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Apr 9 2019
Directed Exhibiting at Knowledgefest Dallas!

Come see us in Dallas! Directed is excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at all 3 Knowledgefest events in 2019.  Next up is Dallas Texas, at the Dallas Convention Center from 8/9-8/11. We'll be on the show floor in booth number 523. As well as showing off our latest and greatest products and accessories, DS4, Powersports, and Alcohol Detection Systems, we'll also be showcasing our "Race The CEO" challenge, where attendees can install a DS4 with a T-Harness to …
Mar 11 2019
New Kia Firmware Solution Available!

Just released HK18 Firmware for the 2019 Kia Forte' (Regular Key) Features: Comfort and Convenience features including Parking lights and OEM alarm control Bypass via data (no key required) Aftermarket control with OEM fob 3X Start/Stop Compatible with all Directed Digital systems including DS4 For complete applications and features Click Here
Mar 5 2019
Bluetooth DS4 Siren now shipping!

No More running wires through the firewall! The DS4WS is a new Bluetooth siren for the DS4 that offers the following features: Hood Pin Input Tach wire input Back up Battery Shock/Tilt Sensor 2 Aux/inputs Multi-Lingual Voice support (Via the Directlink Mobile App) For more info Click Here
Jan 11 2019
Directed Releases New THNIN6 DS4 T-Harness for Nissan and Infiniti Vehicles

-Furthers Directed’s Leadership Position in T-Harness Connectivity-  VISTA, Calif. (January 11, 2019) – Directed announced today further expansion of its DS4 t-harness line to enable easier installations for more Nissan and Infiniti vehicles. The THNIN6 covers a number of popular Nissan and Infiniti Smart Key models. For more info and the complete press release Click Here
Jan 10 2019
Directed Demonstrates Smartphone-as-a-Key Technology

-Driving the Evolution of Connected Car Products-  VISTA, Calif. (January 10, 2019) – Directed announced today that it is demonstrating next-generation technology that enables practically any vehicle to be controlled with a Smartphone instead of a key. The concept builds on Directed’s heritage of innovation in the remote start and connected car space.  For more info and the complete press release Click Here
Jan 9 2019
Directed Announces Its Newest Connected Car Product: Viper Connect

-All the Features of Directed’s Popular Viper SmartStart Pro with the Ease of an OBDII Installation- VISTA, Calif. (January 09, 2019) – Directed announced today its newest and most innovative connected car product: Viper Connect. The all-new Viper Connect is the easiest way to add stand-alone monitoring and tracking features to vehicles through a simple OBDII port installation. Viper Connect also pairs with existing DS4 or DS4+ systems to enable the full suite of connected car …
Jan 8 2019
Directed Expands DS4 Ecosystem with Security-Specific Offerings

~ Bluetooth Wireless Siren and Security-Specific DS4 Software Launched ~ VISTA, Calif. (January 08, 2019) – Directed today announced the launch of its DS4 security-specificecosystem marking the biggest innovation in the automotive security space in over a decade. Since itsfounding, Directed has been on the forefront of automotive security and new security-specific DS4 systemfirmware and the industry’s first Bluetooth siren build on that legacy.  For more info and complete press …
Jan 3 2019
2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Solution Released!

Just released, the CHRYSLER15 Firmware for the 2018-19 Jeep Wrangler JL PTS Features: Immobilizer bypass via data Supports Comfort and Convenience Compatible with all Directed Digital systems including DS4/DS4+ For complete applications and features Click Here
Dec 14 2018
2017+ Jeep Compass PTS Solution Released!

Just released, the CHRYSLER16 Firmware for the 2017/2018 Jeep Compass PTS Features: Immobilizer bypass via data Supports Comfort and Convenience Compatible with both motorized and non-motorized tailgate options Compatible with all Directed Digital systems including DS4/DS4+ For complete applications and features Click Here
Dec 4 2018
Directed Manual Transmission Support Reminder

This remote start season, don't let a manual transmission stop you. Directed has supported Manual Transmission installs since 2007 using the 689M 689M technology has been improved and integrated into our flagship products that support Manual Transmissions Installs not supported: convertibles (for example, the Honda S2000) or vehicles with soft-tops or T-tops (for example, some Jeep Wranglers). Please consult tech support if you are in doubt as to what vehicles we support Manual …
Nov 27 2018
NEW XDR antenna now shipping!

The new XDR antenna for DS4/DS4+ is now Shipping! All VIPER, Clifford, AstroStart, AutoStart, and AutoMate RF Systems will now include this new antenna. Compatible with all 900MHz remotes (7756, 7857, 7656, 7816, and 7616 models) Please look for the new XDR logo on the RF System Package. Design Changes Large printed antenna to increase transmission and reception RF amplifier to drive range and transmission speed Designed to be less susceptible to interference from obstruction and humidity …
Nov 19 2018
THNIN5 T-Harness for DS4/DS4+ Released!

Just Released! The THNIN5 T-Harness for select 2014-2018 Nissan Rogue and Qashqai models Fits ’14-’18 Nissan Rogue (Regular and Smart Key) Fits ’17-’18 Nissan Rogue Sport and Qashqai (Regular and Smart Key) Utilizes factory matching connectors for easy install Seamless Plug-and Play Installation Exclusively for the DS4 and DS4+ For Full application Chart Click Here  
Nov 7 2018
Coverage For 2013+ Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S Models!

Just announced, coverage for 2013+ Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S Regular and Smart Key Versions: All firmware features: •Comfort and Convenience features including Parking lights and OEM alarm control •Bypass via data Ultilizing Key2Go (no key required for operation) •Simple takeover (Get In and Go for PTS versions) •Aftermarket control with OEM fob •Compatible with all Directed Digital systems including DS4 For complete applications and features for SUBARU4 Click Here …
Jul 19 2018
2018 Ford Ecosport Coverage Announced!

FORD14 firmware for the 2018 Ford Ecosport (Smart Key) Features: Supports Comfort and Convenience Easy Key Takeover (Get in and Go) No key required for operation Compatible with THFON2 3x Lock Start/Stop compatible Compatible with all Directed Digital systems including DS4 For complete vehicle coverage and features, Click Here
Jul 16 2018
More Kia and Hyundai Coverage Announced

Introducing 4 Firmwares to increase Kia and Hyundai vehicle coverage: HYUNDAI10 - 2018 Hyundai Kona PTS HK11 - '17-'18 Kia Forte Regular Key KIA3 - '17-'18 Kia Forte and Forte5 PTS KIA4 - '14-'16 Kia Forte and Forte5 Regular Key All firmware features: Comfort and Convenience features including OEM alarm control Bypass via data (no key required for operation) Simple takeover (Get In and Go for PTS versions) 3x Lock Start/Stop Compatible Afermarket control with OEM fob No …
Jul 16 2018
Industry Exclusive 2018-2019 Ford Escape PTS Coverage!

Just announced, FORD16 firmware with exclusive coverage for the 2018-2019 Ford Escape PTS! Features: Industry first coverage Data bypass (no key required for operation) Comfort and Convenience functions Simplified installation Simple takeover process Aftermarket control with OEM fob Compatible with all Directed Digital Systems and DS4 For more info and complete applications Click Here
Jun 19 2018
2018 VW Tiguan Coverage Announced

VW14 and VW15 firmware released to cover 2018 VW Tiguan, regular and smart key versions Features: Universal RF Bypass - Key req'd Supports comfort and convenience features 3X lock Start/Stop supported Supported by all Directed platforms including DS4 For more info and applications: Click Here for VW14 Click Here for VW15
Jun 18 2018
2018 Kia Sportage and Sorento Coverage added

Now covering the 2017 and 2018 Kia Sportage and Sorento regular and smart key models Features: Immobilizer Override Directed exclusive simple programming - No Key2Go required Supports comfort and convenience features Supported by all Directed platforms including DS4+ For KIA5 Click Here For KIA7 Click Here
May 24 2018
Updated Coverage for 3 popular 2018 Mazda vehicles

MA3 firmware now covers the 2018 CX-3, CX-5, and CX-9 Features: Added Directed Exclusive Get in and Go feature! Added Takeover  Immobilizer Override Directed exclusive simple programming - No Key2Go required Supports comfort and convenience features 3X lock Start/Stop supported Supported by all Directed platforms including DS4 For more info and applications: Click Here
May 4 2018
Additional 2018 Subaru coverage

In addition to the SUBARU6. SUBARU7, and SUBARU8 solutions, SUBARU2 and SUBARU3  have added 2018 vehicle coverage for: 2018 Forester (regular key and smart key versions) 2018 WRX (regular key and smart key versions) For complete applications and features for SUBARU2 Click Here For complete applications and features for SUBARU3 Click Here
Jan 19 2018
New! Self-Service tool for SmartStart

Want to save time when working with a new SmartStart install without having to call Tech Support? The new self-service portal allows you to change customers' e-mail address, reset customers' password, view current device settings, and check device signal strength within 48 hours after new device activation.   Try it here: https://www.directechs.com/SmartStart/TroubleShooting (you must be logged into Directechs to access)
Mar 13 2017
Directlink Mobile App now available!

The Directlink mobile app is now available for iOS and Android devices, It's not just for our new DS4 platform, it can do other things like Directwire, Live Chat, and guide lookup. For more of what this app can do, Click Here
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