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Gaming TV Experiences

The Xbox Smartglass Links Tablets and Phones to Your TV

— June 22, 2012 — Tech
Given the rapid advancement of technology today, you wonder where and what the next big thing will be, but that future is closer than you think as Xbox Smartglass certainly delivers a weighty contribution.

The Smartglass is an app that uses cloud technology to link your Xbox, tablet, phone, or anything that runs on Windows 8, iOS and Android platforms. What this means it you can us your handheld devices as a touch-screen remote and navigate your Xbox dashboard. This technology can revolutionize the way you watch TV, play games or play music, as the proposed added functions to make your entertainment experience much more intuitive and integrative. Game makers have also expressed enthusiasm for the product as it allows them to imagine new avenues in terms of game design.

The Xbox Smartglass is an obvious, but revolutionary concept that has finally hit the shelves of reality.
Trend Themes
1. Cloud-linked Entertainment - There is a growing trend towards cloud-linked entertainment that allows users to seamlessly switch between devices for a more immersive experience.
2. Intuitive Navigation - Intuitive navigation and touch-screen technology in handheld devices are becoming increasingly popular for users to effortlessly switch between apps and control devices like gaming consoles.
3. Enhanced Game Design - Gaming experiences are being enhanced with innovative technology like Xbox Smartglass that allows game makers to explore new avenues in terms of design and user engagement.
Industry Implications
1. Gaming - The gaming industry stands to benefit greatly from cloud-linked technology and intuitive navigation that enhances the gaming experience.
2. Entertainment - Cloud-linked entertainment is a promising innovation that will offer a more integrative and immersive experience across devices, leading to many opportunities to streamline entertainment delivery.
3. Mobile Technology - Innovative mobile technology is leading the way in terms of intuitive navigation and touch-screen technology that is changing the way we interact with devices.
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