20 Nov in  Infographics

[Infographic] Electronic signatures history and origins

 

A signature is a representation of someone’s name. It is used with the intent to agree to and acknowledge the terms of a document, and it is also used to verify & confirm the identity of a person.

 

But where did signatures come from? Who was the first person to use a signature? What’s the difference between a signature, an autograph, and a pictograph?

 

This infographic will guide you through the origins of a signature, the difference between different types of signatures, some interesting stats about the use of electronic signatures, and the pros and cons of an electronic signatures vs. handwritten signatures.

 

infographic electronic signatures

 

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