Smart appliances are becoming more and more part of our lives, but what if one of them becomes self-aware? What if your Roomba develops a consciousness, emotions, feelings and all of that?
That's the concept behind Rumu, the debut adventure game by Robot House, a small Sydney-based team of developers.
As the emotionally packed trailer for the game shows, Rumu is a vacuum-cleaning robot designed to clean in a fully automated smart home.
The voice that talks to you and gives you orders is from Sabrina, the house AI. She's your only companion except for Ada, the cat. What happens next is a mystery, but the game promises to be "intimate" and "narrative-driven." Read more...More about Ai, Smart Home, Roomba, Vacuum Cleaner, and Rumu