I wrote an article about the SharePoint 2010 asset library a while ago. You can read it by clicking here. I got curious about any new features surrounding visual media and the asset library in SharePoint 2013. Keep reading if you are curious about the new features!
I created a new asset library and uploaded my first video. The current version shows the video with an standard thumbnail:
This just looks ugly and you just want to show a nice image of the video. In SharePoint 2010 you can add an image by uploading one. This always seemed kind of weird because why not take a snapshot from the video? This is now possible!