Viper's new SmartKey system includes the ability to unlock your car through Bluetooth, and offers GPS location features.
Viper provides a key fob to control its basic system. The Viper app, for iPhone and Android, controls cloud-based and Bluetooth functions.
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The Viper app home screen shows remote lock and
unlock buttons. The Bluetooth icon in the upper corner indicates that
SmartKey is active.
After sending a lock command to the car, a dialog box lets you take a photo of the parking spot.
The app shows an alert on your phone whenever the alarm is triggered.
A submenu in the Viper app shows a number of other useful functions.
With the Viper GPS module installed, the app shows where you parked your car, and lets you share the location.
The parking meter function lets you manually set how much time you have at a parking spot.
The Viper app lets you set a geo-fence. When someone drives the car outside the perimeter, it sends an alert to the Viper app.
You can check the status of your car from the app, anywhere in the world that you have a data connection.
The Viper app lets you set a number of alerts, including when someone drives the car over a set speed.
The settings menu lets you enable Bluetooth-based SmartKey functions.
Setting the SmartKey range involves sliding these red and green dots between the lock and unlock icons.
This module, mounted under the dashboard, includes buttons for pairing with a Bluetooth phone.
The Bluetooth module is mounted near the rearview mirror.
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