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Welcome to F3GS: Your one stop shop to  cultural heritage, unveiled through geomatic brilliance & virtue!

Your destination for tailored maps, spatial analytics, aerial cinematographic storytelling & cultural odysseys through technological advancements, intellectual professionalism and finally the human touch, supporting cultural heritage professionals' mission through digital exploitation.

Why Choose F3GS?

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Unmatched Precision

"At F3GS, we don’t just draw maps; we unveil the intricate tapestry of history, transforming raw data into true artistry. As leaders in the Geospatial industry, we empower cultural resource management and heritage professionals to discover, document, and protect the timeless treasures of our nation."

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Tailored Geospatial Solutions

At F3GS, we leverage cinematographic photo & video solutions, thematic mapping and diverse imagery assets—from satellites imagery databases to real-time data collection with our drones; Multi-spectral to thermal sensors—alongside StoryMapping and app development. Our comprehensive data analytic tools and partnerships with national and international GIS leaders like ESRI and web & mobile based guided tour app design & content mgmt leaders like STQRY, form the backbone of our operations. These collaborations among many others, ensure we deliver unparalleled service, engaging clients and achieving our mission consistently."

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Timeless Professionalism & Priceless Training

F3GS boasts 20 years of intense geospatial intelligence and engineering, dedicated to safeguarding America's cultural, architectural, infrastructural, and environmental treasures. We maintain a tight grasp on military history and national security, ensuring these artifacts and landmarks are preserved. Our unwavering commitment to integrity and professionalism makes us an essential asset in the national effort to protect and conserve our heritage.

Our Solutions

            Welcome to the services section of our website. Here, you will find a comprehensive overview of the diverse range of services we offer, all provided by a subject matter expert with over two decades of operational and tactical experience. Nick Mateo has delivered products, services, advice, and decision-making support to some of the United States Army's finest military and civilian leaders, including those at the NGA, FEMA, ARNORTH, The NRO, JIEDDO, and USACE. With unparalleled attention to detail, Nick brings his expertise as a spatial engineer, data technician, former intelligence analyst, cartographer, and UAV pilot, alongside his experience in studying cultural heritage assets and historic properties. His work has involved collaborations with esteemed curators, art historians, and professors, solving ancient mysteries during a combat tour in Iraq and assisting with 18th-century fortification discoveries in Charleston, SC. As a Catholic, family, and disabled veteran-owned business, F3 Geomatic Solutions (F3GS) is committed to serving clients with integrity and dedication. Explore our offerings and contact us to discuss how we can support your heritage projects with faith, hope, and trust.

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Our Clients

At F3 Geomatic Solutions, LLC (F3GS), we proudly serve clients across the Cultural Heritage and Resource Management Industry. This diverse sector includes professionals and organizations dedicated to the preservation, research, and promotion of cultural and historical assets. Our clients range from historic preservationists, archaeologists, and museum curators to art historians, art appraisers, exhibition designers to cultural resource managers, heritage consultants, conservation specialists and many more. We support their vital work in safeguarding our shared heritage through advanced GIS, UAV, and touring app services, providing innovative solutions for documentation, analysis, and public engagement. Together, we are committed to protecting and celebrating the rich tapestry of our cultural history for future generations.

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Architects & Heritage Scientists

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Archeologists & Cultural Anthropologists 

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Cultural Resource Managers & Policy Makers

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Federal & State Agencies

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Art Historians & Researchers

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Museums & Cultural Institutions 

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Restoration Specialists

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Librarians & Educational Institutions

Our state of the art services are strategically deployed to assist cultural heritage professionals with their tasks to protect, preserve & promote the priceless value interwoven through these irreplaceable treasures.

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About F3GS

Empowering Industries through Geospatial Innovation

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Owner/CEO

Sgt (R) Nick Mateo

  • Texas Veteran Owned Business

  • SDVOSB

  • Faith & Family Based Business

  • 20 Year Seasoned Geospatial

  •  Engineer & Analyst

      Nick Mateo, the Owner of F3GS, is a seasoned UAV Pilot and Geospatial Engineer & Analyst with over 20 years of experience in the field. After serving a decade in the US Army as a Geospatial Intelligence Engineer and Analyst, Nick faced a challenging diagnosis that left him partially wheelchair-bound. However, his determination never wavered. In 2015, he met his wife, Amanda, and together they have two daughters, Skyler, born in 2018, and Zoe, born in 2021.

      Nick is currently a senior at Arizona State University, completing his degree in Urban & Rural Planning and Development. His extensive academic and professional background includes geospatial engineering, GEOINT, emergency management, disaster recovery, combat operations, GIS analytics on infrastructure engineer projects, urban planning,  cultural heritage and historic preservation. With hands-on experience in numerous GIS and remote sensing applications like ArcGIS, ERDAS, TerraGo, ENVI EX, 

He holds a Part 107 sUAS license for commercial UAV operations and a Texas Wildlife Aerial Management permit, demonstrating his expertise and commitment to excellence in the field. Nick's dedication to cultural resource management, archival techniques, and data analytics positions him as a leader in geospatial and heritage preservation technologies. He is currently pursuing the GISP certification, which underscores his commitment to continued professional growth and industry excellence.

About F3GS

Empowering Industries through Geospatial Innovation

     At F3GS, we are dedicated to revolutionizing industries through geospatial, immersive, and creative applications & technologies. Our team is committed to providing exceptional services tailored to the unique needs of our clients. We specialize in leveraging cutting-edge drone technology, GIS mapping, 3D virtual tours, and AI-driven solutions to deliver unparalleled results.

 

    Our primary focus is on Cultural Heritage & Historic Research & Development, encompassing art history, science, archaeology, anthropology, conservation, preservation, architectural history, and museum curation. We also serve private property owners, agribusiness farmers, ranchers, and growers who pride themselves on protecting and caring for historical and cultural heritage treasures. These individuals rely on heritage professionals and technologists like F3GS to assist in studying, researching, collecting, analyzing, and building maps, models, and charts of data for tangible and intangible assets in the field of cultural heritage, art history, and CRM.

 

   We are passionate about preserving history, enhancing precision in various applications, and supporting conservation efforts through innovative monitoring and analysis. By integrating advanced technologies with a deep understanding of cultural heritage, we create solutions that not only meet but exceed expectations.

     

   At F3GS, we believe in the power of collaboration and are dedicated to building lasting relationships with our clients based on trust, integrity, and excellence. Our goal is to empower our clients to achieve their vision, whether it's through detailed geospatial analysis, engaging virtual tours, or comprehensive data-driven strategies.

     

  Join us on a journey to transform your ideas into reality with F3GS. Let us help you unlock new possibilities and achieve success through our expertise and innovative approach. Contact us today to learn how we can work together to bring your projects to life and preserve our shared cultural heritage for future generations.

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"Start by doing what is necessary; then do what is possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible"​

- St. Francis of Assisi 

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