Patrick Paumen

IRL Name: 
Patrick Paumen

Patrick Paumen is a biohacker who is the co-founder of hackerspace ACKspace in Netherlands. He has been experimenting with implants since 2011 and as of this writing (2018), he has 12 implants total; 5 biomagnets and 7 RFID transponders from biohacking company Dangerous Things. The biomagnets allow Patrick to sense magnetic fields, as well as lift small objects. The different RFID implants are mostly for access control applications like unlocking doors at his home, office, and car, as well as unlocking his smartphone and logging into his laptop. He can also share contact details or other data, control electronics, and measure body temperature.


His implant "VivoKey" from Dangerous Things is capable of running security software and performing cryptographic tasks.