(Provided by Scansoft)
Feature Comparison Matrix
This Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8 Feature Comparison Matrix compares
which features are available in each Dragon NaturallySpeaking product.
For a printable version of this matrix, download the Feature
Comparison Matrix (PDF - 281 KB).
|NaturallySpeaking Professional vs. the
Legal and Medical Editions
|The Legal and Medical Editions of NaturallySpeaking
are composed of the Professional Edition of NaturallySpeaking with an enhanced
Legal or Medical vocabulary. The standard vocabulary of the Professional
Edition contains a large number of medical and legal terminology but the
statistical modeling of the recognizer is based on general english usage.
This means that (out of the box) the medical and legal terms are deemed
to be "less likely" to be used and are therefor more likely to be misrecognized
-- at first.
The Legal and Medical vocabularies contain additional technical terms and the underlying mathematical modeling is weighted for Legal or Medical dictation. This means that the technical terms are deemed "more likely" to be used and are therefor less likely to be misrecognized "out of the box".
All three versions should become highly accurate (98-99.5%+) with usage but the Legal and Medical versions should provide higher initial accuracy rates on new voice profiles when dictating the respective technical terminology.
In addition, the Medical Edition comes with the following specialty vocabularies: