This technical paper gives an overview of the ChromotionHD 2.0 video architecture of the Chrome 5000E Series embedded graphics processors. As HD multimedia content becomes pervasive in the market and embedded devices require HD video playback, the S3 Graphics embedded GPUs enable high quality HD playback for an immersive user experience. Background information related to the H.264, VC-1, and MPEG-2 will be provided to give readers a better understanding of the core technologies enabling video content distribution. The Chrome 5000E Series GPUs support dual-stream Blu-ray playback, H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2, and other multimedia HD formats.