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2011-06-20 13:04:00

VISTA, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DEI Holdings, Inc. (PinkSheets: DEIX) today announced the results of a special meeting of shareholders held to vote upon the previously announced merger agreement under which DEI Holdings has agreed to be acquired by funds affiliated with Charlesbank Capital Partners for approximately $4.46 per share in cash. At the special meeting held today, the shareholders of DEI Holdings approved a proposal to adopt the merger agreement and approve the...

2011-04-20 15:30:00

VISTA, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Directed Electronics, maker of the award-winning Viper SmartStart, which lets users start, track and control their car from virtually anywhere with their smartphone, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of home control features on the Viper SmartStart app. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110420/LA86694) "By integrating interactive security services from Alarm.com in the Viper SmartStart app, users can not only...

2011-01-06 07:30:00

VISTA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CES Press Kit -- Directed Electronics today announced a major new Viper SmartStart product scheduled for Q1 2011 delivery: Viper SmartStart GPS. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110106/LA25807) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020424/DIRECTLOGO) Viper SmartStart GPS is the latest generation of Viper SmartStart 2.0 Module with GPS, and can be added to virtually any Viper security or remote start system. Viper SmartStart GPS...

2011-01-06 07:30:00

VISTA, Calif. Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Directed Electronics today announced a major new enhancement to the free Viper SmartStart app: integration with the Alarm.com security platform, allowing users to arm and disarm their home security system directly from the Viper SmartStart app. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110106/LA25805) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020424/DIRECTLOGO) Available early in Q1 2011 for the iPhone, the free Viper SmartStart app will...

2011-01-06 07:30:00

VISTA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CES Press Kit -- Directed Electronics today announced that its industry leading Viper vehicle security and remote start brand will expand into the window film category at select Viper retailers nationwide starting later this month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020424/DIRECTLOGO) The company has been researching window film technology for several years, and has identified the following innovations that it believes consumers will...

2010-11-02 07:30:00

VISTA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Directed Electronics announced it has been recognized by mobile electronics retailers across the country as the Manufacturer of the Year at Mobile Electronics magazine's 2010 Dealers' Choice Awards. Directed also earned awards for Best Technical Support, Best Customer Service, and Best Warranty Programs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020424/DIRECTLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020424/DIRECTLOGO) According to...


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