[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.
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