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Aug 30 2017
Our Thoughts are With Texas and Florida

To our Directed family, Like you, we’re saddened by the extensive damage and human suffering caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected. A number of our partners have been impacted by these Hurricanes and we are doing our best to help them address their business issues.   Of course our most important focus isn’t business considerations, but rather the individuals who have had their lives turned upside down by this natural disaster. …
Jul 31 2017
DS4 Systems Now Shipping!

Directed announces that after months of testing and trials,  the award-winning DS4 system is shipping to select VIPER dealers. You've seen the videos, seen it at CES, and now it is finally shipping! More than just a new product, DS4 is an industry breakthrough that simplifies and improves the remote start and security experience for consumers, installers, and retailers beginning now, and for years to come. The new DS4 Digital Systems feature four key technologies that are integrated …
Jul 17 2017
XKLoader3 and Key2Go Update

Previously, the XKLoader3 did not support Key2Go on our SUBARU and CHRYSLER firmware that required Key2Go and required using the XKLoader2 to do Key2Go on those firmware.  There is now a new version of the Directechs Mobile app now available for iOS and Android that addresses this.
Jul 13 2017
NISS06 and NISS07 Released!

Brand new solution for '14 -'17 Nissan Rogue PTS and '14 -'16 key start versions Immobilizer bypass via data (no more Key2Go or key wrap required, Directed Exclusive feature) Arm/disarm factory security comfort and convenience features 3xStart/stop supported DB3, Directed Digital Systems and DS4 supported For NISS06 functions and applications, Click Here For NISS07 functions and applications, Click Here    
Apr 17 2017
3 New Firmwares for Select 2010-2016 VW and Audi Vehicles

Announcing VW09, VW10, and VW13 firmwares for select Audi and VW vehicles VW09 - 2011 thru 2016 VW EOS, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Jetta GLI, Passat, and Tiguan smart key vehicles VW10 - 2010 thru 2016 VW EOS, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Passat, PassatCC, Tiguan, and Audi A3, Q3, R8, and TT regular key Vehicles VW13 - 2015, 2016 Audi Q3 Smart Key Vehicles All 3 Firmwares Support: •Immobilizer override (key required) •Supports comfort and convenience features •3X Lock Start/Stop …
Apr 14 2017
Ford 12 Firmware Updated!

Updates to the FORD12 firmware: '13-'17 Select Ford and Lincoln regular and smartkey vehicles including MKZ, and F-150 Resolves runtime limitations Added factory alarm arm/disarm through data (even on Smartkey vehicles), Trunk release via data For complete application guide and function lists click here    
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  
Feb 20 2017
2 Toyota Firmware Updates for select '03-'13 Toyota/Lexus/Scion Vehicles

2 Toyota firmwares updated to work with the DB3 and new DS4 Directed platforms TL1 for '03-13 Toyota and Lexus vehicles TL11 for '03-'12 Toyota/Lexus, Select Pontiac and Scion vehicles For TL1 appplications and features click here  For TL11 applications and features click here  
Dec 22 2016
Directed AT&T SmartStart 2G Sunset Update

AT&T Directed SmartStart 2G sunset coming in January 2017 Directed SmartStart update Update on what’s new with Directed SmartStart’s industry-best cellular coverage Managing the AT&T 2G sunset Customer CDMA upgrade process Update on Directed SmartStart cellular coverage: Older Directed SmartStart modules running on 2G GPRS service: Of all currently available 2G (GPRS) service providers in the US, only one - AT&T – has announced it will end support for 2G, as of Jan. …
Nov 28 2016
New Firmware for select 2013-2016 Nissan and Infiniti Vehicles

NISS08 Firmware for select Nissan and Infiniti Smart Key vehicles from 2013 - 2016 Immobilizer override (no key required) Supports comfort and convenience No relay required underhood at IPDM module Door lock control through data Supports DBALL2 and Directed Digital Systems For vehicle applications and complete feature lists Click Here 
Nov 28 2016
New Solution for 2017+ Chrysler Pacifica

Introducing Chrysler14 Firmware for the 2017+ Chrysler Pacifica Smart Key vehicles Immobilizer override (no key required) Supports comfort and convenience features 3x lock start/stop supported Heated accessories control RSR compatible Simple remote start takeover Supports DBALL2 and Directed Digital Systems For vehicle applications and complete function lists, please Click Here  
Oct 31 2016
3 New Subaru solutions are here for Select 2005-2016 Vehicles!

Announcing SUBARU1, SUBARU2, and SUBARU3 firmwares for 2005- 2016 Subaru vehicles SUBARU1 - 2005 thru 2014 Select Key-Type vehicles  SUBARU2 - 2010 thru 2016 Select Key-Type vehicles and adds Idle Mode & Key Release SUBARU3 - 2013 thru 2016 Select PTS vehicles and adds RSR compatibility All 3 Firmwares Support: Immobilizer override (no key required) Supports comfort and convenience features 3X Lock Start/Stop compatible; (RXT and Directed Digital Systems only) OEM Alarm …
Feb 25 2016
*UPDATED* - No Start Condition in D2D Mode with Entry-Level remote starters? Look Here.

No Start Condition in D2D Mode with Entry-Level remote starters Tech Bulletin Link: https://www.directechs.com/repository/Docs/TechTips/TB118.pdf SUMMARY: Some entry-level remote starters (4x03, 4x05, 5x03, etc.) installed with an interface in D2D mode may experience a condition in which the remote start does not activate. SYMPTOMS: Vehicle does not remote start. If the remote starter or interface module are power cycled or the shutdown zone inputs are manually cycled (i.e. hood is opened and …
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