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Jul 6 2020
Great News, VOXX has acquired DIRECTED!!

Dear Valued DEI, LLC Customer: Effective today, VOXX International Corporation has acquired Directed Electronics (DEI) and all associated Vehicle Security, Remote Start, and Telematics brands.   Voxx and DEI have been innovators since the early days of vehicle security and remote start products, with a pedigree of bringing new innovative products to the Mobile Electronic marketplace. We see great synergies between both our companies coming together under one roof.     The …
May 12 2020
Directed Awarded a Second Patent for DS4

Directed announced it has been awarded a second patent for its digital DS4 and DS4+ remote start/security systems. The patent covers DS4’s ability to pair, over Bluetooth, with many under-the-hood peripherals such as a siren, hood pin, tach monitor, sensor and others. Through this wireless pairing, installation is greatly sped up and simplified as technicians no longer need to pull wires through vehicle firewalls. The new US Patent No. 10,589,715 is called “Vehicle Control System …
Mar 23 2020
2020 Ford Ranger Coverage Added!

Just added to the FORD12 Firmware, coverage for the 2020 Ford Ranger (Reg. Key) Immobilizer via data (No Key Required) Supports Comfort and Convenience Supports 3X Start/Stop Compatible with all Directed Digital Systems including DS4/DS4+ and DS3/DS3+ Optional THFON2 Factory Fit Integration Harness For Complete Applications and Features Click Here
Mar 16 2020
2020 Toyota Camry PTS and RAV4 PTS Coverage Announced!

Long-awaited additions to the vehicle coverage of the TL8 firmware are released!  Supports Comfort and Convenience Bypass Via Data (No Key Required) Supports 3x Start/Stop Compatible with all Directed Digital Systems Including DS4/DS4+ and DS3/DS3+ Optional THTON7 Factory Fit Integration Harness  For complete applications and features Click Here
Mar 8 2020
SmartStart 5.3 Available Now!

With the introduction of this new app version, the SmartStart app becomes even more like a Directed  two-way remote than even before. When paired with a Directed Digital System and a Smartstart Pro, the user will now get realtime vehicle alarm status, alerts, runtime status, and more all with the already proven industry leading speed of the Smartstart Pro. Requires a Directed Digital System and a SmartStart Pro or SmartStart Connect to take advantage of the realtime status reports. …
Dec 19 2019
Exclusive coverage for the 2020 Ford Escape PTS!

Just anoounced, FORD12 firmware now covers the 2020 Ford Escape PTS! Features: Immobilizer Bypass Via Data 3xStart/Stop Compatible Supports Comfort and Convenience Compatible With All Directed Digital Systems Including DS4/DS4+ and DS3/DS3+ Optional THFON2 Harness for DS4/DS4+ and DS3/DS3+ For Complete Features and Applications Click Here
Dec 6 2019
2020 Kia Telluride/Hyundai Palisade Coverage Announced!

Announcing additional vehicle coverage for the Telluride (PTS) and Palisade (PTS) with HYUNDAI10 Firmware: Features: Immobilizer Bypass Via Data 3xStart/Stop Compatible Supports Comfort and Convenience Compatible With All Directed Digital Systems Including DS4/DS4+ and DS3/DS3+ For Complete Applications and Functions Click Here
Oct 3 2019
Takeover Added For Select Honda PTS Vehicles!

Just Released: The HONDA9 firmware adds takeover for select 2016-2019 PTS Honda Vehicles. Adds Takeover for PTS versions Supports Comfort and Convenience Immobilizer Via Data (no Key Required) Compatible with all Directed Digital Systems including DS4/DS4+ and DS3/DS3+ For Complete Features and Applications Click Here
Sep 17 2019
2019 Mazda 3 (PTS) Coverage Announced

Announcing the MA4 Firmware for the 2019 Mazda 3 (Smart Key) Supports Comfort And Convenience Bypass via R/F (Key Required for Use) Compatible with all Directed Digital Systems Including DS4/DS4+ For Complete Applications and Features Click Here
Sep 17 2019
2019 Chrysler 300/300C & 2019 Charger (PTS) Coverage Announced

Announcing the CHRYSLER22 Firmware for the 2019 Chrysler300 and Charger (PTS) Supports Comfort and Convenience Bypass Via Data (No Key Required) Supports 3x Start/Stop Compatible with all Directed Digital Systems Including DS4/DS4+ For Complete Vehicle Applications and Features Click Here 
Aug 30 2019
Now Shipping! Directed's 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. (August 30, 2019) – Directed announced today its now shipping it's 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 …
Aug 21 2019
2019 Kia Forte' (PTS) Firmware Announced!

Just released, the KIA8 Firmware for the 2019 Kia Forte' (PTS) Features: Imobilizer Bypass via Data Supports Comfort and Convenience Compatible with all Directed Digital systems including DS4/DS4+ For a complete applications and features Click Here
Aug 8 2019
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Aug 5 2019
2019 Ram 2500/3500 (PTS) Coverage Announced

Announcing the CHRYSLER20 firmware for the 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 (PTS) Immobilizer Bypass Via data 3X Start/Stop Compatible Supports Comfort and Convenience Compatible with all Directed Digital Systems Including DS4/DS4+ For applications and complete features Click Here
Jul 30 2019
2020 Hyundai Elantra (Regular Key) Coverage Announced

Just announced, the HK4 firmware now covers the 2020 Hyundai Elantra (Regular Key) 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/DS4+ For Complete Features/Applications Click Here
Jul 29 2019
2019 Nissan Altima (PTS) Firmware Coverage!

Directed announces NISS09 firmware avaialability for the 2019 PTS Nissan Altima! Features: Immobilizer Bypass Via Data  Supports Comfort and Convenience 3x Start/Stop Supported Compatible with all Directed Digital Systems Including DS4/DS4+ For Complete Applications and Features Click Here
Jul 29 2019
2018 Jeep Wrangler JL/2020 Jeep Gladiator Solution Released!

Just released, the CHRYSLER15 Firmware for the 2018-19 Jeep Wrangler JL PTS and the New 2020 Jeep Gladiator! 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
Jun 4 2019
2 New T-Harness Solutions for GM and Toyota

Just released, the THGMN4 and the THTON6 T- Harnesses for DS4 and DS4+ Both feature factory fit connectors to make install easy and fast The THGMN4 covers 27 - '10-'19 GM vehicles with the "blade" type key, where the THTON6 covers 24 - '10 - '19 Toyota and Lexus Smart Key models  For more info and applications on the THGMN4 Click Here For more info and applications on the THTON6 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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