Viper SmartStart Version 2.3 is Here

New Pink User Interface benefits breast cancer research - Mail-in Rebates up to $100 Available at Select Retailers Through January 2012

Vista, California (12/21/2011) – Viper is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Viper SmartStart 2.3, downloadable at iTunes and the Android Market.

Viper created the smartphone car control category and is leading the keyless lifestyle revolution with Viper SmartStart, which has been downloaded to more than one million iPhone, Android and BlackBerry handsets. Viper SmartStart is the first app that allows users to affordably start, lock, unlock, locate and monitor their vehicle – all using their smartphone. The product has garnered worldwide media coverage including an iPhone TV commercial, and won the Best of Innovations Award at the Consumer Electronics Show.

Version 2.3 offers the following advanced features:

Two UI ‘Skins’ for in-app purchase (iPhone and Viper only): The Pink Viper UI benefits breast cancer research – while an “Old School” UI mimics the look and feel of the classic Viper 2-way Responder remote.

Viper is jump-starting the holiday remote start season with Mail-in Rebates up to $100 plus a “Win a Free SmartStart” Sweepstakes, at select retailers now and on the web at www.directed.com/freeprize. Complete details are on the rebate form, which is available in stores and online.

The new app also features an elegant new user interface with tutorial videos added to the Help menu, improved SmartPark, Motor Club, and Parking Meter Timer and new Viper branding offering a redesigned look for the app in conjunction with the re-launch of the Viper brand.

Look for more new App announcements at the Consumer Electronics Show in January.

About Viper

For nearly 30 years, the famous Viper brand has been a world leader in automotive electronics. Viper protects and remote starts more vehicles than anyone else on the planet. Recipient of hundreds of technology patents and awards, the company is based in Southern California. Follow Viper online at www.viper.com, www.youtube.com/vipersmartstart, www.facebook.com/viper and @vipersmartstart on Twitter.