By Sam Massa

Sam is the president and chief technologist for HiViz LED Lighting, a manufacturer of specialty scene lighting equipment with a primary focus on the fire and emergency services market. He is a North Carolina firefighter, an emergency medical technician, and serves as a representative of FAMA on the NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus, technical committee.

In the fire service, there exists a split between a traditionally younger, more tech-friendly group of firefighters who readily adopt modern electronics and change and an old-guard group who may be more resistant. Neither one is right or wrong, but the impact of this split is that some people may not have a real appreciation Continue reading

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