Viper SmartStart 4.0 wins CES 2016 Innovations Award

~ Look for the Directed CES booth located at the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall 1 #1321. ~

Vista, CA (November 10, 2015) – Directed announced today, that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2016 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for Viper SmartStart 4.0 in the new Wearables category.

“Wearable technology has the potential to connect drivers to their cars like never before,” said Frank DeMartin, Senior Vice President of Product Development and Engineering for Viper. “Viper SmartStart 4.0 enables users to connect with their vehicles quickly and easily, allowing them to start, locate and control their vehicle all from a compatible smartwatch.”

The Viper SmartStart 4.0 app is now available in the Apple App Store and Google Play. To find an authorized Viper retailer in your area, or for more information on Viper SmartStart 4.0 please visit

Look for Viper SmartStart 4.0 being displayed at the 2016 International CES event in Las Vegas at the following locations:

  • In the Directed booth located at the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall 1 booth # 1321
  • Inside CES Tech West located at the Sands Expo level 1
For more information on the CES 2016 Innovations awards please visit

About Directed

Directed, recipient of hundreds of technology patents and awards, is a world leader in automotive electronics. Its products protect and remotely start more vehicles than anyone else on the planet. The Viper brand created the connected car category with the launch of Viper SmartStart in 2009 – the app that lets you start, locate and control your car from virtually anywhere in the world with your smartphone. For more information contact