Talinata Softworks was a software company founded by Heirum J. Whitehead in New Jersey on Earth in 2172. Under lead software designer Alton Dragonet, they developed the revolutionary WeN-D AI software released in 2190 that would go on to become the standard base code for nearly all future AI systems. The company's logo was designed by Whitehead's young child.
Heirum J. Whitehead refusal to accept Shiori Nakatomi's founding of Centro Systems, and the complete ownership of all companies by Centro, led to his exile to Mars. Dragonet, however, stayed on Earth.