Technology rollouts are often messy. Multiple vendors propose competing (and often incompatible) variations in the hope of capturing the golden ticket to new market dominance. Entrenched interests campaign, lobby against or even legally threaten their eventual replacement. Technology misunderstanding or misrepresentation, plus chicken/egg content vs. hardware imbalance, often stall consumer adoption. Copycats flood the market creating an unsustainable market over-saturation. The bubble eventually bursts, leaving a trail of destruction of few winners and many losers.
You know… the usual.
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