Quote Originally Posted by Photo Engineer View Post
Look guys, having a thing 'on the shelf' is not the same as having a product. I gave the example of 2 electron sensitization above which took over 10 years of R&D to release the first product.

I guess I made a mistake sharing this. It seems that understanding the nature of the problems involved is the real problem here.

I understand the difference between developing technology [pun intended] and bringing the technology to markets.

Perhaps it was the choice of words. To me 'on the shelf' means ready for market as opposed to R&Dware.