Beyond CAD Inc is a dedicated software publisher specializing in cutting-edge 3D visualization software for transportation projects. With our roots in Nevada and a dynamic, remote team spread across cities throughout the United States, including Washington, Nevada, Utah, and Minnesota, we bring together diverse expertise and a passion for innovation.

We have the ambitious goal of changing our industry by offering more accessible 3D visualization for clear and accurate communication of complex transportation projects. Rendered and interactive visuals can now be created directly by engineers, designers and planners, not just artists and visualization studios.

We pride ourselves on being highly responsive to both existing and potential customers, always eager to demonstrate how Beyond Typicals can not only save your organization time and money, but also communicate your projects with unparalleled clarity and precision.

At Beyond CAD, we are committed to pushing the boundaries of 3D visualization technology to meet the evolving needs of the industry. Our team combines deep industry knowledge with a relentless drive for innovation, ensuring that our solutions are always at the forefront of excellence.

As we continue to grow and evolve, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey towards transforming the way transportation and civil projects are visualized and communicated. Connect with us today for a free demo of how Beyond Typicals can make a difference on your projects.

With Beyond Typicals, we are just getting started. In coming months and years our roadmap includes new versions and features of Beyond Typicals as well as all-new products to assist in the easy visualization of your projects.


  • 2010

    Beyond CAD founder Sam Lytle, PE graduates from UNLV with a bachelor's of science in civil engineering

  • 2010

    Sam starts his career with the Nevada Department of Transportation as a rotating engineer and later in roadway design

  • 2011

    While working at NDOT, Sam falls in love with 3D visualization for transportation and other civil projects

  • 2013

    Sam leaves NDOT to work at Kimley-Horn for a year and gains more experience in transportation and 3D visualization

  • 2014

    Sam starts Civil FX to provide 3D visualization services for transportation and other civil engineering projects

  • 2019

    Sam is approached by Parametrix about Civil FX and sells it to them in 2020 after 6 years of building the company to 10 full-time employees

  • 2020

    Sam starts Beyond CAD Inc to create better 3D visualization tools for transportation and infrastructure projects

  • 2021

    Beyond CAD Inc launches early access to its first product, Beyond CAD, a full-featured CAD visualization engine built on Unreal Engine

  • 2022

    Beyond Typicals is launched as a second product and quickly gains popularity with planners and engineers for rapid design and visualization of street and roadway projects- V2 is released later in the year with improved visuals and features

  • 2022

    After 15 years in urban design and planning (and a year as a passionate Beyond Typicals user) Brian Sroufe, PE joins Beyondware to help expand Beyond Typicals throughout the industry

  • 2023

    Beyondware is used as a DBA of Beyond CAD Publishing during parts of 22-23 and is discontinued in late 2023 as part of a trademark conflict.

  • 2023

    All efforts are focused on improving Beyond Typicals and Beyond CAD development is discontinued