iPhone App Starts Your Car Remotely

Start, unlock and warm your car with Viper SmartStart iPhone app.

ByKi Mae Heussner, Ned Potter and Liam Berkowitz
October 15, 2009, 2:05 PM

Oct. 15, 2009 — -- Just when you thought developers had exhausted the iPhone's potential to impress, here comes another: An application that promises to remotely unlock, start and warm your car from almost anywhere in the world.

Called Viper SmartStart, the app was launched earlier this week by Directed Electronics, a vehicle security and remote start systems designer, and can be downloaded for free from Apple's App store.

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