It takes a lot longer for technology to propagate than most people can imagine. The fax machine was a huge success, and it had one of the strongest network effects ever. Have you ever tried to send a fax to someone who didn’t have a fax machine?
It doesn’t work well. Better make them buy one.
Today, technology is evolving at a rapid pace, but the bottleneck isn’t the development, it’s adoption.
Having a good strategy on how to make your product catch on is the most critical part of your plan, baking that into the product works wonders.