iwd is an up-and-coming wireless daemon for Linux. It is written by Intel and aims to replace wpa_supplicant.
iwd has NOT been added to the Gentoo ebuild repository (yet).
iwd is a work in process is now definitely not ready for prime time computing!
iwd can be manually compiled and installed by following the upstream directions.
- wpa_supplicant — a wifi supplicant to handle network authentication.