Tyrus VII was the inhabited seventh planet in the Tyran system. The planet had several moons, including Tyrus VIIa. This was the homeworld of the Tyrans.

The Tyrans had been using common industrial servo-mechanisms on their planet for years. A few years before 2369, Farallon began tinkering with one of these devices and, eventually, invented the prototype exocomp. (TNG: "The Quality of Life")