They are building the ramps now and the high wire juggling act is entertaining but audiences today, especially Californians want ACTION. I think Geron's technology will deliver what the promoters need in the ski jump competition coming in June:
>>>>This accelerated advancement will be good for Geron overall even if the competition heats up<<<<
Competition heating up means money is being made, or soon to be made. There is nothing that attracts businessmen like the smell of money. The only way to lessen competition in a free enterprise society is to ensure the field is a money loser. Things are going to be accelerated like you say. The success oriented will welcome, and thrive in this accelerated environment. The failures will dislike, and succumb to this acceleration. May the games begin.
Concerning future revenues, estimates range from zero to about a Billion dollars annually within the next five to ten years. After that the standard diviations and medians grow exponentially with a distribution bigger than a Taco Bell.