Microsoft took the wraps off on their SmartGlass service during their E3 press conference. The cross-platform control and app feature is designed to work on Windows PCs, Windows Phone, and the Xbox 360 and will also have support for Android and iOS.

Using SmartGlass, users will be able to keep track of their movie progress in the cloud and resume it on numerous devices and also bring up extra information of anything you’re watching on screen. Users can also use a mobile device as a controller of sorts with the Xbox 360, using it to surf the web or as way to play certain games.

Expect SmartGlass to launch later in 2012.