Entries by Jami Schield

Fire Cam Releases New OptiMax Camera

Fire Cam today announced the newest fire helmet camera, the Fire Cam OptiMax, a new front-mounted camera for the firefighting industry. The Fire Cam OptiMax is a 4K helmet camera designed to function in the most difficult environments.The announcement of the Fire Cam OptiMax falls on the anniversary of the passing of […]

The Story of Robert Schield – Fire Cam Inventor, Founder, & Dreamer

On September 7th, 2020, retired East St. Louis firefighter Robert Schield was tragically killed in an accident in Illinois. While his passing left a bottomless void in the lives of his family and friends, his loss is also felt by the entire fire service; even if they never knew his name.

Rob was better known as […]

Setting Up a Public Safety Drone Program

Drones are revolutionizing the way police, fire, hazmat and search and rescue conduct Public Safety missions and they are helping agencies save lives. Setting up an unmanned systems department within your agency requires aeronautical knowledge, administrative organization, flying skills and procedural operational SOP’s.One of the first steps requires obtain federal regulatory approval to fly the […]

How to Use Your Fire Helmet Camera from Fire Cam

For over 10 years when I first developed the Fire Helmet Cam®, I have been asked a few questions time and again regarding how I use my firefighter helmet camera. So I decided to answer some of these questions in this quick post. The main question is “How do you use your Fire Cam on an incident?” […]