GoPro Desktop at a Glance

The GoPro® Desktop System includes everything you need for facial motion capture, combining our expertise with the proven GoPro® cameras.

Technical Specs

Custom tripod, two adjustable LED Lights, HDMI to USB 3.0 converter. GoPro® Hero5 Black ® included.

Remote Control

Use the free GoPro® app to stream video directly to any compatible iOS or Android device and control your camera remotely.

Buy for $1,995 USD

We sell our GoPro® Desktop System world-wide.   Want to get an official quote for buying a GoPro® Desktop System?  Simply click the button below.

Facial Motion Capture live at your Desk 

Fast, easy, and straight into our software.

Finally, a portable and convenient stationary capture system that can be set up and configured in minutes. Every GoPro Desktop system includes an HDMI to USB 3.0 video converter and a pair of adjustable LED lights. No matter where you are, you have the tools to create the perfect capture environment.

Get ready to control characters in realtime or start tracking right away—all from the comfort of your desk. No memory cards needed. 



The Best Camera at the Right Price 

Everything you need for less than $2,000

Combining the proven GoPro cameras with Faceware’s head-mounted performance capture means quality you can trust.

Several of our Indie Complete Systems feature the entire GoPro Desktop System – turning your small-scale production into a full-fledged operation. These Complete Systems bundle our hardware and software together, giving you a turnkey solution.

Our Desktop Complete System includes the GoPro, lights, all necessary cables, and the software you choose for any of your facial motion capture needs.

Any User. Anywhere. Any Time. 

No headcam needed for any of our software.

Head-mounted capture can be a challenge for some performers. Enjoy the freedom of our desktop system to capture anyone without any markers, makeup, or special equipment.

The GoPro Desktop capture system allows any user to capture HD quality video for direct use in our Realtime or our Creative Suite of software.

Read More About Our System In Use

Control your Headcam Remotely 

Download The Free GoPro App

The GoPro App for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone makes it easy to start and end recordings and conveniently manage all GoPro settings. See what your camera sees in real-time for easy shot-framing. You can also view recorded videos directly through your phone.

Download the Mobile GoPro App

Stream Video Directly into Faceware Software

Animate Instantly or Record for Later Use

The GoPro Headcam is a complete system that includes a HDMI to USB 3.0 video converter, enabling instant animation with Faceware Live 2.0, or performance recording directly to Analyzer 3.0 with the new Capture feature.

GoPro Desktop System – Technical Specification

See below for detailed technical technical specs on our GoPro Desktop System.


  • GoPro® Hero5: Black Edition
  • Shoot in 1080p mode at 24, 25, 30, 45, 50, or 60 fps
  • Shoot in 720p mode at 50, 60, 100, or 120 fps
  • Remote control with wi-fi remote or GoPro App
  • Reverse Touchscreen
  • 2-3 hour battery life
  • Records H.264 .mp4 files to microSD cards
  • Records reference audio
  • Includes open design “The Frame” GoPro mount for clear audio capture
  • Includes GoPro Tripod mounting kit


  • (2) Bi-Color 240 LED light panels
  • 6”x12” (15cmx30cm)
  • Variable daylight to tungsten color
  • Variable dimming
  • Diffusion panels included
  • Power with included AC adapter or Sony L Series batteries


  • (3) Light weight, high strength, aluminum tabletop tripods
  • Holds up to 6 lbs each
  • Adjustable height from 10”-17” (25cm-43cm)
  • Ball head with standard 1/4-20 mount

HDMI to USB 3.0 adapter:

  • HDMI v1.4a – supports up to 1920×1080 60p
  • Driverless hardware, truly plug and play for Windows, Mac, and Linux
  • Internal up, down, and cross converter
  • Realtime hardware for frame rate conversion and de-interlacing
  • USB 3.0, 300-350MB/s throughput
  • Includes USB 3.0 connection cable


  • 32 gig microSD memory card
  • GoPro Wall Charger AC to USB power adapter
  • 6’ Micro HDMI to HDMI cable
  • 6’ Mini USB to USB cable
  • Rugged travel case, custom foam inserts