Directed Electronics

Directed Releases Award-Winning New Passive Keyless Entry
November 19, 2012

font size decrease font size increase font size VISTA, Calif. – Nov. 20, 2012 – Directed just made your heavily laden trip from the grocery store to your car that much smoother with the release of its new Passive Keyless Entry (PKE) device....

Directed Announces 2012/2013 Toyota Camry, Yaris Hatchback Firmware Solution
November 1, 2012

Directed, an industry leader in vehicle remote start and security, announced its new TL5 firmware solution for the 2012/2013 Toyota Camry and Yaris hatchback key-type models.

This new firmare solution for DBALL features full convenience functionality along with data key override. It doesn't require a scan tool or any special web key replicating tool. The solution is compatible wih Directed SmartStart 3.0.1 and offers DTC codes and status alerts.

2012 Dealerscope Buying Group Profiles
April 19, 2012

Azione Unlimited 35 S. High St. West Chester, PA 19380 Phone: (610) 344-7477 Fax: (610) 344-7734 Website: Richard Glikes, President & CCO Members: 150 expected by year-end Key Suppliers: Canton, Digital Projection, JBL Synthesis, Revel, Lexicon, Integra, Peerless AV, Monitor Audio, JL Audio, Perfect Path, Sonance, IC Realtime, Stewart Filmscreens, Salamander, Epson, Liberty Audio…

AudioQuest Names Hegt Sales Manager
April 2, 2012

AudioQuest said this week that it has named Matthew Hegt its new regional sales manager for the Northeastern United States. Hegt's territory will include all of New England as well as New York and New Jersey.

Viper Debuts SmartStart 3.0 at CES: the Cloud-connected Car
January 18, 2012

Viper is pleased to announce the introduction of Viper SmartStart 3.0 - the Cloud-connected car at CES2012 - available soon on iTunes and the Android Market.

Viper SmartStart 3.0, available in Q1 2012, will offer the most advanced and user-friendly new features since SmartStart was introduced, including SmartSchedule, vehicle status, vehicle diagnostics, auxiliary channels and more.

Viper created the smartphone car control category and is leading the keyless lifestyle revolution with Viper SmartStart, which has been downloaded to more than one million iPhone, Android and BlackBerry handsets

Viper Releases SmartStart 2.3 Interface to iTunes, Android Market
December 21, 2011

The latest update from Viper SmartStart comes in pink for a good reason. Viper's running a discount through next month to bring attention to breast cancer research, and in the process the remote start maker is offering up to $100 off to buyers - and will continue to donate to the cause "on an ongoing basis," said Ken Gammage of Directed Electronics, the parent of the Viper brand. Yet another SmartSmart interface with a retro look and feel of the classic Viper 2-way responder remote is also being released, he said.

Directed Offers Viper Rebate
November 21, 2011

Directed Electronics has launched a holiday special: a $100 Mail-in Rebate on the Viper SmartStart product, as well as a “Win a Free SmartStart” Sweepstakes.

Minarik Named Chairman, Duffy President, at DEI Holdings
October 27, 2011

DEI Holdings, parent of the Polk Audio, Definitive Technology and Directed Electronics operating divisions, announced that Jim Minarik has been named chairman of its board of directors while retaining his position as CEO, and that Kevin Duffy has been named as DEI Holdings president.

Directed Electronics Offers In-Store Viper SmartStart Display
October 18, 2011

Directed Electronics is offering dealers a display program for its Viper SmartStart brand.

The wall displays will feature an integrated TV playing SmartStart videos and a QR code that will enable customers to download the SmartStart app to their smartphones