- Sep 4, 2010   Updated: Mar 24 2011
From robotic baggage to culture-specific appliances that can help you cook, these awesome voice recognition innovations are guaranteed to make your life a little easier.

People are going out of their way to make everything voice-activated, allowing for a more helpful and futuristic living environment. Check out these wicked voice recognition innovations featured here and prepare to be amazed.

Implications - Since the development of The Clapper, sound-activated technology has been a large part of pop culture. Suffice it to say, this technology is not new; however, when combined with the communicative technology of today, sound activation and voice recognition can take the realm of labor-saving technology to new heights that will make lifting a finger literally unnecessary.

From Voice-Activated Remote Controls to Robot Secretaries: