videos! Along these lines, he eventually realized that he had to give the general population what they needed, so he put his different undertakings on delay and dedicated his time to Roomba-related craziness.
😂This is genius! I hate housework, so listening to my Roomba &@$?! curse a blue streak would be music to my ears...— #ImpeachBarr! (@TheMominatrixx) May 5, 2019
PLEASE make this commercially available! pic.twitter.com/R6ljJXNUE5
In a video presented on his channel, Reeves clarifies how he attached a little PC to the Roomba, modified to send sounds to a Bluetooth speaker when a crash is identified. Beside screams and obscenity, the Roomba additionally makes remarks scrutinizing its very own reality.
I built a Roomba that swears when it bumps into stuff pic.twitter.com/ZdbKWGszT8— Michael Reeves (@michaelreeves08) May 4, 2019
"Please stop hitting me. I feel nothing but pain. Why would you build me so that my sole existential purpose is to suffer? For the entertainment of others?" the robot asks. "I am a chimera of metal and suffering. Existence is a testament to the cruelty of mankind. This is a nightmare."
After assembling the prototype, Reeves took the Roomba to his neighborhood Target to gather responses from candid shoppers and they loved it! Fortunately, the final product was a Roomba that could be modified with any voice he needed to shout anything he needed when it encountered any kind of impact.