Directed Updates SmartStart App

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VISTA, CA–Directed announces today the release of Viper and Directed SmartStart 4.3.3, the latest versions of its groundbreaking connected car SmartStart app.

SmartStart 4.3.3 has several important upgrades for users. Most importantly, 4.3.3 enables SmartStart users to enjoy all the benefits of Directed’s award-winning DS4 digital remote start and security system, including free Bluetooth-enabled smartphone control. The release includes iOS and Android apps for both the Viper and Directed brands.

“SmartStart 4.3.3 is an important step forward for Directed,” said Geoff Weathersby, Vice President, SmartStart Product Management. “The DS4 system was designed to take full advantage of SmartStart and bring users incredible new benefits, and 4.3.3 is the app release that makes that possible.” Directed also added widgets in 4.3.3 for faster access to vehicle controls. The release adds new user-selectable dashboards, including Map and Security-only views, which complement the existing modern and classic dashboards.

Users can learn more about Viper SmartStart and Directed SmartStart by visiting

The new DS4 Digital Systems feature four key technologies that are integrated into one single and powerful device: Its remote start, security, interface, and Bluetooth® features all work seamlessly together with the vehicle’s existing systems to enable a connected-car experience like no other. DS4 utilizes the latest technology to radically streamline the installation process, provide extended consumer functionality, and simplify inventory stocking and merchandising. To learn more about DS4 technologies, go to

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About Directed
Directed is a world leader in automotive electronics, the largest North American designer and marketer of consumer-branded vehicle security and remote start systems, and a pioneer in the connected car space. Its products connect more consumers to their vehicles than anyone else on the planet. Directed markets its broad portfolio (sold under Viper®, Clifford®, Python®, Autostart®, and other brands) through leading national retailers and specialty chains. For more information contact [email protected]

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