Recent history is filled with examples of perfectly decent and sometimes perfectly superior technologies that, for one reason or another, died on the way to widespread adoption. Some, like HD-DVD, barely left the launching pad. Others, like Betamax and AM Stereo, lingered a bit before kicking the proverbial bucket. While OLED has been on the lips of every tech journalist for years now, the floundering of the only commercials set and persisting barriers to large-scale manufacturing have raised some doubts about whether this promising-but-absent technology will ever make it. Is OLED really the future of home entertainment? Or is it destined to become another blip on the tech radar, steamrolled by competing technologies?"