Viper's new SmartKey system includes the ability to unlock your car through Bluetooth, and offers GPS location features.
While Bluetooth proximity unlocking and the GPS locator features of Viper SmartStart and SmartKey come in handy, it is a fairly big installation and will apply to limited scenarios and vehicles.
We round up eight car technologies that you can add to update the ride you already own.
These widely available smart home products can be up and running in plenty of time to enjoy any long weekend festivities.
Viper's SmartStart mobile app comes to its third platform this week. The car starting, door unlocking, and panic button enabling app hits Android's Market on Thursday and brings the same features found on iPhone and BlackBerry devices.
The software giant, working with West Coast Customs, loads a Ford Mustang with its consumer technology as a showcase for what developers can do with on its platform.
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Viper SmartStart, which began starting and unlocking cars from the iPhone in October, will soon be available for BlackBerry owners.
Car security company Directed Electronics has unveiled a new iPhone application that lets customers control parts of their Viper SmartStart-enabled vehicle from their iPhone or iPod Touch.
The new Viper Smart Start iPhone app can lock and unlock your car with your iPhone. It can even turn it on in case you want to defrost it before getting in.