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Directed Adds Parking Location Feature To Viper App

Vista, Calif. – Directed
Electronics announced the availability of the SmartPark car-locating feature on
its Viper SmartStart app.

The feature, which
enables users to find exactly where they parked their cars, is activated by
pressing the “Find My Car” button in the SmartStart app.  SmartPark notes a vehicle’s location every
time the user presses the door-lock button in the Viper SmartStart app, the
company said.

A map with walking
directions back to the car’s location is displayed.  

“Users can also find
their car using a great augmented reality feature we call SnakeEyes,” said
Kevin Duffy, president of Directed Electronics.  “You just hold up your phone and a virtual
view of your car keeps you pointed in the right direction.

Viper SmartStart users
can update their app to get the new SmartPark feature. New users can download
the free Viper SmartStart app with SmartPark at the iTunes App Store, BlackBerry
App World, the Android Market and at


Directed Electronics is
also offering the chance to win a free iPad with its 10 Day Viper SmartStart
iPad Sweepstakes. New users can download the free app, click on “How To Buy” in
the app and enter their email to register. Current users can enter the
sweepstakes via the “Find a Dealer” button. Official rules are in the app – no
purchase necessary.