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Ted Moberg
Ted Moberg
Ted Moberg has firsthand experience with the transformative power of technology in building construction. First as a CAD manager, then as an engineering systems manager, and later as a technical specialist and technology consultant, Ted has always been driven to find better ways to get the information needed to make the best decisions. As Leica Geosystems product manager for building construction, Ted is an enthusiastic advocate for harnessing the power of technology to solve problems and create new opportunities.
Ted Moberg
Ted Moberg
Ted Moberg has firsthand experience with the transformative power of technology in building construction. First as a CAD manager, then as an engineering systems manager, and later as a technical specialist and technology consultant, Ted has always been driven to find better ways to get the information needed to make the best decisions. As Leica Geosystems product manager for building construction, Ted is an enthusiastic advocate for harnessing the power of technology to solve problems and create new opportunities.

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Video: Which Brand of Robotic Total Station is Best for Structural Steel Layout?

After training with two brands, iron workers choose a clear winner based on ease of use and efficiency.

Ironworkers Local 29 in Portland, OR, recently received layout training using robotic total stations from two manufacturers. After two full days of training with one brand, the ironworkers started training on Leica iCON. The difference was startling.

“The user interface is friendlier,” says Ryan, an iron worker with 12 years of experience. “There are pictograms that look like apps instead of just a drop down. … It’s set up so that it looks just like a tablet or phone, with an icon for each function. There’s a pictogram on the icon, so you have a picture of different functions, like ‘measure’ ‘sketch’ or ‘angles.’

“If I was going to pick one, I know I would go with the Leica,” he adds.

“The first product we used was more difficult to operate,” says Dean, another iron worker in the training session. “It had more functions to navigate through to reach the same point where we are today.”

The increased efficiency was evident within the first few hours. “Right now with the Leica iCON, we’ve already laid out eight spots,” Dean notes, “whereas the product we used yesterday took us two days to get to the same point.”

To speak with a building construction specialist or explore easy-to-use layout solutions that will improve your productivity, contact us.

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Ted Moberg
Ted Moberg
Ted Moberg has firsthand experience with the transformative power of technology in building construction. First as a CAD manager, then as an engineering systems manager, and later as a technical specialist and technology consultant, Ted has always been driven to find better ways to get the information needed to make the best decisions. As Leica Geosystems product manager for building construction, Ted is an enthusiastic advocate for harnessing the power of technology to solve problems and create new opportunities.

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