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8-bit color

The number of colors in a display system. An 8-bit color system may use a total of eight bits per pixel (see indexed color) or eight bits for each red, green and blue subpixel. The latter is also called "24-bit color" or "True Color," which is the minimum number of bits for photorealism. See color depth and bit specifications.
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Today, at Electronica 2014, Atmel Corporation, a global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, launched its next-generation of 8-bit megaAVR MCUs.
Ahmed El Shaer's 8-bit Portraits are a compelling experiment in art at Mashrabia that aim to bring the 8-bit era that was culturally significant and influential in the west, to contemporary Egypt.
The BFMP is a simple In-Circuit Serial Programming (ICSP) programmer intended to be used with any of Microchip's new baseline Flash PIC 8-bit microcontrollers.
With XMC1000, Infineon offers a fully-featured 32-bit alternative for hitherto 8-bit users by combining the ARMA Cortex -M0 processor core with powerful peripherals, high productivity design tools and costs typical of 8-bit devices based on production using state-of-the-art, 65nm embedded Flash technology on 300mm wafers.
Microchip continues to push the limits of the 8-bit microcontroller, creating a new breed of ultra-small Flash devices that are opening the door to non-traditional uses for the PIC microcontroller," said Steve Drehobl, Vice President of Microchip's Security, Microcontroller and Technology Development Division.
National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:NSM) has launched the first in a series of 8-bit COP8FLASH microcontrollers with a menu of special features optimized for the design of web-driven appliances, including the National(R) Geode WebPAD reference platform.