ahem, gcc does not support 8-bit architectures... there were other development tools (SDCC, TinyCC), perhaps you're talking about those.
Nowadays GCC is a competitive toolchain---some vendors just ship it as a default option. The biggest advantage is that if you can live with it, it's the same toolchain regardless of the model you're using, within the ARM line and even when porting to something else. I am talking about the tricky stuff like linker scripts, interrupt code, ASM() low level code, runtime libraries, etc.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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