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Automation: Switching to your headset without doing anything

I like automation, mainly because Bill Gates is right. My working week is a mixture of working from home, the office, meeting rooms, hotels, cafés and client sites. I need a quick and simple way of making sure that my headset, in this case a Plantronics Savi 7xx, is automatically selected on my Mac when I’m at my desk. So there are few things that need to happen: You need to install the audio switching app You need to find the USB device to trigger this workflow You need to install the trigger into LaunchD You need to run a bash script to make the audio change Step 1