News

Sort by
 1 2 
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 Ford Escape PTS Coverage!

Just announced, FORD16 firmware with exclusive coverage for the 2017-2018 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      
Mar 5 2018
Toyota and VW Firmware Updated

2 popular vehicle solutions have been updated; TL8 and VW08 firmware Vehicle coverage updated Bug fixes and overall improvements Available for DB3 and all Directed Digital Systems For complete applications and functions: Click here for TL8 Click Here for VW08
Feb 21 2018
2018 Honda Accord Smart Key Solution!

Available Now! HONDA8 firmware with industry leading coverage for the 2018 Honda Accord (Smart Key) Immobilizer Override (no Key Required) Supports comfort and convenience features Factory Fob stays active Heated accessories control Supports DB3 and Directed Digital systems, including DS4 For complete features and applications 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  
 1 2