Xbox will SmartGlass tablets and computers running Windows 8
SmartGlass Microsoft today unveiled a system that lets you use a tablet, smartphone or PC with Windows 8 in sync with the Xbox, to send content from one place to another, or display the information you see on screen.
SmartGlass will be available as an application for computers running Windows 8, IOS or Android, so that does not mean you have to buy additional hardware to use it. The system allows for example to send a movie you’re playing in a tablet, the Xbox Live to see it on TV.
It also has additional bonuses, for example, if you’re watching a show like Game of Thrones, the tablet or equipment that you will see a map with where the action occurs. In the case of games, you can see additional controls on the tablet, creating a cooperative system.
SmartGlass will be available in the third quarter, the company said.
– E3 2012: Microsoft introduces Smart Glass, synchronization system with the Xbox (gameshotpedia)