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Cisco BLOODHOUND TV brings you regular short video updates an all aspects of the project.

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Cisco is the Networking and Video Partner for BLOODHOUND SSC.

Watch the Cisco and BLOODHOUND SSC story

Cisco and BLOODHOUND have common ethos and values - collaboration, openness, sharing and working in support of education to support the future. BLOODHOUND wants to inspire a new generation of engineers who will build the high-technology world of the future. Cisco is inspired by great feats of science, engineering, technology and maths, and wants to help change the way the world live, works, plays and learns.

Cisco are providing industry-leading networking infrastructure, security and collaboration products, like Cisco WebEx and Meraki, to help the small BLOODHOUND team to run their operations more effectively and efficiently. But most importantly, this technology is helping BLOODHOUND bring people together; from engineers, through sponsors and to students all over the world. 

Cisco is delighted to be powering Cisco BLOODHOUND TV (BHTV). This video channel allows people all over the world to ‘share the adventure’. Keeping us all up to date on the progress of the Project and providing behind the scenes insights, this is a great way to learn more about the manufacture and testing of the car through updates directly from members of the team. 

With the shared challenge of inspiring future generations, STEM Ambassadors have been enlisted through Cisco to support the challenge of taking the BLOODHOUND SSC story out to schools and getting people involved in this supersonic adventure.

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Bloodhound TV

Latest TV episode

Cisco BHTV: UK Runway Testing - Education Day

Culminating a month of runway testing at Cornwall Airport Newquay, the BLOODHOUND Team invited 10,000 fans to see the final high speed trials up close. On Monday 30th October 2017 3,500 school children from across Cornwall and Devon hap the chance to see the car, meet the team and explore the Skills Show.

Cisco BLOODHOUND TV How do you keep a 1,000mph car on the ground?

Monday, 6 October, 2014

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Find out how BLOODHOUND SSC uses wings to keep it skimming along the ground. World Record speed windsurfer Zara Davis helps explain the theory behind how a wing works.

Cisco BLOODHOUND TV 1,100mph wheel spin test

Tuesday, 22 July, 2014

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On 6th June 2014, the BLOODHOUND Team passed a huge milestone, five years in the making. They successfully completed a spin test of the first of the supersonic machine’s four wheels. 

Cisco Bloodhound TV, Episode 39 A day in the life of a BLOODHOUND Ambassador

Wednesday, 9 July, 2014

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Sasha Penfold is a Customer Service Manager at Rolls-Royce, in her day job, she manages the MOD account, but spends her spare time as a BLOODHOUND Ambassador attending public events and visiting groups like beaver scouts, sharing her enthusiasm for engineering.

Cisco Bloodhound TV Andy Green guides you round his 1000mph office

Friday, 13 June, 2014

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BLOODHOUND Dirver Andy Green takes you on a tour of the cockpit.

The state-of-the-art carbon fibre monocoque has been tailored to the needs of driver Andy Green and will be his supersonic office during record attempts in the South African desert in 2015 and 2016.

Cisco Bloodhound TV Inside Andy Green's 1,000mph office

Friday, 13 June, 2014

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BLOODHOUND's Driver, Andy Green, shows you around his 1,000mph office.

Andy has drawn on his experience of flying fast jets and driving World Land Speed Record winners Thrust SSC and JCB Dieselmax to design the dashboard and cockpit layout. Good ergonomics are vital given that BLOODHOUND SSC will cover a mile in 3.6 seconds, or 150m in the (300 millisecond) blink of an eye.

BLOODHOUND Television Brake disc spin test

Tuesday, 1 April, 2014

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Getting to 1,000 mph is relatively easy, slowing down safely before you run out of desert is much more of a challenge. 
 
At 1,000 mph there will be 15 tonnes of drag pushing against the car.

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