During a Google event today, which focuses on Google Navigation for Android, HTC will also announce that the long awaited and much overdue Android 2.1/Eclair upgrade for European HTC Hero devices will be released later this summer. As a matter of fact, HTC will providing the free update to Android 2.1 for all European HTC Hero variants. Starting in June, anyone owning an HTC Hero will receive an initial preparatory update, shortly followed by the full Android 2.1 update.

[Source: ]the::unwired - UPGRADE: HTC to provide HTC Hero Android 2.1 Upgrade in June