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Jan 14 2020
Change in Kansas Ignition Interlock regulation

A new regulation regarding ignition interlock devices, KAR 92-56-2 is now effective in Kansas. The law requires all Kansas ignition interlock device program users to have a camera to capture facial recognition of the driver when providing a sample. Note, As for those devices without cameras already in vehicles, they're grandfathered in until 2021. Kansas FOX 4 news picked up the new law story and did a piece on it. To check it out click HERE.
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
Oct 1 2019
Tech Support Winter Hours Start Saturday 10/5!

Like last year, we will change our tech support hours for the winter season. Beginning Saturday October 5, our hours will be as follows: Monday–Friday 8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. (EDT); 5:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. (PDT) Saturday– 10:00 a.m - 6:30 p.m (EDT); 7:00 a.m - 3:30 p.m. (PDT) Closed Sunday These will be our Tech Support hours until Spring 2020 Remember: Support information is always available at www.directechs.com and on our Facebook group.
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 30 2019
2019 Kia Sorento PTS coverage announced!

Directed Announces Firmware to cover the 2019 KIA Sorento PTS! 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 Applications and Features Click Here
Jun 17 2019
2019 Jeep Cherokee Coverage Announced!

Just released, the CHRYSLER18 firmware for the 2019 Jeep Cherokee (Regular Key) Features: Immobilizer Bypass via Data Supports Comfort and Convenience 3X Start/Stop Supported Compatible with all Directed Digital systems including DS4/DS4+ For a complete applications and features Click Here
Jun 12 2019
2019 Jeep Cherokee (PTS) Coverage Announced!

Just released, the CHRYSLER19 firmware for the 2019 Jeep Cherokee (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
Jun 6 2019
Industry-Leading Coverage for Kia!

Announcing the HYUNDAI12 firmware for the 2020 Kia Soul (PTS) Industry's First Coverage! 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 
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
Jun 3 2019
New Ram 1500 PTS Solution Available Now!

Just released, the CHRYSLER17 Firmware for the 2019 Ram 1500 Smart Key Models Features: Immobilizer bypass via data Supports Comfort and Convenience Supports 3x Start/Stop Compatible with all Directed Digital systems including DS4/DS4+ For complete applications and features Click Here
Jun 3 2019
New Vehicle Coverage added to GM9 Firmware

Announcing Industry-leading coverage for the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer PTS Supports Comfort and Convenience Immobilizer Bypass via data (no Key required) Supports 3x Start/Stop DS4 Compatible with the new THGMN4 Factory Fit T-Harness Compatible witn all Directed Digital Sytems including DS4/DS4+ For Complete Applications/features Click Here
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 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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