The Wi-Fi Alliance are coming out with new naming scheme for the different generations of Wi-Fi. With a lot of support from companies and the community it sets the way for a more consumer friendly naming convention.
Newly approved graphics are also being released:
The new naming convention aims to
- Increase end user recognition of Wi-Fi technology advancements
- Differentiate and easily identify Wi-Fi technology contained in devices and network connections
- Increase user adoption of newer Wi-Fi technologies that deliver a better experiences